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Happy Birthday, D. Boon!

Today would have been the 53rd birthday of D. Boon, singer and guitarist for the San Pedro punk band Minutemen back in the 1980s. He died in 1985 at the age of 27, killed in a car crash.
Here’s a video of one of my favorite Minutemen songs, “This Ain’t No Picnic.” It’s funny, it’s short, it’s a typical Minutemen song in theme and execution and it stars their nemesis, then-president Ronald Reagan: