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The Last Pogo Jumps Again (2013)

A history of the first wave of Toronto punk rock and new wave music, from when the Ramones played in 1976 through to when the cops gave Teenage Head the boot at "The Last Pogo" concert in 1978.
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Himself
Ramones ...
Themselves (archive footage) (as The Ramones)
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Himself
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Himself
Cheetah Chrome ...
Nash the Slash ...
Himself
The Dead Boys ...
Themselves (archive footage)
The Secrets
Frankie Venom ...
Bob Lanois ...
Himself
John Catto ...
Joe Keithley ...
The Skulls - D.O.A. (as Joey Shithead)
Teenage Head
Patrick Cummins ...
Himself
The Curse ...
Themselves
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A history of the first wave of Toronto punk rock and new wave music, from when the Ramones played in 1976 through to when the cops gave Teenage Head the boot at "The Last Pogo" concert in 1978.

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Punk's Last Waltz See more »

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1 November 2013 (Canada)  »

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The Return of the Last Pogo  »

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CAD 200,000 (estimated)
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In the short film The Last Pogo (1978), the first question asked of the band Teenage Head is "Do you guys think you'll be doing this in five years?" Twenty eight years after the infamous Toronto concert in 1978, the only band still playing are Teenage Head. See more »

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Not just one of the best rockumentaries...
13 November 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This is not just one of the best doc(rock)umentaries I have ever seen, it's up in my Top 100 films, period. It's really the story of how Toronto went from being a three-horse town to mega-city status, thanks to the influence this counter-culture scene. Like any good documentary, you go into it based on a smattering of information -- enough to catch your interest -- and come out better informed. In this case you don't have to know the bands or the people in the film to enjoy it, it's funny, informative & most of all truly entertaining. Don't let the running length put you off, I've seen it twice in theatres & can't wait for the DVD.


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