The Long Purples
Band mentioned in passing in Arthur Phillips's 2009 novel The Song Is You. They are on the calendar of Brooklyn club the Romping Rat.
On the wall over the urinal was posted the Rat Calendar of upcoming acts. He didn't know any bands anymore: 12 Angry Mental Patients, the Youthful Mouthful, the Hungarian Veterinarians,Dystothèque, Lisping Picts, Spermicidal Tendencies, Imaginary Wife, the Long Purples, Home School Class Slut, the Deranged Curates, Girl Urologist, Weepy Fag.