As for me being deluded, you are the deluded one if you think Alice Cooper's exclusion from that episode was right, it's like doing a film on a genre of soul music, say Philly, and leaving out the O'Jays! Originally published in Issue 37 Artists. Well, if Punk was the ultimate form of rock and roll - rebellion, subjectivity and individuality, then The Stranglers fit the bill, as they weren't like anyone else, the mark of a great Punk Rock group. Start a band, get pissed, get laid If you prefer not to receive text or wireless promotional communications on your mobile device, you can opt out by replying STOP. They've never been 'the flavour of the day' with the BBC but how can a documentry from what is meant to be an unbiased organisation ignore them.
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One of the most enduring still going today, not just reformed to top the pensions up a little , original, and commercially successful bands of the punk era was completely excluded from this programme. Tim from Stoke, you said " Theres a snobery attched to the fact that they were top muscians and had a keyboard player. They showed us just how they put three chords together with poetry to produce the classic album 'Horses'. As usual The Stranglers get completely blanked from a Punk programme covering a period of time in which they were one of the most dominant.
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It appears am not the only one. Is the reason for no coverage of the Stranglers anything to do with the fact that they were once a little rude to Jon Savage? Cheers DC Dave Curtis. And i shall name two of them ; The Stranglers [ still going strong and still the best] The Damned [ still a fantastic live band]. As the producer points out, 1 hour is not enough to give the subject justice and the film was made acknowledging that and other limitations. Maybe other TV channels are more balanched in their approach to music documentaries! What a load of dross how on earth can you give so much air time to the sex pistols and none what's so ever to the band that is far better The Stranglers and they are still going strong Ian Wright, Lancashire.
Part of the many who watched and noticed the noticeably omitted The Stranglers. Why no recognition that Punks alive and one of its most eloquent artists Jake Burns is ignored! If you use multiple browsers or devices you may need to execute this opt out on each browser or device. Contact details for data protection authorities are available here. The Services do not use Google Analytics to gather information that personally identifies you. As described above, our third party partners may use persistent identifiers to track your Internet usage across other websites, online services, email and mobile applications in their networks beyond the Services, and may combine information about you from other sources. They were sexist although I just thought they were classic wind-up merchants who liked tweaking bleeding heart pc types and JJ gave some of the people who were journalists then and are now in the meedja a bit of a kicking.