Coverart for item
The Resource Under the big black sun : a personal history of LA punk, John Doe with Tom DeSavia and friends

Under the big black sun : a personal history of LA punk, John Doe with Tom DeSavia and friends

Label
Under the big black sun : a personal history of LA punk
Title
Under the big black sun
Title remainder
a personal history of LA punk
Statement of responsibility
John Doe with Tom DeSavia and friends
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Under the Big Black Sun explores the nascent Los Angeles punk rock movement and its evolution to hardcore punk as it's never been told before. Authors John Doe and Tom DeSavia have woven together an enthralling story of the legendary west coast scene from 1977-1982 by enlisting the voices of people who were there. The book shares chapter-length tales from the authors along with personal essays from famous (and infamous) players in the scene
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
781.6609794/94
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
ML3534.3
LC item number
.U53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Under the big black sun : a personal history of LA punk, John Doe with Tom DeSavia and friends
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Billie Joe Armstrong -- Preface: post-apocalyptic clowns / Tom DeSavia -- Something's happening here / John Doe -- A seamless race / Exene Cervenka -- A hundred lives are shoved inside / John Doe -- The Canterbury tales / Jane Wiedlin -- A nonstop crazy party / Pleasant Gehman -- Murphy beds / John Doe -- You better shut up and listen / Chris Morris -- Acid, meet Catholicism / Tom DeSavia -- Take my picture... / Tom DeSavia -- So young & beautiful / John Doe -- Punk-rock teenage heaven / Robert Lopez aka El Vez -- Starry nights in east LA / Covarrubias/DeSavia -- Go west, go west, go west / John Doe -- The stucco-coated killing field / Henry Rollins -- When it came to drugs / John Doe -- Punk as a young adult / Chris D. -- Stuff gets twisted up / Mike Watt -- Unvarnished, detailed, west coast / John Doe -- The almighty song / Charlotte Caffey -- Sunglasses & cool cars / John Doe -- Descent / Jack Grisham -- No slow songs tonight: 1979-1982 / Dave Alvin -- How to build a new world then tear it down / Kristine McKenna -- My only friend, the end / John Doe
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 277 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824081
Lccn
2016003902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914195330
  • ucoclc914195330
Label
Under the big black sun : a personal history of LA punk, John Doe with Tom DeSavia and friends
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Billie Joe Armstrong -- Preface: post-apocalyptic clowns / Tom DeSavia -- Something's happening here / John Doe -- A seamless race / Exene Cervenka -- A hundred lives are shoved inside / John Doe -- The Canterbury tales / Jane Wiedlin -- A nonstop crazy party / Pleasant Gehman -- Murphy beds / John Doe -- You better shut up and listen / Chris Morris -- Acid, meet Catholicism / Tom DeSavia -- Take my picture... / Tom DeSavia -- So young & beautiful / John Doe -- Punk-rock teenage heaven / Robert Lopez aka El Vez -- Starry nights in east LA / Covarrubias/DeSavia -- Go west, go west, go west / John Doe -- The stucco-coated killing field / Henry Rollins -- When it came to drugs / John Doe -- Punk as a young adult / Chris D. -- Stuff gets twisted up / Mike Watt -- Unvarnished, detailed, west coast / John Doe -- The almighty song / Charlotte Caffey -- Sunglasses & cool cars / John Doe -- Descent / Jack Grisham -- No slow songs tonight: 1979-1982 / Dave Alvin -- How to build a new world then tear it down / Kristine McKenna -- My only friend, the end / John Doe
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxii, 277 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780306824081
Lccn
2016003902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)914195330
  • ucoclc914195330

Library Locations

  • Charles E. Young Research LibraryBorrow it
    280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
  • Powell LibraryBorrow it
    120S Election Walk, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1450, US
    34.0716126 -118.4421809
  • Science and Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    8270 Boelter Hall, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-9810, US
    34.068987 -118.442659
  • UCLA LibraryBorrow it
    Los Angeles, CA, US
  • UCLA Library Special CollectionsBorrow it
    A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Los Angeles, CA, 90095-1575, US
    34.0749691 -118.441466
Processing Feedback ...