Let’s Lynch the Landlord: Dead Kennedys in Oakland 2/4/11

East Bay Ray!!!! San Francisco music history is all too often focused on Jefferson Airplane and the Dead. It is easy to forget that San Francisco spawned hardcore pioneers the Dead Kennedys. They formed in 1978, and despite the sad, bitter break-up in 1986, they transformed punk forever. They played their first show at the Mahubay Gardens at 443 Broadway in North Beach. For 10 plus years this club was the center of the California punk universe. The DK's first single, "California Uber Alles", sounded great in Oakland last Friday. Always politically current, the lyrics were modified to rag on [...]

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