On May 8, a John Stabb memorial show was held. We had hoped it would be a benefit, but John passed away the day before. Many participants signed this screen print in order to help us raise funds to pay off John’s medical bills and provide assistance to his wife, Mina.
THIS IS A ONE OF A KIND PIECE OF DC HARCORE PUNK MEMORABILIA!
The list of signatures includes the following namessmile emoticon
Jim Saah (photographer)
John Moloney (Thurston Moore)
Alec MacKaye (Untouchables)
Amanda Mackaye (Organizer)
Ian Mackaye (Fugazi, Minor Threat)
Skeeter Thompson (Scream)
J. Robbins (Burning Airlines, Government issue, Jawbox)
Brooks harlan (Avec, War on Women, Office of Future Plans)
Tom Berard (historian)
Gordon Withers (Bells, Pauses, Office of Future Plans)
Scott Crawford (filmmaker)
Tom Lyle (government issue)
Brendan Canty (Fugazi)
Devin Ocampo (medications, Beauty Pill)
Danny Ingram (youth brigade, Dot Dash)
Hunter Bennett (Dot Dash)
Terry Banks (Dot Dash)
Nathan Strejcek (Youth Brigade, Teen Idles)
Dante Ferrando (Grey Matter, Owner-Black Cat)
Peter Moffett (Government issue)
Shawn Brown (Dag Nasty)
Phil Venable (organizer)
Janet Morgan (Channels, Shonben)
Anna Connolly (photographer)
Folks, today I found out quadrilogy is not a word, but tetralogy is. SO……
As promised another copy is up for bidding right HERE!!
George Hurchalla, the talented author of Going Underground: American Punk 1979 – 1989, has donated 10 signed copies of the 2nd Edition to the cause. I’ll be putting a copy up each day! And don’t forget, you’ll have chances at other copies!!
Folks, I was digging through some boxes in the punk rock archive aka The Garage. I found a stash of Make An Effort shirts in Xl, 2XL, and 3XL. So, for folks looking for those sizes, hit me up and buy a shirt. They’re $20 a piece Help out John and Mina!
This item comes from the private archives of Robert Moss, former bass player in Government Issue and Artificial Peace.
This is an original test pressing for the Government Issue “Make an Effort” E.P. This is the original Fountain of Youth 7 inch release, recorded in ’82 and released in ’83. This item is in VERY GOOD condition.
Robert is an author these days and has a new book, Descending Memphis (descendingmemphis.com) The winning bidder will also receive a signed copy of Descending Memphis!
This is a unique package for the discerning punk rock fan.
All proceeds go to benefit John Stabb’s cancer treatment and assorted expenses.
Bid early and often HERE!