Sex Clark Five: The greatest Alabama ...

Sex Clark Five: The greatest Alabama band you've never heard, Part 1 - A jarring dichotomy

There are 13 comments on the Alabama Live story from Mar 26, 2014, titled Sex Clark Five: The greatest Alabama band you've never heard, Part 1 - A jarring dichotomy. In it, Alabama Live reports that:

Roughly 18 years ago, Kip Jackson was living in Montreal when he found a used copy of Sex Clark Five's 1987 debut album "Strum and Drum!" on vinyl at a local record store.

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Shannon Walker

Huntsville, AL

#1 Mar 28, 2014
I love the Sex Cark Five and wondered what had become of them. Their albums were all like greatest hits collections. They created a blueprint for writing catchy songs I can think of half a dozen bands off the top of my head that essentially copped the sc5's formula and became sensations.

Huntsville, AL

#2 Mar 28, 2014
Was James Butler of the band SC5 also a lawyer who graduated from Huntsville High School?.

Huntsville, AL

#3 Mar 28, 2014
I'd love to have the last three sc5 albums: Crimson Panzer, RembrandtX and Monster Session on vinyl.

Huntsville, AL

#4 Mar 28, 2014
I enjoyed Matt Wake's story about the Sex Clark Five. Alabama has never had a bonifide indie rock superstar. Maybe it's sc5's time.

Huntsville, AL

#5 Mar 30, 2014
Love the Sc5, Alabama's Beatles/Kinks/Ramones and Cranberries.
Rembrandtx her

Dothan, AL

#6 Apr 10, 2014
got it
David Chamberlame

United States

#7 Apr 12, 2014
This has got to be the greatest band ever!

Huntsville, AL

#8 Apr 12, 2014
I just heard about this great article. I'm so glad Sex Clark Five are still plugging away.
Josh Wilson

Tuscaloosa, AL

#9 Apr 12, 2014
love it
Dexter Teen

Huntsville, AL

#10 Apr 13, 2014
I always thought it was cool that SC5 recorded sessions for John Peel and had a cult following in distant lands.

Huntsville, AL

#11 Apr 23, 2014
Excellent update about Sex Clark Five. Strum and Drum was kind of a break through indie-rock album IMO.

Huntsville, AL

#12 Apr 25, 2014
The new album is fantastic.
Aunt Bea

Tuscaloosa, AL

#13 Apr 27, 2014
The Lord will smite them for all this sex!

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