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'''The Cunts''' are one of the oldest and quite possibly (along with [[Skafish]]) the longest running punk/postpunk bands in Chicago.  They've released a ton records from the late 70s well into the 21 century.  Their label, [[Disturbing Records]], might be considered the very first punk label in Chicago.   
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'''The Cunts''' are one of the oldest and quite possibly (along with [[Skafish]]) the longest running punk/garage bands in Chicago.  They've released a ton records from the late 70s well into the 21 century.  Their label, [[Disturbing Records]], might be considered the very first punk label in Chicago.   
  
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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== Members ==
 
== Members ==
  
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* [[Mike Pocius]]
 
* [[Al Scum]] - Drums
 
* [[Al Scum]] - Drums
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* Al Lerner
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* Jocko
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* [[Joe Pocius]]
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* [[Chris Kirkendale]]
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* [[Mickey Cyrnich]]
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* [[Rick Gallo]]
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* Freddie
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* [[Ken Goodman]]
 
* Frank
 
* Frank
* Mike
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* Jel?
* Jel
 
  
 
== Catalog ==
 
== Catalog ==
  
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=== Singles ===
 
* '''Chemicals In The Mail''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1978]])
 
* '''Chemicals In The Mail''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1978]])
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** 500 copies on orange label, 2500 on yellow label
 
# Chemicals In The Mail
 
# Chemicals In The Mail
 
# Why Do You Live On My Block  
 
# Why Do You Live On My Block  
  
* '''We're Going To Crash''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1980]])  
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* '''We're Going To Crash''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1980]]) - 2000 copies
 
#We're Going To Crash
 
#We're Going To Crash
 
# Penguins Addicted To Molasses
 
# Penguins Addicted To Molasses
  
* '''A Date With Disaster''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1982]]) PS
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* '''A Date With Disaster''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1982]])
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** 2000 copies w/ two different sleeves and labels
 
# A Date With Disaster
 
# A Date With Disaster
 
# There Are Electrical Filaments On My Hamburger
 
# There Are Electrical Filaments On My Hamburger
  
* '''Open Your Mind''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1983]])
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* '''Open Your Mind''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1983]]) - 600 copies
 
# Open Your Mind
 
# Open Your Mind
 
# Musician In A Bathtub
 
# Musician In A Bathtub
  
* '''Apocalyptic Breakfast''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1984]])
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* '''Apocalyptic Breakfast''' 7" (Disturbing, [[1984]]) - 1500 copies
 
# Apocalyptic Breakfast
 
# Apocalyptic Breakfast
 
# Turn Of Night
 
# Turn Of Night
  
* '''Midnight Party''' CD (Disturbing)
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* '''Wrench - Joe's Poem - Golden Garden''' (No Label, test pressing)
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** Only four copies made
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=== Albums ===
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* '''It Came From Out Of The Garage''' LP (Disturbing 1984)
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** Live, 1000 copies
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** Re-released as '''The Fires Of Spring''', 2500 copies
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* '''A Decade of Fun 1978-88''' LP/CD ([[Pravda Records]], [[1988]])
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** 2500 copies?
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* '''Look Out''' LP (Disturbing 1991)
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** 1000 copies
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* '''Midnight Party''' CD (Disturbing, [[1993]]) - 1000 copies
 
: 1) Wound Too Tight 2) Another World 3) Joined Together at the Head 4) Song of the Blind Man
 
: 1) Wound Too Tight 2) Another World 3) Joined Together at the Head 4) Song of the Blind Man
 
: 5) Around the Corner 6) Alone 7) Blue Rhythm 8) Jump Off a Bridge
 
: 5) Around the Corner 6) Alone 7) Blue Rhythm 8) Jump Off a Bridge
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: 10) Ivan's Cha Cha 11) Abstract Salamander Dilemma 12) Society's a Drag 13) Pop Song
 
: 10) Ivan's Cha Cha 11) Abstract Salamander Dilemma 12) Society's a Drag 13) Pop Song
 
: 14) Jet Fuel Spill 15) Fun 16: Sad Thing
 
: 14) Jet Fuel Spill 15) Fun 16: Sad Thing
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* '''Oh No It's The Cunts''' CD (Disturbing, [[2002]])
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* '''LA LA LA''' CD (2003?)
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* '''Eat My Nuts''' CD (Disturbing, [[2004]])
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: 1) Girl In Plastic Nightgown 2) I'm Upset 3) Steel Foundry 4) Strong
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: 5) Youre The One 6) Stupid World, Stupid Me 7) Playin' 8) Please Go Away
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: 9) I'm Inside Your Brian 10) Soto Gets His Groove 11) I Was Born In A Crack House 12) Life is Stupid
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: 13) Here She Comes 14) Action Girls 15) Why Don't We Do It 16) Somebody
  
 
* '''A Secret History of''' CD (Disturbing)
 
* '''A Secret History of''' CD (Disturbing)
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: 21) Cracked Cat
 
: 21) Cracked Cat
  
* '''Oh No It's The Cunts''' CD (Disturbing, [[2002]])
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=== Compilations ===
* '''LA LA LA''' CD (2003?)
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* Beasts From The East (Voxx LP)
* '''Eat My Nuts''' CD (Disturbing, [[2004]])
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* 12 x 12 - Chicago Compilation (Acme)
: 1) Girl In Plastic Nightgown 2) I'm Upset 3) Steel Foundry 4) Strong
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* What Wave magazine cassette +ACM- 20
: 5) Youre The One 6) Stupid World, Stupid Me 7) Playin' 8) Please Go Away
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* What Wave magazine cassette +ACM- 21
: 9) I'm Inside Your Brian 10) Soto Gets His Groove 11) I Was Born In A Crack House 12) Life is Stupid
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* Hartbeat magazine EP +ACM- 17
: 13) Here She Comes 14) Action Girls 15) Why Don't We Do It 16) Somebody
 
 
 
* '''A Decade of Fun 1978-88''' LP ([[Pravda Records]])
 
  
 
== Record Covers ==  
 
== Record Covers ==  
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[[Image:Cunts-Cover2.jpg|thumb|left|140px|Unknown cover]]
 
[[Image:Cunts-Cover2.jpg|thumb|left|140px|Unknown cover]]
 
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== References ==
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* [http://www.xnet2.com/bomp/searchable/0104/msg00314.html Bomp message board post] - A ton of info on the members, releases, copies
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

Revision as of 03:51, 21 June 2006

The Cunts are one of the oldest and quite possibly (along with Skafish) the longest running punk/garage bands in Chicago. They've released a ton records from the late 70s well into the 21 century. Their label, Disturbing Records, might be considered the very first punk label in Chicago.

Notes

  • They likely formed in 1978
  • Their name is usually referred to as The C*nts
  • Were from the Bridgeport are on the South Side
  • Most frequently played the Spaceport Lounge
  • A blog post says that The Cunts will soon be recording for Disclexington Productions

Members

Catalog

Singles

  • Chemicals In The Mail 7" (Disturbing, 1978)
    • 500 copies on orange label, 2500 on yellow label
  1. Chemicals In The Mail
  2. Why Do You Live On My Block
  • We're Going To Crash 7" (Disturbing, 1980) - 2000 copies
  1. We're Going To Crash
  2. Penguins Addicted To Molasses
  • A Date With Disaster 7" (Disturbing, 1982)
    • 2000 copies w/ two different sleeves and labels
  1. A Date With Disaster
  2. There Are Electrical Filaments On My Hamburger
  • Open Your Mind 7" (Disturbing, 1983) - 600 copies
  1. Open Your Mind
  2. Musician In A Bathtub
  • Apocalyptic Breakfast 7" (Disturbing, 1984) - 1500 copies
  1. Apocalyptic Breakfast
  2. Turn Of Night
  • Wrench - Joe's Poem - Golden Garden (No Label, test pressing)
    • Only four copies made


Albums

  • It Came From Out Of The Garage LP (Disturbing 1984)
    • Live, 1000 copies
    • Re-released as The Fires Of Spring, 2500 copies
  • Look Out LP (Disturbing 1991)
    • 1000 copies
  • Midnight Party CD (Disturbing, 1993) - 1000 copies
1) Wound Too Tight 2) Another World 3) Joined Together at the Head 4) Song of the Blind Man
5) Around the Corner 6) Alone 7) Blue Rhythm 8) Jump Off a Bridge
9) Shot Glass 10) Gone Away 11) Midnight Party 12) Fire Dance
  • Why Baby? CD (Disturbing, 1995?)
1) Swim 2) Psycho Garage Thing 3) Why Baby? 4) Why? 5) What Cannot Be
6) Big Mistake 7) All Messed Up on You 8) Dog with Human Head 9) Man Hanging Off Cliff with...
10) Ivan's Cha Cha 11) Abstract Salamander Dilemma 12) Society's a Drag 13) Pop Song
14) Jet Fuel Spill 15) Fun 16: Sad Thing
  • Oh No It's The Cunts CD (Disturbing, 2002)
  • LA LA LA CD (2003?)
  • Eat My Nuts CD (Disturbing, 2004)
1) Girl In Plastic Nightgown 2) I'm Upset 3) Steel Foundry 4) Strong
5) Youre The One 6) Stupid World, Stupid Me 7) Playin' 8) Please Go Away
9) I'm Inside Your Brian 10) Soto Gets His Groove 11) I Was Born In A Crack House 12) Life is Stupid
13) Here She Comes 14) Action Girls 15) Why Don't We Do It 16) Somebody
  • A Secret History of CD (Disturbing)
1) Abstract Salamander Dilemma 2) Society's a Drag 3) Ivan's Cha Cha 4) Wound Too Tight
5) Hey Little Girl 6) Midnight Party 7) My Baby's An Atomic Bomb 8) There's a Monster Head on My
9) Brian's Got An Axe 10) Don't Shoot Me, I'm You're Mom 11) I Hate Reggae 12) Blow Your Mind
13) Chemicals in the Mall 14) A Date With Disaster 15) Apocalyptic Breakfast 16) C*nts Theme
17) There Are Electrical Filaments On My Hamburger 18) Fires of Spring 19) Jukebox in Heaven 20) Every Crease...
21) Cracked Cat

Compilations

  • Beasts From The East (Voxx LP)
  • 12 x 12 - Chicago Compilation (Acme)
  • What Wave magazine cassette +ACM- 20
  • What Wave magazine cassette +ACM- 21
  • Hartbeat magazine EP +ACM- 17

Record Covers

Apocalyptic Breakfast
Unknown cover
Unknown cover


References

External Links