From the velvets to the voidoids: a pre-punk history for a post-punk world

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Penguin Books,
Pub. Date:
1993.
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English
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Exhaustively researched and packed with unique insights, this history journeys from the punk scene's roots in the mid-1960s to the arrival of "new wave" in the early 1980s. With a cast that includes Patti Smith, Pere Ubu, Television, Blondie, the Ramones, the MC5, the Stooges, Talking Heads, and the Dead Boys, this account is the definitive story of early American punk rock. Extraordinarily balanced, it tells the story of the music's development largely through the artists' own words, while thoroughly analyzing and evaluating the music in a lucid and cogent manner. First published in 1993, this was the first book to tell the stories of these then-little-known bands; now, this edition has been updated with a new discography, including imports and bootlegs, and an afterword detailing the post-1970s history of these bands. Filled with insights from interviews with artists such as Lou Reed, Debbie Harry, David Byrne, Patti Smith, and Richard Hell, this book has long been considered one of the essential reads on rock rebellion.
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subject_facet New wave music -- United States -- History and criticism, Punk rock music -- United States -- History and criticism
title_display From the velvets to the voidoids : a pre-punk history for a post-punk world
title_full From the velvets to the voidoids : a pre-punk history for a post-punk world / Clinton Heylin
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title_sub a pre-punk history for a post-punk world
topic_facet History and criticism, New wave music, Punk rock music