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A musical gateway to SoCal punk

Author Stacy Russo brings us her primer playlist of female artists from the 1970s and 1980s Southern California punk rock scene.
The Bags, 1978 photo by Melanie Nissen. (alicebag.com)

Stacy Russo is the author of We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women From the 1970s & 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene. In this q gateway, Russo brings us her primer playlist of female artists from this era and shares stories about the impact these women had on the punk rock movement as a whole.

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Stacy Russo is the author of We Were Going to Change the World: Interviews with Women From the 1970s & 1980s Southern California Punk Rock Scene. (Courtesy of Stacy Russo)

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