Galaxie 500 – “Cheese & Onions” (Rutles Cover)

A favorite from my high school years.  In 1990, Shimmy Disc released this tribute compilation to The Rutles.  If you’re not familiar with The Rutles, it was a fake, mock-Beatles band created for the film by Eric Idle and Neil Innes of Monty Python fame.  The band ended up recording a couple of albums and even did some touring.  They did a pretty great job at completely ripping off The Beatles.  This Rutles Highway Revisited album also features contributions from Daniel Johnston, King Missile, Shonen Knife, Lida Husik, and Bongwater, to name a few.

Snakefinger – “The Model”

Chewing Hides The Sound by SNAKEFINGER Snakefinger consisted solely of Philip Charles Lithman (1949-1987), a frequent collaborator with The Residents, who gave him the Snakefinger alias.

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