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Electric Eels

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Electric Eels

Electric Eels has been played on NTS in shows including Henry Rollins, featured first on 26 January 2016. Songs played include Agitated and Cold Meat.

The Electric Eels were formed by John Morton (guitar), Dave "E" McManus (vocals, clarinet), and Brian McMahon (guitar), all ex-pupils of Lakewood High School, Cleveland, in 1972. The three had been to see a Captain Beefheart gig and been unimpressed enough by the support band to decide that they could do better themselves. Morton was also influenced by free jazz: "I remember listening to Ornette Coleman, John Cale, Sun Ra and Albert Ayler. That's what the Eels was supposed to…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Agitated
Die Electric Eels
Rough Trade1979
Agitated
Die Electric EelsRough Trade1979
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Cold Meat
Electric Eels
Scat Records2001
Cold Meat
Electric EelsScat Records2001
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