This one chugs along with a pretty straight forward rhythm. Stopping at the end of each verse for a lyrical punctuation: “I must look like a dork!”
And just before probably every Minutemen fans favorite D. Boon guitar solo: “If we heard mortar shells, we’d cuss more in our songs and cut down the guitar solos!” Wham!
Free-flowing lyrics from Mike Watt. Politics vs Art? Jabs at sloganeering punkers? I don’t know. It’s shit from an old notebook. Killer tune.
Too bad Michael Jackson never recorded it. (Mike Watt did send it to him!)
From Double Nickels On The Dime
And live from Ballot Result
I’m going to slot this at number 12. Check out the current rankings here.
All the kids are doing it.
if you don’t know, you don’t know.
Ah, disco. So good. Not everyone could pull it off, at least not commercially. The STONES, The KINKS, KISS, WINGS, and of course QUEEN …. all scored big with disco… but it was not meant to be for The BEACH BOYS. A rad track nonetheless. From 1979, the disco version of their own “Here Comes The Night”.
Did I forget something? PINK FLOYD or ELO? Shoot me a tweet.
OG version from “Wild Honey”:
Someone in Sweden used my “Spaceman” design for a tattoo! The Radness!
long sold out…. you can still get the stickers at PorkChop BMX
I was hanging out with my brother-in-law and talk turned to Wall of Voodoo and then I fell upon this.
Thank you internet.