How Devo Became Devo

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You know them for their catchy futuristic-disco song "Whip It" and their iconic flowerpot-like head gear, but Devo has surprisingly serious origins. After witnessing the killings at Kent State, the band came together to address the heavy issues of the day in their music when no other bands would. Produced by Michael May.

Music Playlist

  1. Whip It

    Artist: Devo
    Album: Freedom of Choice
    Label: Warner Bros
  2. Machine Gun

    Artist: Jimi Hendrix
    Album: Live at Filmore East
    Label: Experience Hendrix
  3. Jocko Homo

    Artist: Devo
    Album: Hot Potatoes: The Best of Devo
    Label: EMI
  4. Mongoloid

    Artist: Devo
    Album: Hot Potatoes: The Best of Devo
    Label: EMI