School mates from Croydon, England came together to violate their parent's ear drums with punk rock noise in 1974. The aggressive center being singer Paul Halford (whose alter ego was Johnny Moped), with Captain Sensible of the Damned on guitar. Many other names were used, including Assault and Buggery, before settling on Johnny Moped by 1975.
We look forward to the Rio Olympics with journalist David Goldblatt, author of new book ‘The Games: A Global History of the Olympics’. Plus: Gillian McCain joins us to discuss the stories behind music book ‘Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk’, which is 20 years old this year, and we welcome back writer and journalist Matt Potter to learn how to write the perfect resignation letter – post-Brexit.
Gillian McCain will be reading from Please Kill Me, the book she co-authored with Legs McNeil, at the Ace Hotel in London this Friday! July 8th
"The Teddy Boy look" began in 1950's England when young men wore clothing inspired by the dandies of the Edwardian era. They were originally named "Cosh boys" until the Daily Express shortened 'Edwardian' to 'Teddy' for a headline in 1953, changing history.
Luke Brandon-Field is an actor, writer, and British hunk currently living in Los Angeles. I was fortunate enough to...
Mick Jagger with Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham (left), London, 1964. (Photo by Terry O’Neill/Getty Images) Notorious...