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Heebie-Jeebies at CBGB's A Secret History of Jewish Punk

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ISBN-10: 155652613X

ISBN-13: 9781556526138

Edition: 2006

Authors: Steven Lee Beeber

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Based in part on the recent interviews with more than 125 people --among them Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein (Blondie), Lenny Kaye (Patti Smith Group), Hilly Kristal (CBGBs owner), and John Zorn--this book focuses on punk's beginnings in New York City to show that punk was the most Jewish of rock movements, in both makeup and attitude. As it originated in Manhattan's Lower East Side in the early 1970s, punk rock was the apotheosis of a Jewish cultural tradition that found its ultimate expression in the generation born after the Holocaust. Beginning with Lenny Bruce, "the patron saint of punk," and following pre-punk progenitors such as Lou Reed, Jonathan Richman, Suicide, and The Dictators, this…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034

Steven Lee Beeber has written for many publications, including" Bridge," "Conduit, Fiction, Heeb, Maxim, MOJO, The New York Times, The Paris Review, Playboy.com, Rain Taxi, "and" Spin," He is the editor of "Awake: A Reader for the Sleepless," an anthology featuring work by writers including Margaret Atwood, Aimee Bender, Joyce Carol Oates, and Davy Rothbart.