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"I Don't Like Cool Stuff": The Bakers Dozen Of Billy Childish
Phil Hebblethwaite , April 21st, 2014 04:24

Easter Monday is Billy Holiday! Wild Billy Childish of the Medway Towns tells Phil Hebblethwaite about his 13 favourite records; or tells him about 13 records at least...


Buddy Holly - 'Love Is Strange'

Buddy Holly invented pop music. Sexton is also big on Buddy and we did a version of 'Love Is Strange'. It's a great title. I came into pre-Beatles rock & roll in about 1971, after The Beatles had split up and Hendrix was dead. I thought music wasn't really any good anymore, so I started listening old rock & roll. I didn't like glam or any of the seventies stuff. My pals got into Bowie and my brother started liking Queen, but I didn't. I went and saw Slade play, who were okay, but I preferred the rock & roll revival shows, which were all rubbish; I was just desperate to try and find something and that's why punk rock worked for me.

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