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"The Only Thing to Do"

Band Name That Inspired U2?

According to Buckeye Beat, Shad O’Shea was instrumental in fashioning a local hit out of “The Only Thing to Do” by Cincinnati’s own The “Us Too” Group: Somehow the record got the attention of Counterpart Records Shad O’Shea (a.k.a. Howard Lovdal) who took an interest in ‘The Only Thing To

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"Stupid Baby"

World’s First Dead Heads: Germany?

How freaky that The Grateful Dead‘s played their first show on December 4, 1965 (billed as The Dead, not The Warlocks)  — and then the very next year, a group of young German musicians would form a band called (incredibly) The Dead-Heads: “Stupid-Baby“ The Dead-Heads (1966) This seven-inch is almost

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