Punk 1976 - 1977 features
Some interesting Punk clippings from my old music weeklies collection.
Above: The Clash first significant 'Sounds' feature from August 1976
Above: NME front page following the infamous Bill Grundy escapade of December 1976
Above: The Sex Pistols Anarchy in the UK tour plays Leeds as reviewed by Tony Parsons
Read about the 'Anarchy' tour and what Punk fans were experiencing at the time in 'Our Generation'
Below: Anarchy tour almost getting to play Derby
Above: Sex Pistols open the Harlesden Roxy Dec 76
Below: The Jam 'Roxy' article
Above and right: Roxy club Punks in early 1977
Above: Early Generation X interview from January 1977
Below: Slaughter and the Dogs at the Roxy early 77 (Read about their Doncaster Outlook gig of 1978 in the book 'Our Generation' when posh guests at an upstairs party took it in turns to come and look at the Punk Rockers watching the gig
To view the above Buzzcocks interview left click on to each section to enlarge the image
Above: The Damned play Leeds in March 1977 soon to be followed by their first dates in Doncaster and Sheffield. There are many accounts (often humurous) of seeing The Damned play around the Shffield and Doncaster region in 'Our Generation'
Above: The Clash make an impression on Nick Kent (March 1977)
Below: Tom Robinson's 'White Riot' review
Above: One of an handful of Sex Pistols Record Mirror front covers during the 1976 - 1977 period
Above: The mid 77 Jubilee era Punk and Pistols ban: Read about what Sheffield and the region's Punks were up to during the Jubilee celebrations and the rest of that iconic year in 'Our Generation' the book!