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Please kill me : the uncensored oral history of punk / Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain, [editors].

Contributor(s): McNeil, Legs [editor.] | McCain, Gillian [editor.].
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Edition: Twentieth anniversary edition.Description: 476 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780802125361; 0802125360.Other title: Uncensored oral history of punk.Subject(s): Punk rock music -- History and criticism | Punk rock musicians -- Interviews | Punk culture | Punk culture | Punk rock musicGenre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | Interviews.DDC classification: 781.66
Contents:
All tomorrow's parties: 1965-1968 -- I wanna be your dog: 1967-1971. Poetry? You call this poetry? -- The world's forgotten boys -- The music we've been waiting to hear -- Your pretty face is going to hell -- There's a riot going on -- Real cool time -- Jailhouse rock -- Fun house -- The lipstick killers: 1971-1974. Personality crisis -- Land of a thousand dances -- The poetry of all-stars -- A doll's house -- Raw power -- Billy doll -- Open up and bleed -- Separation anxiety -- The piss factory: 1974-1975. Go Rimbaud! -- Down at the rock & roll club -- 53rd & 3rd -- So you wanna be (a rock & roll star) -- The death of the dolls -- Why don't we call it punk? -- Chinese rocks -- Metallic KO -- You should never have opened that door: 1976-1977. Blitzkrieg Bop -- England's scheming -- The passenger -- London calling -- Fun with Dick and Jayne -- Who said it's good to be alive? -- The fall -- Search and destroy: 1978-1980. Because the night -- Young, loud, and snotty -- Anarchy in the USA -- Sonic reducer -- Tuinals from hell -- Too tough to die -- Frederick -- Nevermind: 1980-1992. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory -- Exile on Main Street -- Born to lose -- No more junkie business -- The marble index -- The end -- Cast of characters -- The narrative oral history defined.
Summary: An "oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era"--Page 4 of cover.
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"With new photos and afterword by the authors"--Cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 475-476).

An "oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era"--Page 4 of cover.

All tomorrow's parties: 1965-1968 -- I wanna be your dog: 1967-1971. Poetry? You call this poetry? -- The world's forgotten boys -- The music we've been waiting to hear -- Your pretty face is going to hell -- There's a riot going on -- Real cool time -- Jailhouse rock -- Fun house -- The lipstick killers: 1971-1974. Personality crisis -- Land of a thousand dances -- The poetry of all-stars -- A doll's house -- Raw power -- Billy doll -- Open up and bleed -- Separation anxiety -- The piss factory: 1974-1975. Go Rimbaud! -- Down at the rock & roll club -- 53rd & 3rd -- So you wanna be (a rock & roll star) -- The death of the dolls -- Why don't we call it punk? -- Chinese rocks -- Metallic KO -- You should never have opened that door: 1976-1977. Blitzkrieg Bop -- England's scheming -- The passenger -- London calling -- Fun with Dick and Jayne -- Who said it's good to be alive? -- The fall -- Search and destroy: 1978-1980. Because the night -- Young, loud, and snotty -- Anarchy in the USA -- Sonic reducer -- Tuinals from hell -- Too tough to die -- Frederick -- Nevermind: 1980-1992. Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory -- Exile on Main Street -- Born to lose -- No more junkie business -- The marble index -- The end -- Cast of characters -- The narrative oral history defined.

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