The seed for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club were planted back in 1995 when Robert Turner and Peter Hayes met while at high school in San Francisco. After playing in various bands, the duo finally started playing together and added the talents of drummer Nick Jago in 1998.
Their new CD - Baby 81 - climbed straight to number 1 for the week of May 19, 2007 on Billboard's Top Independent albums charts.
Robert Turner from the band stopped by The Current for a live acoustic performance and to share some conversation with Mark Wheat.
Songs performed: "Not What You Wanted," "Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll," "Windows," and "Mercy" (web exclusive)
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- Video: The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll
- Video: Mercy
- Black Rebel Motorcycle Club perform in studio Peter Hayes and Robert Levon Been of BRMC stopped by the Current studios to chat with Steve Seel about their blues-inspired rock and to perform acoustic versions of songs from their latest album.