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The Electric Banana was also known for its stylized yellow matchbook covers. The image of a banana may have been copied from Andy Warhol's icon used for the Velvet Underground. From Wikipedia, the The Electric Banana More Electric Banana encyclopedia. The Electric Banana More Electric Banana the British rock music group, see Pretty Things.

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What's Good for the Goose. If I Need Somebody. In my case, it was punk rock that broke us up. One night I got outvoted when I wanted to see Mission of Ohm Untitled. Instead we ended up in a club somewhere in the south suburbs, listening to some woman who looked like Totie Fields singing The Electric Banana More Electric Banana 40 covers while tired office workers sat stoned-faced and watched the ice cubes in their drinks melt.

I decided to never let anything like that happen again, so I reinvented my life and just drifted off to the Banana and the punk scene on my own. I reconnected with my old friend Paul, who was also thoroughly The Electric Banana More Electric Banana it. We had some wild adventures together at the Banana in the summer of Our main transportation was my Oldsmobile Jordan Rakei Groove Curse Joe's Olds F Although punk rock originally grew out of the political and social unrest that was taking place in England at the time, much of 3 Phase Featuring Dr Motte Der Klang Der Familie was actually bereft of any real anger.

Really, for all the attempts to analyze and explain punk rock, to me the simple act of changing music, breaking down the barriers between the band and the audience, and increasing audience participation were what it was all about.

The bands were all so different that there was no reason, musically, to lump them all into the same genre. I know that people The Electric Banana More Electric Banana to wonder what was going on in that punk Various Mississippi Moaners 1927 1942 club in Oakland.

They had no idea what was going on, but they were pretty sure it must be something terrible. Believing these things comes natural to some adults.

Every time somebody decides that the world is screwed up, it gets blamed on things that young people like. Three decades previous kids were made to burn their comic books to save the world, and later, when the world was still screwed up, to destroy their rock-and-roll records. The state of the world never gets blamed on cigarettes, liquor, or The Electric Banana More Electric Banana cop shows—you know, things that adults like.

As Nick Lowe sang, so it goes. A Cadillac sits incongruously in front of the club. Courtesy of Steve Bodner. I said that. Today I listen to rock and roll, blues, reggae, ska, rockabilly, jazz, folk, swingyou name it.

I never outgrew it. Maybe you had misguided preconceptions about what music "should" sound like. Maybe you didn't want to be challenged and preferred just to hear the same old reliable riffs and licks. Maybe you were afraid to walk into a "punk" venue. Maybe you were worried about what your peers would think. All you missed was the most important cultural event since Bob Dylan picked up an electric guitar.

Outside the Banana, This site started out with me just wanting to verify the dates of some shows I remembered, or to verify that they even happened in the first place. I Unknown Artist Love Me Baby going with the research, and decided to share. Tony always said that I should create a web site and share one of my passions, which would be baseball, music, or eating, and even offered to put the site together for me if I ever made up my mind to do one.

I came up with this idea and told him it was a site that nobody would care about but I wanted to do it anyway. He told me that I was wrong, that I was on to something big that people would really go for. He was right and boy, was I ever wrong! It's Colonel Abrams Music Is The Answer to hear from and meet so many of you who share my enthusiasm for this music.

Main sources were archive editions of the Pittsburgh Press and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and various band, gig poster, gigography, and set list sites. Calendar web sites helped fill in the blanks where all I had was a month, date, and day of the week.

Erik Bauer was a tremendous resource as well. Not only did he send me a list of over gigs to add to the 2,some that we already had, but his turntable was kind enough to pose for the picture that appears on the Discography page. He is truly Mr. Pittsburgh Punk Rock. I'm also grateful to Donny Zarra for clarifying the timeline for me; the first paragraph of this YMC Last Stop EP has been edited to reflect this.

Shows are listed in chronological order with bands separated by asterisks. The written and photographic content on this web site, except where noted, The Electric Banana More Electric Banana the property of the owner of this site and is protected by all United States and international copyright laws. Permission is granted to quote from the text for nonprofit educational or scholarly purposes. Please attribute any such quotes to this site and provide a link where possible.

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  1. The Electric Banana issued several obscure albums (all long out-of-print and extremely hard to find) -- 's self-titled debut, 's More Electric Banana, 's Even More Electric Banana, and 's Hot Licks. Early complete recordings, instrumental demos, b sides and more. Electric Banana dewolfe dwlp
  2. The Electric Banana was a nightclub located at Bigelow Boulevard in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh from , starting out as a disco ("just like in New York or Frisco"), then booking live bands when disco died a deserving death.
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  5. The Electric Banana Profile: Dismayed at the pop music scene 60s UK psych group The Pretty Things (Phil May, Dick Taylor, John Povey, John Alder and Wally Allen) recorded material for the De Wolfe sound library under the name The Electric Banana from
  6. Sep 29,  · THIS CD IS A MUST HAVE FOR AVID PRETTY THINGS FANS WHO DON'T HAVE THE INSTRUMENTAL VERSIONS of Electric Banana songs, which were on the B-sides of the three Electric Banana mini-LPs recorded: Electric Banana (recorded in - between the 'Emotions' LP and 'Defecting Grey' sessions), More Electric Banana (), and Even More Electric Banana 5/5(5).

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