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Buzzcocks/X-Ray Spex/Wire etc.: Running with the Ratpack

Jon Savage, Sounds, 16 April 1977

ROXY RATPACK, Saturday nite. Find a friend and stick close: sink or swim. Tony and Julie were right: a club full of 'Wild Boys' outtakes and budding SS officers – (Sunday Times headline, Sunday April 3: 'National Front Woos the Young') – plenty of new faces as the music, fashion and attitude is spread by word of mouth and publicity. The soundtrack for this B-movie tonite is five bands, all of which use as a base Punk Rhythm I – the drill-Ramones variant.

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