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The Atlantics

The Atlantics

Pop / Rock / Powerpop Boston, MA  US


  • Bobby Marron & Bruce Wilkinson
  • Bobby Marron


Sounds Like: Franz Ferdinand, The Killers, Blondie, The Ramones, Tom Hauck

Bio: The Atlantics were formed in January 1976 by guitarist Tom Hauck and bass player Bruce Wilkinson, two students at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, just outside Boston. A mutual friend introduced them to drummer Boby Bear and lead guitarist Jeff Lock. To complete the lineup Bruce recrui...See Full Bio

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“Rarely will you see a more varied crowd. Old hippies, young execs, spiked- hair punks mingling with blow-dry straights, political radicals and political innocents—all rallying to express hope for handgun control in the wake of John Lennon's death. "This is what we wanted. We wanted to get all these different kinds of people together," said Tom Hauck of the Atlantics, the Boston band that organized Saturday's benefit, along with a lobbying group known as Citizens for Handgun Control (a newly formed wing of CPPAX - Citizens for Participation in Political Action). Their new single, "Lonelyhearts," was a crunching rocker with a great hook… ”

— Steve Morse, Boston Globe, January 5, 1981

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The Atlantics..One of Boston's all time greatest bands
May 20, 2011

One of the all time best bands in Boston Rock History with very strong melodic s... [more]


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