SPENCE MURRAY, the Founding Editor of "Rod & Custom Magazine", explains the origin and creation of one of the longest-running magazines in the history of automotive publications !
Spence is a true Rod & Custom Legend & Historian: writer, editor, photographer...he's done it all; he's also an old friend, and a fantastic story teller.
FROM OUR INTERVIEW done on May 12th, 2007...this is one of the MOST IMPORTANT pieces of R & C Audio History that you will EVER hear ! JK
(Above left: "Hop Up" Magazine; Center: Spence Murray & Jonnie King on Darryl Starbird's boat, May 13, 2007; Above right: The cover of the first issue - Originally Titled "Rods and Customs"- May, 1953)
SPECIAL NOTE: ON A SAD NOTE, the owners' of Rod & Custom Magazine, Source Interlink Media, LLC, cancelled it in 2014, after over 60 year's of providing the R&C Industry witn one of the finest publications ever created...by one of the Industries longest-running professionals: Spence Murray.
The last issue was published in October, 2014.