Gone, But Not Forgotten
"They are the brands we used to love, but they have since disappeared to the great media maker in the sky. Take a trip down memory lane with us, as we reveal the 10 brands that we miss the most
"When great mediabrands die, they don’t tend to get much of a sendoff. No ceremony. No flowers. ...
"But they always leave a legacy behind ... "
Like Melody Maker, "the guv'nor pop music paper".
Breathing life from 1926-2000, Melody Maker was the world's oldest pop magazine and something like a monolith. Yet, it began as a jazz title, almost a musicians' trade paper. In the 1930s, the magazine put up money to help Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong to travel to Britain.