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Blake Babies

Blake Babies

Blake Babies were an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The three primary members were John Strohm, Freda Love, and Juliana Hatfield, with Evan Dando, Andrew Mayer, Seth White, Anthony DeLuca, and Mike Leahy each also performing as members of the band at times. The name "Blake Babies" was provided by the poet Allen Ginsberg; following a reading at Harvard University, the group raised their hands and asked him to name their band. Ginsberg's suggestion was likely inspired by the first half of William Blake’s Songs of Innocence and Experience. The name proved quite apt in regard to what was perhaps the group's most distinctive aspect: the jux ... more on Wikipedia

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