The strange story of Ervin Berlin and Orlando’s great lost (and found) first punk record

Forgotten 1970s Floridian punk single "Junior's Got Brain Damage" finally reissued

By Brian Costello

“When I moved to Orlando, I was always hoping to find out more about what was going on in the late-1970s, early-’80s Orlando punk scene and hopefully discover some lost gem,” says Rich Evans, the former longtime Orlando resident and current Portland resident behind Total Punk Records. “All it took was me moving 3,000 miles away to finally find it.”

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