Greetings Dead Freaks! This week, I welcome Jerry Grillo, journalist and author of a terrific new biography about the late, legendary, Col. Bruce Hampton. The book is called The Music And Mythocracy of Col. Bruce Hampton - A Basically True Biography and it is set to be released in April 1 by the University of Georgia Press. We talk about the book, dig into the man, the music, and the mystery that was the Colonel. After our chat you'll hear a mix of Hampton Grease Band, Aquarium Rescue Unit, and more.
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Selections In This Episode:
Hampton Grease Band: July, 1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival - Hendon
Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip: 2017-07-26 Georgia Theater, Atlanta, GA - Jungle Book Serenade > Trondossa > Jungle Book Serenade
Col Bruce Hampton & New Ice Age: Mean Time
Col Bruce Hampton & The Aquarium Rescue Unit: 1991-02-28 Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO - Fixin’ To Die, Basically Frightened, Sittin’ On Top Of The World, Time Is Free, Turn On Your Lovelight