MOJO Issue 204 / November 2010

MOJO Issue 204 / November 2010

MOJO CELEBRATES 60 YEARS OF ELEKTRA RECORDS! FREE CD! JOURNEY TO LOVE: 15 RARE & EARLY ELEKTRA CLASSICS: Compiled and sequenced by Jac Holzman and featuring Tom Rush, Tim Buckley, The Dillards, Judy Collins, Phil Ochs, Love, Fred Neil and many more! (Download CD Artwork here)

ELEKTRA 60: America’s most adventurous label at 60! Elektra’s 60 Greatest Albums run down! Featuring new interviews with The Stooges, MC5, The Incredible String Band, Judy Collins, Tom Rush, Bread and more!

THE DOORS: How do you make the greatest American debut album of the ‘60s? David Fricke finds out first hand.

JAC HOLZMAN: Mr Elektra tells Sylvie Simmons about his love of, er, Love, his regrets over Tim Buckley, and how he ran the hippest label in the West.


DUANE EDDY: He inspired everyone from The Beatles to Bruce Springsteen. Now the legendary King Of Twang is back. “I want to do something new and different!” he tells Phil Alexander

JOHN LENNON: The making of his final masterpiece: the true story behind the creation of Double Fantasy. By Mark Paytress.

EDWYN COLLINS: Five years ago a cerebral haemorrhage threatened to paralyse Edwyn Collins for good… Keith Cameron witnesses the miraculous rehabilitation of one of Britain’s best-loved songwriters.

LEON RUSSELL: The ringleader of ’70s rock royalty returns from the wilderness. Michael Simmons meets the man they once called The Master Of Space And Time.

MAVIS STAPLES & JEFF TWEEDY: The dynamic dynastic soul sister has made an album with Wilco’s mainman. But it’s more than just a reclamation project. “I’m part of the Tweedy family now,” she tells Bob Mehr.

REVIEWED!: Kings Of Leon / Leonard Cohen / The Phantom Band / John Legend & The Roots / Doug Paisley / Sufjan Stevens / Antony And The Johnsons / Elvis Costello / Bryan Ferry / John Lennon / Apple catalogue / The Dream Syndicate / Vivian Stanshell / Bob Dylan / The Best Of Soul Train on DVD / Green Man festival / Arcade Fire: live in New York and many, many more!

PLUS!: How To Buy Synth Pop / All Back To Kylie’s Place / Neil Young speaks / Dylan goes mono / Introducing Rumer and Flats / In the studio with Fleet Foxes / Welcome Back The Psychedelic Furs / Neu! Live / Farewell, Bobby Hebb…

AND FINALLY…who wanted to “get a real big band, a choir, some horns, a movie crew…” MOJO has the answer.