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?
The Rolling Stones
On the eve of Fleetwood Mac’s return to UK concert venues – the classic line-up fully quorate for the first time since 1998 – MOJO magazine delivers astonishingly candid interviews with all five members. The free covermount CD is also Mac-themed as we delve into the roots of the band to deliver 15 seminal blues and pop recordings by Elmore James, Howlin’ Wolf, Little Walter, Buddy Holly and more. Also in the new issue: Amy Winehouse, The Rolling Stones, Faith No More, The Clash, Donovan, XTC, Emitt Rhodes, Ben E King, plus the usual superabundance of great features and definitive reviews.
On sale Tuesday February 24, the latest MOJO magazine is a Led Zeppelin extravaganza, featuring an exclusive interview with Jimmy Page lifting the lid on the group’s momentous 1975 album, Physical Graffiti. Fittingly, our free CD is one of our greatest ever: Physical Graffiti Redrawn recreates Led Zeppelin’s epic masterwork, with versions by today’s MOJO favourites, including Laura Marling, White Denim, Blackberry Smoke, Songhoy Blues, Syd Arthur and Michael Kiwanuka. Elsewhere in the issue, production legend Glyn Johns reveals the studio secrets of The Rolling Stones; Jackson Browne tells the incredible true-life stories behind his songs; Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon looks back on her journey through noise-rock, marriage and motherhood; PLUS Royal Blood, The Pop Group, Sufjan Stevens, The Doors, Swamp Dogg, The Fall, Tim Burgess, The Gun Club, a fond farewell to the outrageous Kim Fowley – and more!
On sale from Tuesday, July 29, the 250th issue of MOJO lifts the lid on the harmony and hubris of one of rock’s greatest sagas. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s tempestuous 45-year journey starts on page 70. The free CD – an exclusive sampler of the stunning new CSNY 1974 box set – continues our celebration of this most unique band. You’ll also find features on the birth of Funkadelic, the sleazy world of Soft Cell’s synth-pop Soho, the making of Marianne Faithfull’s masterpiece Broken English, Martin Carthy’s life in folk, Julian Cope’s psychedelic adventures through time and a look back on the life of the late, great Bobby Womack.