PUNKNET 77 - Circle Jerks


Discography
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After quiting Black Flag singer Keith Morris formed a slam punk band Circle Jerks in Los Angeles 1980. Other members were: Greg Hetson (guitar; ex- Red Kross), Roger Rogerson (bass; ex- Angry Samoans) and `Lucky' Lehrer (drums; ex- The Limits). In 1981 band appeared on document film The Decline of Western Civilization. Circel Jerks did appear on Repo Man movie. Just before recording of Golden Shower of Hits Lucky left and John Ingram did play the drums on the LP. Soon also Rogerson left and it was time for a new line-up which was: Keith Morris (vocals), Greg Hetson (guitars), Keith Clark (drums) and Zander Schloss (bass).

Discography:

** LP ** Group Sex (Frontier 4600-1-L) -81
** LP ** Wild in the Streets (Frontier 4617-1-L) -82
** CD ** Golden Shower of Hits (Rhino R2-71088) -83
** CD ** Wonderful (Combat 8048) -85
** CD ** Group Sex/Wild in the Streets (Frontier 4600-2-L) -86
** CD ** VI (Combat 8160) -87
** CD ** Gig (Combat 88561-1069-2) -92
** CD ** Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities (Mercury 6948) -95

Most important tracks on compilations:

Rodney on the ROQ: Wild in the Streets () -80
Let the Eat Jellybeans: Paid Vacation () -81
Decline of Western Civilization (soundtrack): Red Tape (live), Back Against the Wall (live), I Just Want some Skank (live), Beverly Hills (Slash) -81
Punk University Volume 1: Wild in the Streets (Oglio Records OGL 81571-2) -94

Circle Jerks links:

Circle Jerks - The Rough Guide to Rock
Circle Jerks - Trouser Press
Circle Jerks - All-Music Guide
Circle Jerks - interview
Circle Jerks - RATW interview
Circle Jerks
Circle Jerks - Tabs


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Created by JJu: March 31, 1996        Group Sex with Jerks

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