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Confessions Of A Chicago Punk Bystander By Marie Kanger-Born
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A gritty insight into the city, clubs and lifestyle of the early Chicago Punk scene of the late 1970s and ’80s. This narrative follows the author's introduction to punk rock via the notorious... More > Chicago night clubs -- O'Banion's and OZ. The hedonism of the lifestyle and her harrowing exploits stand in stunning contrast to her accidental role as the primary caregiver for her mother, who was disabled by Multiple Sclerosis. Story recounts the rise of the teenage hardcore scene over the bar based punk scene, to the later decline that began with the emergence of a skinhead jock era, along with the author's personal evolution as a photographer and zine producer. In 2006, she discovered a thriving underground scene in the Pilsen/La Villita neighborhoods. Today she is happy to declare that punk is not dead, and neither is she. Includes the author's photographs of the 1980s and 2006 bands, the crowds, her BS Detector fanzine, and other memorabilia. A visual delight that truly paints a picture of the era!< Less
Punk'N By Gary R Forney
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Punk'N - legendary Punk Rockin' Chicago Blues group, in publicity and concert photos with lyrics to five of their songs, with bios of each member.
DJ Guetta By Roger Jackson
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France's David Guetta belongs to the sparkling wave of DJs who combine Daft Punk's sleek house music with a pinch of electroclash's punch. Guetta had been DJ'ing around France playing popular tunes,... More > but his brain was particularly rewired in 1987 when he heard a Farley Jack master Funk track on French radio. He taped the track, brought a copy to a gig, and promptly cleared the floor with it during one of his own sets. Things loosened up a year later when acid house came to France and Guetta successfully promoted his own club nights. It was during one of those nights in 1992 that he met Robert Owens, a Chicago-based house legend who was touring across Europe at the time. Guetta played Owens some of his own tracks, and Owens picked one he liked enough to sing over.< Less