In honor of the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series last night, here is a list of the thirteen best bands/musical artists from Boston, Massachusetts. They are listed in alphabetical order.
4. THE CARS
Another classic band. This one was formed in 1976.
The Cars (1978). Candy-O (1979). Shake It Up (1981). Heartbeat City (1984).
Official site. Wikipedia article. Facebook. Last.fm
5. DINOSAUR JR
Formed in 1984 by J Mascis, Lou Barlow and Murph.
Green Mind (1991). Fossils (1991). Where You Been (1993). Without a Sound (1994).
Official site. Wiki aritcle. Facebook. MySpace. Twitter.
6. DROPKICK MURPHYS
Awesome Celtic punk rock band that formed in 1996.
Sing Loud Sing Proud (2001). Blackout (2003). The Warriors Code (2005). The Meanest of Times (2007).
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7. DUCKY BOYS
Street punk band that formed in 1995 in the Charlestown neighborhood. They got their name from the 1979 movie The Wanderers. The Ducky Boys were an Irish street gang.
Three Chords and the Truth (2004)
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8. JULIANA HATFIELD
Born in July 1967, she started her solo career after the 1991 breakup of Blake Babies.
Hey Babe (1992). Become What You Are (1993). Only Everything (1995).
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9. THE LEMONHEADS
Formed in 1986 by Evan Dando.
It’s a Shame About Ray (1992). Come on Feel the Lemonheads (1993).
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What can you say? They’re the Pixies. They were formed in 1986 by Black Francis and Joey Santiago.
Surfer Rosa (1988). Doolittle (1989). Trompe Le Monde (1991).
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Band formed by Dinosaur Jr bass player Lou Barlow in 1986.
Sebadoh III (1991). Bakesale (1994).
Official site. Wikipedia. Twitter. Facebook. Last.fm. Myspace. Bandcamp.
13. STREET DOGS
Formed by original Dropkick Murphys vocalist Mike McGolgan in 2002.
Savin Hill (2002). State of Grace (2008). Street Dogs (2010).
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