Thunder Express - Mc5 - Music - MUNSTER - 5013145207123 - November 22, 2018
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Thunder Express


Thunder Express

MC5 (Motor City Five), the legendary Detroit band. Their first single (included here) was released in 1967. In 1968 they played the infamous Democratic Convention that turned into a police riot, and they went on to be the 'Official White Panther Party Band'. Their manager John Sinclair became a hippie martyr, after being jailed for 10 years for 2 joints, inspiring John Lennon's '10 For 2' song. Thrown off their first label Electra, they signed to Atlantic for 2 more albums but only achieved underground success. Now greatly revered as one of the seminal rock'n'roll bands and a huge inspiration for punk. 'Thunder Express' documents their first and last studio work - six tracks recorded in France in 1972 at Studio Castle Herouville for a TV show; and 4 tracks from their first two singles from '66 & '68. The title track is unavailable elsewhere. Includes 12-page booklet with notes and interview from 1970, along with the White Panther Party '10-Point Program'. *Wayne Kramer marks MC5 50th Anniversary with a tour in 2018!* - https://mc50th. Com/tour-dates


Media Music     CD   (Compact Disc)
Number of discs 1
Released November 22, 2018
EAN/UPC 5013145207123
Genre Rock
Dimensions 125 × 142 × 10 mm   ·   94 g

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