How Did We Get Our Name?
Contrary to outward appearances, the boys in the band are actually freedom-loving history junkies. It occurred to them that the very essence of rock and roll is freedom – freedom of thought, ideas, and expression. Tyranny and rock and roll simply cannot coexist. And it’s no coincidence that the greatest rock and roll and the greatest democracy in history were both created right here. But not by accident! We got to thinking where we would be had there not been a war for independence. And while the revolutionary war ended with Cornwallis’ surrender at Yorktown, things really ended, and in fact the new nation began, with the Treaty of Paris. Well, since the road to rock really began with that treaty, and since “Without Yorktown” isn’t a very cool name, we decided on “Without Paris”!