The Cunts

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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

  • They likely formed in 1978
  • Their name is usually referred to as The C*nts
  • Are from the Bridgeport, 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

Original Lineup

Later 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
  • A Decade of Fun 1978-88 LP/CD (Pravda Records, 1988) - 2500? copies
    • Side one is a re-release of singles, side two is unreleased material
1) Chemicals in the Mail 2) Why Do You Live On My Block 3) Penguins Addicted to Molasses 4) We're Going to Crash
5) A Date With Disaster 6) Turn of Night 7) Open Your Mind 8) Blow Your Mind 9) Perfect Fade Out
10) Mystery of You 11) Golden Garden 12) Joe's Poem Part One 13) Wrench 14) President on a Platter
  • Look Out LP (Disturbing 1991)
    • 1000 copies
    • Side One - 1: My Baby's an Atomic Bomb, There's a Monster Head On My Baby, Blast, Eyes of Love, Brian's Got an Axe, Happiness, The Deepest Cut.
    • Side Two - My Brain Flew Out the Window, Don't Shoot Me I'm Your Mother, I Hate Reggae, Full Moon, 13 Books.
  • 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
  • Remember We Have Fun CD (Resonance, 1988)
  • 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

References

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