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Please Kill Me

Legs McNeil

Please Kill Me

The Uncensored Oral History of Punk

by Legs McNeil

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genres & Styles - Punk,
  • Genres & Styles - Rock,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Music/Songbooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11762718M
    ISBN 101417703792
    ISBN 109781417703791

      The night featured a Q&A with Legs McNeil, a fellow music journalist and editor most famous for his look at punk rock in the ‘70s and .   Please Kill Me isn’t about music. I’ve always liked crime more, I was more of a criminal. I was more of a punk. John wasn’t a punk, he was good student. But John liked causing trouble, too. He wanted to cause real trouble. GLONO: We talked about his well-known book, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, published in Legs.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!5/5(2).   Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk has been around for a while. In fact, my copy (pictured above) is the 20th Anniversary Edition. So the book is far from new. And the content, referencing the birth of Punk, obviously follows suit. As noted, I’m still toward the beginning of the book, but I freakin’ love it.

    God Please Kill Me Now. I Wish I Was Never Born. I Want to Die. Do You Ever Feel Like Dying?? Do you ever feel as if your birth was a mistake, and you have no purpose and your life is utter torment and dispair? You aren't alone. Many of the Bible prophets also wanted to die, and asked God to kill them. div>A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of.


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A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era/5.

I found Please Kill Me insightful, informative and fascinating. It told me a lot of things I didn't know, even though I followed the punk era closely in the magazines of the time; caught the tail end of it when I moved to NYC in the '80s; and actually became acquainted with a few of the people mentioned in the book/5().

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The site encompasses music, art, culture, fashion, poetry and movies – from the 60s through today. PLEASE KILL ME: THE UNCENSORED ORAL HISTORY OF PUNK – by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain. A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that.

Please Kill Me is not meant to be uplifting. It's a book about a bunch of mostly messed-up, at best semi-stable people of limited talent, who nonetheless came together to create something great. It's the story of those people, not the specific chords they played or the amplifiers they used/5().

A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era/5(36).

Editions for Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), Free download or read online Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk pdf (ePUB) book.

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Legs McNeil. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this music, non fiction story are,/5. Please Kill Me goes backstage and behind apartment doors to chronicle the sex, drugs and power struggles that were the very fabric of the American punk community, to the time before piercing and tattoos became commonplace and when every concert, new band and fashion statement marked an absolute first.

From Iggy Pop and Lou Reed to the Clash and /5(). Resounds with authenticity.”—The New York Times “No volume serves juicier dish on punk’s New York birth Tales of sex, drugs and music that will make you wish you’d been there.”—Rolling Stone A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements.

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John Allen Cassady reflects on growing up with Neal Cassady, king of the counterculture, the inspiration for Dean Moriarty in On the Road, and the driver of. As Please Kill Me would have it, punk's dissolute utopia wasn't killed solely by substance abuse, about which it grows properly grave by the close, or by the quest for fame among dull suburban teens and other people Legs McNeil doesn't like.

There were also those English posers convincing the world that they had invented punk rock. I agree that. A contemporary classic, Please Kill Me is the definitive oral history of the most nihilistic of all pop movements.

Iggy Pop, Richard Hell, the Ramones, and scores of other punk figures lend their voices to this decisive account of that explosive era. This 20th anniversary edition features new photos and an afterword by the authors/5(K). Punk's chaotic energy and revolutionary spirit come through vividly in this mesmerizing account of American punk.

For instance, Kathy Asheton notes, ``I remember the day of his [Iggy Pop's] wedding because that was the day Iggy and I started our romantic relationship.'' Legions of groupies and other American punk scene denizens are similarly heard from here, as are Author: Legs Mcneil. "Please Kill Me" covers New York punk from it's birth in the mid's at Andy Warhol's Factory all the way to it's eventual death in the late's, as corporate America once again begins to catch the wave and numerous members of the original first wave of punk begin to burn out from the excessive and dangerous lifestyles that they embraced.5/5(6).

About The Book. A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its release, Please Kill Me brings the sound of the punk generation to life. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Nico, Patti Smith, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that outrageous, explosive era.

They came not to bury punk but to praise it. 20 years ago, Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain published “Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Author: Carolyn Kellogg. Gillian McCain and Legs McNeil The official Instagram of Please Kill Me: the Uncensored Oral History of Punk by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain #thisiswhatscool 2K posts.

By the late s so many of the Please Kill Me (the title is taken from a t-shirt designed by Richard Hell) characters in the book have died of overdoses, misadventure and illness the body count. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Please kill me by Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain | at Barnes & Noble.

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Please kill me by Legs McNeil, Gillian McCain,Grove Press edition, in English - 1st : A Time Out and Daily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release, Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements.

Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of other famous and infamous punk figures lend their voices to this definitive account of that.