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This Is Pop

A quick perusal of this month’s Shindig magazine has convinced me that 1968 is back in fashion. It’s 50 years ago of course and so it is time to convince the ageing punters that still buy CD’s that now is … Continue reading

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Goodbye Pete Shelley

It’s a compliment to Pete Shelley that his death has provoked some rather fine online tributes from his friends and peers. In the modern world where something along the line of ‘Pete Shelley, sad news, RIP’ is regarded as newsworthy … Continue reading

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Meanwhile …..oop north

The influence of punk might extend as far as Bromley but that was about it’s geographical limit for the first half of 1976. Punk was the sound of London, punk accents were working class London accents. With no social media … Continue reading

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