thee for the

James Harbeck jharbeck at SYMPATICO.CA
Wed Nov 14 00:13:20 UTC 2007

>Quasi-archaic "thee" was also used by a lot of rock bands in the '60s,
>mostly in the garage/psychedelia genre: Thee Midniters, Thee Muffins,
>Thee Saints and The Prince of Darkness, Thee Wylde Main-iacs, Thee
>Young Generation, etc. Garage revivalists started using it again in
>the '80s and '90s: Thee Corsairs, Thee Fourgiven, Thee Headcoats, Thee
>Mighty Caesars, Thee Milkshakes, Thee Shams, Thee Shatners, etc.

Ah! Thanks for that. I miss a lot of current culture by not keeping
up with indy bands.

James Harbeck.

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