John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of X join Fresh Air to discuss punk’s early days. “Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there,” Cervenka says. “[It] didn’t matter how old you were.”
You can read the article or listen to the interview. I’m going to start reading Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk, by John Doe and Tom DeSavia, this week. I’ll check back in with a review.