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The next album was 'High Times'. With a hot reputation across the UK and Europe For the five the conquest of these territories was the next big adventure. Paris, Germany. But... 
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Monday, 13 May 2013 18:48

The History of MC 5 Part One

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Formed in 1964 by guitarists Kramer & Smith as the Bounty Hunters they recruit Rob Tyner on vocals (originally wanted to be their manager) who comes up with the name MC5 and recruit Michael Davis (bass) and Thompson (drums). The name MC5 is thought up by Tyner and chosen because it sounds like a car part and also stands for Motor City 5 which is apt because the band emanate from the tough city of Detroit a city famed for its car industry and simmering racial tensions in mid sixties America.
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Sunday, 15 January 2012 18:23

MC5 - A True Testimonial

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The forthcoming release of MC5: A True Testimonial (whose release has been held up after many, many legal problems) will seal the legacy of Fred "Sonic" Smith, the genius guitarist with the MC5. If you've ever found yourself saying "MC5, what a band!", A True Testimonial will leave you reeling for days with the power of MC5: not just with the music, but with the philosophy of the band.
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