Prime Time: Television
Tom Hibbert, The History of Rock, 1983
THE RULES OF punk/new-wave music laid down in 1976-77 stated that bands should avoid displays of technical virtuosity, should profess a loathing for rocks history and traditions (although a regard for Iggy and the Stooges, the Velvet Underground and the trashiest of Sixties pop was permissible) and should perform songs containing anti-social, unromantic messages.
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