Monthly Archives: May 2013

talking trash

Anyone thinks punk started with the Sex Pistols needs to catch up on Dixie Fried by Carl Perkins – see a 1957 performance at and listen to the words. A line of punk and garage was always there in … Continue reading

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An uncivil war

If you want to understand how Skinheads feel about Goths, try reading a Puritan scribbler’s criticism of a painting of an aristocratic Cavalier – contempt dripping from every word (see panel). Tristram Hunt quotes it in The English Civil War … Continue reading

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