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Old 08-18-2009, 05:46 AM
 
Location: Suffolk County, NY
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Do you work in Lower East Side?
I think The Mob and Urban Waste were the best bands from NYC.
And btw, I don´t mind reading stories from any of you who were there when it happened.
I started off in Harlem/Washington Heights in the Transit Police Department. I worked there for four years and then Transit merged with the NYPD. At that point I transferred to Brownsville, Brooklyn. The only time I ever worked in other parts of Manhattan were for details such as parades, the President coming to town, demonstrations, etc. I am currently retired on disability due to a heart attack at age 34 which the department considered job related.

For some reason I remember The Mob name but can't remember any of their music. Urban Waste was great and I can't believe that I did not mention them or Kraut. Kraut was one of my favorites when I first got into the scene.
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Old 08-18-2009, 10:00 AM
 
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I dig this song


YouTube - Ramones - California Sun Live
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:40 PM
 
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Love the DKs
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:48 PM
 
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YouTube - The Clash - I Fought The Law

the early Clash was their best, thru London Calling. Still an amazing album that I play a lot.
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:49 PM
 
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YouTube - THE CRAMPS TEAR IT UP

Took the x-wife to see these guys when she was 8 months pregnant.
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:54 PM
 
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Took the x-wife to see these guys when she was 8 months pregnant.
ouch. LOL.

Some of these are soooo good, I have actually opened a second window so I can surf C-D and listen to the music.
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Old 08-18-2009, 04:58 PM
 
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YouTube - The Sex Pistols- Pretty Vacant

Pretty much obligatory for this thread.
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:03 PM
 
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YouTube - Bring On The Nubiles - The Stranglers


YouTube - The Stranglers - Peaches (2001 Digital Remaster)
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:24 PM
 
Location: 38°14′45″N 122°37′53″W
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YouTube - Legal Weapon - Equalizer

I found out about this band from a Sub Pop compilation record that I picked up in Providence R.I. when I was in high school...
so happy to find a great punk rock chick, and since they were from SoCal, it seemed sooooooo exotic...(i grew up in the NY tri state area)...


lots of people beat me to one of my all time favorite bands....Gang of Four...
Nice to see this thread growing!
the Dickes, DK's, Circle Jerks, Adolescents etc etc I saw when I was in high school in the late 80's too, mostly in Connecticut at the Anthrax....

and yeah, my hair is still blue though Plaidmom! and my 3 year old loves my blue hair!
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Old 08-18-2009, 05:25 PM
 
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YouTube - Surf Punks My Beach Live 1980 Urgh! A Music War
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