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This is where I saw the Femmes, June 1981. It was a formative experience that pushed me to strip down my sound in my own bands over the years. The band did a wonderful cover of "Last Time."
Jason Brownell and I were inspired by the Violent Femmes' performance of "Flamingo Baby" to sit down the next morning and write a song called "Pig Glue Igloo," which followed me from band to band for a good 15 years. :-)
From Milwaukee Rock Posters:
Poster by Brian Ritchie, aka Spot. This was just prior to their first (and biggest selling) album release.