It’s a year but it’s also a band name – 1927.

Thing is, other than the year that Melbourne gangster Squizzy Taylor was gunned down in Carlton, we’ve never been too sure of the reference or the significance of the name.

Lucky it was the first thing that 1927 frontman Eric Weideman cleared up when he dropped in for a chat with Botica’s Bunch.

And no, it was absolutely not the story we expected.

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