In music weekly Melody Maker's August 7, 1976 edition, the Pistols and punk were the talk of the UK.
The best political punk songs have stood the test of time, remaining wholly relevant in an era when politics thrives on lies and confusion.
Ever since rearing its head in the 70s, punk politics continue to shape our way of thinking, thanks to outspoken bands unafraid of making a stand.
At the end of the 70s, ‘Setting Sons’ established The Jam as one of the most prolific – and insightful – bands of the decade.
Always at odds with their peers, with ‘All Mod Cons’ The Jam revealed themselves to be one of the most exciting – and enduring – British groups of the 70s.
In late October 1982, after weeks of rumours, Paul Weller announced that he was splitting up the band to explore new musical possibilities.
The languid, synthesiser-underpinned track had a dreamy, soul-pop feel that was a long way from the intense style of The Jam.
While the US & UK continue to claim the land rights, punk was an agent of change on a worldwide scale and its impact has affected all corners of the globe.
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If you’re a key member of a successful band, the solo bug will bite. Here we salute some of the most notable artists who found life after the band.
The pioneering, Lancashire-born punk singer-songwriter died of a heart attack in his adopted home country of Estonia on 6 December.
Sir Cliff Richard was also confirmed for the high-profile London festival last month.
The former Jam and Style Council icon Paul Weller announced a series of gigs as part of Forest Live 2019, the summer concert series promoted by the British Forestry Commission.
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In November 1979, the UK chart welcomed a future Jam classic and one of Paul Weller's most incisive lyrics to date, ‘The Eton Rifles.'