The Rubber Rap

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Title

The Rubber Rap

Description

Mourning Sickness performs "The Rubber Rap" live at the Apocalypse Club.

Creator

Mourning Sickness

Source

Lilian Radovac

Date

1991-02-20

Contributor

Lilian Radovac

Rights

Melanie Liwanag Aguila

Format

MP4

Type

video

Coverage

Apocalypse Club, 750 College Street

Context

This show was one of a series of benefits for ACT for Disarmament and took place after a demonstration to protest the 1991 Gulf War.

"The Rubber Rap" was originally written by The Fuckheads (aka Michael Smith, Tracey Tief, Kenn Quayle and other residents of the queer punk house Kathedral B) and was performed by Mourning Sickness in Smith's play Person Livid with AIDS. Here, they are joined by members of the band Steal This Book.

Lyric page, with performance notes, from the zine Coming On (Fall 1988).

Original Format

VHS

Duration

4:30

Director

Melanie Liwanag Aguila

Player

Citation

Mourning Sickness, “The Rubber Rap,” Alternative Toronto, accessed May 23, 2022, https://www.alternativetoronto.ca/archive/items/show/402.

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