July 10th, 2020

cyberinsekt

Jeffrey Lewis - A History of Punk on the Lower East Side

Do you want to listen to the of the best histories of punk in a single performance? Jeffrey Lewis's punk timeline is a bit sketchy at times, especially when he draws it through the weird folk and freakout bands of the 1960s but he can be forgiven just about anything for his dry delivery and the fact that he performs part of every single song he mentions. And hey, he's sticking up for his hometown too. This is a classic recording that never got a proper release, copyright and licensing restrictions proving entirely insurmountable. This low bitrate version from 2004 is all there is as far as I know.

Jeffrey Lewis - A History of Punk on the Lower East Side
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