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On The Rock'n'Roll

On The Rock'n'roll: a history of making music on the dole and the extraordinary explosion of musical talent from the less privileged enabled by the British Welfare State, incorporating anecdotes, interviews, musical selections, social history, jobseekers, dirty squatters, social security scroungers, workshy fops, ponces and a whole load of cultural miscegenation – and how your life wouldn't be anywhere near as good without it.

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A blog featuring extracts and extraneous examples from David Lance Callahan's potentially forthcoming book On The Rock'n'Roll,

a history of the post-rationing musical explosion enabled by the welfare state.

About On The Rock'n'Roll

Callahan has been making music​ both professionally and with the inadvertent support of the Welfare State in the UK for his entire adult life ...

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