The Roxy London Wc2: A Punk History

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"30 years ago on January 1st 1977, the Roxy Club in London s Covent Garden opened with a gig by the Clash and Chelsea. In April 1978 the doors were shut for the last time." The nostalgia industry has sold us a view of Punk dominated by the Sex Pistols, Clash, Sid Vicious and the usual suspects. The Roxy London WC2 redresses this imbalance by drawing together a history of that infamous Punk club. It argues that without the Roxy Club giving Punk a space where bands and fans alike could gather and develop a scene it may never have turned out the way it did. A club that in its short life span was frequented by all the major faces on the scene. A club that featured nearly every major and minor Punk act of the time including the Clash, Stranglers, Damned, Slits, Adam & the Ants and even the Police. All with stories and incidents to tell including...

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Published by Punk 77 Books, [Yeovil] (2007)
ISBN 10: 0955658306 ISBN 13: 9780955658303
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Book Description Punk 77 Books, [Yeovil], 2007. Paperback. Condition: Good. First Edition.. [Yeovil]: Punk77 Books, 2007. First edition. [x],511,[1]pp. Copiously illustrated throughout, frequently in colour. Original paperback. Crease to lower right hand corner of front cover, also affecting corners of the following few pages (see photos). A good, sound copy: used but not abused. No loose pages, no writing or highlighting. Seller Inventory # 300062

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