Rock 'n' Roll High Schools

The Plastic Constellations aren't the only band to come out of Hopkins High School, and Hopkins is hardly the only school in town with an impressive lineage of musicians.

The Plastic Constellations aren't the only band to come out of Hopkins High School, and Hopkins is hardly the only school in town with an impressive lineage of musicians.

Hopkins: Plastic Constellations; P.O.S. and Doomtree+; Melodious Owl.

St. Paul Central: Mint Condition; Heiruspecs; Billy Holloman; Martin Devaney and band; some of Oddjobs.

Minneapolis Washburn: Slug of Atmosphere; R.L. of Next; Jimmy Jam.

Minneapolis North: Terry Lewis, Morris Day and other Time/Flyte Tyme cohorts.

Minneapolis Central (closed): Prince. That's all you need, really.

St. Louis Park: The Wilson brothers (Trip Shakespeare); the Johnson brothers (Run Westy Run, Iffy); the Rivkin brothers (David Z and Bobby Z); the Coen brothers ("The Big Lebowski" nearly qualifies as rock 'n' roll). Also, Peter Himmelman; Matt Fink (Prince & the Revolution); Marc Perlman (Jayhawks); Dan Israel; members of Detroit/Manplanet/Fog.

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