Punk-Rock Legend Mikey Wild Dies

By Peter Crimmins / NewsWorks
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"I was born in Philadelphia," said Michael DeLuca, aka Mikey Wild, in the YouTube video "Mikey Wild: the Livng Legend." "I'm a Philadelphian. I'm the king."

The mayor of South Street, Philadelphia's proto-punk scene, died Wednesday.

Mikey Wild couldn't really play any instrument and had a talent for being vulgar. He has been a fixture on the city's punk scene since the late 1970s.

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