I have worked in Denmark Street for 30 years, and my father (creator of Me & My Gal – the musical) thirty years before that, at number 24 and then 19, and to lose the street from the music industry roots would be cultural vandalism
It’s part of London’s cultural history from Gin Lane to The Beatles
“I live just down the road and my father Maurice Kinn founder of the NME used to have his (NME) office at No.5 Denmark Street” (in the 1950’s)
“The street where musical dreams were realized via the guitar stores, studios, music publishers and usual suspects”.
The destruction of rock’n’roll culture throughout Britain continues – Lydon predicted it in ‘Anarchy’, the amount of venues they are closing for more developments is countrywide …