Thursday, October 28, 2010

The Original Stooge

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Addendum to David Smay’s excellent post, published yesterday, naming Curly Howard a HiLo Hero.

I have long argued that Curly invented punk. He did so in The Three Troubledoers (1946), which features the anarchistic skinhead sporting a long black coat, high leather boots, and a huge studded dog’s collar.

At one point, Curly even barks like a dog! Remember, the first punk song was The Stooges’ “I Wanna be Your Dog” (1969).


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