Jr (Inedible Casserole #4)
Released: October, 1983
Available format: cassette
Most of these tapes (unless otherwise specified) were recorded at the
Mt Cod Studios (sometimes known as Rob's basement, dining room, and
living room - thanks, Boit) on a 4 track TEAC back in 1979 &
Vince was the engineer. Here's the rundown:
GREETINGS HALLOWEEN REVELLERS. MOSTLY CREEP SONGS THIS MONTH STARTING
RABID (The Susan Anton People) - Eric Rosenfeld on guitar.
NO BOB IS AN ISLAND (Shook - Travis) - Originally entitled "The
Neighbors are Restless Tonight."
VINCE VALIUM SPEAKS ZIPPY BOP (Helium) - Interplanetary jokes from wild
MY BABY LEFT ME (A. Crudup) -
The immortal Al Bombo (voca, one-string guitar, writhing) filling in
for an injured Steve Shook at the Chicken Box Disaster of 1982.
TOO MUCH OF SOMETHING GOOD (Shook) -
Steve's first attempt at writing expressly for the vocal stylings of
Johnny Baptist Spampinato, recorded live at the Beachcomber in '83.
BOB VS. THE BOOGIE MEN, CHAPTER 7 (Travis) - Travis & Shook with
Keith Spring on piano, live at the Roxy in Los Angeles (1974). With the
Mills Bros. in mind. (Boo.)
SWEDISH RHAPSODY (?) -
Susan Anton People again. Eric on guitar. Please someone give Eric a
big bag of money (this track not withstanding).
CAN'T SPOT MY CLOTHES (??) - The Valium Bros., Vince and
Chandler, in another plea for understanding
WAKE UP (Travis) -
Chandler in his (extremely brief) Kellogg's period.
TOTAL COLLAPSE (Travis - Carlin) -
A Chandler song from a George idea. You have to see the Reverend
Carline to the steps to really appreciate this one. E.Ric Rosenfeld on
KEEPIN' MY EYES ON YOU (Shook) - Not written for Junior, but
there he is anyway.
PICNIC APE (Travis - Valium) - Live at the Channel in 1981
with Men and
Volts (David Greenberger, guitar/Phil Kaplan, guitar/Roger Stevenson,
penny whistle/John Proudman, drum). A true super-session.
BROTHERS (?????) -
The Kirk Boys w. choir conducted by V.V.
YOU'RE THE REASON I LIVE (Hart) - The Rob Hart Band (Rob with
Chandler & Vince). A big favorite at our house.
ORLEANS PIZZA THROW - A
little slice of life in the van - from hoodlums Chandler, Junior and
Al. (Boo again.)
I WANNA HOLD YOUR HAND (Lennon
- whosit) - The Fab Four
get theirs. A Chandler insult.
IN MY HAND (Shook) -
Travis & Shook again, at the Mill Run Theatre in Chicago. Hi
LOVE IS TOO MUCH (Travis) - Another Chandler mess (Vince on
1953 (Hart) -
Early Rob Hart Band (Rob, guitar/Keith, piano & sax/Chandler,
drums). They don't make 'em like this anymore.