Collection of Ephemeral Items Relating to the Manchester Music Scene

Savage, Jon

Collection of ephemeral items relating to the Manchester music scene between 1978-1986:

1. Hacienda Newsletter No.6;

2. Contact sheet of three photos of Manchester punk band The Worst, taken by Jon Savage, January 1978;

3. Original 10x8 print of Howard Devoto of Magazine performing I Love You, You Big Dummy at Magazine's first gig at the Last Night of the Electric Circus, taken by Jon Savage, October 1977;

4. Photocopy taken from a letter written by Tony Wilson to Malcolm McLaren about the Sex Pistols' non-appearance on So It Goes, late summer 1977;

5. Programme for The Different Kitchen exhibition at the Cornerhouse, July 1986, which exhibited commercial art created by Peter Saville, Malcolm Garrett, Jon Savage, Trevor Johnson, Richard Boon, Linder and others between 1976 & 1986. The programme provides biographical information about the exhibitors;

6. Nine issues of City Fun, two with covers designed by Jon Savage. City Fun documented and informed the music scene in Manchester in the late 70s and early 80s;

7. Boxed set of postcards reproducing early Factory posters and publicity shots, issued in 1986;

8. FAC145 Christmas card sent by Alan Erasmus to Jon Savage, signed by Erasmus;

9. Jon Savage's credit card style Hacienda membership card;

10. Two copies of Girl Trouble, Paul Morley's fanzine about the Manchester music scene in the late 1970s. These copies contain contributions from Jon Savage and Richard Boon (Buzzcocks manager and head of New Hormones record label - the first independent punk record label, started in Manchester);

11. Poster for The Different Kitchen exhibition at the Cornerhouse, July 1986;

12. Original compilation cassettes for the Joy Division Heart & Soul CD release and a first edition of the box set still in its shrink-wrap;

13. Artwork for a flyer for a gig that never happened, featuring The Worst, signed by Jon Savage.


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