Minutemen ‎– The Politics Of Time

SST Records ‎– SST 277
Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue

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A1 Base King 1:12
A2 Working Men Are Pissed 1:17
A3 I Shook Hands 0:58
A4 Below The Belt 0:56
A5 Shit You Hear At Parties 1:06
A6 The Big Lounge Scene 1:23
A7 Maternal Rite 1:13
A8 Tune For Wind God
Guitar [Other Guitar] – Joe BaizaOther [Thanks] – Bruce LicherWritten-By – Baiza*
A9 Party With Me Punker
Other [Thanks] – James Ellis, Richard Derrick
A10 The Process
Other [Thanks] – Andrea 'enthal
A11 Joy Jam
Clarinet, Written-By – SpotOther [Thanks] – Andrea 'enthal
B1 Tony Gets Wasted In Pedro
Music By – The ReactionariesOther [Thanks] – Joe SindicichVocals [Singing] – Martin TamburovichWritten-By – Lazaroff*
B2 Swing To The Right 0:41
B3 ¡Raza Si! 0:58
B4 Times 0:45
B5 Badges
Other [Thanks] – Sierra Madre
B6 Fodder 0:42
B7 Futurism Restated
Written-By – J. Boon*
B8 Hollering 0:58
B9 Suburban Dialectic 0:42
B10 Contained 0:57
B11 On Trial 0:39
B12 Spraycan Wars 0:55
B13 My Part
Other [Thanks] – Mugger
B14 Fanatics
Other [Thanks] – Soldier Dolls, The
B15 Ack Ack Ack Ack
Other [Thanks] – Johnny Concrete, Urinals, TheWritten-By – Talley/Jones*, Johansen*
B16 The Big Blast For Youth
Saxophone – Martin TamburovichTrumpet – Dirk VandenbergWritten-By – Vandenberg*, Tamburovich*

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Tracks A1 to A7 recorded 11/81 at Casbah Studio in Fullerton, CA. Remixed 7/83 at Telemusic Studio in Van Nuys, CA.
Track A8 recorded 4/24/83 at a dried riverbed in the Mojave desert near Victorville, CA.
Track A9 recorded 7/12/83 at our practice place in Long Beach, CA.
Tracks A10 to A11 recorded 11/27/82 at KPFK in Studio City, CA.
Track B1 recorded 1/79 as The Reactionaries at the shed in the back of George's house on 17th in San Pedro
Tracks B2 to B3 recorded 9/80 at the same place as track B1
Tracks B4 to B5 recorded 10/80 in Mike's living room without D. or George.
Tracks B6 to B12 recorded 12/26/80 at the Bla Bla Bla Cafe in Studio City, CA.
Track B13 recorded 2/28/83 in Copenhagen, Denmark without Mike or George.
Track B14 recorded 3/4/83 in Brixton, England.
Track B15 recorded 3/1/83 in Arhus, Denmark
Track B16 recorded 9/24/83 at the Longshoremen's Hall in Wilmington, CA.

℗1984 SST Records, P.O. Box 1, Lawndale, CA 90260
©1984 tHUNDERsPIELS (BMI) except track B15 ©1980 inane artists music (BMI)

Includes SST Super Store "Reference Catalog" with a Long Beach, CA address.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 18861-0277-1 5
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etching Side A): YOU CAN TAKE THE PUNK OUT OF THE SHED...
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Etching Side B): BUT YOU CAN'T TAKE THE SHED OUT OF THE PUNK.
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A): L-16516 S-25388 SST-277
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B): L-16516-X SST-277 S-25389
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
NAR-017 Minutemen The Politics Of Time(LP, Album) New Alliance Records NAR-017 US 1984 Sell This Version
NAR-C017 Minutemen The Politics Of Time(Cass, Album) New Alliance Records NAR-C017 US 1986 Sell This Version
NAR-017 Minutemen The Politics Of Time(LP, Album, RP) New Alliance Records NAR-017 US 1986 Sell This Version
SSTC 277 Minutemen The Politics Of Time(Cass, Album, RE) SST Records SSTC 277 US 1991 Sell This Version
SST CD 277 Minutemen The Politics Of Time(CD, Album, RE) SST Records SST CD 277 US 1991 Sell This Version