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Sunday, May 23, 2004

Political band

Just found out about a band based out of Chicago that, so far, does only songs about the Land of Lincoln. The members of Illinois First named themselves after former Governor George Ryan's Illinois First initiative. Their web site has lyrics and at least four full length MP3's of their songs. From the band's bio:

They want people to get excited about the Land of Lincoln. This may seem like a challenge in the state with a town called Normal. But the group achieves their goal by setting the history and geography of the Prairie State to a dynamic rock and roll soundtrack.

Thanks to the Statehouse Insider at the SJR for the tip. Unfortunately, you have to be a paying subscriber to read the Insider online.

Posted by Marie at May 23, 2004 9:25 PM



Posted by: Marie at May 30, 2004 12:36 AM