Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

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Grove Press, 2006 - 452 síğur
A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era. From its origins in the twilight years of Andy Warhol's New York reign to its last gasps as eighties corporate rock, the phenomenon known as punk is scrutinized, eulogized, and idealized by the people who were there and who made it happen.

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I read this book years after my teenaged experience with punk music in the late 70's - early 80's. It was fun to relive those years and learn all about the stories behind the music. Can anyone who is ... Read full review

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Umsögn notanda  - datrappert - LibraryThing

Totally engrossing, disgusting, harrowing, you name it. Also great pictures. This oral history of punk is mostly focused on the scene in New York City, but also works in the Sex Pistols. Depending on ... Read full review

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