The Middle of America Compilation

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The Middle of America Compilation

The Middle of America Compilation was a 1984 record released by H.I.D. Productions Ltd. It was a produced in affiliation with the Northwestern University public radio station WNUR, featuring a bunch of Chicago's most well known punk bands. On the record were Naked Raygun, The Effigies, Articles of Faith, Big Black, Out of Order, Savage Beliefs, Rights of the Accused and Nadsat Rebel.

Record Details

  • Availability - Out of print
  • Duration - LP
  • Record Size - 12"
  • Released - 1984
  • Speed - 33 RPM

Fun Facts

  • It is the only record featuring both Articles of Faith and The Effigies
  • The record regularly sells for between $30-$50 on eBay


  1. Naked Raygun - I Don't Know
  2. Naked Raygun - Stupid
  3. Savage Beliefs - Shake your Neighbors Hand
  4. Savage Beliefs- Double Standard
  5. Nadsat Rebels - I am the Wall
  6. Nadsat Rebels - Getting Ready
  7. Out of Order - Survival of the Fittest
  8. Out of Order - Concerned
  9. Articles of Faith - 5 O'Clock
  10. Rights of the Accused - I Came to Dance
  11. Rights of the Accused - Mean People Suck
  12. Rights of the Accused - Yo, Yo, Yo
  13. Big Black - Big Payback (premix)
  14. Big Black - Hunter's Safety (Tommy Bartlett Dies in Pain)
  15. The Effigies - Security (remix)

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