SOUTH OF BABYLON: THE RUTS 1978-1979
"South Of Babylon: The Ruts 1978-1979” (HA024) features many rare and previously unseen photographs of both the band and their fans.
As photographer Virginia Turbett writes in an excerpt from her introduction to the photozine:"I first met The Ruts in December, 1978 photographing them for an article for Sounds. We walked down Long Acre to Leicester Square taking photos in a joke shop and amusement arcade. They were sweet, funny young men from West London. They gave me a copy of 'In A Rut’, their first single and it blew my socks off. The B side, 'H-Eyes', was as powerful as the A side, but with a prophetic message that still sends a shiver down the spines of all of us who love them 41 years later."
Photography by Virginia Turbett
© 2019 Virginia Turbett & Hanging Around Books (HA024)
An edition of 250 copies
A5 paperback photozine. 36 pages. Digitally printed on recycled paper.
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