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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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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 
APR 1955 KATHY LLOYD * VG  5
MAY 1955 EDGAR BRIND * VG- 4
AUG 1955 KAREN GREER * G 3

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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 the other 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 15
FROM ME TO YOU ~ DAVID WHITFIELD Fanzine Issues #1 1957 ~ #13 1961 incl. * vertical fold o/w VG+ 60
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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 GIRL

Weekly girls' comic; sister/ companion to EAGLE, SWIFT & ROBIN comics.

February 1962 to May 1963 inclusive includes "Helen Shapiro CALLING"; 
some of the latest gen on the music scene, edited by Helen.
Any images are for sample format. No others are stored on file.
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The following are 11" x 13", with a photographic front cover and feature within of said artist.
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Date Artist Price
  4 NOV 1961    ADAM FAITH *  "ADAM FAITH has a problem!" (his sweater?Girl_4NOV1961.jpg (43442 bytes) 10
  9 DEC 1961 ED BYRNES * Kookie 77 Sunset Strip 8
16 DEC 1961 JOHN LEYTON 7
27 JAN 1962 CRAIG DOUGLAS  * if that's photogenic, there's hope for me yet! 5
  3 FEB 1962 ANTHONY NEWLEY 7
17 FEB 1962 LONNIE DONEGAN 7

The following are 11" x 13" * Photographic back cover, with reference to artiste's astrology birth sign.
Front covers are photographs of unknown girls.
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Date Artist Price
24 MAR 1962    THE SHADOWS 6
  7 APR 1962 SHANE FENTON * VG 3
21 APR 1962 PAT BOONE 5
28 APR 1962 BOBBY RYDELL 5
  5 MAY 1962 ACKER BILK * + page inside on "It's Trad Dad" film 5
12 MAY 1962 BOBBY DARIN 8
 2 JUN 1962 BRENDA LEE 6
23 JUN 1962 FRANKIE AVALON 6
14 JUL 1962 BOBBY VEE 5
18 AUG 1962 GARY BONDS * (US) stated in editorial 6
  1 SEP 1962 NINA & FREDERIK 5
  6 OCT 1962 JIMMY JUSTICE 4
19 JAN 1963 MARTY WILDE  Girl19JAN1963.jpg (53704 bytes) 8

The following are 9" x 12" * Photographic back cover, with reference to artiste's astrology birth sign.
Front covers are photographs of unknown girls
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Date Artist  Price 
 9 FEB 1963     ROBIN HALL and JIMMY MACGREGOR 3
16 FEB 1963 SCOT FINCH 3
23 FEB 1963 FLOYD CRAMER * colour page inside SHANE FENTON * front VG 4
16 MAR 1963 DEL SHANNON * colour page inside MIKE SARNE 4
 4 MAY 1963 MICHAEL ANDERSON JR. * is Junior here! 4
18 MAY 1963 ROY CASTLE 3
25 MAY 1963 TROY DONAHUE 4
 1 JUN 1963 JESS CONRAD 4
 8 JUN 1963 BRIAN HYLAND 4
29 JUN 1963 JET HARRIS and TONY MEEHAN 6

The 1963 issues are listed on this page, due to most artists featured being of the "old school".
There are a few GIRL comics from 1964 listed on the 1960s page
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MARILYN

British girls' comic. Strip stories. averaging 32 pgs.  The only music content within the issues on offer here:

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GLAMOUR
British girls' comic. Art strip stories. Centre pages pop star photo.

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ROMEO
RomeoSample.jpg (67755 bytes)

British girls' comic. Back cover is pin-up photo of a pop star. There are strip stories
of pop stars, with Tommy Steel in the main frame, Elvis, Frankie Vaughan, etc.  Avge. 28 pgs.

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ROXY
RoxySample.jpg (41799 bytes)

Front page and 3 within is a strip story that is told by a different personality each week. A respective
photograph is on the cover. 4 pages within are articles written by Alma Cogan, Dickie Valentine,
Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Lonnie Donegan, etc. Again, a photograph accompanies each piece.

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VALENTINE
British girls' comic (also published in Holland in Dutch). Strip stories, based on popular songs and love,
plus features. Each has a photograph of the respective personality.  Center pages large photo of:
Lonnie Donegan, Elvis, Cliff, Tommy Steele, Marty Wilde, Charlie Gracie, etc.. few being a collage.

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