In a massive WORLDWIDE EXCLUSIVE, MOJO chinks glasses with KEITH RICHARDS, the Rolling Stones riff machine on the occasion of his new solo album. Mick, Brian, coke, the cops and his reading matter – all are up for grabs. Read it while treating your lugholes to 15 tracks of Keith-inspiring music – Little Richard, Jay McShann, Jimmy Reed, Sanford Clark – on our free covermount CD, Life Companion. Also in this month’s magazine: inside Simon & Garfunkel’s awkward alliance; New Order weigh life with and without Hooky; Tame Impala take their psych pop to the next level… Plus! 150 reviews; the wildest rock films ever; Yes man Chris Squire remembered; and what happened when P-Funk ingenue Ruth Copeland met Sly Stone’s baboon. Happy? You will be.
MOJO magazine celebrates the 50th Anniversary of The Who, and their 2015 summer of live, with a 22-page exploration of the band’s 50 Greatest Songs. Meanwhile, mainman Pete Townshend submits to a revealing MOJO inquisition while our free covermount CD – My Generation – taps into The Who’s ’60s era with mardy Mod action by The Pretty Things, Artwoods, John’s Children and more. Also in this month’s magazine: St. Vincent, Charlie Watts, Urge Overkill, Bob Marley, Peggy Seeger, and the ultimate guide to the music of the late, great B.B. King. Plus! 142 reviews, starring the stunning new album by Tame Impala. Who’s best? Do we even need to ask?
ON SALE FROM Tuesday, January 27, the new issue of MOJO features a WORLD EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with Madonna, who surveys her controversial and canonical four-decade career in a sizzling, combative and compelling 13-page feature. To get to the heart of her innovative and edgy musical twists and turns, we harvest the insights of her chief musical collaborators, from Nile Rodgers and Pat Leonard to Stuart Price and Diplo, while our expert team unpicks her glistening sonic élan via five key recordings. If this wasn’t enough, this month’s FREE covermounted CD, Change The Beat, celebrates the No Wave/electro/post-punk disco vibe from which Madge emerged, with 14 funk-edged tracks by 23 Skidoo, Bush Tetras, Arthur Russell, ESG, Curtis Mayfield, Funkadelic and more… PLUS: Bob Dylan’s 20 best covers of other people’s songs; Ronnie Spector spills out her heart and soul; the New York Dolls’ David Johansen undergoes the forensic MOJO Interview; Sleater-Kinney tell their remarkable tale; The Go-Betweens reveal their strange inner workings; Sleaford Mods unveil their next album; Songhoy Blues arise; and Joe Strummer loses his car in Madrid. So get into the groove!