Was Joe Jackson Punk?
A classically-trained musician who’d already spent years playing in jazz clubs and the cabaret circuit, Joe Jackson was inspired by the rawness and simplicity of the punk music that emerged in late 1970’s London.
Was Elvis Costello Punk?
First up in our series, “Were They Punk?”, we examine the punk rock bona fides of one Declan MacManus, also known as “Elvis Costello”.
A Beginner’s Guide to Punk Rock
The first wave of punk is said to have lasted a mere two years before imploding in 1979. Yet in that short amount of time it left an indelible mark on fashion, music, and popular culture.
The Stranglers – History, Members, Songs & Fun Facts
The Stranglers are an English punk rock band who formed in Guildford, Surrey, in 1974. The band originally consisted of bassist/vocalist Jean-Jacques Burnel, keyboardist Dave Greenfield, drummer Jet Black, and guitarist/vocalist Hugh Cornwell.