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Los Popularos live part 3

Los Popularos "official debut" at the Laundromat, Tuesday 24 February 1981. Part 3. The band had played shows before, but was always a part-time affair as members were in other bands. This is the debut of Los Popularos as a dedicated, full-time band. Video footage courtesy of The Gina Show (Vancouver Cable-10).

Bill Scherk, aka Bill Shirt – vox
Art Bergmann – guitar, vox
John Armstrong, aka Buck Cherry – guitar, vox
Tony Bardach – bass, vox
Zippy Pinhead – drums

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Los Popularos live part 2

Los Popularos "official debut" at the Laundromat, Tuesday 24 February 1981. Part 2. The band had played shows before, but was always a part-time affair as members were in other bands. This is the debut of Los Popularos as a dedicated, full-time band. Video footage courtesy of The Gina Show (Vancouver Cable-10).

Bill Scherk, aka Bill Shirt – vox
Art Bergmann – guitar, vox
John Armstrong, aka Buck Cherry – guitar, vox
Tony Bardach – bass, vox
Zippy Pinhead – drums

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Los Popularos live part 1

Los Popularos "official debut" at the Laundromat, Tuesday 24 February 1981. Part 1. The band had played shows before, but was always a part-time affair as members were in other bands. This is the debut of Los Popularos as a dedicated, full-time band. Video footage courtesy of The Gina Show (Vancouver Cable-10).

Bill Scherk, aka Bill Shirt – vox
Art Bergmann – guitar, vox
John Armstrong, aka Buck Cherry – guitar, vox
Tony Bardach – bass, vox
Zippy Pinhead – drums

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Bill Scherk on Los Popularos

Bill Scherk (a.k.a. Bill Shirt) talks about all-star band Los Popularos, and the definition of the "Fuck Band". (Note: Webisodes are not scenes from the Bloodied But Unbowed documentary film; they consist of extended interviews, outtakes, and material shot specifically for thepunkmovie.com)

Bill on Los Pops

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Fuck Bands

The “fuck band” was one of the more notable and enjoyable features of the early Vancouver punk scene...

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Young Canadians

Originally named the K-Tels, the Young Canadians were around barely two years — but they made a lasting impression on the Vancouver punk/indie scene...

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Active Dog and Los Popularos

Active Dog were formed in 1978 when members of the Monitors — Bill Scherk, John Armstrong and Gord Nicholl – moved from Surrey/White Rock to Vancouver and formed a partnership with East Vancouverites Ross Carpenter, Robert Bruce and Terry Bowes...

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