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Biography

Timbuk 3 was formed in 1986 by the husband and wife team of Pat MacDonald (acoustic, electric, bass and MIDI guitars, harmonica, vocals) and Barbara K. MacDonald (electric guitar, mandolin, violin, rhythm programming, vocals). Initially they performed live as a duo backed up by a large "ghettoblaster".

They were joined in 1991, by Wally Ingram and Courtney Audain. Timbuk 3 recorded several albums from 1986 to 1995; their first album, Greetings From Timbuk 3, generated their only chart hit song, "The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades". The song was featured in the 1987 film, My Best Friend is a Vampire.

Also from Greetings From Timbuk 3, "Shame On You" was played during the opening scene of Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, released in 1986.

The group broke up in 1995, with the ex-members going on to record other music independently.

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