Thursday, November 15, 2012

Circle Jerks: Discography of the Moment


The Circle Jerks were a punk band that was started in 1979 in Los Angeles, California by former Black Flag vocalist Keith Morris. They were originally called The Bedwetters.

BAND LINKS:

Circl Jerks Facebook page
Circle Jerks Myspace page
Circle Jerks @ PunkRockers.Com
Circle Jerks Wikipedia article

DISCOGRAPHY:

Group Sex
Released in 1980 by Frontier Records
Produced by Circle Jerks and Cary Markoff
Band lineup:
Keith Morris - vocals; Greg Hetson - guitar; Roger Rogerson - bass; Lucky Lehrer - drums
Tracks: 14
Deny Everything. I Just Want Some Skank. Beverly Hills. Operation. Back Against the Wall. Wasted. Behind the Door. World Up My Ass. Paid Vacation. Don't Care. Live Fast, Die Young. What's Your Problem? Group Sex. Red Tape.

Wild in the Streets
Released in 1982 by Frontier
Produced by David Anderle and Gary Hisitius
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 15
Wild in the Streets. Leave Me Alone. Stars and Stripes. 86'd. Meet the Press. Trapped. Murder the Disturbed. Letterbomb. Question Authority. Defamation. Innuendo. Moral Majority. Forced Labor. Political Stu. Just Like Me. Put A Little Love in Your Heart.
"Wild in the Streets" is a cover of a Garland Jeffreys song.
"Just Like Me" is a cover of a Paul Revere & the Raiders song.
"Put A Little Love..." is a cover of a Jackie DeShannon song.

Golden Shower of Hits
Released in 1983 by Allegiance Records
Produced by Jerry Goldstein
Band lineup changes:
During the recording of this album Larry Lehrer was fired and was replaced on drums by John Ingram.
Tracks: 12
In Your Eyes. Parade of the Horribles. Under the Gun. When the Shit Hits the Fan. Bad Words. Red Blanket Room. High Price on Our Heads. Coup e'Etat. Product of My Environment. Rats of Reality. Junk Mail. Golden Shower of Hits.

Wonderful
Released in 1985 by Combat Records
Produced by Circle Jerks and Karat Faye
Band lineup changes:
Roger Rogerson left and was replaced on bass by Zander Schloss. Keith Clark took over on drums when John Ingram left.
Tracks: 13
Wonderful. Firebaugh. Making the Bombs. Mrs Jones. Dude. American Heavy Metal Weekend. I & I. The Crowd. Killing for Jesus. Karma Stew. 15 Minutes. Rock House. Another Broken Heart for Snake.

Spin Radio Concert Series
Live album released in 1985 by Entertainment Radio Inc
Tracks: 4
Segment 1. Segment 2. Segment 3. Segment 4.

Group Sex/Wild in the Streets
Compilation album released in 1986 by Frontier
Tracks: 29
This is a re-issue of the first 2 albums.

VI
Released in 1987 by Combat
Produced by Circle Jerks and Karat Faye
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 13
Beat Me Senseless. Pattys Killing Me. Casuality Vampire. Tell Me Why. Protection. I'm Alive. Status Clinger. Living. American Way. Fortunate Son. Love Kills. All Wound Up. I Don't.
"Fortunate Son" is a cover of a Creedence Clearwater Revival song

Gig
Live album released in 1992 by Combat
Produced by Paul du Gre
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 22
Beat Me Senseless. High Price on Our Heads. Letter Bomb. In Your Eyes. Making the Bombs. All Wound Up. Coup d'Etat. Mrs Jones. Back Against the Wall. Casualty Vampires. I Don't. Making Time. Junk Mail. I, I & I. World Up My Ass. I Just Want Some Skank. Beverly Hills. The Crowd. When the Shit Hits the Fan. Deny Everything. Wonderful. Wild in the Street.

Amoeba/Wild in the Streets
Split with the Adolescents released in 1994 by Musical Tragedies
Produced by Circle Jerks
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 2 (total) 1 (Circle Jerks)
Wild in the Streets

Oddities, Abnormalities and Curiosities
Released in 1995 by Polygram Records
Produced by Niko Bolas
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 12
Teenage Electric. Anxious Boy. 22. Shinging Through the Door. I Wanna Destroy You. Sinking Ship. Brick. Fable. Dog. Grey Life. Exhaust Breath. Career Day.
"I Wanna Destroy You" is a cover of a Soft Boys song and features background vocals by Debbie Gibson.

Teenage Electric
Promo single released in 1995 by Mercury Records
Produced by Niko Bolas
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 2
Teenage Electric. Fable.

I'm Gonna Live
Single released in 2007 by Not On Label.
Produced by Circle Jerks
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 1
I'm Gonna Live

Live At the Fillmore 1982
Live album released in 2010 by CD Presents Ltd
Tracks: 18
Moral Majority. Broken Glass/Letter Bomb. Back Against the Wall/Question Authority. The World Up My Ass. I Just Want Some Skank/Beverly Hills. Operation. Wild In the Streets. Red Tape/86d. Meet the Press. Murder the Disturbed. Deny Everything/What's Your Problem. Paid Vacation/Trapped. Stars and Stripes. Room 13/Behind the Door. Defamation Innuendo. Don't Care/Live Fast, Die Young. Wasted. Just Like Me/Put a Little Love in Your Heart.

OFF DISCOGRAPHY

Off is another punk rock band that Keith Morris started in 2009.

First Four EPs
Released in 2010 by Vice Records a a 4-7" vinyl box set only; Re-released in 2011 on CD
Produced by Dimitri Coats
Band lineup:
Keith Morris - vocals; Dimitri Coats - guitar; Steven Shane McDonald - bass; Mario Rubalcaba - drums
Tracks: 18
Black Thoughts. Darkness. I Don't Belong. Upside Down. Poison City. Now I'm Pissed. Killing Away. Jeffrey Lee Pierce. Panic Attack. Crawl. Blast. Rat Trap. Fuck People. Full of Shit. Broken. Peace in Hermosa. Zero Hour. Sexy Capitalists.

Compared To What
Released in 2011 by Southern Lord Records
Produced by Dimitri Coats
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 2
Compared To What. Rotten Apple.

Live at Generation Records
Live album released in 2011 by Vice
Recorded by David Stroller
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 4
Poison City. Now I'm Pissed. Crawl. Rat Trap.

Sugar Daddy Live Split Series
Live split with the Melvins released in 2012 by Amphetamine Reptile Records
Produced by Dimitri Coats
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 2 (total) 1 (Off)
No Reason to Complain

Off!
Released in 2012 by Vice
Produced by Dimitri Coats
No band lineup changes
Tracks: 17
Wiped Out. I Got News For You. Elimination. Cracked. Wrong. Borrow and Bomb. Toxic Box. Man from Nowhere. Jet Black Girls. King Kong Brigade. Harbor Freeway Blues. Feelings Are Meant to Be Hurt. Vaporized. 503. I Need One. Turpentine Wine.











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