Journey To The End Of The East Bay

Album: ...And Out Come The Wolves. (1995)

Songfacts®:

  • This song was written by Rancid frontman Tim Armstrong and is about the days he and bass player Matt Freeman spent in their previous band, Operation Ivy (1987-1989). Operation Ivy actually disbanded because they were becoming too popular, hence the lyric, "Too much attention unavoidably destroyed us." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Kieran - Mount Gambier, Australia

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