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Flyer for the Scott Savage Memorial Benefit at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama. With GNP, Mass Confessions, Srehto, PMS, Stunt Pig, The Freds, and more. "$5 donation -- all proceeds fo to help pay for grave marker." Savage drowned at the age of…

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Flyer for Headless Marines, GNP, and Stunt Pigs at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, March 6, 1987. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer for GNP, Stunt Pig, and Entropy at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, February 6, 1987. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer for 23 More Minutes, The Screw, and GNP at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, undated. Art by Chris Hendrix. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer for Molecules with GNP at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, undated. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Flyer (original art and reproduction) for Holy Rollers with GNP, Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, undated. Courtesy Chris Hendrix.

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Anti-violence flyer for Tuxedo Junction, Birmingham / Ensley, Alabama, punk venue. "Peace is Possible! Be Your Own Security." Courtesy Chris Hendrix

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Erskine Hawkins performs with the Birmingham Heritage Band at the annual Function at the Junction in Ensley, Alabama, July 23, 1988. Amos Gordon conducts in the band. Henry Blankenship sings.

Begun in 1985 in Ensley's Tuxedo Junction Park, the…

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Flyer for GNP, Random Conflict, Monster Dog, Pavlov's Dog, and Necrosis at Tuxedo Junction Ballroom, Ensley, Alabama. Undated.

From the collection of Andre Millard.

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Flyer for G. N. P., Random Conflict, Monster Dog, and Necrosis at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama. "LABOR DAY WEEKEND BASH!!!"

Courtesy Frank Heath.

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Flyer for O. C. B., G. N. P., Random Conflict, and Act of Faith at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama.

Courtesy Frank Heath.

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In this excerpt, Adams reflects on his early training in music, including his first informal lessons from his older brother Oscar and his experience in the elementary and high school bands of William Wise Handy and John T. “Fess” Whatley.…

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Flyer for Monster Dog, Random Conflict, and G.N.P. at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, undated.

$5, 5 BANDS
NO ALCOHOL!
SECURITY GUARDS ON DUTY

Courtesy David Baird.

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Flyer for G.N.P., Random Conflict, Necrosis, and Pavlov's Dogs at Tuxedo Junction, Ensley, Alabama, unknown year.

$5.00, 5 bands. No alcohol.

Courtesy David Baird.

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Wilbur “Dud” Bascomb (1916-1972), trumpeter with the ‘Bama State Collegians / Erskine Hawkins Orchestra. Bascomb's solo on the 1939 Erskine Hawkins hit "Tuxedo Junction" was closely studied and faithfully reproduced by a generation of up-and-coming…

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Erskine Hawkins (1914 – 1993), publicity photo, c. 1939. The Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, begun at Alabama State Teachers’ College as the ‘Bama State Collegians, developed into one of Black America’s leading dance bands. Nearly all the band’s members…

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Birmingham-born Laura Washington joined the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra as a teenager in 1946, scoring a hit that year for the band with her performance of Joe Liggins’ “I’ve Got a Right to Cry.” (The Hawkins/Washington cover reached #2 on the…
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