PUNK on Sky Arts

There’s no shortage of decent Punk doc’s around but this latest presented by Iggy Pop starting tonight on Sky Arts might be worth a look…


9pm, Sky Arts

The gravel-voiced founding father of punk, Iggy Pop, narrates this comprehensive history of the genre. He begins, with some justification, by talking about himself: the opening episode kicks out the jams in Detroit with the MC5 and the Stooges and learns how those bands inspired a generation of young New Yorkers, including the Ramones, to give voice to their own urban angst. In the second part of a double bill, the Ramones visit London and find a city full of scruffy, furious kindred spirits. Phil Harrison


And it’s followed up with this…


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