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One of Boston's most popular bands during the first wave of punk, no doubt in large part due to singer Barb Kitson's commanding voice and punky-starlet looks, the Thrills formed in 1977 out of a loose confederation of local scenesters. Kitson, a DJ at the influential college station WMBR (where according to legend, she was the first in Boston to play "Anarchy in the UK"), hooked up with bassist Merle Allin (brother of shock-rocker G.G.), drummer Mike Collins, lead guitarist Sean... Read more

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