The Way They Were (1986)

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  • What's On Alternative
  • So It Goes Alternative


Compilation of music from the punk era (1976-79) with material from Granada series SO IT GOES and WHAT'S ON. Features the Sex Pistols' first TV performance, The Buzzcocks, Iggy Pop, The Jam, Ian Dury, Siouxsie and the Banshees, XTC, The Stranglers, Joy Division, Blondie, Elvis Costello, The Clash and The Fall. Much of this material has never been seen outside the North West TV area.

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