From the Vault: A Vancouver Classic by the Modernettes

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      It always pays to know your history. With that in mind, every Saturday From the Vault brings you a classic music video by a Vancouver artist.

      This week's pick is from the heyday of Vancouver's punk scene. The Modernettes were singer-guitarist and songwriter John "Buck Cherry" Armstrong, bassist Mary Jo Kopechne, and drummer John "Jughead" McAdams.

      The Ramones-esque buzzsaw pop of "Barbra" comes from the Modernettes' second EP, Teen City. It's the kind of tune that still sounds fresh no matter how many times you hear it.

      "Barbra" comes to you courtesy of a request sent via Twitter from Véronique Noelle. Nice choice, Véronique!

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