Tag Archives: Rock ‘n’ Roll

RICHARD, CHARLES & JILES: The Original Albums

The ‘triple’ Rock ‘n’ Roll tragedy that was eventually labelled “The Day The Music Died” encompasses the passing of a trio of pioneering greats who have been the subject of many “how much greater they could have been…” conversations around the world since … Continue reading

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VINYL: History of the 45 rpm Record

A History of the Gramophone Record The first records were on cylinders, the earliest of which were made by the inventor of the first ‘Phonograph’, Thomas Alva Edison in 1877. Attempts had been made of ‘recording’ sound much earlier than … Continue reading

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ELVIS PRESLEY: How he built rock ‘n’ roll on his self-titled debut | Record Bin | Nooga.com

By JOSHUA PICKARD  During the course of any reasonable discussion about the history of modern music, there are always going to be a few names that pop up again and again—Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Robert Johnson and Elvis Presley spring … Continue reading

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From the Magazine archive: BRIAN SETZER « Guitar Aficionado

In a career spanning more than four decades, Brian Setzer has made an indelible mark on rockabilly and big-band music. With his latest album, he’s now conquered instrumental music as well. By Chris Gill You won’t find many successful musicians forsaking … Continue reading

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STRAY CATS: Hot Rods, Harleys and Hormones…

With an everlasting eagerness to learn about, and listen to, those early ‘ringin’ rumbles’ of Rock ‘n’ Roll music as we know it, during the dawn of my early teenage years, was both a rapturous blast of discovery and a healthy part of … Continue reading

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BUDDY HOLLY’S guitar back in Bradford | Classic Pop Icons

A guitar that Buddy Holly played during his UK tour in 1958 has made a return to the Bradford Odeon (formerly Gaumont), before being taken to the Buddy Holly Center in Buddy’s hometown of Lubbock, Texas.  The Hofner President guitar … Continue reading

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Led Zeppelin: Breaking down Communication – Part I…

Retrospectively, we always appear to relate certain shades of sixties pop culture to a type of ‘monochrome’ reflection. Having knowledge of the development of photographic and televisual images during this period can only slightly began to mix a little colour into these ‘colourless saturations’ of musings. It’s all relative … Continue reading

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