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We Jam Econo: The Story of the Minutemen

  • Release Date: Feb 25, 2005
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Tim Irwin


Formed by two childhood friends from San Pedro, CA, D. Boon and [[Performer~P378049~Mike Watt~mikewatt]], the Minutemen were at once one of the key bands in the Southern California hardcore punk scene of the '80s and a group who flew in the face of all rules, including those of punk rock. Named in part because their early songs usually lasted 60 seconds or less, the Minutemen were a band who stripped their music down to the bone -- short songs with minimal solos and wiry structures -- but at the same...more

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