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Featuring: ACR, the Distractions, the Drones, V2, The Fall, Martin Hannett.
Contributors: Andy Zero, Martin X, J.C., N.R.H.
Offices: Student Union, St John's College, Lower Hardman Str, M/C3

Featured in the following MDMArchive online exhibitions:
City Fun: The Hidden History of Manchester's Favourite Fanzine
Jigsaw Feeling
EVIDENTLY.....THE BOY LOOKED AT SID AND PUKED......A LONG TIME AGO........BEFORE THE BOY WAS BORN..OR EVEN BEFORE THE BOY WAS THOUGHT UP BY SILLY PEOPLE WHO TRAVEL THE COUNTRY SIGHNING AUTOGRAPHS ON THE COVERS OF X SELF IMPORTANT EGOTISTICAL BADLY WRITTEN STATEMENTS..............A OVERATED ACTER NAMED JAMES DEAN STARRED IN A B MOVIE THAT ERM CAPTURED THE IMAGINATION OF THE YOUNG AMERICANS...........ROCK AND ROLL..... THE SPIRIT OF ROCK AND ROLL FINALLY FOUND ITS TRUE POSITION.... IT HAS NOT DIED. NOT EVER...........IT SIMPLY MOVED AWAY FROM ITS NATIVE LAND AND DECIDED TO HOUSE ITSELF INSIDE THE MINDS OF ANOTHER...STRANGE AND ALIEN COUNTRYS YOUTH....HI ENGLAND ITS NICE TO SEE YOU.............ARE WE NOT PROUD TO BE THE EVERLASTING LANDPERSONS OR SHOULD WE JUST USE THIS SPIRIT AS A MEANS OF PUSHING OUR OWN HIGHLY STRUNG EGOS...business men don't run Rock & Roll.....they only make money out of it the people who run rock and roll make MUCH more than money...do you understand me? if not then why the fuck are you reading this.....you should stick to reading the ann nightingale column in the daily express.......who gives a shit what outsiders think.....are we not pleased that silly gutter pressmen succeed in conning a nation of idiots with the old 'shock horror probe shit' and yet we who house this 'silly childish thing' called rock and roll are clever enough to see the sell out (cliche perhaps, but most cliches are true..still)STOP. Let's talk about something important...hey...aint the Banshees album just wonderfull...wasn't the last buzzcocks album appalling...what's happening to boddingtons.........the pump don't work cos the vandals took over the head office.........dont follow bleeders..Do you remember the sunday gigs.....I do......yours(freezing in the winter cold)..mick middles
Artefact added : 23rd September 2012
by Abigail
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