NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).
NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).

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NEW YORK ROCKER #1-13 (NYC: February 1976 - August 1978).

Ed. Alan Betrock (#1 & #5-11); Craig Gholson, Guillemette Barbet (#2-4); Andrew Schwartz (#12-13). Tabloid newspaper format. Each 20pp.-72pp. A good run of the first 13 issues of this renowned magazine, chronicling the burgeoning scene and the punk explosion.


The list of interviewees reads like a who's who: Tom Verlaine; David Byrne; Wilko Johnson; Russ Mael and Cherry Vanilla; Richard Hell; John Cale; David Johansen; The Sex Pistols; Blondie; Vivienne Westwood; Lester Bangs; The Heartbreakers; The Jam; The Diodes; The Ramones; Patti Smith; Jonathan Richman; Howard Devoto; Brian Eno; Lydia Lunch; and numerous others. Many are featured on the front covers, and each issue is prolifically illustrated with photographss of everyone involved, including six photos of Patti Smith live at the Bottom Line, The Ramones in London (both in 1976), Keith and Anita by Gerard Malanga, Blondie in California (1977), and, in issue #2, a centrespread reproducing 130 portraits by Leee Childers of everyone on the New York scene.


In addition, concerts at CBGB's and Max's Kansas City (and elsewhere) are given extensive coverage, along with regular reports filed from London (and the West Coast), with Kris Needs documenting the impact in particular of The Sex Pistols and The Clash. Other contributors include Lester Bangs, Ken Barnes, Gene Sculatti, Steven Meisel (among many others), and alongside regularly profiled artists such as The Heartbreakers, Suicide, John Cale, The Cramps, Devo, Talking Heads, and The New York Dolls, other articles feature the LA scene, Robin Williamson, Nico, Miles interviewed on '60s London, and even a photo-illustrated Iggy Pop quiz written out by Pete Frame.


Newsprint paper age-toned; #2 is worn and frayed at the edges, with lower right corner loss; #5 has lower section of back page missing; and #7 has a half-page cut out; o/w Very Good (unfolded).

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