Rockabilly Rebels

The Guardian has an article about photographer Philippe Chancel documenting French street gangs of the early 80s.

Rockabilly Rebels: The Stylish French Gangs

Here’s a set of photos he took. One features Slim Jim Phantom of The Stray Cats, in about 1981. Another one is showing Brian Setzer.

Also this.

Here’s a video about the Pittsburgh Doo Wop scene which produced The Del Vikings, who more than 30 years later inspired the name of a Paris rockabilly street gang.

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Video-Link: https://youtu.be/MP9WKLLZfyY?t=426

p.s.: speaking of France

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