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Re: Husker Du (was Amazombie vs. Mom & Pop)

>     If'n I'm not mistaken, doesn't the name Husker Du come from W.S.
>     Burroughs' _Naked Lunch_?  Along with other such notable bands as
>     Steely Dan and The Insect Trust.  Which actually could be a pretty
>     (tangential) link to Charlie Parker.  The Beat authors were great fans
>     of jazz, and The Bird was mentioned in quite a few of their works.

>     matt

Actually, I believe I read an interview with the band that states that it
comes from a old children's game (I forget the country) and translates as
"Do You Remember?".

Bob Colby

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