Forty years ago, to the day, four kids from Queens played their first gig. The music world was never the same since- the DIY approach that the punks ushered in informed electronic music and hip-hop. If four guys who can't play like virtuosos can be rock stars, so can you.
Enough of my yapping, how about a video of a live performance from 1974, just about a month after the band's first gig? Here's Judy is a Punk:
Now, how about that ode to teen responsibility, Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue?
We'll finish off with I Don't Want to Go down to the Basement:
Gabba Gabba History, people!