The Way They Were: Mid80s Punk-on-TV-Compilation

Toller oller Channel4-Zusammenschnitt von 1985 mit einigen der legendärsten Auftritte von Punk- und New Wave-Bands, moderiert von Tony Wilson (Hacienda, Factory Records) und mit Gigs der Sex Pistols, Joy Division, The Clash, Buzzcocks, Iggy Pop, XTC, The Jam und whatnot.

Tracklist:
Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK (1st television appearance)
Elvis Costello - Allison (1st television appearance)
Buzzcocks - What Do I Get? (1st television appearance)
John Cooper Clarke feature
Iggy Pop - Interview & The Passenger (This brought on the cancellation of the program)
Wreckless Eric - (I’d Go) The Whole Wide World (1st television appearance)
Ian Dury - Short interview and a couple of poems
Penetration - Don’t Dictate (Presumptive 1st television appearance)
Blondie - Rip Her to Shreds (1st television appearance)
The Fall - Psychomafia, Interview, Industrial Estate (1st television appearance)
The Jam - In the City, Bricks and Mortar (Presumptive 1st television appearance)
Frustrating interview with some trying-too-hard punk girl when a perfectly functioning Devo is standing right behind her.
The Tom Robinson Band - Glad to be Gay (1st television appearance)
Johnny Thunders succinctly stating what I took eight paragraphs to write about Malcolm McLaren on Tuesday.
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Watching the Detectives
XTC - Neon Shuffle (Presumptive 1st television appearance)
Quick word from Jonathan Richman about William Blake
Nick Lowe - Endless Sleep (abbreviated) (Presumptive 1st television appearance)
Siouxsie and the Banshees - Make Up to Break Up (1st television appearance)
Cherry Vanilla soundbite
Magazine - Motorcade (1st television appearance)
Devo one liner. That’s more like it, Video
The Clash - What’s My Name, Garageland (Presumptive 1st television appearance)
Polystyrene interview
Sham 69 - Angels With Dirty Faces (1st television appearance)
Tony Wilson says “Good night”
Joy Division - Shadowplay (1st television appearance)