Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
the online library of pop writing

Edgar Broughton: Meet Edgar The Agitator

Karl Dallas, Melody Maker, 17 January 1970

BOUNCERS ARE one of the bad old traditions of pop music, with roots reaching back through the 'Rock Around the Clock' riots to the Sinatra swooners of the forties and even as far back as the ladies who used to mob Rudolph Valentino. They're a tradition Edgar Broughton thinks we can do without now.

Total word count of piece: 1121


Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.