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Unformatted text preview: History of Rock and Roll Videotape 9: Punk 1. How did conditions in London (1975) spawn the punk movement? 1975: London is a city in decay people felt hopeless: no future class warfare: resentment spreading punk: hope among hopelessness punk = confrontation, attack and simplify 2. What is CBGB and why is it important? Club in NYC Country, Blue Grass, and Blues CBGB spawned punk and new wave in the 1970’s 3. Why is the song “God Save the Queen” (1977) by the Sex Pistols important? Criticized Queen of England on her Silver Jubilee Such direct criticism was unheard of Song goes to #1, banned from radio Band members physically attacked This notoriety/success leads to US tour, which leads to their breakup 4. Where does the punk scene migrate to after the Sex Pistols break up (1978-1980)? Los Angeles Bands include X and the Misfits 5. How do the record companies repackage punk beginning in the 1980s? New Wave Johnny Rotten calls new wave “watered down punk” Overview USA: 1967-1975: NYC The Velvet Underground Iggy Pop & The Stooges The MC5 Television Patti Smith The Ramones Blondie UK: 1974-1977 Malcom McLaren/ The Sex Pistols The Clash The Buzzcocks The Jam...
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- Spring '08
- Music, Punk rock, new wave, Iggy Pop, Sex Pistols