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Modern Music Periodicals: Pop and Jazz

The following British, Irish, and American music titles are held in British Library Newspapers for the given dates and numbers. Place of publication is also listed.

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The Melody Maker

The Melody Maker Xmas 1926

  •  Accordian Times and Musical Express
    London
    4 October 1946 - 30 January 1948 : Nos. 1-69
  • Continued as: Musical Express
    6 February 1948 - 22 February 1952 : Nos. 70-208
  • Continued as: New Musical Express
    7 March 1952 - : Nos. 269- .
  • Blues and Soul: International Music Review
    London
    5/18 August 1975 - 27 January/9 February 1976 : Nos. 166-178
  • Continued as: New Weekly Blues and Soul
    10 February - 16 March 1976 : Nos. 179-184
  • Continued as: Blues and Soul: Weekly Music Review
    23 March - 24 August 1976 : Nos. 185-207
  • Continued as: Blues and Soul and Disco Music Review
    7/20 September 1976 - 30 July 1984 : Nos. 208-411
  • Continued as: Blues & Soul
    31 July 1984 - : Nos. 412- .
     
  •  Charts Extracted from Musical Express/New Musical Express
    London
    3 May 1949 - 25 December 1971.
     
  • Down Beat
    Chicago
    January - December 1937; January 1939 - December 1995 : Vol. 4 nos. 1-12; vol. 6 no. 1 - vol. 62 no. 12.
     
  •  Fan
    London
    October 1972 - December 1976 : Nos. 1-53.
     
  • Fast Forward
    London
    1 November 1989 - 29 August 1995
    For girls.
  •  The Hot Press
    Dublin
    9 June 1977- : Nos. 1- .
  •  Jazz News
    London
    November 1956 - 24 October 1963
  • Continued as: Jazz News & Review
    7 November 1963 - December 1963
    Discontinued.
     
  •  Look-In: The Junior TV Times
    London
    9 January 1964 - 12 March 1994
    Discontinued.

  •  The Melody Maker
    London
    January 1926 - 20 December 2000
    Discontinued.

  • Music Echo & Mersey Beat
    Liverpool
    6 March - 7 August 1965 : Nos. 1-23
  • Continued as: Music Echo
    14 August 1965 - 16 April 1966 : Nos. 24-59
    Incorporated with Disc.
     
  •  N J F Newsletter
    London
    January 1960 - February 1961 : Vol. 8 no. 1 - vol. 9 no. 2
    The official monthly newsletter of the National Jazz Federation
    Discontinued.
     
  • No. 1
    London
    7 May 1983 - 5 September 1987 : Nos. [1]-220
  • Continued as: Number One
    12 September 1987 - Nos. 221- .
     
  •  Pop Weekly
    London
    1 September 1962 - 12 February 1966 : No. 1 - Year 4, no. 25
    Incorporated with Pop Shop
    Discontinued.
     
  • Pop Star Weekly
    London
    24 March - 23 June 1979
    Incorporated with Record Mirror.
     
  • Popular Music and Dancing Weekly
    London
    28 January 1924 - 23 October 1926 : Nos. 1-143
    Discontinued.
     
  •  RAW: (Rock Action Worldwide)
    London
    31 August 1988 - 13/26 March 1996.
     
  • The Record Mirror
    London
    17 June 1954 - 15 August 1959 : Nos. 1-256
  • Continued as: Record and Show Mirror
    29 August 1959 - 11 March 1961 : Nos. 258-337
  • Continued as: The New Record Mirror
    18 March 1961 - 9 November 1963 : [New series] nos. 1-139
  • Continued as: Record Mirror
    16 November 1963 - 6 April 1991
    Discontinued.
     
  • The Record Retailer and Music Industry News
    London
    10 March 1960 - 26 December 1970
  • Continued as: Record & Tape Retailer
    9 January 1971 - 11 March 1972
  • Continued as: Music Week
    18 March 1972 - 10 January 1981
  • Continued as: Music & Video Week
    17 January 1981 - 27 August 1983
  • Continued as: Music Week
    3 September 1983 -
     
  • Rolling Stone (UK edition)
    London
    24 October 1974 - 5 August 1982 : Nos. 172-375
    Discontinued.
     
  • Rolling Stone (US edition)
    New York
    9 November 1967 - : Nos. 1- .
  •  Smash Hits
    London
    8 February 1979 - : Nos. 5- .
     
  • Sounds
    London
    October 1970 - 26 January 1991
    Discontinued.

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