A BIRTHDAY SPECIAL! Celebrating 30 years since the launch of MOJO, we catch up with the key artists, sounds and stories that lit up our lifetime so far. Dylan, The Beatles, Oasis, The White Stripes, Led Zeppelin, Kate Bush, Paul Weller, Bowie and more. Plus: the majestic Dolly Parton in the MOJO Interview; an in-depth farewell to The Band’s Robbie Robertson; Pete Townshend on Lifehouse and Who’s Next; the artists to watch in MOJO’s NEXT 30 years. And: Nirvana; Wilco; The Black Keys; Bernie Taupin; Rodriguez; Muddy Waters in Croydon… Then it’s All Back To YOUR place!
THIS MONTH’S COVERMOUNT CD is Buried Treasures – a compendium of tracks from the secret classic albums uncovered by MOJO’s Buried Treasures column. Features The Prisoners, R.J. McMahon, Joe Meek, Nic Jones, Connie Converse, The Beau Brummels, Third World War and more!
GREAT NEWS FOR ALL READERS! MOJO’s covermount CD is now available on newsstands IN ALL TERRITORIES, WORLDWIDE, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!
MOJO 360 CONTENTS
COVER STORY: THE BEST MUSIC OF MOJO’S LIFETIME We celebrate our 30th birthday with the artists who’ve made music history since 1993. Dylan, The Beatles, Bowie, Kate Bush, Paul Weller, Oasis, Jack White and more – the records that changed their lives… and ours. Also featuring: Robert Plant, Leonard Cohen, Brian Wilson, R.L. Burnside, Beck, Blur, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, The Flaming Lips, Wilco, Richard Hawley, Fleet Foxes, Bill Callahan, Amy Winehouse, John Grant, Nile Rodgers, Scott Walker, Kendrick Lamar, LCD Soundsystem, Kamasi Washington, Lana Del Rey and Wet Leg!
30 FOR THE NEXT 30 From Shabaka Hutchings to Taylor Swift, Dry Cleaning and Billy Strings – the artists MOJO expects great things from in our next chapter.
DOLLY PARTON How a good ol’ gal from East Tennessee became one of America’s great songwriters and canonized icons: “I can fit in the White House or the outhouse!”
ROBBIE ROBERTSON The Band’s visionary tunesmith and “mathematical” guitarist has left us with some of North America’s greatest music and the odd unanswered question.
REVIEWED Wilco / Sufjan Stevens / The Who / The Chemical Brothers / Steven Wilson / Roger Waters / Tom Waits / Allison Russell / Animal Collective / Pharoah Sanders / The Mary Wallopers / Jamila Woods / The Fall / Jorja Smith / Say She She / The Replacements / Modern Nature / Slapp Happy / Juliana Hatfield / Burning Spear / Joe Bonamassa / Pere Ubu
PLUS Pete Townshend talks Lifehouse and *Who’s Next /Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic talks *In Utero box/ Bernie Taupin talks Elton and more / The Black Keys are having a party /Billy Woods and Jeremy Dutcher rise / The Prisoners rise again / When Muddy Waters rocked Croydon / Goodbye Rodriguez, Jamie Reid, Bernie Marsden, Randy Meisner, Gary Young… / All Back To YOUR Place – longtime MOJO subscribers bearded in their lairs!