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Pump Me Up: DC Subculture of the 1980s CATALOG
Along with almost 1,000 photographs, most images never before published, PUMP ME UP- DC SUBCULTURE OF THE 1980s features original essays by Globe poster expert John Lewis and writers Caleb Neelon and Trina Calderon. Interviews include Civil rights activist Rev. Walter Fauntroy, ‘Mayor for Life’ Marion Barry, Minor Threat vocalist/Dischord Records co-founder Ian MacKaye, the late and great “Godfather of Go-Go” Chuck Brown, Trouble Funk’s Big Tony, Rare Essence’s Andre “Whiteboy” Johnson, Junk Yard Band’s Wink, E.U.’s Sugarbear, Globe Poster Corporation’s Cicero family, Urban Verbs bassist/painter Robin Rose, D.C. Dancers’ Prettyboy, co-creator of Banned in DC /photographer Cynthia Connolly, Minor Threat drummer/Dischord Records co-founder Jeff Nelson, notorious Go-Go crew heavies GANGSTER GEORGE, LISA OF THE WORLD, TONYA F, Kenny Ball, WHAT’S UP WOODY, and RE RANDY, plus Club 9:30 owner Seth Hurwitz, and D.C.’s all-time graffiti legend COOL “DISCO” DAN. The book chronicles the decade D.C. was largely ignored by its President, but embraced by its own citizens.
The book is edited by Roger Gastman; Iley Brown, Caleb Neelon & Joseph Pattisall all contributed to the compilation of the book.
8.5 x 11, hardbound, 320 pages, over 1000 color images
Limited to 2000 copies
Signed by Roger Gastman