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SONG OF THE DAY Swamp Rats – Hey Freak

, Known as one of the first bands responsible for the earliest examples of proto-punk, The Swamp Rats were a garage-rock band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  The band originated from a group called The Fantastic Dee Jays, who formed in 1965 … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Figures of Light – It’s Lame

When the US proto-punk band Figures of Light released their debut single in 1972, it was met with criticism, suggesting it was “raw, loud, and nothing like the prevailing music of the time.”  It’s funny to think that all these years … Continue reading

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