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The legendary British band The Sex Pistols had a short but wild career and along the way gave punk a face and inspired the creation of such legendary bands as Siouxsie and the Banshees, The Damned, The Buzzcocks and the Clash. Together, these bands and their music changed rock forever in Europe and America. Tonight on Inquiry we welcome JON SAVAGE, writer, screenwriter, broadcaster and author of the critically acclaimed England’s Dreaming, the definitive history of punk. For this book Savage conducted over one hundred interviews between 1988 and 1989 with all the important musicians, writers, and managers of the time. The transcripts of these interviews are now collected and in print for the first time and compile a mesmerizing and multiple perspective account of anarchy, fashion and music in the U.K. The book is titled THE ENGLAND’S DREAMING TAPES: THE ESSENTIAL COMPANION TO ENGLAND’S DREAMING: THE SEMINAL HISTORY OF PUNK.