ATN Exclusive Feature: The Untold Story Of The Memphis Goons

The Goon squad as young men.

Never heard the early-'70s rock pioneers known as the

Memphis Goons? Well dig it, neither had Sonic Youth, the Ramones, or Pavement,

but the Goons can be heard plainly in their work! Whether you call the band's

sound eccentric, ground breaking, genius, or freakish, the Memphis Goons'

history is an amazing tale indeed. And just how, you ask, do Beefheart, Bangs,

and a Mr. Robot Hull fit in? Check out ATN's investigation of the band that has

been described as the "second greatest garage act of the twentieth



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