Devo ‎– Jocko Homo / Mongoloid

Stiff Records ‎– DEV 1
Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Foldout sleeve


A Jocko Homo 3:15
AA Mongoloid 3:30



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1978 Stiff Records Ltd.
1977 Man Ray Inc.
All music, lyrics, graphics copyrighted DEVO 1977.
Q. Are we not men? A. We are Devo!!!
We're all devo! Boogie boy XO'

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7033-14 Devo Mongoloid / Jocko Homo(7", Single, 1st) Booji Boy Records 7033-14 US 1977 Sell This Version
DEV 1 Devo Jocko Homo / Mongoloid(7") Stiff Records DEV 1 UK 1978 Sell This Version
BE 640.134, 640-134 Devo Mongoloid / Jocko Homo(7", Single) Stiff Records, Stiff Records BE 640.134, 640-134 Belgium 1978 Sell This Version
522199-7 Devo Jocko Homo / Mongoloid(7", RM, RE) Warner Bros. Records 522199-7 US 2009 Sell This Version
BE 640.134 Devo De-Evolution(7") Barclay BE 640.134 Belgium 1978 Sell This Version


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November 4, 2008

I had never heard of Devo until I saw this single in Boots in Dundee. I was intrigued by the de-evolution idea. I had resisted the sudden conversion that many of my friends had made to punk and new wave and had been much more selective, so I tended to wait for things that grabbed me. Ian Dury was the first, when I heard Sex & Drugs… then Elvis Costello and these were both on hearing the music but Devo was different, this single cover held promise of something unique within so when I put on Jocko homo for the first time I was very pleasantly confirmed in what I heard. I was not a surprise; I kind of knew that this is just what it would sound like. I have been a fan ever since partly because most of the people I knew simply didn’t understand what they were about and thought they were really un-cool, which in its own way was terribly cool. On the day of the US Presidential Election 2008 I find myself reflecting that the election of George W Bush eight year ago (and again 4 years ago for god’s sake!!!) kind of proves that they had a point but here’s hoping that tomorrow we will wake up to a new era where we start getting smarter again.