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Dennes Dale "D." Boon, (April 1, 1958 – December 22, 1985) was an American singer, songwriter and guitarist. [1]

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a genre of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular by the 1990s.

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Ballot Result

"Ballot Result" is a posthumous live compilation album by Minutemen.

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Blue Öyster Cult

Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC) is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".

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Box-o-Plenty Records

Box-O-Plenty Records is a record label, started by Richard Derrick, a musician based in San Pedro, California.

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Buick, formally the Buick Motor Division, is an American automobile division of the American manufacturer General Motors (GM).

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Cannabis (drug)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana and by numerous other names, is a preparation of the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for use as a psychoactive drug or medicine.

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Centro-matic was an American band based in Denton, Texas.

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Contemplating the Engine Room

Contemplating the Engine Room is a punk rock opera by Minutemen veteran Mike Watt.

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Corona (song)

"Corona" is a song by American punk rock trio Minutemen from the album Double Nickels on the Dime, which was composed by the band's lead singer and guitarist D. Boon.

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D. Boon and Friends


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Daniel Boone

Daniel Boone (September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, a woodsman, and a frontiersman, whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States.

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Double Nickels on the Dime

Double Nickels on the Dime is the third studio album by American punk trio Minutemen, released on the Californian independent record label SST Records in 1984.

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Equalization (audio)

Equalization (British: equalisation) is the process of adjusting the balance between frequency components within an electronic signal.

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Eric Bloom

Eric Bloom (born December 1, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter and musician.

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Fender Telecaster

The Fender Telecaster, colloquially known as the Tele, is the world's first commercial solid-body, single-cutaway electric guitar made by Fender, typically dual-pickup in configuration.

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Firehose (band)

Firehose (stylized as fIREHOSE) was an alternative rock band consisting of Mike Watt (bass, vocals), Ed Crawford (guitar, vocals), and George Hurley (drums).

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George Hurley

George Hurley (born September 4, 1958 in Brockton, Massachusetts) is a drummer noted for his work with Minutemen and fIREHOSE.

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Hardcore punk

Hardcore punk (usually referred to simply as hardcore) is a punk rock music genre and subculture that originated in the late 1970s.

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Interstate 10

Interstate 10 (I-10) is the southernmost transcontinental highway in the American Interstate Highway System.

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Joy (EP)

Joy is a three-song seven-inch EP by American hardcore punk band Minutemen.

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Little, Brown and Company

Little, Brown and Company is an American publisher founded in 1837 by Charles Coffin Little and his partner, James Brown, and for close to two centuries has published fiction and nonfiction by many of America's finest writers.

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Mike Watt

Michael David "Mike" Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, singer and songwriter.

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Minutemen (band)

Minutemen was an American rock band formed in San Pedro, California in 1980.

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Mr. Machinery Operator


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Nels Cline

Nels Courtney Cline (born January 4, 1956 in Los Angeles) is an American guitarist and composer.

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New Alliance Records

New Alliance Records was the record label founded by The Minutemen's D. Boon and Mike Watt and longtime friend and associate Martin Tamburovich after the example of Black Flag's SST Records.

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Project Mersh

Project: Mersh is the penultimate release (final extended play, or EP release) from the American punk rock trio Minutemen before D. Boon's death later that year in an auto accident.

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Punk rock

Punk rock (or simply punk) is a rock music genre that developed between 1974 and 1976 in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia.

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Richard Derrick

Richard Derrick was born in Torrance, California in 1961, and is a lifelong resident of nearby San Pedro.

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Robert Christgau

Robert Thomas Christgau (born April 18, 1942) is an American essayist, music journalist, and self-proclaimed "Dean of American Rock Critics".

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is a biweekly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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San Pedro, Los Angeles

San Pedro is a community within the city of Los Angeles, California.

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SST Records

SST Records is an American independent record label formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California by musician Greg Ginn.

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Still Feel Gone

Still Feel Gone is the second album by American alternative country pioneers Uncle Tupelo.

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The Huffington Post

The Huffington Post (sometimes abbreviated Huff Post or HuffPo) is a liberal-oriented American online news aggregator and blog, that has both localised and international editions founded by Arianna Huffington, Kenneth Lerer, Andrew Breitbart, and Jonah Peretti, featuring columnists.

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The Politics of Time

The Politics of Time is the seventh overall release, third album-length release, and first compilation by American hardcore punk band the Minutemen.

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The Punch Line

The Punch Line is the first 12-inch and third record release by influential American punk rock band Minutemen, and the fourth-ever release from SST Records.

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The Reactionaries

The Reactionaries were a punk rock band formed in San Pedro, California in 1978.

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The Secondman's Middle Stand

The Secondman's Middle Stand was Mike Watt's third solo album and the first full-length recording that he had made under his own name since the release of Contemplating The Engine Room in 1997.

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This Ain't No Picnic

"This Ain't No Picnic" is a song by punk/alternative band Minutemen.

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Treble (sound)

Treble refers to tones whose frequency or range is at the higher end of human hearing.

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Tucson, Arizona

Tucson (or occasionally locally) is a city in and the county seat of Pima County, Arizona, United States, and home to the University of Arizona. The 2010 United States Census put the population at 520,116, while the 2013 estimated population of the entire Tucson metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was 996,544. The Tucson MSA forms part of the larger Tucson-Nogales combined statistical area (CSA), with a total population of 980,263 as of the 2010 Census. Tucson is the second-largest populated city in Arizona behind Phoenix, which both anchor the Arizona Sun Corridor. The city is located southeast of Phoenix and north of the U.S.-Mexico border. Tucson is the 33rd largest city and the 59th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Roughly 150 Tucson companies are involved in the design and manufacture of optics and optoelectronics systems, earning Tucson the nickname Optics Valley. Major incorporated suburbs of Tucson include Oro Valley and Marana northwest of the city, Sahuarita south of the city, and South Tucson in an enclave south of downtown. Communities in the vicinity of Tucson (some within or overlapping the city limits) include Casas Adobes, Catalina Foothills, Flowing Wells, Midvale Park, Tanque Verde, Tortolita, and Vail. Towns outside the Tucson metro area include Benson to the southeast, Catalina and Oracle to the north, and Green Valley to the south. The Spanish name of the city, Tucsón, derived from the O'odham, meaning "(at the) base of the black ", a reference to a basalt-covered hill now known as "A" Mountain. Tucson is sometimes referred to as "The Old Pueblo".

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Uncle Tupelo

Uncle Tupelo was an alternative country music group from Belleville, Illinois, active between 1987 and 1994.

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We Jam Econo

We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen, is a full-length documentary about the influential 1980s punk rock band Minutemen, created by director Tim Irwin and producer Keith Schieron in association with Rocket Fuel Films.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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27 Club

The 27 Club is a term that refers to a number of popular musicians who died at age 27, often as a result of drug and alcohol abuse, or violent means such as homicide or suicide.

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3-Way Tie (For Last)

3-Way Tie (For Last) is the fourth and final full-length album recorded by the American punk band Minutemen.

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