Hey Everybody! It’s me again… and I hate to say it, but this crazy attic and basement shit IS STILL HAPPENING!!! I used to have a life… I think… but WHERE DID IT GO?!?!
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 56
Another photo from VILENESS FATS - the supercool underground epic that never was… and HEY! The real measure of a true underground epic has to be that it was never finished… RIGHT? Anyway, this is Arf & Omega, the Siamese twin wrestlers fighting to the finish with death waiting for the loser. Heavy stuff!
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 55
So this is a picture of ME! Sexy, huh? It was part of a photo session we did back in the early-mid 70’s or something. I think maybe it was used on the cover of one of our mail order catalogs, but I’m not sure. There’s just TOO MUCH of this stuff to keep up with all of it! (I think that’s Chuck’s feet in the foreground.)
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 54
Hey Everybody! So is this ANCIENT HISTORY or what!?! Can you imagine buying records (you know the big black round things) for $3.99 or $4.66. Jeez! It makes me feel old! But anyway there we are just below Johnny Rivers and right beside the Rolling Stones (whoever they are - oh yeah, I think they may have also done that Satisfaction song.) I can’t believe I keep shit like this.
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 53
So this is the cover of the original W.E.I.R.D. (our first fan club back in the 70’s) book cover which was done by the amazing Gary Panter. Gary, for those of you who don’t know, was the original designer for Pee Wee’s Playhouse and a SWELL GUY!
Hey Everybody! Here’s another weird ad thing I found. This was the background of an ad for our Buster & Glenn album. It was probably done for the British music press, too, but someone mentioned Trouser Press and it could’ve been there, too. Some chickens, huh? (I don’t know why I kept all this stuff!)
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 52 (continued)
Okay - so here is the really cool part! I found this ad we did back in the 70’s for Satisfaction! It was probably done for New Music Express or Melody Maker or one of those British Music magazines that were so trendy back then.
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 52
Hey Everybody! So I found all this cool stuff when I was cleaning out my basement. This is our single of Satisfaction, which we did TWO BEFORE PUNK EVEN EXISTED! I mean, is that ahead of your time or what?
RESIDENTS HISTORY - part 51
Hey Everybody! Cool photo, huh? This one was made for the version of Freak Show that came out on Mute a few years ago. Guess which one is me?