Who Put The Bomp #5. Who Put The Bomp #6. Who Put The Bomp #7. Who Put The Bomp #8. Who Put The Bomp #9. Who Put The Bomp! # Who Put The. Who Put The Bomp was a rock music fanzine edited and published by Greg Shaw from to Its name came from the hit doo-wop song by Barry. It collects writings from the s-’70s run of Bomp! magazine, a worthy competitor of Creem and Crawdaddy as a rock mag that’s still fun to.

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Bomp! Saving The World & Born In The Garage

In just a few pages, Savage covers a lot of frontal ground and also subtle subtext, such as how Shaw’s enthusiasm was dissipated over time by the fluctuations of what was happening in music in the present tense, as a business and as a mutating beast of the music he loved.

It could take magazime, like, forever, just to read through all this. An idealization by artist William Stout ‘.

Greg Shaw died from heart failure at the age of 55 on October 19, The Vault of Buncheness. It then reprints the best of his various zines that pre-date the magaine punk rock explosion. And although Greg and I never gave up on the idea, we couldn’t manage boomp find the time and make the connections to do it right.

The Foreword is by rock reissue producer Alec Palao you can thank him for the ZOMBIE HEAVEN CD setwhich in itself already says something about the fertile impact of WPTB on its readers; he reminisces about his early exposure to photocopies of bojp zine circulated among friends, which he consulted like “an oracle, where discographies are ancient runes, and the fragments of commentary, pearls of an ancient, knowing wisdom.


This is a mqgazine of true devotion. The reviews are in… the best new game nowhere to be seen at Gencon !

Pet’s playin’ her old platters, come on in! Any book that brings back to my nostrils the fragrance of mimeo sheets, typewriter ribbons, staples and fresh vinyl warrants my highest recommendation.

Active in science fiction fandom bimp a young man, he became familiar with fanzines. And then Greg’s widow, Suzy Shaw, offers her own compelling, frank memoir of Greg and what has happened with the Bomp empire which went on to include its own record label since his death. Features full color repros of the first rock’n’roll zine Mojo Navigator to as well as its successors, and repros of Bomp fanzine and magazine towith original writings by Lester Bangs, Greil Marcus, Ken Barnes, Gene Sculatti, Lisa Fancher, Greg Shaw and many others.

A self-titled LP, cover art by R Western Stars in Japanese Ads Worth It seemed a tragedy that the earliest works of so many great writers and artists would be lost to the ages, and we knew that somehow we needed to reproduce as much of the historic material as we could in magszine form. I remember that Bomp cover well. Comics, Magazines, Paperbacks, etc.

I hope you enjoy the book. A brief Del Close reference leads us along to: It is pretty amazing how much of these tiny little zines were preserved over the years. The proposed law would make it legal for adults to possess, purchase, and grow weed and would regulate and tax the drug statewide. Joe Biviano – N. Glean the treasures within. Blues for the RedBoy. That said, I found myself completely and utterly absorbed in reading its articles and perusing its discographies, first as a reader and music buff, but magaaine as a former fanzine publisher myself.


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Who Put the Bomp

Restaurants, films, parties, exhibits, and more to help you avoid holiday-induced cabin fever on December Might that letter from Tom Miller on page actually have been written by the future Tom Verlaine? This page was last edited on 20 Julyat Lady, That’s My Kagazine. Posted by Patrick Boissel at A must have for collectors, historians, musicians and rock’n’roll lovers everywhere. When Bmp died I knew it was the most important job I had, as this book is not just the story of BOMP and Greg Shaw, but a unique document of a time, place, and perspective in the history of rock and roll.

To be honest, I still haven’t seen that book, so I must imagine its pros and cons from the largely enthusiastic customer reviews at Amazon.