Parliaments - Important 1/4 inch

What does band name Parliaments stand for - Vintage cigarette adDoowopper quintet from Plainfield, New Jersey, not to be confused with Parliament-Funkadelic.

The group - started in a traditional barbershop - is named after a cigarette brand.

The smoke that was sold under the name Parliament was equipped with a particular, recessed filter, referred to somewhat throbbingly by the manufacturer as the most important 1/4 inch in smoking today.

Active: 1955-1969, USA

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