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Punk rock : an oral history

Author: John Robb; Oliver Craske
Publisher: Oakland, CA : PM, [2012]
Edition/Format:   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: Anecdotes
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Robb; Oliver Craske
ISBN: 9781604860054 1604860057
OCLC Number: 801388488
Notes: Originally published 2006.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 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 ; introduction by Henry Rollins.

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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 interviews that encapsulate the most thrilling wave of rock and roll pop culture ever seen.

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