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"Why Do The Nations...Let Us Break Asunder"
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"Behold, I Tell You A Mystery...The Trumpet Shall Sound"
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Don't Hurt My Love
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Solo: "My Torch, indeed"
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"See the flags and streamers curling"

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The longtime frontman of the seminal art-punk band Pere Ubu, David Thomas was born June 14, 1953 in Moss Point, MS. A one-time music journalist, he first attracted attention as a performer during the mid-'70s while leading the Cleveland-based cult favorites Rocket from the Tombs; in 1975, he and fellow rock scribe Peter Laughner formed Pere Ubu, debuting later that year with the single "30 Seconds Over Tokyo." With their noisy, anarchic sound and Thomas' wailing, scattershot voc... Read more

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