Folk musician David Rosario founded the band Lower East Side, which commonly performed in the streets of downtown New York City. He was known as “David Peel” in reference to a banana peel, which was thought to produce a marijuana-like high. In the early 1970s, David Peel collaborated with John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

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June 1967
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"David Rosario (AKA David Peel) in Washington Square Park" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Sep 19, 2021, https://www.villagepreservation.org/ia_image/david-rosario-aka-david-peel-in-washington-square-park/.