Jello Biafra, the outspoken former front man for the Bay Area band The Dead Kennedys, is known as much for his political rantings and spoken word performances as his hard-driving punk rock tunes. Biafra even ran for mayor of San Francisco in 1979. That same year, the group released "California Uber Alles," in which Biafra launched a blistering attack on then-governor Jerry Brown. Over the years, "California Uber Alles" has been updated by Biafra and other artists to satirize different political leaders.
California Songs: Jello Biafra and "California Uber Alles"
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