Hunger (band)

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For the 1990s-2010s band from Houston, Texas, see The Hunger (band).
Origin Portland, Oregon
Genres psychedelic rock, garage rock
Years active 1960s
Labels Public!
Members Mike Lane Bill Daffern
Steve Hansen
Tom Tanory
John Morton
Mike Parkinson
Ed KingGene Gunnels

Hunger (the name sometimes given as Hunger!) was an American psychedelic garage rock band of the 1960s.

The band formed in Portland, Oregon, and later moved to Los Angeles. They released one album, Strictly from Hunger, in 1968.[1] A reworked version of the album, featuring Strawberry Alarm Clock and Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, was released in 1969.[2][3]



  • Strictly From Hunger (Public! Records P-1006) 1969
  • Hunger (No label) 1969

Both albums were reissued as The Lost Album, a 2-LP package (Akarma 045/2) in 1999


  • She Let Him Continue/Mind Machine (Public! Records PR 101/2) 1968
  • No Shame/Not So Fine (Public! Records PR 103/4) 1968
  • Colors/Mind Machine (Public! Records PR 1001) 1969


  1. ^ Unterberger, Richie. Hunger (band) at AllMusic. Retrieved February 2011.
  2. ^ "Ed King (2)". Discogs. Retrieved February 2, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hunger (60s)". Pandora. Retrieved February 2, 2011. 

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