Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Boomtown Rat: A Cup of Instant with Modest Bob Geldof

Howie Klein, New York Rocker, April 1978

THE LINE IN front of the 100 Club snaked endlessly down Oxford Street. The idea of standing on it — and for a Rich Kids concert in this subterranean slime-hole, no less — was not appetizing, especially on a freezing February night.

Total word count of piece: 2179


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.