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Scots Pirates

Scots Pirates were a reunion band of sorts of a few of the most well known alumni from the ’60s Michigan rock and roll picture, particularly guitarist/vocalist Scott Morgan (the Rationals) and drummer Scott Asheton (the Stooges). The music group also included bassist Gary Rasmussen, who, with Morgan, Asheton, as …

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Sonic’s Rendezvous Band

Within the Midwest through the 1970s, you’d be hard-pressed to discover a rock group with a far more impressive pedigree than Sonic’s Rendezvous Band, which brought jointly people of four key bands through the fabled Detroit/Ann Arbor rock scene from the past due ’60s — Fred “Sonic” Smith from the …

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The Up

Ann Arbor, Michigan-based proto-punks the Up were shaped in the springtime of 1967 by vocalist Franklin Bach, then your stage supervisor and announcer at Detroit’s famed Grande Ballroom. Rounded out by guitarist Bob Rasmussen, bassist Gary Rasmussen and drummer Vic Peraino (quickly changed by Scott Bailey), the group was handled …

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