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Punk rock : an oral history

Author: John Robb; Oliver Craske
Publisher: London : Ebury Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Vibrant and volatile, the punk scene left an extraordinary legacy of music and cultural change, and this work talks to those who cultivated the movement, weaving together their accounts to create a raw and unprecedented oral history of punk in the United Kingdom. From the Clash, Crass, Henry Rollins, and John Lydon to the Sex Pistols, the Stranglers, and the Buzzcocks, this reference features more than 150  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robb; Oliver Craske
ISBN: 9780091905118 0091905117
OCLC Number: 62795938
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 562 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1950-1969 : the roots of punk --
1970-1974 : glam rock and other early seventies revolutions --
1975 : I'm not an abortion : the birth of punk --
1976 : part I : into chaos --
1976 : part II : year Xerox --
1976 : part III : punk becomes a dirty word --
1977 : part I : the explosion --
1977 : part II : in 1977, I hope I go to heaven --
1977 : part III : generation why --
1978 : no map or address --
1979 : the second wave peaks --
1980-84 : protest and survive.
Responsibility: John Robb ; edited by Oliver Craske.
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From the widely debated roots of punk in the late-Sixties through to the fallout of the post-punk period in 1984, and the ongoing influence on today's bands, Punk Rock is the definitive oral history  Read more...

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"John Robb is a great writer... and he is supremely qualified in my opinion to talk about punk rock" -- Mick Jones, The Clash "John Robb is as punk rock as The Clash" -- Alan McGee

 
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