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This page comprises of popular music magazines, and also girls' comics that
include features and colour page photographs of pop artistes.  The period
covered here for this genre is the 1950's to 1962.

Jazz, Skiffle, and Blues magazines etc are now listed on the Jazz Memorabilia page.
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Assume that any listed are VG+ to EX (Fine), unless o/w stated.

  adjacent to artist name = click on this to view the actual publication for sale.

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1950s Hit parade magazines for sale rock & roll mags rock n roll magazines
HIT PARADE

Part of the New Musical Express publishing group.* Commenced June 1954.
This title was replaced in 1964 by a totally new format pop and fashion magazine ~
'RAVE'
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The following issues are in EX- (erring on the side of caution) to EX+
Clean, damage free, etc., equating to about the best one can attain.
Click on the image above for a closer view ~ these are the actual issues as listed here.
Price = 20 each  *  4 or more @ 17 each

Date Front Cover ----------------- Date Front  Cover
Dec 1954 JOHNNY RAY June 1956 BILLY DANIELS
Jan 1955 JEFF CHANDLER July 1956 Dave King
Feb 1955 GUY MITCHELL Sept 1956 PAT BOONE
Mar 1955 TONY CURTIS  Nov 1956 LONNIE DONEGAN 
Apr 1955  DICKIE VALENTINE Dec 1956  MARLON BRANDO
May 1955  DON CORNELL Jan 1957  PLATTERS
June 1955  DANNY KAYE Apr 1957  JOHNNY RAY
July 1955 FRANKIE VAUGHAN May 1957 FRANKIE LAINE
Aug 1955 BILLY ECKSTEIN June 1957 TAB HUNTER
Sept 1955 DAVID WHITFIELD July 1957 GUY MITCHELL
Nov 1955 EDDIE CALVERT Aug 1957 MEL TORME
Jan 1956 JIMMY YOUNG Sept 1957 ROBERT WAGNER
Mar 1956 SLIM WHITMAN Oct 1957 RONBNIE HILTON
April 1956 TENNESSEE ERNIE Nov 1957 PAUL ANKA
May 1956 DEAN MARTIN Dec 1957 HARRY BELEFONTE

208 and VIEW
Radio Luxembourg magazine, featuring articles on popular and jazz music, television, 
and the monthly programme listings for Radio Luxembourg 208.
No trashy articles like depressing soap stories, breast implant.
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Date Cover  Price 
-       sorry.. out of stock  

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FANS' STAR LIBRARY

5" x 7" pocket books of film and popular music personalities.
Good selection in stock, are one page, including Gallery!
FANS STAR LIBRARY COLLECTION OF FAN'S STAR LIBRARY MAGS 1950s FANS STAR FILM MAGAZINES FOR SALE
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RECORDS MAGAZINE

Decca's publicity publication that retailed in record shops - commenced June 1958
Lists all the new releases, with many LP covers illustrated, including a colour section.
Also, some interesting features on artistes, record player advertisements, etc.
First half pop, easy, etc; second half classical, maybe some jazz.
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Date Cover Front  / Back Grade Price
Jan 1959   RICKY NELSON / ANSERMET VG+ 10
Feb 1959   MANTOVANI / SOLTI VG 6
Mar 1959   PERRY COMO / FLAGSTAD VG 7
May 1959   MAX BYGRAVES /  MARIO DEL MONACO  VG+ 10
June 1959   HERBERT Von KARAJAN / TOMMY STEELE  VG+ 10
July 1959   EVERLY BROTHERS / HEIFETZ * swoc VG+ 8
July 1959   EVERLY BROTHERS / HEIFETZ  EX+ 15
Aug 1959 MARINO MARINI QUARTET / REINER EX- 10
Aug 1959 MARINO MARINI QUARTET / REINER EX+ 15
Sept 1959 DUANE EDDY / TERESA BERGANZA VG+ 8
Oct 1959 ARMSTRONG & KAYE ref Five Pennies / VAN CLIBURN  VG+ 6
Oct 1959 ARMSTRONG & KAYE ref Five Pennies / VAN CLIBURN  EX- 8
Nov 1959 Tommy The Toreador art / TEBALDI EX+ 8
Apr 1960 BEECHAM / ANTHONY NEWLEY  VG 5
May 1960 PAT BOONE * backs now contain advertisements G+ 4
Sept 1960 KATHLEEN FERRIER VG 5
Sept 1960 KATHLEEN FERRIER VG- 4
Aug 1961 EVERLY BROTHERS VG+ 8
Aug 1961 EVERLY BROTHERS VG 8
Oct 1961 EDEN KANE VG 8
Nov 1961 BUDDY HOLLY, BING CROSBY + 2 VG 6
Dec 1961 Christmas scene / ELVIS Blue Hawaii ad VG 7
Jan 1962 LPs / KARL DENVER 1st LP ad * Billy Fury column G+ 6
Mar 1962 PAUL ANKA * small piece removed 7/8 * GLENDA COLLINS 1 VG 7
Sept 1962 ROBERT PRESTON Music Man VG 7
Nov 1962 ALAN FREEMAN VG- 7

Some later issues are listed on the 1963 ~ 1970 page
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1962 POP TEN MONTHLY  +  POP WEEKLY
 
are listed on their own page


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MISCELLANEOUS

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Title Info Grade Price
ALL STAR PICTURE ALBUM 1958

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small grey booklet with 18 colour photo stickers, including ELVIS,
 NORMAN WISDOM, DORIS DAY, PAT SMYTHE, ALMA COGAN,
 TOMMY STEELE * Girls' Crystal (comic) gift AllStarPictureAlbum_GirlsCrystal.jpg (44195 bytes)


VG


12
BLIGHTY Aug 1968 - Humorous weekly mag girlie art cover * DON LANG page photo + page article VG 4
DAVID WHITFIELD'S OWN PICTURE ALBUM No.1 24 pgs * A4 * 1955 VG
FROM ME TO YOU ~ DAVID WHITFIELD Fanzine Issues #1 1957 ~ #13 1961 incl. * vertical fold o/w VG+
DISC CHRISTMAS ALBUM 1958 100 pgs * weird "touched up" b&w photographs! * cont. EX  DiscChristmas1958.jpg (45520 bytes) VG 20
THE GOLD DISC AND TOP TWENTY
                         SONG BOOK 
1959
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Small 16 page booklet originally free with 'Family Star' magazine.
  Front & back is Cliff (Living Doll). Also includes Buddy Holly, 
   Dean Martin, Bobby Darin.


EX


12
ILLUSTRATED Apr 1955 JOHNNY RAY cover + 4 pgs incl. song lyrics VG 6
MIRABELLE POP, FILM and TV STAR LIBRARY TOMMY STEELE + AT HOME * TS cover + 7 pgs; Cliff, Lotis, + TommySteele_Mirabelle.jpg (41097 bytes) VG+ 12
MIRABELLE POP, FILM and TV STAR LIBRARY TOMMY STEELE + AT HOME * TS cover + 7 pgs; Cliff, Lotis, + VG 9
PICTURE POST June 1955 PETULA CLARK cover + centre - photos by Philippe Halsman EX- 15
TOMMY STEELE'S DISC PARTY SONG BOOK
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Presented Free with ROXY in 1958 * 16 pages. Includes other artists.
  Tommy  Steele on front and within *small tear bottom border, o/w...

VG+

14
TOP STAR SPECIAL Nov 1961
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Evening Despatch newspaper special * 16 pgs : Cliff + Helen front
  Full page of Temperance Seven, Leyton, Elvis, Faith 3/4 TopStarSpecial1961.jpg (47635 bytes)

VG+

25
TV MIRROR issue No 1 TERRY THOMAS * actually, too early for 'pop' * small tear top of cover o/w VG+ 34
TV MIRROR Aug 4 1956 MICHAEL HOLLIDAY cover + 1/3 pge feature EX 10
...from now on:  'TV Mirror AND DISC NEWS' . . .
TV MIRROR Apr 26 1958 DINAH SHORE cover * SHEILA BUXTON 11/3 pgs * DAVID JACOBS 2 VG+ 8
TV MIRROR May 3 1958 MARIO LANZA  cover + 21/2 pgs  VG+ 8
TV MIRROR May 17 1958 PERRY COMO cover + 1 pge * YANA 3/4 * ALMA COGAN 1/2 VG 7
TV MIRROR May 25 1958 JOHNNIE RAY 11/2 pages * Hattie Jaques 2 pages (LORRAE DESMOND cover) VG+ 5
TV MIRROR Nov 1 1958 'Godfrey Winn Meets MARTY WILDE'  2 pages (SARAH LEIGHTON cover) VG+ 6
TV MIRROR Dec 6 1958 YANA cover + 1/3 pge * TOMMY STEELE 13/4  VG+ 10
TV MIRROR Jan 3 1959 TOMMY STEELE cover * CHARLIE DRAKE 13/4  VG+ 9

   'PICTURE SHOW AND TV MIRROR'

more are listed on the Film Magazines page
WEEKEND May 1959 FRANK SINATRA cover + 11/2 pge feature * center fold o/w VG+ Weekend29April1959.jpg (76764 bytes) VG 14

PHOTOPLAY, PICTUREGOER, etc, are listed on the Film Magazines page.
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FRANKIE VAUGHAN
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Title Info Grade  Price 

ABC FILM REVIEW

Cover + 4 pgs "Dangerous Years" * Aug 1957 VG 4
ABC FILM REVIEW Cover + 4 pgs "Dangerous  Years" * Aug 1957 G 2
EVERLY BROTHERS FAN CLUB MAGAZINE 'Official British and Commonwealth' 2nd Edition No. 4 ~ 1961 G 15
FRANKIE ZINGS THE HEART OF A MAN Illustrated Rank Cinema Publicity Brochure  Vaughan_Publicity.jpg (36420 bytes) EX 22
FRANKIE'S RECORD  CHRISTMAS 1962 International Club mag No 26  Vaughan_FanMag.jpg (20442 bytes) VG 8
FRANKIE'S RECORD  SUMMER 1962 International Club mag No 25. G 6
F. V. BOOK OF SONGS FOR SWEETHEARTS Free with MARILYN Sep 1956 * 16 pgs  Vaughan_Songbook.jpg (38351 bytes) VG+ 8
MIRABELLE POP, FILM and TV STAR LIBRARY FRANKIE VAUGHAN cover, 12 pgs + OTHERS VG
MIRABELLE POP, FILM and TV STAR LIBRARY FRANKIE VAUGHAN cover, 12 pgs + OTHERS  Vaughan_Mirabelle.jpg (44479 bytes) VG+ 8
PICTURE SHOW AND TV MIRROR Sep 5 1959 FRANKIE VAUGHAN  cover VG+ 5
Arthur Kimbrell presents.. Programme * TONY FAYNE * Lana Sisters * 1959 VG 12
FRANKIE'S HERE! Programme * Patti Page * 1963 VG+
THE FRANKIE VAUGHAN SPECTACULAR Programme, Bournemouth 1969 * Susan lane EX- 12
THE FRANKIE VAUGHAN SPECTACULAR Programme, Bournemouth 1969 * Susan lane EX- 12
THE FRANKIE VAUGHAN SHOWTIME
Programme, Torquay * ROY HUDD signed, AUDREY  
    JEANS signed (back) , TRIO HERMANIS signed

VG

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FRANKIE VAUGHAN RECORDS.. are listed on the 1955 ~ 1963 + EP's pages . .
FRANKIE VAUGHAN SHEET MUSIC.. are listed on the Male Vocal Sheet Music page . .


BILLY FURY
see the Billy Fury page.

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