Julie Davis — PUNK

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An assortment of show reviews, interviews and editorials from young women and men who “have been putting together their own magazines about punk rock for the last year.” Some of the authors include Jane Suck, Nag, Sex Ade, John Goto, Alan Anger, Charlie Chainsaw, and Erica Echenberg, covering the Damned, Slits, Cortinas, Television, Adverts,Buzzcocks, Vibrators, Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Boys, Johnny Thunder and the Heartbreakers, Alternative TV, The Lurkers, The Jam, Generation X,Sex Pistols, Chelsea, X Ray Spex, Ramones, 999, Slaughter and the Dogs, Johnny Moped, Stranglers, Eater, Squeeze, Penetration, XTC, and the Clash. Interviews include Dave Vanian of the Damned, the Slits, Pete Shelly of theBuzzcocks, TV Smith from the Adverts, Ian “Knox” Carnochan of the Vibrators, Siouxsie Sioux, Paul Weller of The Jam, Poly Styrene from X Ray Spex, Johnny Ramone, etc. A few of the editorials include “Girl Bands” and “Fascism” by Lucy Toothpaste, “Sod the Press” by Alan Anger, and “Sex and Mental Oppression”by Tony D (“I’m not IN ANY WAY saying that to topple the system and achieve physical and mental freedom is by becoming a sexless moron…”).Heavily illustrated with superb images, and the final page lists addresses for the contributor’s zines including 48 Thrills, Ripped & Torn, Strangled, and Shews


PUNK (1st Edition), Edited by Julie Davis. Published by Millington (an imprint of Davison Publishing Limited), 1977. 4to in stiff wraps as issued. 128 pages, illustrated throughout. Text in English. Only minor wear to cover (see photos) else clean inside and overall a near fine copy

First edition, 1st printing

A scarce, early book on [mostly] British punk, just a year into the movement, as it happened by those making it happen. a snapshot of punk in the late 1970s by Jane Suck, Charlie Chainsaw, et. al. Artist interviews include The Buzzcocks, The Clash, Television and more


Julie Davis — PUNK