Tuesday, April 26, 2011

RIP Phoebe Snow and Poly Styrene

The death knell keeps sounding, this time for two female singers who carved unique identities in the 1970s, singer/songwriter Phoebe Snow and Poly Styrene, leader of the punk band X-Ray Spex. NPR offers a tribute to Snow, and Slicing Up Eyeballs rounds up some of Styrene's videos and an eloquent tribute from Billy Bragg. Explore more of their work here at the library.

Phoebe Snow:
It Looks Like Snow, CD 4639
Never Letting Go, CD 5898
Phoebe Snow, CD 4648
Second Childhood, CD 9817
Something Real, CD 6653

Phoebe Snow, MP1630.S645 P4

Phoebe Snow and David Bromberg, DVD 85

Poly Styrene
Germfree adolescents / X-Ray Spex, CD 16754

Punk: Attitude, DVD 1705-1706
Punk: The Early Years, DVD 3313

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