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We the People / American Zoo

We the People / American Zoo
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We the People and American Zoo were a group of Los Angeles teenagers who performed and recorded their psychedelic folk-rock sounds in the late 60s. This was the first rock band for Grammy-winning producer Bill Bottrell (Sheryl Crow, Michael Jackson), Academy Award-winning screenwriter Steven Zaillian (Schindler's List), Bill Hawkins and composer/musician/artist Jasun Martz (Frank Zappa, Michael Jackson).
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Jasun Martz — Solo Exhibition Jasun Martz — Solo Exhibition
(Music Brut, 2017, 8CD)
We the People / American Zoo — Visions of Time - Complete Recordings We the People / American Zoo — Visions of Time - Complete Recordings
(Guerssen GUESSCD056, 1967/2014, CD)

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