Roy Carr

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Roy Carr is an English music journalist. He joined the New Musical Express (NME) in the late 1960s and has edited NME, Vox and Melody Maker magazines. His books as author or co-author include:

Carr is also notable as a being the main compiler of free compilation albums for the UK music press for nearly 20 years. During the 1980s and 1990s Carr compiled the majority of free tape and CD compilations that were given away with music magazines such as NME, Vox and Melody Maker.


  1. ^ Peck, Abe (1 December 1976). "Some books look back on rock 'n' roll". The Daily News. AP. p. 20. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Lydon, Michael (12 December 1976). "The Rolling Stone Illustrated History Of Rock & Roll; Rock 'n' Roll". The New York Times. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  3. ^ Muretich, James (30 July 1983). "This time it will be Bowie the debonair as a legend returns". Calgary Herald. p. J10. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Burke, Ken; Griffin, Dan (2006). The Blue Moon Boys: The Story of Elvis Presley's Band. Chicago Review Press. p. 80. ISBN 1-55652-614-8. Retrieved 26 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Winn, John C (2009). That Magic Feeling: The Beatles' Recorded Legacy, Volume Two, 1966-1970. Random House. p. 391. ISBN 0-307-45239-5. Retrieved 26 January 2011.