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Robin Banks

Robin Banks wrote for ZigZag in the late 1970s.

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The Clash: Give 'em Enough Rope (CBS 82431)

Review by Robin Banks, ZigZag, December 1978

A TRIUMPHANT roar of battles won. This album is a paean to victory than demands instant recognition and then leaves one gasping for breath, exhausted ...

The Clash, Generation X: Only in ZigZag! The New Clash Single!

Review by Robin Banks, ZigZag, September 1977

THE CLASH: 'Complete Control'/'The City of the Dead' (CBS) ...

The Clash: Rude Boy: Directed by Jack Hazan; Starring Ray Gange and The Clash; Cert X

Film/DVD/TV Review by Robin Banks, ZigZag, April 1980

RUDE BOY CAN FAIL ...

Public Image Ltd, The Sex Pistols: Public Image Ltd.: We Only Wanted To Be Loved

Interview by Robin Banks, ZigZag, December 1978

THE ENIGMATIC Johnny Lydon. Dubbed "The Messiah of Punk" by those who only thought in clichés, he was catapulted into a situation that left him ...

The Rich Kids

Interview by Robin Banks, ZigZag, October 1977

IF YOU ARE one of the lucky few who have already seen The Rich Kids play, you are going to be bragging about it in ...

Steel Pulse

Profile by Robin Banks, ZigZag, September 1977

I FIRST SAW Steel Pulse the night Elvis Presley died. I was soaking wet from the pouring rain, couldn't afford a drink, and my equilibrium ...

The Vincent Units: Sex Against Rockism

Profile and Interview by Robin Banks, ZigZag, May 1979

"It's an amazing feeling getting up on stage and knowing that nobody expects miracles... and then sometimes one occurs" — Neal Brown, May 1979. ...

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Don Letts: Cramp and Paralize Them and Those Who Worship Babylon

Interview by Robin Banks, ZigZag, February 1978

DON LETTS shares a comfortable flat in Forest Hill with three Rastafarian friends, a ferret named Brian, and various other permanent or transient guests. The ...

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