NME Magazine 5 December 1981 David Byrne Elvis Presley Siouxsie David Bowie Tenpole Tudor
NME Magazine 5 December 1981
This Issues main Features: Elvis Presley slaughter of the Golden calf Charles shaar Murray assesses the disputed reign of the King. Raiders of the lost Punk Tenpole Tudor. Linx go on tour.
Full Page Adverts: Soft Cell non-stop erotic cabaret, Thin Lizzy renegade tour, altered Images I could be happy, Siouxsie and the Banshees Once Upon a Time, Earth Wind and Fire raise, David Bowie changes two Bowie, Tenpole Tudor.
Record Reviews: the passage, Duran Duran, David Byrne Songs from the Catherine Wheel, Siouxsie and the Banshees, Alan Vega.
Gig Reviews: Human League in Sheffield, altered Images at The Venue poetry Olympics featuring John Cooper Clarke, Heathcote Williams and and Linton Kwesi Johnson.
Crossword has been filled in.New Musical Express magazine (later shortened to NME) was first published in 1952 and ran for 66 years. NME magazine covered most musical genre's from 1950s Jazz to Rocknroll, 1960's Beat and Folk,1970's glam, progressive rock, heavy rock, punk, new wave, acid house, grunge, britpop etc eventually ceasing publication in March 2018 when it moved to an online subscription only. Vintage back issues of NME make great gifts or as music collectibles they make an interesting archive of music history.
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