Melody Maker

The British Melody Maker was the oldest weekly music magazine in the world. The journal was founded in 1926 was originally planned as a magazine for musicians, focused on later jazz with Max Jones as one of the leading authors, then from the 1950s slowly on rock 'n ' roll and all the styles that developed from it.

In support of the 1970 competition with the New Musical Express the Melody Maker became only the second place, but still reached a circulating circulation of 250,000 copies. In 2000, he merged with the New Musical Express, the NME editorial and format kept and some journalists and features of the long time success looser Melody Maker took over.

  • Music magazine ( UK )
  • Antiquarian Journal (United Kingdom)
  • Jazz Magazine
  • First publication in 1926
  • Posted in 2000