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Dickies, The

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Punk Bands: Some Do, Some Don't

Report by Richard Cromelin, Los Angeles Times, 15 April 1978

THE DICKIES and the Heaters have it. The Runaways and the Quick did, but not anymore. Venus & the Razorblades had it for an instant, ...

The Dickies: More Than Just Another Crazy Band From L.A.

Interview by Sylvie Simmons, Sounds, 17 June 1978

Dickies n. pl. 1: Fake undershirts originating in U.S. high schools in the mid 60s, when "creeps" who wanted to look like the Beatles without ...

The Dickies: The Incredible Shrinking Dickies

Review by Sandy Robertson, Sounds, 10 February 1979

IN ESSENCE, The Dickies make silly music for silly people. Whereas other punk groups have slavishly copied the three-chord assault of The Ramones with deadpan ...

The Dickies, Chelsea: City Hall, Newcastle

Live Review by Ian Ravendale, Sounds, 5 January 1980

Dickie Chavvy ...

The Dickies: Dickiemania: Threat or Menace?

Profile and Interview by Davin Seay, BAM, 18 April 1980

LOS ANGELES — That's right America; pretend it doesn't exist and maybe it will go away. When will you ever learn? Wake up before it's ...

Up From The Street: The Story Of The L.A. Rock Revival

Overview by Don Waller, L.A. Weekly, 4 June 1981

  Rock & roll, being the proud music of America's young, has always had a happy association with the beginning of summer: no school, warm nights ...

The Dickies, Metal MC, Pigmy Love Circus: Scream, Los Angeles CA

Live Review by Danny (Shredder) Weizmann, L.A. Weekly, 29 July 1988

TEN YEARS of anything is a lot... usually too much. When I was younger, I worshiped the Dickies as the overlords of my conscience, wrote ...

L.A. Punk: California Screamin'

Retrospective by Don Waller, MOJO, July 2004

Ignored by the major labels, hounded by cops, fuelled by booze and drugs, L.A. punk was born in a concrete basement in Hollywood known as ...


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