Tag Archives: punk rock

Jarman’s Jubilee

This year we celebrate the 75th birthday of British filmmaker Derek Jarman. Jarman was born on January 31, 1942. I’m always discovering and then keeping tabs on these timely anniversaries of our countercultural forebears, and I’m happy to highlight this one even if I’m getting to it about 7 months too late. The good news [...]

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Kamikaze Clash

One last Clash post to finish off the week and to remind readers that I’ll be on Edward Brinson’s Eigthties/Schmeighties show on WXNA radio in Nashville today to celebrate Joe Strummer’s birthday. We’ll hit the air this morning at 11 AM Central Time. Tune in here, and enjoy a fun look back at Joe and [...]

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The Clash’s Last Testament

The Clash’s eponymous first album was a classic that didn’t get released in America until after their second album was released here. Give ‘em Enough Rope is generally considered a slick, American produced sophomore jinx of an album, but I’ll be posting about that soon. The band loses their manager and heads back to London, [...]

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Johnny Ramone Wants You!

Check out this fun, new animation from the Johnny Ramone Army! Also, check out the third installment of the BBC’s Seven Ages of Rock. This chapter is entitled “The Blank Generation” and it covers the punk revolution on both sides of the Atlantic. We’re particularly taken with the great Patti Smith footage that starts at [...]

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