The Sonics
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The Sonics Biography (Wikipedia)

The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington that formed in 1960. Their aggressive, hard-edged sound has been a major influence on punk, garage, and hard rock music worldwide, and they have been named as inspirations to Nirvana, Bruce Springsteen, the Fall, and other major artists.

The band performed several early rock standards such as "Louie, Louie", and "Skinny Minnie" as well as original compositions like "Strychnine", "Psycho", and "The Witch". Their catalogue is generally based around simple chord progressions, often performed with a speed and tonal aggression that was novel for the time, making the band a notable influence on later punk rock bands.

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Have Love Will Travel
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The Witch
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The Witch
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Strychnine
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Strychnine
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Dirty Robber - Radio 2 session 22/03/2008
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Dirty Robber - Radio 2 session 22/03/2008
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Boss Hoss - Radio 2 session 22/03/2008
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Boss Hoss - Radio 2 session 22/03/2008
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Psycho
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Psycho
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Boss Hoss
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Boss Hoss
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Jenny Jenny
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Jenny Jenny
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Money
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Money
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Cinderella
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Cinderella
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Don't Believe In Christmas
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Don't Believe In Christmas
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Santa Claus
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Santa Claus
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Do You Love Me?
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Do You Love Me?
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Witch
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Witch
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He's Waiting - BBC Session 22/03/2008
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He's Waiting - BBC Session 22/03/2008
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Hitch Hike
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