The Major Thinkers visit Evolution Rock (Part 1 of 2)

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The Major Thinkers visit Evolution Rock (Part 1 of 2)
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Kate Borger interviews Larry Kirwan and Pierce Turner of The Major Thinkers synthesizer band. Kirwan and Turner are from Wexford, Ireland and came to New York, added bass player and drummer to their band. Selections are played of their music. Their latest album is "Terrible beauty." Songs heard (titles and spellings taken from notes in box): "Avenue B," "Goings on going down," "Land of Devalera," "Talking hands," "Wiclow hills," and "Erotica." Recorded on May 15, 1984; broadcast on April 5, 1985. Part one.

Date Recorded on: 
May 15, 1984
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WBAI, April 5, 1985
Item duration: 
1 reel (35 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
Total duration (All reels): 
2 reels (60 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1985
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