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D Boon And Minutemen Band – Mike Watt And How It Began

Tweet Dennes Boon was born in San Pedro California in 1958, and spent his early years in an old barracks building that used to belong to the Army. When he was 13 he and Mike Watt crossed paths, when Boon fell out of a tree in a nearby park and almost fell right on Watt. Friendship between the two blossomed and many teenage hours were spent dreaming of rock and roll. After a brief formation called the Bright Orange Band, in 1976 the legendary Minutemen became a band. D. Boon played guitar and sang, Mike Watt played bass, and George … Continue reading

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