Hippies and Punks

March 30, 2014

The punk subculture came about around 10 years after the hippy subculture and, by the 1980s, a lot of punks were actually the children of hippies. So, it makes sense that there would be animosity between the two, as punk rockers tried to make their own way, necessarily rebelling against the older generation. Of course, the two youth cultures shared a lot of values and behavior, and had music as their cohesive cores. By the time the US West Coast hardcore scene came into being, the politics of punk rock and hippies overlapped quite a bit.

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The RAMONES, in Haiku.

August 12, 2013

the-ramones

Kids are all hopped up…

Sheena is a punk rocker

…and ready to go

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