Once Upon a Time In New York: The Birth of Hip Hop, Disco & Punk.

Fantastic documentary from the BBC uncovers NYC’s underground musical history exposing it’s cultural roots. The incredible list of stunning interviews include David Johansen, Patti Smith, John Cale, Richard Hell, Grandmaster Flash, Afrika Bambaataa, Kool Herc, Nile Rodgers, Chuck D, Tommy Ramone, Chris Stein, Fab 5. Freddy, Lenny Kaye, Tina Weymouth, Chris Frantz, Syl Sylvain, Nicky Siano, David Mancuso, DJ AJ, David Depino, Jayne County, Lee Childers, Nelson George, Victor Bokris and Vince Aletti. Scroll below for Part 1 of 4. Link courtesy of Dangerous Minds.

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