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Tobler, John, author.
Punk rock : complete guide to British & American New Wave : including Sex Pistols, Damned, Clash, Stranglers, Ramones, Jonathan Richman, Television.
London : Phoebus Publishing Co., [1977]
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64 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
ML3534 .T63 1977+ Oversize
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"Written by John Tobler ... This is the complete rundown on punk. In 64 pages all the important punk or New Wave artists -- 35 in all -- are featured in detailed biographies. British bands range from the Adverts to the Stranglers (including, of course, the Clash, the Damned, the Jam and the Six Pistols); American New Wavers take in Blondie to Television by way of the Heartbreakers, Mink DeVille, Tom Petty, the Ramones and Jonathan Richman. In addition, the great New Wave influences -- the New York Dolls, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed and Patty Smith -- have their own features. And, to top it all, there's the full story of punk from the Sex Pistols' first eruption onto the scene to their latest chart-breaking singles ..."--Page [1].
"Edited & introductory chapter by Jeremy Pascall."--Page [2].
Many of the photographs, including the front and back covers, are by Jill Furmanovsky.
Title from front cover.
Subject Terms:
Clash (Musical group)
Modern Lovers (Musical group)
New wave music -- History and criticism.
Phoebus Publishing Co. -- Publisher.
Portrait photography.
Punk rock culture -- Great Britain.
Punk rock music -- History and criticism.
Punk rock musicians -- Great Britain.
Ramones (Musical group)
Rock groups -- Biography.
Rock music -- 1971-1980 -- History and criticism.
Sex Pistols (Musical group)
Stranglers (Musical group)
Television (Musical group)
Furmanovsky, Jill, 1953- photographer.
Pascall, Jeremy, editor, writer of introduction.
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