At the behest of this year’s festival curator Ray Davies, the legendary Fugs – still led by co-founding member Ed Sanders of Woodstock – are performing at Meltdown in London today. How long has it been since the Fugs last played London?
a) 3 decades
b) 42 years
c) 360 months
d) 20,860 weeks
Check back. We’ll post the answer here on Monday…
ANSWER: B. Yes, believe it or not, it’s been 42 years – or was it 43 years? – since the Fugs last graced London with their delightfully skewed songcraft. Here’s a review of their triumphant return appearance.