Music genre punk rock turns 40

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In 2016 it marks 40 years since then, both in the UK originated the musical direction of punk rock. Although the movement in its pure form has existed for a brief period, it made a real revolution in the music world, giving rise to many new musical currents.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Photo from which it started.

The first Ramones album, which was released in early 1976, has become a powerful catalyst to provoke the British punk scene of many groups of the first wave, including The Clash. Cover of the album (pictured) presented a fully formed image of the subculture.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Patti Smith and her band.

American punk movement was somewhat different from the British.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

The vocalist of the group "Blondie" Debbie Harry.

The most striking feature of punk rock was its ability to generate a huge amount of new musical genres and styles both in London and in New York. The most surprising of these was the musical direction of the "new wave".

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Johnny Rotten and Mark Perry at the club The Roxy.

The legendary club The Roxy, Covent Garden was the heart of the London punk subculture. The club played many iconic punk band, for example, The Clash, The Damned and The Jam.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Torn bass drum Rat Skebisa, drummer of the English punk band The Damned, a concert at Hope & Anchor pub in Islington, London.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

The guitarist of the punk band Sex Pistols Steve Jones near the music store in San Francisco during a concert tour.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Fans of punk rock on fotofessii in Los Angeles, California, in 1979.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Music fans at the festival of pop music on Loch Lomond in 1980. By the early 1980s clothes punk became mainstream.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Bassist punk rock band Sex Pistols Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen.

Photographer Chalk Davis (Chalkie Davies) took this picture in the bathroom in the apartment of the founder of the group Thin Lizzy Phil Lynott, because the room was very clean.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

User groups Television and The Voidoids Richard Hell was one of the greatest innovators of the New York punk scene. His image had a great influence on the musician Malcolm McLaren. This is reflected both in the style of clothing that is sold in its boutique "Sex", and on the image of the group Sex Pistols, of which he was manager.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

The British model Jordan was one of the persons punk culture, and working in the "Sex" boutique Malcolm McLaren. Her image was influenced by David Bowie: a whole generation was observed lightning Ziggy Stardust.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Nancy Spungen, Sid Vicious and Lemmy.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

The singer Debbie Harry T-shirt with a print "Punk" backstage before the show new-wave-band "of Blondie" in New York, 1977. The group "Blondie" made mainstream punk direction.

Music genre punk rock turns 40

Patti Smith and Iggy Pop plate "Raw Power".