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Hey. Punk! | Part Two with Peter Abzug (S3 | E124)


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Peter Abzug’s Radio Show: First Wave 

First Wave takes you back to the genesis and evolution of Punk and New Wave from the 1970s and beyond. It brings context to the music to understand why and from where Punk rock emerged, its metamorphosis into New Wave, and its importance in influencing bands into the 21st century. To listen to Part One with Peter Abzug, click here.

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Punk is musical freedom. It’s saying, doing and playing what you want. In Webster’s terms, ‘nirvana’ means freedom from pain, suffering and the external world, and that’s pretty close to my definition of Punk Rock.

Curt Cobain

Visit Peter Abzug here FIRST WAVE

Hey. Punk! | Part Two with Peter Abzug

“Peter Abzug, also known as Peter D-A on air, is the producer and host of First Wave, a radio show that takes a deep dive into the Punk Rock and New Wave movements of the 1970s and 80s. The show originates from WPVM-FM in Asheville, NC and is also streamed worldwide by the station and ROX Alive in the U.K. Peter grew up in New York and began his Punk Rock journey when he purchased the first Ramones album in 1976 and has never looked in the rearview mirror since.”

Hey. Punk! | Show Playlist

Crash*The PrimitivesLovely1988
I Can’t ExplainThe WhoI Can’t Explain1965
StandardsThe JamThis is the Modern World1977
Get Up and GoThe Go Go’sVacation1982
Too Real*Fontaine’s D.C.Dogrel2019
Never Fight a Man with a Perm*IDLESJoy as an Act of Resistance2018
Ever Fallen in Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)The BuzzcocksLove Bites1978
Pretty VacantSex PistolsNever Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols1977
New RoseThe DammedDamned Damned Damned1976
Private AffairThe SaintsEternally Yours1978
Baby BabyThe VibratorsPure Mania1977
Should I Stay or Should I Go*The ClashShould I Stay or Should I Go1982
Rock the Casbah*The ClashCombat Rock1982
Wild Thing*XWild Thing1984
Peter Abzug, *PJ Ewing

You lucky radio stations – for finding LTNF you get this fabulous show on your air! Well done!

Hey. Punk! | Part Two with Peter Abzug (S3 | E124)

Thank you thank you stations we love!

WPVM 103.7FM WERB 107.5 FM KPOV 88.9 FM WHPW 93.7 FM
KYGT 102.7 WBDY 99.5 FM KFOI 90.9 FM KUGS 89.3




DJ and radio personality PJ Ewing is the host of Lester the Nightfly.

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