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Punk's Founding Father, Richard Hell

Nick Hasted, The Independent, 19 August 2005

RICHARD HELL was punk's John the Baptist. In one year, 1974, he found the movement its home (CBGB's), created its style (ripped and spiked), indicated its philosophy (provocative boredom), and wrote its anthem ('Blank Generation').

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