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015. I Found That Essence Rare: The Gang of Four with The Hoi Polloi, March 5, 1983

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  What a rip-off: they took the ticket and I only got to keep the end stub.

015. I Found That Essence Rare: The Gang of Four with The Hoi Polloi, Wonderland Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada, Saturday March 5, 1983, $9 (+ A Meditation on Friendship and Shared Communities).

This entry on the Gang of Four not only recalls the concert from March 1983, but also reflects on key changes in my social life as I began my 20s in conjunction with a shift in the local underground community, and of finding one’s tribe and its importance on one’s personal development.

Just 18 weeks following the Iggy Pop scrimmage and here I was back at Wonderland Gardens to see the Gang of Four. However, there had been some significant changes during that brief time in between Continue reading