This Day in Music History (Sort Of)

Not in the face! Not in my beautiful face!

History.com tells us that it was this day in 1972 that the Watergate burglars were arrested.  Curious as to how we’re going to connect this to something music related?  Us too!

Burglars and crooks wear masks.  It’s a fact.  In fact when Nixon famously said “I’m not a crook,” what he was actually saying was “I am not currently wearing a mask.”

Crook

Crook

Goose

Late, but still beloved, noise-rockers Tremendous Fucking were known to wear masks from time to time, usually when they were stealing your girlfriend with their rock powers.  Here’s an example of their crooked ways.


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