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What does JB stand for?
JB stands for Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys band member)
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Today I will add the name of Jello Biafra and his band, who canceled a scheduled concert of theirs in Tel Aviv last summer.
One moment you see Terry Hall, next a touch of Bono and most bizarrely of all even a bit of Jello Biafra.
Jello Biafra, who yawped that lyric, changed his mind about Brown, as did the great Chicago columnist Mike Royko, who dubbed Brown "Governor Moonbeam" but later realized that the Californian's eccentricities masked--or maybe revealed--a curious, undogmatic, and bold politician.
WHEN JELLO BIAFRA fronted the Dead Kennedys in the 1970s and '80s, the punk band tweaked the left along with the cops and the Moral Majority, taking on liberal complacency and conformity in witty songs such as "California Uber Alles," a record that imagined Jerry Brown as the fubrer of a "Zen fascist" dictatorship.
Tsigoti brings its ultra- political lyricism and fierce anti-war sloganeering to the stage with a boldness that recalls the activist air of San Francisco hip-hop/industrial collective Consolidated and the combined musical chops of Frank Zappa, Jello Biafra, Multi Death Corporation (MDC), and Cop Shoot Cop.
Especially interesting is the collection of primary documents that end the book, which includes interviews with Dead Kennedys front man Jello Biafra and Riot Grrrl founder Kathleen Hanna.
Jello Biafra I Blow Minds for a Living (Alternative Tentacles 1991) On Minds, one of Biafra's many spoken word albums, he is largely obsessed with the exact same things he was while fronting Dead Kennedys--fascism, censorship, political corruption, censorship, pot, censorship .