Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

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Grove Press, 2006 - Music - 452 pages
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A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era. From its origins in the twilight years of Andy Warhol’s New York reign to its last gasps as eighties corporate rock, the phenomenon known as punk is scrutinized, eulogized, and idealized by the people who were there and who made it happen.

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From a conversation between Duncan Hannah and Danny Fields (as remembered by Duncan Hannah): So we went to Danny's loft on Twentieth Street and smoked some hash. We were all looking around his house ... Read full review

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I love books written like this. I had previously read Louder Than Hell which was basically the same book only longer, more detailed, and about heavy metal. Reading "behind the scenes" stories about ... Read full review

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