Last Sacrifice/People in Stores ; V, 8/7/1981. Digital
Scope and Contents
People in Stores (aka PiS) was a Boston-based band from the formative post-punk era of the early 80s. The band performed in the Boston area and elsewhere in New England from 1979-1983. PiS had a uniquely strange and intellectual approach to the crafting of a pop song. Band members were co-founders with other Boston bands of Propeller - the artist-run collective record label. The band recorded a single, an EP and contributed to the Propeller Records compilation tape during its recording days.
Live performance at Cantone’s in downtown Boston on Friday, 7 August 1981, performing with Last Sacrifice and V.
David Drucker - guitar, vocals
Fran Miller - bass
Karen Gickas - drums, vocals
Ken Travers - guitar, vocals
Sev Coursen - alto sax, percussion
*Note: For set lists, click "Expand All" below.
Live performance at Cantone’s in downtown Boston on Friday, 7 August 1981
Conditions Governing Access
The Freedman audio collection is largely inaccessible due to ongoing preservation work. However, digital access copies of some tapes are available; please contact the Loeb Music Library for questions about access.
Side 1 (People in Stores, Cantones):
00:00-16:30 - [Last Sacrifice set]
16:38 - PiS pre-show
18:38 - Other Voices, Other Rooms (Drucker) vocals: David Drucker
23:00 - Cheap Detective (Travers) vocals: Ken Travers
26:00 - 54-81 (Gickas) vocals: Karen Gickas
30:00 - War At Home (Drucker) vocals: David Drucker
32:53 - Vacation (Travers) vocals: Ken Travers
36:00 - Break Out (Drucker) vocals: Ken Travers, David Drucker
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