Pure Joy

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Pure Joy


Taking their name from a song by the legendary British new wave group the Teardrop Explodes, Pure Joy were among a handful of '80s Seattle bands that drew more inspiration from English neo-psychedelic rock than punk or heavy metal. Like Weather Theatre, Room Nine, and the First Thought, Pure Joy (originally called the Dwindles) sounded more like a group from the U.K. than the Pacific Northwest. Featuring Rusty Willoughby (vocals, guitar), Lisa King (bass), and Jim Hunnicutt (dru... Read more

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