theunderestimator
theunderestimator:

Paul Simonon & Mick Jones of The Clash, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols & members of Steel Pulse demonstrating outside National Front Leader Martin Webster’s house in 1977 (photographed by Caroline Coon).
"Wedlock In Dreadlock": The punk & reggae connection weekly tribute (pt 6)

"…Black and white unite in staging an anti-racism demonstration outside the headquarters of the National Front in early 1977. The protest, a year before the Rock Against Racism concert in Victoria Park, united white punk with black roots reggae.  The two genres of music were booming in the UK at this time. A combination of huge cuts in welfare by a Labour Government under pressure, wage freezes and mass unemployment, along with the uninspiring glam rock and disco that dominated the radio during the mid 1970s, proved to be the perfect breeding ground for the political and religious messages of punk and roots reggae…”
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(More stuff on "Wedlock In Dreadlock": The punk & reggae connection weekly tribute, here)

theunderestimator:

Paul Simonon & Mick Jones of The Clash, Glen Matlock of The Sex Pistols & members of Steel Pulse demonstrating outside National Front Leader Martin Webster’s house in 1977 (photographed by Caroline Coon).

"Wedlock In Dreadlock": The punk & reggae connection weekly tribute (pt 6)

"…Black and white unite in staging an anti-racism demonstration outside the headquarters of the National Front in early 1977. The protest, a year before the Rock Against Racism concert in Victoria Park, united white punk with black roots reggae.

The two genres of music were booming in the UK at this time. A combination of huge cuts in welfare by a Labour Government under pressure, wage freezes and mass unemployment, along with the uninspiring glam rock and disco that dominated the radio during the mid 1970s, proved to be the perfect breeding ground for the political and religious messages of punk and roots reggae…”

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(More stuff on "Wedlock In Dreadlock": The punk & reggae connection weekly tribute, here)

I’ve been tagged by brohemian-raspberry, thank you, you funny little rascal :-p !

Rules: You can tell a lot about a person by the type of music they listen to. Hit shuffle on your ipod, itunes, or however you listen to music and write down the first 10 songs that come up. Tag ten people you want to do it. NO Skipping!! (As for me, i just removed the “French” stuff :-p )

  1. It’s No Game (Part 1) - David Bowie
  2. I’m Bugged - XTC
  3. (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) - The Beastie Boys
  4. London Lady - The Stranglers
  5. Baggy Trousers - Madness
  6. Whip It - Devo
  7. This Is The New Shit - Marilyn Manson
  8. Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones
  9. Beetlebum - Blur
  10. Rebels Rule - The Stray Cats

I’ll be tagging (and it was pretty hard to choose… So if you’re tagged and not pleased about it OR if you’re not and not pleased about it, well, i’m really sorry :-/ ) :
cestbien67life-is-mtoperafantomenfitbetterthanskinny,everything-you-do-is-a-balloonimamindlessidiotmalvolocktwentysomethingmademoiselle,ciaorociobriandreamerjones

Do it IF you feel it

earthandanimals
officialmillerhighlife:

everchanginghorizon:

Another species to be added to the ever-growing tick-list:

Africa’s Western Black Rhino has been officially declared EXTINCT. Poaching and lack of conservation have led the subspecies of black rhino to extermination, while the Northern White Rhino is ‘teetering on the brink of extinction’.

    Way to go, humanity.

what’s sad is hardly anyone fucking cares or wants to hear about it let alone talk about it

officialmillerhighlife:

everchanginghorizon:

Another species to be added to the ever-growing tick-list:

Africa’s Western Black Rhino has been officially declared EXTINCT. Poaching and lack of conservation have led the subspecies of black rhino to extermination, while the Northern White Rhino is ‘teetering on the brink of extinction’.

    Way to go, humanity.

what’s sad is hardly anyone fucking cares or wants to hear about it let alone talk about it