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Please kill me : the uncensored oral history of punk

Author: Legs McNeil; Gillian McCain
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Twentieth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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An "oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era"--Page 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Interviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Legs McNeil; Gillian McCain
ISBN: 9780802125361 0802125360
OCLC Number: 955634990
Notes: "With new photos and afterword by the authors"--Cover.
Description: 476 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: All tomorrow's parties: 1965-1968 --
I wanna be your dog: 1967-1971. Poetry? You call this poetry? --
The world's forgotten boys --
The music we've been waiting to hear --
Your pretty face is going to hell --
There's a riot going on --
Real cool time --
Jailhouse rock --
Fun house --
The lipstick killers: 1971-1974. Personality crisis --
Land of a thousand dances --
The poetry all-stars --
A doll's house --
Raw power --
Billy doll --
Open up and bleed --
Separation anxiety --
The piss factory: 1974-1975. Go Rimbaud! --
Down at the rock & roll club --
53rd & 3rd --
So you wanna be (a rock & roll star) --
The death of the dolls --
Why don't we call it punk? --
Chinese rocks --
Metallic KO --
You should never have opened that door: 1976-1977. Blitzkrieg Bop --
England's scheming --
The passenger --
London calling --
Fun with Dick and Jayne --
Who said it's good to be alive? --
The fall --
Search and destroy: 1978-1980. Because the night --
Young, loud, and snotty --
Anarchy in the USA --
Sonic reducer --
Tuinals from hell --
Too tough to die --
Frederick --
Nevermind: 1980-1992. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory --
Exile on Main Street --
Born to lose --
No more junkie business --
The marble index --
The end --
Cast of characters --
The narrative oral history defined.
Other Titles: Uncensored oral history of punk
History of punk
Responsibility: Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, [editors].

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