Various ‎– Trouser Press Presents The Best Of America Underground

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A1 Chris Moffa & The Competition* You Know How Hot (It’s Been Getting Around Here)
Bass – Frank RoselliDrums, Congas – Jim OhmGuitar, Vocals – Chris MoffaProducer – Apollo Vermouth*Written-By – Chris Moffa
3:03
A2 Martha Hull Feelin’ Right Tonight
Acoustic Guitar, Vocals – Tex*Backing Vocals – Bob E. Rock, Tex Rubinowitz (2)Bass – Johnny CastleDrums – Scotty FlowersGuitar – Eddie HeeranGuitar, Vocals – RatsoProducer – A.B. Rubinowitz*, Tex Rubinowitz (2)Vocals – Martha HullWritten-By – Tex Rubinowitz (2)
2:09
A3 Norman Salant Tickets Are Free
Bass – Jerry MarkDrums – Gene ReffkinGuitar – Andrew Schulman (2), Jeff KaplanProducer – Norman SalantSoprano Saxophone – Norman SalantWritten-By – Andrew Schulman (2), Norman Salant
3:38
A4 Erector Set Inside Out
Bass – John Schmidt (2)Drums, Cymbal – Sean VigleGuitar, Vocals – Alex ChronisLead Vocals – Rick BeattyPercussion, Vocals – Barry Handy*Producer [Assistant], Engineer [Assistant] – Jesse Hirbe, Rich Probst*Producer, Engineer – Ron HamadWritten-By – Alex Chronis, Edward Pugh
4:05
A5 Poli Styrene Jass Band* Drano In Your Veins
Bass – Jim Jones (3)Drums – Anton FierGuitar – Jamie KlimekVocals, Piano – Paul MarottaWritten-By, Producer – Paul Marotta
1:46
A6 Shoes Like I Told You
Drums – Skip MeyerGuitar, Vocals – Gary Klebe, Jeff MurphyLead Vocals, Bass – John Murphy (7)Producer – ShoesWritten-By – Gary Klebe, John Murphy (7)
2:36
A7 Nerves* Working Too Hard
Bass, Vocals – Peter CaseDrums, Vocals – Paul CollinsGuitar, Vocals – Jack Lee (2)Producer – The NervesWritten-By – Paul Collins
1:51
A8 R. Stevie Moore Manufacturers
Instruments [Everything] – R. Stevie MooreWritten-By – R. Stevie Moore
4:35
A9 Residents* The Booker Tease
Written-By, Producer – The Residents
1:04
A10 Pylon (4) Dub
Bass – Michael LachowskiDrums – Curtis CroweGuitar – Randy BewleyProducer – Bruce Baxter (2), Kevin Dunn, Pylon (4)Vocals – Vanessa Briscoe*Written-By – Pylon (4)
4:25
B1 Gary Valentine The First One
Bass, Guitar, Vocals – Gary ValentineCoordinator – Stephen ZepedaDrums – Paul RutnerEngineer – Stephen HagueGuitar – Rob DuPrey*Piano – Kristian HoffmanWritten-By – Gary Valentine
2:33
B2 Fans* True
Drums – Russell King (5)Keyboards – Carl EmersonProducer – John Anthony (2)Vocals, Bass – Alfredo VillarVocals, Guitar – Kevin DunnWritten-By – Alfredo Villar
3:20
B3 Tweeds* Underwater Girl
Drums – Gordon Wallace (2)Guitar – Jeff MezzrowVocals, Bass – George GoddingVocals, Guitar – Marc McHughWritten-By – Marc McHugh
3:07
B4 Bunnydrums Crawl
Bass – Greg Davis (4)Drums – Joe AnkenbrandGuitar – David Goerk, Frank MarrWritten-By, Producer – Bunnydrums
3:30
B5 Wrinklemuzik A Move To The Right
Composed By, Producer, Performer [Played By] – Kenn LowySynthesizer, Guitar [Electronic Guitar], E-Bow, Voice, Drum Machine [Rhythm Machine] – Kenn Lowy
3:00
B6 Algebra Suicide True Romance At The World’s Fair
Guitar [Vox], Organ – Don HedekerProducer – Algebra SuicideVoice [Recitation] – Lydia TomkiwWritten-By – Don Hedeker, Lydia Tomkiw
1:40
B7 Suburbs* World War III
Bass – Michael HallidayDrums – Hugo KlaersGuitar, Vocals – Bruce B.C. Allen*Keyboards, Vocals – Chan PolingProducer – Paul StarkVocals, Other [Beejtar] – Blaine John ChaneyWritten-By – The Suburbs
2:56
B8 Dub Rifles Stand
Bass – Clint BowmanDrums – Eloi Berthold*Guitar, Vocals – Colin BryceSaxophone – Dave Brown (19), M.P. (Sid) Challenger
3:11
B9 Bizarros I, Bizarro
Bass – Don Parkins*Drums – Marty ZeleiLead Guitar – Jerry Parkins*Rhythm Guitar – Terry WalkerVocals – Nick NicholisWritten-By – Don Parkins*, Nick Nicholis
1:55
B10 Armand Schaubroeck Steals The Independent Hitter (Shortened Version)
Backing Vocals – Bob Huber (2), Jack Bearce, Riley NeilsonBass – Bernie HeveronDrums – Jay PorterGuitar – Ethan PorterProducer [Produced By "The Whole Band"] – Armand Schaubroeck StealsVocals – Armand SchaubroeckWritten-By – Armand Schaubroeck
2:41

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Edited at Songshop Recording, NYC, August 1983.

Track A1: [New Jersey] released in April 1981 on You Know How Hot (It's Been Getting Around Here); © 1981 Chris Moffa; published and ℗ 1981 by Change Trajectory Music Inc.
Track A2: [Washington, DC] originally released in 1981 on Feelin' Right Tonight / Fujiyama Mama; published by Southern Crescent Publishing; ℗ © 1981 Ripsaw Records.
Track A3: [NYC/SF] from Saxaphone Demonstrations EP in 1981; © 1981 Northcove Music (ASCAP); ℗ 1981 Alive Records.
Track A4: [Cincinnati] originally released in 1981 on Inside Out / No Room For Comfort; © 1980 Alex Chronis & Edward Pugh; published by Erectunes Publishing; ℗ 1981 Erectunes Prod.
Track A5: [Cleveland] originally released in September 1975 on Drano In Your Veins.
Track A6: [Zion, IL] recorded in 1978, previously unreleased; ℗ & © 1983 Shoetunes (BMI) administered by Bug.
Track A7: [SF/LA] originally released in 1976 on The Nerves; published by Grajonca Music (BMI).
Track A8: [Nashville/New Jersey] from Stance EP (1978); © 1978 H.P. Music (ASCAP).
Track A9: [San Francisco] from Duck Stab EP (1978); © 1977 The Cryptic Corp.; published by Pale Pachyderm Publishing (BMI); ℗ 1978 The Cryptic Corp.
Track A10: [Athens, GA] originally released on Cool / Dub in 1979; © 1979 Pylon; published by Caution Music (BMI); ℗ 1981 Compendium Inc.

Track B1: [NYC/LA] originally released in 1978 on The First One / Tomorrow Belongs To You; published by Jiru Music Inc./Monster Island Music (ASCAP); ℗ 1978 Beat Records.
Track B2: [Atlanta, GA] originally released in 1980 on True / Deathwish; © 1980 Alfredo Villar, published by Blue Beam Music (BMI); ℗ 1980 Blue Beam Music (BMI).
Track B3: [Boston] released July 1978 on Underwater Girl EP; © 1978 Tweedletunes Ltd. (BMI); ℗ 1978 Autobahn Records.
Track B4: [Philadelphia] from Feathers Web EP (1983); ℗ © 1983 Funk Dungeon Music, Inc. (ASCAP).
Track B5: [NYC] originally released in 1981 on A Move To The Right; ℗ © 1981 Kenn Lowy.
Track B6: [Chicago] from the 1983 EP True Romance At The Worlds Fair; © 1982 Algebra Suicide.
Track B7: [Minneapolis] originally released in 1979 on World War III; © Suburban Music (BMI).
Track B8: [Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada] originally released in 1983 on Boom; ℗ 1983 Dub Rifles PRO Canada.
Track B9: [Akron, OH] originally released in 1976 on Lady Doubonette; © 1977 Fleshtunes.
Track B10: [Rochester, NY] from the LP Ratfucker (1978); © 1978 Armand Schaubroeck; published by Kack Klick Publishing Co. (BMI).

Compilation ℗ © 1983 Trans-Oceanic Trouser Press, Inc./Reachout International Records, Inc.
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