To get into the musical mind of an artist, look at his or her record collection. This month’s issue focuses on the R&B records that inspired Buddy Holly

Also, back by popular demand, Vol. 2 of the 21st Century Rockabilly CD is this issue’s free gift – featuring 21 Killer tracks featuring The Bullets, The Hicksville Bombers, Jack Rabbit Slim and more

Other issue 18 highlights include: an archive interview ‘Hail! Hail! Rock’n’roll radio producer Alan Thompson charts the successful career of Brenda Lee – ranked the fourth most successful recording artist of all time and a candid Q&A with Sun Records promoter Barbara Barnes Sims.

Issue 18  on sale this Thursday 18th June.

Don’t miss out and pre-order here!