Recent years have seemed a mix up of the days we thought had gone with austerity and protest and stand offs on the streets,
Brass Tacks was a current affairs programme shown on BBC2 between 1977 and 1988. On one episode called Punk Rock, which was broadcast on 3rd August 1977
The tour eventually culminated in a high profile gig in San Francisco, where concert promoter Bill Graham convinced McLaren that the band was popular enough to play Winterland, dwarfing any performance the band had previously attempted by far. This now legendary concert, the biggest of the group's career, would also turn out to be the Sex Pistols
Here is an amazing documentary, which tells the story of Joe Strummer, former Clash legend and defining figure of British popular music.
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The Trogglodytes formed in 1964 in Andover, Southern England. They shortened their name to Troggs when they signed for Larry Page in 1965. The original line up was Reg Ball (now Presley) on lead vocals, Chris Britton (Lead Guitar), Pete Staples (bass), Ronnie Bond (drums). Despite being signed to Page One Records their manager leased them to CBS for debut single "Lost Girl." The single failed to impact.