Frat rockers the 4 Taus shook up Carbondale in the early 60s | The Secret History of Chicago Music | Chicago Reader

Frat rockers the 4 Taus shook up Carbondale in the early 60s 

They split in 1964 but reunited periodically for almost 50 years.

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Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of Chicago Music to shine a light on worthy artists with Chicago ties who've been forgotten, underrated, or never noticed in the first place.

  • Eight-millimeter film of the 4 Taus performing at Junior Hatchett's club in Colp, Illinois, northeast of Carbondale
  • The 4 Taus cover Little Richard's "Lucille" at the Rumpus Room in Carbondale in 1964.

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