eSpotlight: Rock’s Backpages

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
  • Podcasts
  • Advanced search option, search for content by artist, genre, writer, etc.

Some examples of fun content I discovered while browsing:

Other San José Public Library eResources

Learn to Play Guitar -- offered through Linkedin Learning

eMusic -- offered through Hoopla