New York: Beat It, Rick Brown, presumed publisher. 1978. Wraps. Good. Item #009076
#198 of 300. Single staple at the upper left corner. 23 pp. 8 ½ by 11 inches. Black and white photos throughout, including several full page photos and the front cover. This includes pictures of The Jam, Elvis Costello and Attractions, the Hot Rods and others. Apparent third issue of this New York based fanzine that offered information and commentary on No Wave, punk and new wave music and musicians. This issue contains short pieces on Elvis Costello, the Hot Rods, etc., and reviews of various albums and singles including the Ramones, Elvis Costello, The Jam, the Mumps, and many others. Beat It was founded and run by Rick Brown, then a student at NYU, and Julia Gorton, then a student at Parson. Gorton was involved primarily as a photographer, documenting many of the punk and No Wave acts in York. Her work was used by NY Rocker, among other places (Moore and Cooley, p. 41-43, 137, 139). GOOD+ condition. Minor bumping and creasing along the extremities. Front and rear cover browned, especially along the extremities. Minor soiling. Red ink spot to the lower rear cover. Old staple holes present along the left edge.
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