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Tim ‘TV’ Smith: One of Punk's Great Outsiders

Intercut with small excerpts of the fiercely inventive Tim ‘TV’ Smith performing from the 1970’s to today, experts and musicians discuss TV, one of Punk’s great outsiders; passionate and literate songwriter, painstaking musician and electrifying live performer.

Richard Strange from Doctors of Madness describes TV as ‘an evangelist, he harks back to the troubadour tradition’ while critic and author Mick Farren praises TV’s poetic and interesting approach to song writing as ‘coming at it from the anti-obvious angle’. Musician and songwriter Henry Rollins speaks of the influence TV has had on him lyrically.

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