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  UK pop / rock music newspaper from 1970 to 1991

Sounds was a UK weekly pop/rock music newspaper, published from 10 October 1970 to 6 April 1991. It was known for giving away posters in the centre of the paper (initially black and white, then colour from late 1971) and later for covering heavy metal and punk music in its late 1970s–early 1980s heyday.
It was produced by Spotlight Publications, by a group who left Melody Maker to start their own company. Sounds was their first project, a weekly paper devoted to progressive rock and it was described as "a leftwing Melody Maker". Sounds was intended to be a weekly rival to titles such as Melody Maker and New Musical Express
Sounds
 
Sounds
1970's 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
  Dec 19 May 29
Oct 23
Nov 6
Feb 5
Apr 14
Apr 29
Jul 1
Jul 8
Jul 22
Dec 9
   
  1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
July 5
Jul 19
Sep 20
Dec 25   Apr 8
Sep 23
Aug 18
Aug 25
1980's 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
  Jan 19
Nov 8
Apr 4   Jan 1
Jul 2
Sep 17
Nov 5
Dec 10
 
  1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
Jan 12
Feb 9
May 11
Aug 3
Sep 14
Dec 21 & 28
Combined Issue
Aug 30
Oct 4
  Dec 24 & 31
Combined Issue
April 1
Jul 1
  1990 1991      
    Jan 5
Jan 19
Feb 2
Feb 16
Mar 23
Mar 30