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Wayne Kramer

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Wayne Kramer (1985)

Interview by Ira Robbins, Rock's Backpages audio, 10 March 1985

The Detroit City axeman on working with Was (Not Was); meeting Red Rodney in prison; hanging with Johnny Thunders and, of course, memories of the MC5.

File format: mp3; file size: 25.7mb, interview length: 28' 03" sound quality: ** (phoner)

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Legendary Rock Guitarist Wayne Kramer Talks MC5 Tour, Free Jazz Influences

Interview by Steven R Rosen, Cincinnati CityBeat, 23 October 2018

AMONG THE IMMORTAL rallying cries of Rock & Roll — a list that includes "You gotta fight for your right to party", "Sex and drugs ...

MC5: Young, Powerful and Full Of Sperm

Retrospective and Interview by Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 7 December 1991

It wasn't all flowers and freedom in the '60s for Detroit's finest rock'n'revolutionary band the MC5, whose legendary 1968 debut LP Kick Out The Jams, ...

Wayne Kramer: Doing the Work

Interview by Michael Simmons, L.A. Weekly, 5 June 1997

Brother Wayne Kramer's automythological masterpiece ...

MC5: The making of Kick Out The Jams

Interview by Jaan Uhelszki, Uncut, May 2007

How Wayne Kramer and his Detroit proto punks turned a stage heckle into a battle cry to herald the death of the hippy dream ...

MC5's Wayne Kramer Testifies about Music, Drugs, and Not Being "Revolutionary" Enough?

Report and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 13 August 2018

IT'S HARD TO fathom today that the FBI would be interested in the daily activities of, say, the Foo Fighters, Imagine Dragons, or Fall Out ...

Legendary Rock Guitarist Wayne Kramer Talks "MC50" Tour, Free Jazz Influences and His Jail Guitar Doors Non-Profit Org

Report and Interview by Steven R Rosen, Cincinnati CityBeat, 23 October 2018

Kramer and members of Soundgarden, Faith No More and Fugazi perform MC5 classics at Bogart's on Oct. 25. ...

Wayne Kramer: The Real Motor City Madman

Profile and Interview by Bob Ruggiero, Houston Press, 18 July 2002

BY ITS VERY nature, rock and roll is all about youth. Writing, performing and producing mostly for those to whom the terms "mortgage" and "cholesterol ...

Wayne Kramer: Trax, New York NY

Live Review by Van Gosse, The Village Voice, 15 July 1981

He Walks the Line ...

Wayne Kramer: Broke, Busted, Disgusted, Agents Can't Be Trusted

Interview by Max Bell, New Musical Express, 20 August 1977

Former MC5 guitarist WAYNE KRAMER live from Lexington Penitentiary, talks to MAX BELL about times past and time passing ...

Wayne Kramer Forgets The Motor City

Interview by Mark Williams, Melody Maker, 17 March 1979

"SOMETIMES we used to pass the Milan jail when the MC5 were driving to gigs outside of Detroit, and I used to look up at ...

The Wayne Kramer Interview

Interview by Ian Fortnam,, April 2000

DETROIT, MICHIGAN’S Motor City 5 slicked their savage, sonic sedition with pure, high octane, rock ‘n’ roll rocket fuel. When they initially spat their fretboard ...

see also Gang War

see also MC5


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