Vintage Rock Presents The Sound of Soul
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Alice Cavey
1h ago
Vintage Rock’s latest special celebrates the music that soundtracked the 1960s, playing tribute to soul’s earliest stars, such as Clyde McPhatter and Stevie Wonder, as well as the genre’s most iconic artists, from Otis Redding to Sam Cooke to Ray Charles to Aretha Franklin. We also tell the story of the two record labels that dominated the soul scene in the 60s – Stax and Motown, while counting down our favourite singles from Berry Gordy’s celebrated company. We also look back on the 1980 film The Blues Brothers, which revived the careers of so many soul and blues greats, and salute two of th ..read more
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Johnny Cash the songwriter set to take centre stage on new album
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
1h ago
New Johnny Cash album, Songwriter, features previously unreleased 1993 recordings. Co-produced by John Carter Cash and David “Fergie” Ferguson, Songwriter, is a new album of tracks written solely by Johnny Cash. Featuring a newly recorded band of Marty Stuart, Dave Roe and Pete Abbott alongside special guests Dan Auerbach and Vince Gill, the album celebrates one of America’s greatest songwriters. Watch the trailer below: Man In Black In early 1993, Cash found himself between contracts in his then nearly 40-year career and recorded an album’s worth of songwriting demos at LSI Studios in Nashvi ..read more
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Disney release trailer for The Beach Boys official documentary
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
5d ago
New Beach Boys official documentary comes to Disney+ Get ready for an endless summer of fun, fun, fun with The Beach Boys as a new documentary comes to Disney+ on 24 May. The Beach Boys is a celebration of the legendary band that revolutionised pop music, and the iconic, harmonious sound they created that personified the California dream, captivating fans for generations and generations to come. The documentary traces the band from humble family beginnings and features never-before-seen footage and all-new interviews with The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, David Marks and Bru ..read more
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More Elvis treasures on show in London as exhibition is extended
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
1w ago
Several new Elvis treasures are making their way to London as the Direct From Graceland: Elvis exhibition is extended for the summer. Running until 1 September, the extensive retrospective allows fans from the UK and around the globe to immerse themselves in the life of Elvis Presley. Fans of The King have flocked to the Arches London Bridge to explore his life and legacy through a kaleidoscopic collection of personal treasures. Among the new artefacts on display include Elvis Presley’s Gibson J200 leather guitar cover. This cover adorned one of his favourite guitars and was visible on stag ..read more
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Marty Wilde scoops first No.1 on 85th birthday
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
1w ago
Iconic Brit rocker scores first No.1 with new single on 85th birthday Marty Wilde hit No.1 in the Heritage Charts on his 85th birthday with his new single Two Eyes Streaming. Taken from his new EP of the same name, Marty  is the first ever artist to have had chart success over eight-decades and now prepares to take his No.1 hit on tour of the UK throughout the year. “What a birthday present,” said Marty. “I’ve waited 89 decades to be No1. and now I top the charts a day before my 85th birthday!  I’m overwhelmed!” “I make music because I love it, it brings me an overwhelming ..read more
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Rock’n’Roll Heroes – Jerry Lee Lewis
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
1w ago
In celebration of the life of Jerry Lee Lewis, we look back at the thrilling rise of one of rock’n’roll’s most volatile originals It’s inevitable that the life choices of a 22-year-old Killer will always cause raised eyebrows, but there’s also no doubting his ferocious and fearless piano playin’ will forever get hearts pumpin’. More than sixty five years since he first whipped up a storm in both the British singles chart and the tabloid press, the controversial whirling dervish Jerry Lee Lewis will always be rock’n’roll’s first great wild man. Ferriday Fireball Born into a poor but devoutly re ..read more
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Easter Sale – 25% off absolutely everything!
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Alice Cavey
1M ago
Stock up on all those issues you’ve had your eye on with 25% off absolutely everything in our online shop, including our best selling magazines, and our special Presents issues too.  There is also 25% off all other magazines sold by our parent company, Anthem Publishing. From music, to art, or health and lifestyle, there is something for everyone in this sale.  Just use the code EASTER24WEB at checkout to get your discount. Offer ends 2nd April 2024 – Don’t miss out! *Terms & Conditions: Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other discount code, including s ..read more
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Holloway Echoes – Project Emily Interview
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Vintage Rock
1M ago
With their fourth album Project Emily just released, we talk to principal songwriters Alan Wilson and Pat Winn about how the unique Holloway Echoes’ sound began and why the band’s success still surprises them – Words Craig Brackenridge Since 2019, The Holloway Echoes have been creating a fiercely individual brand of British rock’n’roll that conjures up images of angry Teds, Commer vans and school dinner ladies. Their trademark kitchen-sink nostalgia also contains traces of skiffle and music hall, tipping its hat to the back catalogues of Joe Meek, Lonnie Donegan, The Kinks, Joe Brown and Chas ..read more
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Remembering the Texan rockabilly pioneer Buddy Knox
Vintage Rock Magazine
by Dan Biggane
1M ago
A quarter of a century after his passing,  we remember the Texan rockabilly pioneer  Buddy Knox, who got the world on its feet with  his evergreen dancefloor-filler Party Doll – Words Douglas McPherson In 1955, a new star blazed across Texas.  Elvis Presley’s scream-inducing performances shook up the lives of all who saw him, but none more so than those of Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison and Buddy Knox. On separate fateful nights in Lubbock, Midland and Amarillo, they went to Presley’s shows as aspiring country singers and came out as rockabillies. Today, Knox is the least remembe ..read more
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Mark Knopfler assembles the world’s biggest supergroup for charity single
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by Dan Biggane
1M ago
Duane Eddy, Hank Marvin, Albert Lee and Joe Brown among the star names joining Mark Knopfler for special recording to raise funds for cancer charities Members of The Beatles, Rolling Stones and The Who, join Duane Eddy, Hank Marvin, Joe Brown, Albert Lee and many more to appear on one track in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust and Teen Cancer America. Mark Knopfler has released a special recording of his Going Home (Theme From Local Hero), to raise funds for Teenage Cancer Trust and its American equivalent Teen Cancer America. The track, which opens with Jeff Beck’s final recording and fea ..read more
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