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The 'punk poet' John Cooper Clarke shares his favourite road story

Clarke drops by the q studio to share some of his favourite memories from being on the road, in this edition of the q Road Story.
John Cooper Clarke in the q studio in Toronto, Ont. (Vivian Rashotte/CBC)

John Cooper Clarke, otherwise known as the punk poet, is one of England's best known performance poets. In the 1970s, he became one of the leading voices of punk and youth culture and toured with artists like Sex Pistols, The Clash, Elvis Costello, Joy Division and New Order. Ahead of his performance in Toronto, Clarke stops by the q studio to share some of his favourite memories from being on the road, in this edition of the q Road Story.

You can catch Clarke performing some of his punk rock poetry at Lee's Palace in Toronto tonight, Thursday, April 12. 

Produced by Vanessa Nigro

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