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Herefordshire Live interview
« on: September 28, 2016, 09:00:39 AM »
Interview about "punk" and all that...
http://herefordshirelive.co.uk/music/punk-festival
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Actually the whole kind of aggression and political stance was just a little part of it which some bands took on and some didn't. The main thing was saying 'this is me, I'm going to say what I want to say and I'm gonna form a band and I'm going to do it in the style I want'. It was a very broad church, punk rock, at the time.

Johnny Rotten, certainly at the time, was just a brilliant performer and presence. I loved The Damned and loved The Clash, maybe The Clash less so I like them more in retrospect, but certainly The Damned and The Stranglers.

It was a brilliant movement with many, many fabulous live bands. They were all great on stage and they would set a room alight when you saw them. It was exciting, it was thrilling, it was new, it was really unforgettable movement.
« Last Edit: September 28, 2016, 09:53:35 AM by Uli »
Just around the corner and miles away...