They were the most accomplished musicians who took punk and had the motivation and creativity to do something worthwhile with it. Also in the post Punk section towards the end no mention of Wire. Who knows and - apart from you - who cares. I am sitting in a huge crowd at the Knebworth Festival waiting for the Rolling Stones to appear. People say they were not punk.
The Stranglers were a big ommision. Have a look on You Tube to see a real band of class musicians playing real gutsy music. Young Rock'n Roll iconoclasts with darkly wicked sexuality. Suggest you have another go at making it and do it properly this time. They have proved their worth over the years and are still going strong. Status Quo have and all based on one song!! You would be guaranteed a reasonably large audience - nearly every comment listed here indicates disappointment for them not even being mentioned.
BBC - Seven Ages of Rock - Programmes - Blank Generation
Yet another programme about punk that ignores the most commercial successful, popular and prolific band of the period - The Stranglers. Oh come on you guys from The Stranglers Fan Club. Those were the days, as Mary Hopkin once said. Duncan Round , Pulloxhill. Among the throngs to hurl herself toward Butthole nirvana was a performance artist and reported Times Square peep show professional a la Wendy O. Rock, Pop and the Written Word. They have proved their worth over the years and are still going strong.
They have proved their worth over the years and are still going strong. When Suzi Quatro emerged in , "no other prominent female musician worked in rock simultaneously as a singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader". Share it with your friends! It is hilarious to read these comments; one person says too much time was devoted to punk and another says not enough. Busty Action Girl Denise Milani.