Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Who Was MC5?

Formed in 1963 and dissolved in 1972, the Lincoln Park, Michigan band, MC5 was know as one of the more raucous of the "Detroit Sound"

MC5, Kick Out The Jams
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They were stongly leftist in leaning and made their biggest mark with the song "Kick Out The Jams MotherF***ers" which was later covered by Pearl Jam, Supercute and others.

Although they broke up in 1972 and three members died young, MC5 was reformed in 2005.  This gives MC5 a side note in history as one of the longest breakup to reformations in rock and roll history.

MC5, a forgotten gem.

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