Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes: DOTM

Have a Ball
Released in July 1997 by Fat Wreck Chords
Personnel:
Spike Slawson (of the Swingin Utters) - vocals; Fat Mike (NOFX) - bass; Chris Shiflett (No Use for a Name) - guitars; Joey Cape (Lagwagon) - guitars; Dave Raun (Lagwagon) - drums.
Tracks: 12 (consisting of songs from the 60s and 70s)
Highlights:
"Uptown Girl (Billy Joel)" "Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond)" "Mandy (Barry Mannilow)" and "Rocket Man (Elton John)"

Are A Drag
Released in May 1999 by Fat Wreck Chords.
Produced by Ryan Greene and MFATGG.
No personnel changes.
Tracks: 12 (consisting of show tunes)
Highlights:
"Over the Rainbow (Wizard of Oz)" "Dont' Cry for Me Argentina (Evita)" "My Favorite Things (Sound of Music)" "Rainbow Connection (The Muppet Movie)" and "Tomorrow (Annie)"

Turn Japanese
Released in 2001 by Pizza of Death Records.
Tracks: 5 (consists of B-sides)
Highlights:
"Blowin in the Wind (Bob Dylan)" and "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me (Elton John)"

Blow In The Wind
Released in March 2001 by Fat Wreck Chords.
Tracks: 13 (consists of hits from the 60s)
Highlights:
"My Boyfriends Back (The Angels)" "All My Lovin (Beatles)" "Stand By Your Man (Tammy Wynette)" "Runaway (Del Shannon)" and "Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow (Shirelles)"

Take a Break
Released in July 2003 by Fat Wreck Chords.
Tracks: 13 (consists of R&B songs)
Highlights:
"Where Do Broken Hearts Go (Whitney Houston)" "Hello (Lionel Richie)" "End of the Road (Boys II Men)" "Nothing Compares 2 U (Prince)" "Crazy (Seal)" "I Believe I Can Fly (R Kelly)" and "Save the Best for Last (Vanessa Williams)"

Ruin Johnny's Bar Mitzvah
Released in October 2004 by Fat Wreck Chords.
Tracks: 14 (consists of random covers)
Highlights:
"Heart of Glass (Blondie)" "Delta Dawn (Helen Reddy)" "Come Sail Away (Styx)" "The Longest Time (Billy Joel)" "Always on My Mind (made popular by Elvis and Willie Nelson)" and "Take it On The Run (REO Speedwagon)"

Love Their Country
Released in October 2006 by Fat Wreck Chords.
Tracks: 12 (consisting of country songs)
Highlights:
"Ghost Riders in the Sky (Johnny Cash)" "On the Road Again (Willie Nelson)" "Jolene (Dolly Parton)" "Goodbye Earl (Dixie Chicks)" "East Bound and Down (Jerry Reed)" and "She Believes In Me (Kenny Rogers)"

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