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Rock Moment: New Wave Hits The U.S.

Posted in Rock Moment with tags , , , , , on May 29, 2008 by 30daysout

It’s kind of difficult to pinpoint exactly when punk turned into New Wave, circa 1978 or so.  When the Sex Pistols flamed out early that year, able bands like the Clash and the Ramones carried on with even more success. Two years earlier,  the Stiff Records label was born in England and that could be the genesis point for what was later to become New Wave music.

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