Posts Tagged ‘News’

Vintage Rock Presents Elvis is on sale now!

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With the 40th anniversary of Elvis’ passing fast approaching, we felt it was time to take stock. Buy online here. Digital copies are available here. Here’s a legend of rock’n’roll past who’s now likely worth well over $400 million, and there’s no signs that his flourishing afterlife is set to diminish one iota. Presidents may [...]

Exclusive: Paul McCartney on the early days in new documentary ‘Get Back’

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Featuring previously unseen footage of Paul McCartney among others, Get Back documents the history of the Liverpool music scene from the post-war years to the present day. In the golden period of Merseybeat, the city was host to more than 1,000 bands and 500 venues as well as being home to the UK’s largest country [...]

Vintage Rock writer John Howard pays tribute to Scotty Moore

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The guitar that changed the world has been silenced. Scotty Moore, Elvis Presley’s legendary guitarist has died at 84. Scotty, a semi-regular visitor to the UK, had been in poor health for most of this year. Not only did he feature on Elvis Sun and RCA releases, he also appeared with the King on the [...]

Elvis guitarist Scotty Moore dies

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Legendary rock’n’roll guitarist Scotty Moore has died at the age of 84. Moore, who was a member of Elvis Presley’s original backing band, died in Nashville on Tuesday after months of ill health. A hugely influential figure in rock’n’roll, Scotty played on dozens of Presley classics including Blue Suede Shoes, Hound Dog and Heartbreak Hotel. [...]

News: Mid Century Market comes to Bristol April 10th

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The UK’s leading 1950s vintage fair, the Mid Century Market, is debuting in a new city this Spring. The event takes place in the Trinity Centre, Bristol on April 10th. Showcasing the highest quality vintage clothing, homeware and jewellery as well the UK’s most renowned reproduction vintage companies. Established in London, the Mid Century Market [...]

Issue 22 of Vintage Rock is out now!

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The latest issue of Vintage Rock is out now! This issue we explore the revelation that is Chuck Berry – a heavyweight rock’n’roller that many feel has never been surpassed. The poet laureate of rock’n’roll, as he’s often known, reaches the grand old age of 90 in October, and in our cover feature we raise [...]

A Rockin’ Good Vintage Alldayer – Kingsmeadow – Kingston Upon Thames

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            By 11am the vintage market was up and running with the main bar packed out with stalls selling 50s clothes, jewellery, hats, household items and there was even a mermaid sitting on the bar to admire. The beauty parlour was buzzing all day with people getting their hair and make [...]

New issue on sale now!!

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Johnny Cash double bill this issue… First we toast the 60th anniversary of the release of Cash’s debut Sun Records single ‘Cry! Cry! Cry!’ and discuss the beginnings of his illustrious career. We then focus on his rapid rise to fame and explore how he became a true rebel icon and the voice of the [...]

991 Will Be Holding a Buyers Day on Saturday 22nd August 2015

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On Saturday 22nd August 2015, 991 will be holding a buying day at there offices in the Sohost Building 8 Berwick Street, London W1F 0PH. Glen & Syd will be available to assess and appraise your items for free, and for purchase on the day. Go along between 10:30am and 3pm or make an appointment [...]

Vintage Day 2015

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Great live music, a fantastic array of classic cars and a fine selection of stalls made the Vintage Day event another tremendous success. AFC Wimbledon’s Cherry red Records Stadium was transformed to a time gone by for A Rockin’ Good Vintage Day VI with jive classes staged in the back bar and a hair and [...]