Understandably, the band is frequently asked,  “Where does the name Kid Pinky  come from?”   Though the answer to that question is obvious if you have only somewhat inspected the webpage and/or the 1st CD, herein is the easy answer...

 

In the 1936 classic Three Stooges short, Grips, Grunts, and Groans, most noted for its famous alcoholic Russian wrestler character, Bustoff, the Stooges find themselves typically ducking trouble early on and end up in a gym with sparring boxers.  When gruffly asked by a wiseguy, “What do you mugs want?”, Moe and Larry both point to Curley and say, ”He’s looking for a job.”  To which the mobster responds, “Okay, we need sparring partners.  Go a few rounds with Kid Pinky and I’ll give you five bucks.”  The black and white picture depicted on the Kid Pinky promo picture (and above right) is a still from that short of our namesake boxing Curley.  Hence, the name of the band...

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