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Schucks Chuck!

January 3, 2013

copyright Jet Lag! 1980!

Well, to quote John Lennon: “If you tried to give rock and roll another name, you might call it ‘Chuck Berry‘” and via the blog music ruined my life we’re offered his opinion on the then-fresh New Wave sound in this pretty funny 1980 interview from Jet Lag! punk zine. Like The Ramones classic Sheena is a Punk Rocker 7″:

A good little jump number. These guys remind me of myself when I first started, I only knew three chords too.

Check it out. And while on the subject of the N.Y. quartet’s pretty damn good use of the same three chords:

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