Riot Squad

Riot Squad

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This item is a video clip. It was created by an unknown creator on or around the date 1981.

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This song is from New Zealand’s troubled winter of 1981. The Springbok Tour gave the term “riot squad” currency throughout the country — but the Auckland live music scene and the police were already enduring a very fraught relationship. This number from Auckland ska/soul band The Newmatics, released on the band’s Broadcast OR double 7" EP, was actually written about a 1980 police raid on XS Cafe in Airedale Street. The Keystone Cops music video is classic early 80s TVNZ Avalon and features ac...


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Non-infringing use

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No modifying

You are not allowed to adapt or remix this item into any other works.

No commercial use

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