rock'sbackpages – the ultimate music journalism archive

Friday 10 May 2013
Described as 'the ultimate archive of music journalism', rocksbackpages provides:
  • ... over 20,000 searchable, full-text articles, interviews and reviews
  • ... on over 2,500 artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top
  • ... on all types of popular music, from rockabilly to hip hop
  • ... by the finest music writers and critics
  • ... from the 1950's to the present
rock'sbackpages is the largest database of rock music journalism in the world.

The wide range of content from international publications such as Rolling Stone, New Musical Express, Melody Maker, etc., makes it an invaluable resource for studies in genre, politics and subcultures, cultural history, and other subjects. 

Today's Top 10 Articles

  1. Burt Bacharach: 'Time Is My Enemy'
    Interview by Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 1964
  2. Bacharach to the Future
    Profile and Interview by Paul Lester, Melody Maker, 1995
  3. We're In Love With This Guy: Hal David
    Interview by Terry Staunton,, 2000
  4. Oasis: Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Beatles...
    Interview by Cliff Jones, Face, The, 1994
  5. David Bowie (1995)
    Interview by Simon Witter, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1995
  6. John Cale: Central Park Life
    Interview by Cliff Jones, Arena Homme Plus, 1997
  7. Van Dyke Parks
    Interview by John Tobler, Hot Wacks, 1973
  8. Heavy Cohen
    Interview by Cliff Jones, Rock CD, 1992
  9. The Sid Vicious Guide To London Hotels
    Report by Nick Kent, NME, 1977
  10. Ghosts Of Progressive Rock Past: Led Zeppelin et al at Knebworth
    Report by Paul Morley, NME, 1979
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