MOJO Issue 191 / September 2009

MOJO Issue 191 / September 2009

FREE CD! ABBEY ROAD NOW! The Beatles' 1969 classic re-recorded by the likes of Cornershop, Robyn Hitchcock, Gomez, The Low Anthem, Glenn Tilbrook, Noah And The Whale and many, many more! THE BEATLES: Sir Paul McCartney and the Abbey Road studio wizards revisit the making of the Fabs' glorious swansong and, as we approach the release of those tantalising remasters, MOJO’s Jon Savage explores the Beatles' freshly mapped sonic universe. PLUS! The Beatles Rock Band revealed!

BUNNY WAILER: Raised as Bob Marley's brother and imprisoned for "healing the nation", reggae's most famous hermit and last original Wailer spills the beans to MOJO’s David Katz.

THE CRIBS: With new guitarist Johnny Marr on board, Yorkshire's Jarman brothers are gearing up for the big time with their new album Ignore The Ignorant. Lois Wilson hears their lo-fi philosophy in sun-kissed L.A.

TUBULAR BELLS: Behind the success of the 17 million-selling prog symphony lies a tale of bad acid, bitterness and distrust. "Musicians don't like me," Mike Oldfield tells MOJO’s Mat Snow, “and I don't like them."

THE WHO: When photo-journalist Colin Jones met The Who in the mid-'60s he entered the very heart of Swinging London and produced some iconic photography in the process. "I could shoot them in bed with their girlfriends!" he tells MOJO’s Danny Eccleston.

PREFAB SPROUT: From '80s pop mastermind to Syd Barrett-style recluse, "I lost the plot early on," reveals Paddy McAloon.

125 ALBUMS REVIEWED! Richard Hawley’s Truelove's Gutter, Plastic Ono Band returns, Os Mutantes, Monsters Of Folk, Prefab Sprout, Black Crowes, David Sylvain and many more!

PLUS! Lee Perry art collaboration / Jah Wobble / In the studio with LCD Soundsystem / Charlotte Gainsbourg / Robbie Krieger on Dylan / Chris Clark / Neil Diamond exclusive / On the road with Cornershop / farewell, George Russell

AND FINALLY... It's the Secret History Of Rock 'n' Roll! This month: lobsters!