MC5 (Band)

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MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964. The original band line-up consisted of vocalist Rob Tyner, guitarists Wayne Kramer and Fred "Sonic" Smith, bassist Michael Davis, and drummer Dennis Thompson. "Crystallizing the counterculture movement at its most volatile and threatening", according to AllMusic critic Stephen Thomas Erlewine, the MC5's far left political ties and anti-establishment lyrics and music positioned them as emerging innovators of the punk movement in the United States. Their loud, energetic style of back-to-basics rock and roll included elements of garage rock, hard rock, blues rock, and psychedelic rock but were not known for including fuzz elements. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 12 photos, 63 lists, 46 albums, 194 songs, and key facts about MC5!

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MC5 is a member of the following lists: Atlantic Records artists, Elektra Records artists, 1960s music groups, Reachout International Records recording artists, Pre-punk groups, 1970s music groups, American rock music groups, Blues rock groups, Hard rock musical groups and Musical quintets.

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194 Songs »
1 Kick Out The Jams
2 Ramblin' Rose 1969
3 Motor City Is Burning 1969
4 Come Together 1969
5 Borderline 1905
6 Looking At You
7 I Want You Right Now 1988
8 The American Ruse 1970
9 Starship 1905
10 Teenage Lust
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