It represents the albums and singles that I personally own or ones I have heard about. Core members included Jack Talcum, Pope Garth O'Neil, and Jake Jiles later known as Rodney Anonymous. The four-piece group Butterfly Joe, named after one of Genaro's pseudonyms and featuring Dead Milkmen , assembled to perform Genaro's solo material. This is how I recorded all of the early fictional Dead Milkmen albums. I believe that Rodney is playing drums on these recordings. In their fictitious world, this 'show' was the first of the Dead Milkmen's tour of the Congo where they were curiously famous and was recorded for release as their next album.
I must've made 5 or 6 cassette albums of the band before it was an actual band using like overdubs. Genaro also frequently tours behind his solo material. Supposedly this whole thing sort of started from this board game that Joe created, that him and his friend Garth, and his family would play, where you would make songs, and then you would roll dice and spin things, and you would try to get your song up the chart. Each copy of the tape we made 10 was packaged with hand-colored xeroxed art covered in clear contact paper plus Scotch tape over a hand-cut cardbaord case. It was recorded in one afternoon in the basement of my parent's house while I was home from college on thanksgiving break, and 'released' the next month with a quickly drawn cover. If I wanted more overdubs, I repeated the process.
Living Death in the Cellar of Sin November 1981 This psuedo-live recording came to me by way of a posting on the message board. Joe just figured this needed to be. And called it So Long Seventies …. After two performances in 2004, Genaro left reformed the Dead Milkmen in 2008 with original members and. The Salamander Sessions Summer 1981 The original album The Last Known Address of Jonathan Salamander is lost, but Joe found some of the recordings. I would never have guessed it would be un-hilarious….
I had to be careful to get the right levels during the overdub recording because that would be the final mix. Generally a guitarist, Genaro has also played in the cases of the Town Managers and Ukebox and in the case of the Low Budgets in these bands. Main article: The Dead Milkmen properly formed 1983, evolving out of a home-recording project with a mythological back story that Genaro had begun in 1979. Usually I would keep the original take of a song, and the final overdubbed version. He has also formed a large number of home recording-based groups, including Jiffy Squid circa 1993 , We're Not From Idaho circa 1995 , Sock 1993—1998 and The Cheesies circa 2003—present. These recordings precede my first meeting of Dave Blood by about a month.
I've collected my own bootleg's worth of my favorites from each tape, and included tapes that I haven't found yet, or that are lost somewhere in the analog abyss. They were monkey wrenching this horrible system that was so fake anyway… So I was really interested in that, and I was kind of branching out finding music. D e a d M i l k m e n D i s c o g r a p h y Dead Milkmen Discography D e a d M i l k m e n D i s c o g r a p h y Discography Albums and Singles So Long Seventies Members: Joe and Garth The first tape released by the boys, it was a spoken word comedy album recorded on New Years Eve of 1979. Some of these songs were later recorded and performed by the real Dead Milkmen. In one way you already had succeeded.
Residing in , Genaro has performed with a number of punk and groups, most recently including , and is also a solo artist. I would love to be in it. Between 1984 and 1999, he self-released eight cassette tapes composed of home recorded songs. Also, Rodney and I were soon to see Dean perform in the band Narthex at the famous Landmark Tavern in Philadelphia, though we would not know at the time that he would eventually become the real Dead Milkmen's drummer. What happened to Rickard Nixon was, this guy had taken a lot of drugs. And somehow they become the Milkmen, and then one of them dies….
Most of the in-between takes would be dubbed over to save tape. I made a few copies of it, and Garth gave it to Rodney in high school. . So they basically become this huge group called the Sunflower Children of God, which is almost like the Manson Family with instruments…. Joe: Rodney did play drums on some of these tracks Filet of Sole is one and, through the magic overdubbing, Dave Blood played both bass and drums on others Ask Me to Dance is one.
This recording is not exactly a live recording, however, because an overdub was made to enhance instrumentation on a couple of the songs believe it or not. Rodney: The fictitious concept started off as this sort of family band. This guy by the name of Richard Nixon, in the story…. It was an actual band, which was kind of odd…. Genaro acted as the group's guitarist, co-lead vocalist and co-songwriter, and occasionally played and.
Joe: During the summer between my freshman and sophomore years at college I lived with my folks in Wagontown and got a job as busboy in a Ramada Inn restaurant in nearby Downingtown. I would meet him after returning to college from my break. If you have any additions or corrections to make, please. Rodney was my songwriting collaborator for about half of these songs. Name Year Popularity 2007 2006 2006 2007 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2006 2006 2007 2007 2006 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2007 2006 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2006 2006 2006 2006 2007 2006 2006 2006 2007 2007 2019 2019 2007 2019 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2019 2019 2019 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007 2007.