Juke magazine

Made by Shaw, Leonard J in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1985.

This copy of ‘Juke’ magazine has significance as an example of how rock music magazines helped to promote Australian recording artists. Australia has enjoyed a healthy supply of magazines documenting the local and overseas rock music scenes. ‘Go-Set’ (1966-1974) provided news, gossip and interviews. Soon after its demise, there emerged successors aspiring to be the leading rock music trade paper. ‘Sound Blast’ had been running for several years before 1975 when it was joined by ‘RAM’ (Rock Austr...


Music magazine, 'Juke', paper, published by Leonard J Shaw, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, used by Festival Records, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1985

'Juke' magazine 2 November 1985. Colour photograph of Renee Geyer on cover. 32 pages. Contains two punch holes.


437 mm
292 mm
3 mm


Printed and published by Leonard J Shaw, Mt Eliza, Victoria. Edited by Graham Simpson.
Shaw, Leonard J 1985


Festival Records kept a collection of rock music magazines. This magazine remained in Festival Records' collection until donated to the Museum. It was displayed in the Museum's exhibition 'Spinning Around: 50 Years of Festival Records', from 2001 to 2003.
Festival Records Pty Ltd 1985


Gift of Festival Mushroom Records, 2007
19 April, 2007

Cite this Object

Juke magazine 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 14 December 2017, <https://ma.as/365196>
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