If you love Rock and roll music you may be pleased to discover that San José Public Library members have access to Rock’s Backpages. This online archive offers a wide array of rock and roll content from the past 50 years.
Some of the features:
- Offers over 50,000 full text searchable articles with permission from copyright holders
- A wide array of genres, from blues, soul, pop are covered (in addition to rock)
- Audio interviews
- Advanced search option, search for content by artist, genre, writer, etc.
Some examples of fun content I discovered while browsing:
- Article: WHAM duo, George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley, published in 1982.
- Podcast: Sex Pistols interview + Chic + David Hepworth
- Audio: AC/DC AUDIO: AC/DC's Angus Young (1990)
Other San José Public Library eResources
Learn to Play Guitar -- offered through Linkedin Learning
- John Patitucci: Electric Bass Complete
- Bass Teach Yourself: Rock and roll licks from the '50s
- Beginning Acoustic Guitar Music Lessons
eMusic -- offered through Hoopla