The Freaks Hall: Buzzcocks

BUZZCOCKS

Class of 2017

Formed: 1976, Bolton, England.

Members:

Pete Shelley
Howard Devoto
Steve Diggle
Steve Garvey
John Maher

Selected Discography:

Spiral Scratch (1977, New Hormones)

Another Music In A Different Kitchen (1978, United Artists)

Love Bites (1978, United Artists)

A Different Kind of Tension (1979, United Artists)

Singles Going Steady (1979, I.R.S./United Artists)

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Buzzcocks.com

The Freaks Hall: Captain Beefheart

CAPTAIN BEEFHEART

Class of 2016

Born: Don Vilet, January 15, 1941, Glendale, CA

Died: December 17, 2010, Arcata, CA

Selected Discography: 

Safe As Milk (1967, Buddah)

Strictly Personal (1968, Blue Thumb)

Trout Mask Replica (1969, Straight)

Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970, Straight)

Mirror Man (1971, Buddah)

The Spotlight Kid (1972, Reprise)

Unconditionally Guaranteed (1974, Mercury)

Bluejeans & Moonbeams (1974,  Mercury)

Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) (1978, Warner Bros.)

Doc At the Radar Station (1980, Virgin)

Ice Cream For Crow (1982, Epic/Virgin)

Grows Fins: Rarities 1965-1982 (5 x CD) (1999, Revanant)

Bat Chain Puller (2012, Zappa)

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Captain Beefheart Radar Station

The Freaks Hall: Johnny Burnette & the Rock ‘n’ Roll Trio

JOHNNY BURNETTE & THE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL TRIO

Class of 2014

Formed: 1952, Memphis, TN

Members:

Dorsey Burnette
Johnny Burnette
Paul Burlison

Selected Discography: 

Johnny Burnette & the Rock ‘n’ Roll Trio (1956, Coral Records)

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The Freaks Hall: Lester Bangs

LESTER BANGS

Class of 2014

Born: December 14, 1948, Escondido, California

Died:  April 30, 1982, New York, New York

Rolling Stone magazine, 1969-73

Creem magazine, 1970-76, editor 1971-76

Freelance writer, 1976-82

Bibliography:

Psychotic Reactions and Carburetor Dung: The Work of a Legendary Critic, collected writings, Greil Marcus, ed. Anchor Press, 1988.
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste: A Lester Bangs Reader, collected writings, John Morthland, ed. Anchor Press, 2003.

Discography:

Let It Blurt/Live (1979, Spy)
Lester Bangs & the Delinquents – Jook Savages On The Bravos (1981, Live Wire)
Birdland With Lester Bangs (1986, Add On)

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Rolling Stone

Rockcritics.com

The Freaks Hall: 13th Floor Elevators

THE 13th FLOOR ELEVATORS

Class of 2014

Formed: 1965, Austin, Texas

Members:

Roky Erickson
Tommy Hall
Stacy Sutherland
John Ike Walton
Benny Thurman
Ronnie Leatherman
Danny Thomas
Danny Galindo
Duke Davis

Selected Discography:

The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966, International Artists)
Easter Everywhere (1967, International Artists)
Live (1968, International Artists)
Bull of the Woods (1969, International Artists)
Sign of the Three Eyed Men (10 x CD, Charly/International Artists, 2009)

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