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Musicians
    (1969-1978)
    Formed in England
    Peter Hammill (singer/guitarist/songwriter)
    Hugh Banton (keyboardist)
    David Jackson (saxophonist/flautist)
    Guy Evans (drummer)
    Nic Potter (bassist)
    Graham Smith (violinist)
    Recorded 'The Aerosol Grey Machine,' 'H to He, Who Am the Only One,' 'Pawn Hearts' and 'The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome'
    They named themselves after a device that makes people's hair stand on end.
    Nic Potter claimed that the band's music made his girlfriend throw up.
    They broke up and reformed several times before breaking up for good in 1978.
    Their fans included Johnny Rotten of the Sex Pistols.
    David Jackson sometimes played with two saxophones in his mouth.
    Although they never had a hit in the UK or US, they were huge stars in Italy.
    Peter Hammill is an extremely literate, intelligent lyricist.
    The band remained friends after they broke up.

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