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Wckr Spgt (Wicker Spigot) is an experimental lo-fi band from Claremont, CA that started in 1981. The band gained some recognition when John Peel began playing their song “Francis Mitterrand,” an ode to the long time French president François Mitterrand. The band also had several contributing guests over the years, mostly fellow Inland Empire residents, notably John Darnielle of The Mountain Goats and Franklin Bruno, Kyle Brodie and Peter Hughes of Nothing Painted Blue.

Wckr Spgt has had several side projects, including The Bloody Hawaiians, The Congress and The Livin’ B’Jesus.

The band has put their discography (with the exception of their most recent album) and those of their side projects up for free download on their website.

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  • jor_belzberg

    What?!?! Wckr Spgt playcounts are far too low, I'm going to go change that now.

    29 Nov 2010 Reply
  • AlanQuays

    4, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1, 1 plays?...c'mon...we can listen to more WCKR SPGT than we are doing...

    19 Mar 2010 Reply
  • monsterpop

    he's in france he's a country in france.

    12 Oct 2008 Reply
  • cleverreference

    He's a god and oh can he dance.

    21 Aug 2008 Reply
  • tinyfolk

    Francoise Mitterand, do you have the heater on?

    20 Jan 2008 Reply

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