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393111 02: Cars drive through an intersection without power August 10, 2001 in the Kenmore Square section of Boston MA. New England''s power grid has been pushed to it''s maximum during four days of ninety degree plus temperatures. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

May 9, 1987. A pair of future underground rock legends joined forces to cover another rock legend on stage at Boston’s iconic punk venue.

 

I’m talking, of course, about The Rat in Kenmore Square. The band on stage in May of ’87 was Sonic Youth, and the guitarist who joined them was J Mascis from Massachusetts’ own Dinosaur Jr. Watch them cover “I Wanna Be Your Dog” by The Stooges (starting right around the 5:00 mark), recently unearthed and shared via the Sonic Youth YouTube page.