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An alt-rock supergroup of sorts, The Backbeat Band came together for a brief moment in 1993-94 to record and promote the soundtrack to Backbeat, Iain Softley's 1994 film chronicling the Fab Four's pre-Beatlemania era in England and Hamburg. Consisting of Afghan Whigs vocalist Greg Dulli, R.E.M. bassist Mike Mills, Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, Sonic Youth vocalist/guitarist Thurston Moore, Gumball guitarist (and prolific producer) Don Fleming, and Soul Asylum vocalist Dave Pirner, the Backbeat Band punctuated the steak-and-potato… read more

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  • Great singer...
  • What the fuck!? And how come I only just heard about this? :)
  • What the fuck!? And how come I only just heard about this?
  • When I saw the movie I re-lived the passion of vibrating moments of Beatles sensations.. :D Thanks to producer !!
  • One of my favorite albums.
  • very nice covers, Long Tall Sally rox :)
  • I've read about them in a book about Nirvana. I really have to check them out. Thurston is in there! ...Well it's also a sound track to a film about The Beatles which I also love. I hope I won't get disappointed when I watch it.
  • Rock n roll!
  • Awesome!
  • The line-up for this group was pretty incredible.

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