Kurt came up with the band name Amy Carter and the idea for a zine “I [Heart] Amy Carter”. The band members consisted of Tammy Rae, Kathleen Hanna, and Heidi Aborgast.
We were discussing former President Jimmy Carter who’s home state is Georgia, same as my adopted mother’s. I told him Amy Lynn Carter and I shared not only a first name and middle initial, but we also both have red hair. (origin for stagename Amy Lynn)
In 1991 Nirvana released the song On A Plain written in reference to President Jimmy Carter’s home town of Plains, Georgia.
(Left, young Amy Lynn Carter, fourth daughter of U.S. President Jimmy Carter)
(Bottom Right, Amy Lee, January 1976 on 8th Birthday)