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Portraits of…Southern California Punk Culture From The 70′s

I’m a child of the 80’s punk scene, and we were known to give hell to the older punks that came before us! Looking back on it, we were fucking brats that did not look up to older heads, but now that I’m older I totally give respect to the weirdos that came before us! Jim Jocoy‘s book We’re Desperate captures that scene better than anyone else. When I look at many of his photos, I’m almost at a loss by how much fucking style those freaks had…Anyway, check out this HUGE gallery of 70’s Portraits of Punk Culture!

All photos Jim Jocoy

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