[Dixielandjazz] Next Time - Elect a Tuba Player!
tubaman at batnet.com
Fri Feb 20 12:27:11 PST 2004
Kerry's electric rock'n'roll past
> First, we had Bill Clinton on saxophone. Now, prepare yourselves for
> Senator John Kerry on bass guitar.
> Yes, more than 40 years ago, the man who hopes to be the Democratic
> nominee for US president played bass in a rock'n'roll band.
> The band was forged in 1961 while Mr Kerry was a pupil at the
> exclusive St Paul's prep school in New Hampshire.
> They called themselves The Electras, and recorded their only album in
> the school's basement.
> It is the first rock album ever recorded by a serious candidate for
> the Oval Office, according to the Washington Post.
> A copy, one of only 500, recently sold on eBay in the US for over
(there is more - including a short sound clip...)
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