What was the Name of your 1st Band? Mine was 'Aunt Maggie's Basement Blues'

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  1. Lucidology

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    Because we were just high school kids rehearsing in my Aunt Maggie's Basement. At first we were a blues band.
    But as time went by we just called ourselves 'Aunt Maggie's' because we started writing all our music.

    Our first Photo shoot in an old dilapidated Cannery on Cannery Row, Monterey, CA.
    (I'm the guy with the overcoat & hat)

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    Mine was "Head Slam"...from when those who were dozing in class had their heads slammed into desks by students behind them. I was both victim and perpetrator at one time or another...
     
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    The Dark Syde. No I didn't come up with the name, the guitarist went off to college and I auditioned for the gig. This was in the 60s when race relations were at an all time low in the US, and we had our share of problems at gigs and after. We had no problems inside the band and we defended each other.

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    ^That is AWESOME! I, for one, want to hear more about this band.

    Oh, and my first band was The Crustaceans. Playing all night frat gigs in Philly produced our motto "Crust Never Sleeps!"
     
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    The Purple Banana. It was 1966 and we were 10 year olds, so get your minds out of the gutter, people...
     
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    My first band, about 40 years ago, was called "Screamin' Bob". Named after the front man whose name was, oddly enough.....Bob.

    Bob was a Wolfman Jack clone who looked and sounded exacly like the Wolfman. He wasn't a great singer but people loved his shtick. He drank a lot of gin, and yes, he screamed a lot onstage.

    He's passed now, bless his gin soaked old soul.
     
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    Shatterday - mid 80s high school band with the name coming from an episode of Tales from the Dark side TV series.
     
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    The Skyfield Blues Band

    8th grade

    We played a bunch of teen dances one summer. We liked the band name but we didn't know any blues songs. Just a minor oversight, I guess.

    -Ben
     
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    Lick

    We were big Kiss fans, and the two guys who formed the band wanted a name that sounded like Kiss, so Lick was chosen. This was the late 80s, so we played mostly originals in the hair metal vein (badly, I might add).

    Come to think of it, Lick does have a nice ring to it. Maybe I will steal it for my next project:)
     
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    Feedbag. Early 90's and I was obsessed with Neil Young's Weld/Arc. Feedback was too on-the-nose, so...
     
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    The Wise Guys.

    Dave Nelson on drums
    Dave Waker on guitar
    John English on Vox and harp
    Sometimes Tony Stead on keys
    Sometimes Hershel Yatovitz on drums
    Al McDonald on bass
    I hacked along on guitar.

    We never rehearsed. Just played house parties and jammed songs we all knew. It was a blast. (Pretty sure I sucked but the other guys were good so it made it fun for me anyway)
     
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    Uncle Mary's Blues Revue.

    I guess there was this old lesbian in town named Uncle Mary.



    Not that there's anything wrong with that!


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    LICK ...
    That's a great name ... better keep it under the radar ...!!
    Can't recall anyone ever using that ... it would be a great name for a funk band too ...
     
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    Ah.....I was in 8th Grade, and we called ourselves "The Sunshine Why". Don't ask me how that even came about....LOL
     
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    The Hawley-Smoot 100% Blues Band and Chorus. We also didn't know any blues or have a chorus.
     
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    The Poor Boys
     
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    Buddenbrooks Blues Band
     
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