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August 29, 2017

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29th August 1976 was the day Punk in the UK exploded. The Screen On The Green was McLaren’s big play – his first opportunity to show that three bands was indeed a movement. The three key bands played together on the same stage for the first time. Buzzcocks first foray to London. The Clash’s first ever public gig billed as Clash, and Sex Pistols, the trailblazers, headlining with a storming set to underline their dominance. And the punk crowd came out to play in all their finery, putting on their best bin bags and strutting their stuff.

Enjoy all three sets. Links below.

SAS-Buzzcocks-SOTG-300Buzzcocks – Screen on the Green, Islington, August 29th, 1976
Audio. Buzzcocks set from The Screen on the Green Mid-Nite Special.

Clash – Screen on the Green, Islington, August…

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