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Greg

“Down At the Bar”Peter Laughner

This week, Greg is taking a trip to the desert island jukebox to share the track "Down At the Bar" by Peter Laughner. Laughner was an influential figure in the 1970s for bands like Rocket From The Tombs and Pere Ubu. Along with making music, he also contributed writing to music magazines like Creem. He died young at age 24 as a result of drugs and alcohol abuse, but left behind a lot of recorded music. Recently the label Smog Veil put out a box set of his songs, which got Greg on a Peter Laughner kick.“Down At the Bar”is a perfect snap shot of Laughner's Cleveland crafted by the man himself.