ROCK AGAINST RACISM/ANTI-NAZI LEAGUE CARNIVAL, VICTORIA PARK, LONDON, 30-04-1978
To campaign against the mid-70`s rising power of the far right National Front, the Anti-Nazi League and Rock Against Racism held a series of marches and concerts.
The first large scale concert was held in Victoria Park, after a six mile rally from Trafalgar Square to Victoria Park on the 30th April 1978, attended by more than 80.000 people, with the participation of The Clash, X-Ray Spex, Sham 69, Tom Robinson Band and Steel Pulse.
"Wedlock In Dreadlock": The punk & reggae connection weekly tribute (pt 5)
Punks & rastas found common ground in the late `70s in terms of their rebel, anti-establishment music and attitude. The "Rock Against Racism" campaigns brought together punk rock and reggae acts and delivered strong anti-racist messages.
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