LAFMS <> Darker Skratcher <> 1980 US LP <> SIGNED <> M-

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  • Sold Date: Sep 21,2009
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...SIGNED BY JAD FAIR, FROM HIS PERSONAL COLLECTION...

lp is far out of print...and ain't likely to be back!

with trax by Jad, Doodooettes, Le Forte Four, other LAFMS culprits

ORIGINAL 1980 US FIRST PRESSING STEREO LP on LOS ANGELES FREE MUSIC SOCIETY RECORDS, Catalog # LAFMS 12

Tracklisting:

A1 Boyd Rice & Daniel Miller Cleanliness And Order (2:45) A2 Jad Fair XXOO (0:30) Drums, Guitar, Vocals [Singer], Written-by - Jad Fair A3 Vetza Stale Puppy-Dog Tails (1:30) Drums - Dennis Duck
Tape [Processing] - Joe Potts
Vocals - Vetza A4 Rick Potts Band, The Platform Swimfins (3:00) Drums, Bongos, Trumpet, Performer [Tinkles] - Dennis Duck
Lyrics By, Bass [Acoustic], Piano [Electric], Percussion, Saxophone, Vocals, Recorded By - Rick Potts
Other [Cocktails] - Jerry Bishop A5 Monitor (3) Guardian (2:05) Performer - Jeff Rankin , Laurie O'Connell , Michael Uhlenkott , Steve Thomsen A6 Doodooettes * Pork Had Better Behave (2:05) Organ, Synthesizer - Harold Schroeder
Percussion - Tom Recchion
Saxophone - Pro (4)
Tape [Manipulations] - Fredrik Nilsen
Vocals, Cornet - Dennis Duck A7 45 Grave Riboflavin-Flavored, Non-Carbonated, Polyunsaturated Blood (2:37) Bass [Sea], Backing Vocals, Performer [Bug, Radio] - Don Bolles
Drums, Other [Back Attack] - Paul B. Cutler
Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals - Mary Grave Sims
Organ, Guitar - Rob Graves (2)
Performer [Toys, Wooden Fish-like Object], Effects [Reverb Unit] - Dell Hopkins A8 NON NON-Watusi Performer - Boyd Rice B1 Foundation Boo Nap (2:10) Bass - Tom Recchion
Electronics [Assistance] - Christian Lunch
Guitar [Cross String], Percussion [Electronic] - Fredrik Nilsen
Organ - Bill Noland
Vocals - Annerose Bücklers B2 Airway Perpendicular Thrust (3:45) Bass - Rick Potts
Drums - Dennis Duck
Electronic Drums [Synare] - Tom Recchion
Guitar - Kevin Laffey
Tape, Chapman Stick, Effects [Tape Delay] - Chip Chapman
Tape, Effects [Vocal Processing], Synthesizer - Joe Potts
Technician - Jerry Bishop , Tom Potts
Vocals - Vetza B3 Dennis Duck Davey The Worm (3:00) Drums, Vocals, Saxophone, Performer [Toys] - Dennis Duck
Synthesizer, Tape, Bongos - Rick Potts B4 Le Forte Four The Lowest Form Of Music (3:08) Chapman Stick - Chip Chapman
Guitar [Electric], Vocals - Susan Chapman
Percussion [Clapping], Vocals - Tom Potts
Percussion, Synthesizer, Vocals - Rick Potts
Synthesizer - Joe Potts B5 Human Hands I Got Mad (3:00) Bass - Rick Potts
Drums - Dennis Duck
Guitar - Juan Gomez
Organ, Synthesizer - Bill Noland
Vocals - David Wiley B6 Bpeople The Other Thing (2:38) Bass, Effects [Vocal, Sax] - Fredrik Nilsen
Drums, Vocals, Piano - Tom Recchion
Guitar, Vocals - Alex Gibson
Synthesizer, Saxophone - Pat Delaney

What I Like is
that I got some trax on played on a nutty little FM station in Jupiter FL in 1981-2. "Boys like girls/kiss kiss kiss/Girls like boys/kiss kiss kiss" sang Jad Fair in the hot FL night...I put Jad's great XXOO ditty on a cart (8-track size thing you slammed into the board and played LIKE THAT. Plus Cleanliness and Order by Boyd Rice and Daniel Miller. Good times!
Half Japanese is a rock band formed by brothers Jad and David Fair in their Uniontown, Maryland bedroom around 1975. Their original instrumentation included a small drum set, which they took turns playing; vocals; and an out of tune (but quite distorted) guitar. Both Fair brothers sang, although over time Jad moved into the frontman role.

Jad is well-known for playing an untuned electric guitar . After 30 years, he still does not play in any traditional manner; in the documentary Half Japanese: The Band That Would Be King he states that "the only chord I know is the one...

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