The Madness

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In prison you had to put your name on a list if you wanted to place a phone call to the outside world. Only so many prisoners could call each night and the list was drawn up on a first come first served basis. Needless to say, there were many nights when one felt the desperate need to speak to someone on the outside, but it just wasn’t going to happen. At times like that, it could seem like the outside world didn’t even exist, just the netherworld of fear, hopelessness and longing that you were trapped in.

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from Coming Home, released December 2, 2014

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Gerry Hannah British Columbia

Many people may know of Gerry Hannah through his 25 year on again/off again involvement with the seminal Vancouver punk rock band the Subhumans. Others may know of him through his brief involvement with an urban guerilla group known as Direct Action (aka the Squamish Five). But all along, Gerry has also been playing guitar, singing and writing folk/rock songs behind the scenes. ... more

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