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Jah Wobble: when kids from pokey council flats all over London made music

by | 8th, January 2015

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Jah Wobble  is talking to the Guardian . Wobble was John Wardle until a drunken Sid Vicious slurred it:

When my mate John Lydon told me he was joining a band called the Sex Pistols, he might as well have said he was becoming a 747 pilot, because working-class kids like us just didn’t do that. It wasn’t like music now, where well-off kids have three years and a flat in Notting Hill to make a go of it. If you asked for that where I was from, they’d have had you sectioned, but suddenly there were kids from pokey council flats all over London coming together with energy, intelligence and humour. Punk was closer to the Marx Brothers than the situationists, but a window opened. I was already thinking about music, so

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