The Captain Howdy* ‎– Tattoo Of Blood

Shimmy Disc ‎– Shimmy-084


1 We Want Our Vietnam
2 The Juliet E-Mail
3 China Needs Women
4 The Hero That Feels Sorry For...
5 Rosabelle
6 The Wreck Of The Captain Howdy
7 Dino's Head
8 Tattoo Of Blood
9 The Best Song Ever Written



THE CAPTAIN HOWDY is a musical collaboration between Kramer and Penn Jillette (of famed magic duo Penn & Teller).

Their debut release, TATTOO OF BLOOD (1994), is way more than you bargained for, including guest appearances by singer & cultural icon DEBORAH HARRY, the inimitable guitar stylings of BILLY WEST (best known as the cartoon voice of Ren & Stimpy), and the cascading, tearjerker cellos of SOMA ALLPASS. It was produced & recorded by Kramer at his Noise New Jersey recording studio in 1993, following the demise of his band Bongwater.

Featuring a title track written FOR the band by LOU REED, and brilliant cover art by famed artist TONY FITZPATRICK, the music defies description. Kramer's best work as a producer is clearly most abundant when working with his very best collaborators, and Penn Jillette could be the best and most natural partner of his long career.

Penn Jillette - words & voices
Kramer - music & instruments

All songs by Penn Jillette & Kramer (except where noted)

Produced by KRAMER

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  • Barcode: 38641084220

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