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Made in the UK: The Music of Attitude 1977-1983 (pH Classic)

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“The mid-1970s was England’s darkest, dreariest hour. The UK was sliding deeper into unemployment, reeling from strike after strike, power cuts, the three-day work week, and IRA bombs. It was time for a new order and in London’s restless streets a handful of snotty young men, feisty females, and first generation Jamaican musicians created the UK’s punky revolution. They ma ...more
Hardcover, 132 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by powerHouse Books (first published September 2005)
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C M
Dec 26, 2015 C M rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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"Made in the UK" is a picture book of "The Music of Attitude 1977-1983" by British photographer Janette Beckham, who specialized in youth (sub-)cultures. The book has only a few short articles, mostly taken from other publications. In essence, it is a pictography of the key subcultures of Brtain in the period 1977-1983, including Punk, Skinheads, Teds, Mods, and Ska. Some pictures of stars of the movements are epic, such as the one of Joe Strummer and Johnny (Rotten) Lydon, but I actually enjoye ...more
Cecilia
Aug 07, 2009 Cecilia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: music, art, photographs
Great photos from a Great Era... I simply loved and enjoyed all of them!
Frank
Oct 07, 2011 Frank rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: music, photography
Photos of London's punk and post-punk musicians and scenesters. Mods and skins and Teddy Boys. Great pic of a young Shane MacGowan.
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