Tag: Ed Sanders

The Fugs: America’s First Radical Folk-Rockers

Co-founded by Tuli Kupferberg and Ed Sanders in Manhattan’s East Village, the Fugs invented hippie political activist folk-rock in 1965 with their grammatically incorrect Folkways debut, The Village Fugs Sing Ballads of Contemporary Protest, Point of Views, and General Dissatisfaction. The group’s releases through the end of the decade combined protest music, English literature, and…