Library Rock's Backpages

Pub Rock Proms: For Those Who Like Their Rock Hot And Sweaty…

Chas de Whalley, New Musical Express, 15 November 1975

IT'S SATURDAY night, a good ten minutes after closing time. Down at the Hope and Anchor in Islington landlord Fred Granger is going quietly berserk, flashing the new, extra-bright houselights and turning the jukebox way, way up. But the 101'ers refuse to leave.

Total word count of piece: 1866


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.