The Tomorrow Show With Tom Snyder: Punk & New Wave
"The Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder" began in October 1973 in the late-night time slot following Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show" and continued in one form or another until January 1982. As punk and new wave music emerged, "The Tomorrow Show" welcomed many of the genres' earliest figures for interviews as well as live performances. In 1977, Snyder hosted a roundtable forum with musicians Joan Jett, Paul Weller, scene-ster Kim Fowley, concert promoter Bill Graham, and music journalist Robert Hilburn. Snyder went on to interview punk rock poet Patti Smith and outspoken Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, the latter of which evolved into a now-legendary shouting match between the guest and host. In 1981, "The Tomorrow Show" began airing with live musical performances, including standouts "Watch Your Step" by Elvis Costello & The Attractions, "I Wanna Be Sedated" by the Ramones, "Funeral Pyre" by The Jam, and more.
October 11, 1977 - Joan Jett, Paul Weller, Bill Graham, Kim Fowley, Robert Hilburn Interview
February 3, 1981 - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
"New Lace Sleeves"
"Watch Your Step"
February 12, 1981 - Iggy Pop
"Five Foot One"
May 20, 1981 - The Plasmatics
May 11, 1978 - Patti Smith Interview
June 25, 1980 - John Lydon Interview
May 27, 1981 - The Jam
September 1, 1981 - The Ramones
"We Want The Airwaves"
"I Wanna Be Sedated"
"The KKK Took My Baby Away"
Runtime: 300 min
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