Armstrong, John

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Armstrong, John

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  • Buck Cherry

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1956-

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John Armstrong (Buck Cherry) was born in 1956. He started playing music in 1975 when he quit high school. Armstrong, a singer-guitarist, established the Modernettes, a punk band, in 1980 with bassist, Mary Jo Kopechne and drummer, John McAdams (Jughead) in Vancouver. The first EP is Strictly Confidential. The second EP, Teen City, was a huge success. The final EP is View From the Bottom. The Modernettes completed one album, Get It Straight. The Modernettes was disbanded in 1982. John Armstrong worked for The Vancouver Sun as a reporter and is the author of two memoirs: Guilty of Everything (2001) and Wages (2007).

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Created December 22, 2015. SS

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