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good stuff, but i prefer their 2nd 7", it's punchier -
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gWtEddK…
Posted by BrianMyFatAss http://www.myspace.com/brianfoss on December 30, 2012 at 1:20 PM · Report this
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Thank you to The Stranger for taking note of the bands and unsung musicians that all played a role in the rich history of Pacific NW music, Keep the lessons coming.
Posted by poptartpunk on December 30, 2012 at 2:13 PM · Report this
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I saw Chinas Comidas opening for The Ramones, and Tom Petty, believe it or not, at The Paramount back in 1978. They were a last minute substitute for Mink DeVille. They got booed, people threw stuff, the drummer and bassist left the stage, leaving the singer(poet) and guitarist up there alone to face the onslaught of hate. They kept on, finishing their set. It was sad. She was strong, but really upset. Before the show, the singer went down the line of people waiting to get in, passing out copies of a chapbook of her lyrics, which I think I still have. I liked them because she reminded me of Patty Smith, who seemed like the obvious influence at the time.
Posted by BallardBoy on December 30, 2012 at 5:10 PM · Report this
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I'm also glad someone is writing about this period of Seattle underground music. Yes, there was life before Mudhoney. Such as The Lewd, The Enemy, and Red Dress.
Posted by BallardBoy on December 30, 2012 at 5:13 PM · Report this
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And of course Clark Humphrey was an original Stranger staffer when the rag first started, turning his double-sided, photocopied "misc." newsletter-thingy that he dropped off at a few places such as Fallout into a Stranger column and, if I am not mistaken, writing the crossword puzzle.
Posted by carnivorous chicken on December 31, 2012 at 7:55 PM · Report this

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