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The purpose behind this space is to share obscure, out of print or otherwise commercially unavailable music, video and other media from a period in time in which music history revisionists have written out or downplayed the contributions of so many great bands, fanzine writers and others. And to entertain myself.  I don't own any of the material posted, so if  it belongs to you and you do not want it up here, get in touch with me and I will take it down. A lot of the material I will end up posting has been downloaded from other blogs or received through trades and may or may not be available elsewhere. I am extremely grateful for all the great stuff I have discovered through other people's blogs and their effort to share but please do not spit your dummy out for not receiving credit for your "ripping the vinyl" or whatever.I really cannot be bothered to keep track of where I found things. Keep in mind you probably do not own the rights for the music either and it is all about bringing the music to a wider audience (in my case likely the 3 or 4 people who bother to read this blog). I hope everyone discovers something new or something they have been searching for. All the best.

Friday, 28 February 2014

COCKNEY REJECTS



Cannot say much about this East London band that has not been said better elsewhere. For about three years, they breathed new life into punk rock in the UK, are generally credited for the name given to a new breed of stripped down, working class punk rock. 

Here are the two John Peel sessions recorded by the band in 1979 and 1980. 

My copy of the 1979 Peel Session is in mono. Here is a youtube link to a much better copy:


Download the 1980 Peel Session here:




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