Alan Franklin 1982
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Alan Franklin, hittin' the chords and looking amused at our first performance in Mell's loft. Alan has been a proficient musician as long as I have known him. For a guy who lost a finger in a Detroit sweat shop punch press, he sure can pick them strings. Alan was about to blossom, writing a slew of songs for the Layabouts, songs with such staying power that we still perform them today.

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