Vintage Rock celebrates a time when music really did change the world. From the showmanship of Elvis Presley and Little Richard, to the songcraft of Buddy Holly and Chuck Berry, to the pioneering recordings of Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran and a host of other legends, Vintage Rock celebrates classic rock’n’roll for a contemporary audience. Featuring the finest writing, rare pictures, exclusive interviews, reviews of new singles and albums, and coverage of today’s vibrant live scene, Vintage Rock is a unique magazine that relishes the vitality and flair of the music that started everything
In the latest Vintage Rock we celebrate our 50th issue with a very personal selection of the 50 greatest albums of the 50s.
Elsewhere, we talk to Stray Cat Lee Rocker about the road trip down Route 66 that inspired his latest solo album, hear from two music-fan twins who are keeping the rock’n’roll heritage of Iowa alive, plus we relive the cinematic delights of The Girl Can’t Help It.
We also profile teen heartthrob Ricky Nelson, songwriting duo Leiber & Stoller, The Marcels and Smiley Lewis. Roy Orbison’s Lonely & Blue is our classic album and we interview some fine new rockin’ talent, including Red Hot Riot and McKinley James.
VR heads to New Jersey to meet the husband-and-wife team behind the Hi-Tide Recordings label and sibling trio Kitty, Daisy & Lewis reveal all about their 20-year group history.
Our packed reviews section includes Elvis, Imelda May, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Sharks and much more.