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Alternate Name(s) The archive of music journalism
On Campus Only free access until 31st July 2024: Rock's Backpages is the world's biggest archive of music journalism and pop writing of the last 60 years.
Comprising of more than 53,000 articles, the RBP library aggregates the work of over 830 of the finest writers across all popular-music genres from rockabilly to hip hop, via R&B, country and electronica (EDM).
The RBP library also includes over 870 exclusive audio interviews with music legends from Jimi Hendrix to Kate Bush, via Bob Dylan, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell, Michael Jackson and Kurt Cobain.
The library features over 8,500 artists, from Elvis Presley to Beyoncé, across more than 1,100 publications from across the globe.