Did anyone else read Circus magazine?

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  1. sausagefingers

    sausagefingers Supporting Member

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    I used to pour over these when I was first getting into music, especially to get lyrics...I guess they were really the young male equivalent of Teen Beat. I remember these issues--anyone else?

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    Stan Member

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    I remember Circus. I always looked forward to Creem Magazine each month and later, Trouser Press.
     
  4. mjm59

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    Yes, from Summer of '73 until around '78. Read Circus Raves, too. :dude
     
  5. vintage66

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    Yeah, late '70's I used to get them, especially anything with Kiss or Zeppelin.
     
  6. Jon Silberman

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    Of course, didn't everyone?!
     
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    Never missed an issue, wish I still had them, it would be great to go back and read them now.
     
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    Was stationed overseas and we subscribed to Creem, RS and Circus - kept us in touch with America more than Time magazine! Or the part of America we wanted to know.
     
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    My walls were covered with pics from Circus, Hit Parader and Creem in the early 80s. It's one of the ways I learned about new bands back in the day before the interwebs.
     
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    Oh yeah, i used to anxiously await that every month. Loved seeing the pics of bands i liked, and even didn't like, live in concert (i was still young enough that i hadn't actually gone to one yet)
     
  11. todd richman

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    Yup-I had every issue from 1980 through the mid 80's. Some great gear shots and cool bands-the metal years were good.
     
  12. razorbladeSD

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    Never Circus...always Creem....Lester Bangs R.I.F.P

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  13. lespaul6

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    I grew up on the mid 80's circus....good times!
     
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    Loved that magazine.....From around '75-'83 I waited each month for it to come out.
     
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    80's circus mag for this kid
     
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    Hell yes, I sure did.
     
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    I read Circus and Hit Parader cover-to-cover every month from about '83-'88 (ages 12-17). I loved it! I used to save my lunch money for a day or two so I could get that month's issue.
     
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    I read them all. Apparently I saved them also. I visited my mom last year for the first time in about 10 years. I found a box full of these old rock magazines.
     
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    Circus and Creem,, yes .
     

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