Toppa Top 10: Ten Reggae Tunes That Influenced Punk Rock (Selected by Earl Gateshead)

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June 26, 2012

1) Dr Alimantado, “Born for A Purpose”

Johnny Rotten loved this tune… He still does. Dr Alimantado told me that when he met Rotten recently. The ex-Sex Pistol told him that the whole ethos of the Pistols was encapsulated in this lyric: “If you feel that you have no reason for living, don’t determine my life.”