[Jandek] Memphis Goons
kipshepherd at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 31 07:05:33 PDT 2005
>The whole thing rather reminds me of a band called The Memphis Goons - who
>were a group of teenagers who created hundreds of fabulous garage rock
>in, you guessed it, their parents garage, before breaking up after
>graduation (one of the members ended up writing for Creem). Some of the
>recordings were released 25 or so years later on a CD entitled 'Teenage
>BBQ' - well worth getting.
You can order some goons from here:
Robot A. Hull was the Creem writer. The Goons still play together
occasionally. There was a good history of the Goons on the web but I can't
find it now.
There are rumored to be hundreds of hours of tapes. Yow. They would write
a song, record it and go on the next one.
NP: Government Cheese - No Sleeping In Penn Station
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- G.W.Bush, May 21, 1999
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