Paul Weller lists his favourite things, including Orwell, the Mask of Anarchy, and Minder from Smash Hits, 4 – 17 March issue, 1982. Previously Weller had talked his favourite telly with Flexipop.
ID used to run a column ‘Straight Up’ where people in the street were photographed. This couple of skinhead girls are from the first issue in 1980.
Having just lost Malcom Owen the Ruts continue on, from Sounds, 1 November, 1980.
Still making rumpus, the Slits in Sounds, 1 November, 1980.
The second of the Oi compilations gets an interesting review in Sounds, 23 May, 1981. Alongside some decent punk from the likes of Cock Sparrer, The Strike and 4 Skins, and some grimmer gumby bands, there’s poetry from Barney Rubble and Garry Johnson.
Patrik Fitzgerald’s book Poems was published by Tower Hamlets Arts Project in 1979.
The mighty Bad Brains in Sounds, 6 June, 1987.
They did some superb gigs on this tour.