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06/10 This Day in Punk History

And on this day in Punk history John Lydon got arrested. Yes in 1980 Lydon finds himself caught up in a pub brawl in Dublin and gets sentenced to 3 months for disorderly contract (but gets acquitted on appeal). 317 more words

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“Staying at a Dominatrix called Linda’s flat, opposite Scotland Yard, a stone’s throw from Buckingham Palace and not far from the Houses of Parliament. At her work premises in Earls Court she entertains MPs and celebrities, and she is much admired in the Sex Pistols’ camp for her anecdotes about whipping the rich and famous.

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If you’re looking at this blog I’m sure you’ll notice that it’s a bit behind. The On This Day reports are over a week behind and the discography is not growing as quickly as I hoped. 189 more words

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It’s rumored that Ari Up’s mum, Nora (Chris Spedding’s ex), is the billionaire heiress of a German newspaper baron. When Steve isn’t with her, he’s great fun.

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30/09 On This Day in Punk History

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It was on this day 1977 that one of Punk’s most classic acts X-Ray Spex released their debut on Virgin. Today they’ll play Eric’s in Liverpool, but soon Saxophonist Laura Logic will leave the band – stating she can’t juggle gigging and school. 69 more words

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29/09 On This Day in Punk History

On this day  in 1976 Siouxise and the Banshees late manager Nils Stevenson’s wrote in his diary: ‘Go to clap clinic’

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And it was on this day in 1979 that The Ruts released their only studio album ‘The Crack’. 168 more words

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27/09 On This Day in Punk History

And on this day in 1979 Punk history Blondie released their follow up to Parralel Lines – Eat to the Beat. This New Wave classic features ‘Union City Blues’, ‘Dreaming’ and their immortal ‘Atomic': 38 more words

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