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Pretty Vacant: A History of UK Punk


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London, early 1976. Oxford Street is a sea of long hair and flared jeans; prog rock prevails. But Ron Watts, the 100 Club s rock night manager, has witnessed the impromptu and chaotic gigs at High Wycombe College of Art. He invites the Sex Pistols to start a residency in central London, and over the next eighteen months, everything changes. Unlike many writers, Phil Strongman was actually at the 100 Club punk festival in September 1976 and witnessed punk s violent and dramatic rise. After tracing its underground roots in ...

Pretty Vacant: A History of UK Punk 2008, Chicago Review Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781556527524

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