At the time, punk felt like the most incredible thing that had ever ever happened, it took the world, it took the entire rock world of the UK, cpsized it, and the US followed even though neither the Sex Pistols nor punk rock had the blindest chance of maintaining it.
If it was in the New York City area I’d certainly be there and if you are somewhere in the Dover area you haven’t lived till you’ve enjoyed the timing of Joe Stevens the storyteller. He once had me rolling on the floor with tears talking about Paul McCartney throwing him off the tour bus for asking about a Beatles reunion in what, 1971? 1972?
Joe Stevens To Tell His Clash Tales, October 12th: Wanna Hear About The Night Strummer Saw The Future???
JOE STRUMMER WAS STUNNED,AND APPARANTLY RETIRED THE 101’ERS AND BEGAN FORMING THE CLASH SOON AFTER