Birth of the MC5 with Wayne Kramer


The birth of the MC5 is explained by Wayne Kramer, who explains his ambition to have late nights with fast women in the thriving rock and roll club scene of Detroit in the 1960s. The influence of Motown and the Beatles, plus how he met Fred “Sonic” Smith and founded the group that would Kick Out The Jams and become the most notorious proto-punks of the 1960s is discussed with Harper Simon in this excerpt from Talk Show.