Music History

Published on February 20th, 2015 | by Alan Cross

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A Great Historical Study: Home Movies of London Punks, 1978-81

So what was it like to be a punk in London at the end of the explosion that saw the rise of the Sex Pistols, the Damned and the Clash? Dangerous Minds found these clips from a documentary shot back then.

Now here’s a look back on the punk era from a perspective of 30 years.

Feeling nostalgic? Or feeling that you were born too late? Then listen to this song.

Sandi Thom – I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker from Videodisasterz on Vimeo.




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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