The Story Of 'Punk' Magazine, Tabulating 'Thriller,' And Red Baraat

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Today on Soundcheck: Launched in 1976, Punk magazine chronicled the movement from which it took its name, and turned its writers, artists, and cover stars into underground heroes. With a new anthology collecting the best of the publication, we get the Punk story from founding editor John Holmstrom.

Then, did Michael Jackson's Thriller really sell 100 million copies? Writer Bill Wyman doubts it.

And the Brooklyn-based Bhangra party band Red Baraat brings its infectiously fun, high-energy songs to the Soundcheck studio.