From punks hanging around outside BOY and Worlds End, Mods in London and Ska girls in Coventry, to Joe Strummer backstage and the Specials in Southend, Janette Beckman captured the birth of the most explosive British subculture of all time.
"People forget the punk thing was really good for women. It motivated them to pick up a guitar rather than be a chanteuse. It allowed us to be aggressive." ~ Siouxsie Sioux | photographed by Anton Corbijn