The Gizmos ‎– 1976/1977

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Vulcher Records ‎– VULCHER 0002, Hate Records (5) ‎– VULCHER 0002
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Remastered
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A1 Muff Divin' (In Willkie South)
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Eddie*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Rick*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Guitar – Ken*Lead Vocals – Ted*Written-By – Cliff Wolff, Highland*, Niemiec*
3:22
A2 That's Cool (I Respect You More)
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Eddie*, Ted*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Rich*, Rick*Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Ken Highland*Written-By – Highland*
3:14
A3 Mean Screen
Backing Vocals, Handclaps – Davey*, Ted*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Rick*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Guitar – Ken*Lead Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Flowers*, Highland*, Scott Duhamel
2:24
A4 Chicken Queen (The [Ass] End)
Backing Vocals, Tambourine – Davey*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar, Lead Guitar [At End] – Rick*Guitar, Rap ["Queen" Rap], Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Vocals, Lead Guitar – Ken*Rap ["Chicken" Rap], Backing Vocals – Ted*Written-By – Sulak*, Flowers*, Highland*
4:22
A5 Amerika First
Backing Vocals – Don*, Ted*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Rich*Lead Vocals, Soloist [Guitar Solo] – Ken*Written-By – Highland*, Michael Miller (25)
1:59
A6 Human Garbage Disposal
Backing Vocals, Tambourine, Noises [Munching] – Davey*Bass, Voice ["I'm-the-Gizmo-who-eats-the-most" Vocal] – Dave*Drums – Ted*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Vocals, Noises [Burp] – Eddie*Noises [Eating Noises], Voice ["Eat It!" Vocal] – Russell DesmondWritten-By – Highland*
2:14
A7 Ballad Of The Gizmos
Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Lead Guitar – Rich*Vocals, Guitar – Ted*Written-By – Niemiec*
3:19
B1 Kiss Of The Rat
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Ted*Bass – Dave*Drum – Eddie*Lead Vocals, Guitar – Rich*Written-By – Highland*
0:59
B2 Pumpin' To Playboy
Backing Vocals, Noises [Orgasm] – Don*Bass, Backing Vocals – Rich*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Dave*Lead Vocals – Davey*Rap [At Beginning] – Ted*Written-By – Sulak*, Highland*
2:15
B3 Cave Woman
Backing Vocals – Eddie*Bass – Dave*Drums – Davey*Lead Vocals, Guitar – Rich*Written-By – Highland*, Thomas Kane
1:22
B4 (I'm Just A) Regular Dude
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Don*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Vocals, Guitar – Ted*Written-By – Bob Richert, Flowers*, Highland*, Coffee*, Niemiec*
3:03
B5 Gizmos World Tour
Backing Vocals – Davey*, Don*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Rich*Lead Vocals, Guitar – Ted*Written-By – Niemiec*
2:46
B6 We're Gonna Rumble
Bass – Dave*Drums – Davey*Guitar – Ted*Lead Guitar – Rich*Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Highland*
2:16
B7 Gimme Back My Foreskin
Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar – Rich*Vocals – Ken*Written-By – Highland*, Solomon Gruberger
1:58
B8 Hey Beat Mon!
Alto Saxophone – Rich StimBass – Dave*Drums – Davey*Finger Snaps – Russell Desmond, Ted*Guitar – Rich*Vocals – Eddie*Written-By – Sulak*, Medlock*, Flowers*, Highland*, Coffee*, Rich Stim
3:16
B9 Boring, Part 1 [Take 2]
Backing Vocals – Don*Bass – Dave*Drums – Jim*Guitar, Backing Vocals – Johnny Cougar*, Rich*Lead Vocals – Ted*Written-By – Johnny Cougar*
2:14

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Contains previously released E.P.s from the original Gizmos lineup.
Tracks A1-A4 originally released on The Gizmos EP (1976). Recorded March 20, 1976.
Tracks A5-B4 originally released on Amerika First EP (1977). Recorded April 6-8, 1977.
Tracks B5-B8 originally released on Gizmos World Tour EP (1978). Recorded April 6-8, 1977.
Track B9 previously unreleased. Recorded April 6, 1977

Original 1976/1977 recordings engineered at Home Grown Studios, Bloomington, Indiana.
EP masters enhanced at Gilfoy Sound Studio.
Remastered 2000: digitized from original tapes at Studio Z, Orlando, Florida.

All songs © 1976, 1977, 1978, 2000 Gizmo Music (BMI) except track B9 © 1977 John Mellencamp
©+℗ 1976, 1977, 1978, 2000 Gulcher Records

Includes linear notes with band history on back cover.

Also available on 'The Gizmos 1976/1977: The Studio Recordings' CD from Gulcher Records (US) with added outtakes, less track B9.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand-etched): VULCHER 0002 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand-etched): VULCHER 0002 B
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: SIAE

Other Versions (1 of 1) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
GULCH 401, GULCHER 401 The Gizmos 1976/1977: The Studio Recordings(CD, Comp, RP) Gulcher Records, Gulcher Records GULCH 401, GULCHER 401 US 2006 Sell This Version

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