October 27, 2006

REALPUNX


Mecca Normal, LA, this spring. David Lester throwin his arm like a toy.


"Legend of Billie Jean" = unheralded proto-riot girl influence?
There is a feminist subtext to everything Pat Benetar has ever done, down to the braided rat tail she sports in this video.


I probably read about this in 15 R.G. fanzines and at least 4 issues of Melody Maker, so I had my own envisioned version of exactly how it went down. But that was then, and now, it's 15 years later and finally seeing Huggy Bear doing "Her Jazz" on The Word is a "Hey Koolaid!" kind of mind-buster.

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