Tracks 1,2,3,5,6,7,8,9,10, 12, 13, & 14 were recorded at Hedden West Studio, Schaumburg, IL, in 1979, 1980, and 1981, and were produced by Spooner, Gary Klebe, John Murphy, and Jeff Murphy, and engineered by Joe Ott. Tracks 1 and 6 are from the single, Boat Records 4001. Tracks 2, 5, and 8 from the "Cruel School" EP, Boat Records 3001.
Tracks 4 and 11 were recorded at Pierce Arrow Recorders in Evanston, IL in 1983, produced by Spooner, and engineered by Paul Klingborg.
Tracks 15 and 16 were recorded at Smart Studio on 8-track in 1984 by Doug Erikson and Butch Vig for the Troma Team film "Dreams Come True".
Track 17 was recorded at Smart Studio in 1990, and was produced by Doug Erikson and Butch Vig. It was originally released on the Black Vinyl Records CD "Yuletunes".
Tracks 18 and 19 were recorded at Smart Studio in 1991 for an unreleased single, and were produced by Spooner.
Track 20 is a production sample for the "Fugitive Dance" album, Dali/Chameleon Records, 1991
It's a sure bet that Steve Marker also had a hand in the Smart sessions, and we thank him for that.
Original master tapes baked and transferred to digital by Mike Zirkel at Smart Studio, 2008.
All tracks remastered in Los Angeles by Butch Vig in 2008
Butch Vig-drums, vocals
Doug Erikson-guitars, keyboards, vocals
Dave Benton-guitars, vocals
A big thanks to all Spooner fans, friends, and family.....well, except for Alsy.
released October 28, 2013
All songs Hobbs Street Music BMI, or Podd Music BMI, or a combination of the two. Copyright Boat Records 2013. Catalog # DIG1
Cover design by Michael Martin
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