Irving S. Gilmore Music Library

Rock's Backpages Trial

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July 29, 2019

The Gilmore Music Library is currently trialing a new database, Rock's Backpages - the world's biggest archive of music journalism and pop writing of the last 60 years. 

Comprising of over 40,000 articles, the RBP library aggregates the work of over 720 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 in excess of 650 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 6,500 artists, from Elvis Presley to Beyoncé.
Let us know what you think! Email us your comments. 
If accessing from off-campus, be sure to connect using the Yale VPN. Details are available on the Music Databases Guide.