RUDI PROTRUDI DISCOGRAPHY


1. KING ARTHUR'S QUART - MISTY LANE SINGLE

2. RIGOR MORTIS - BASEMENTSVILLE (Teen Sound Compilation LP)

3. SPRiNGHEAD MOTORSHARK - 1972 SINGLE

4. TINA PEEL
1. BOSTON BOOTLEG (1976 compilation, one track)
2. MORE THAN JUST GOOD LOOKS (1977 four song EP)
3. 30 SECONDS OVER DC (1977 compilation, one track)
4. FIFI GOES POP (1978 7" single)
5. EXTRA KICKS
6. YOU'LL HATE THIS RECORD
7. PAJAMA PARTY LP - MISTY LANE/TEEN SOUND
8. TODAY IS JUST TOMMOROW'S YESTERDAY - PAJAMA PARTY

5. LINK PROTRUDI & THE JAYMEN
1. DRIVE IT HOME
2. MISSING LINKS
3. DRIVE IT LIVE
4. CALIF. SUN - FLEXI
5. SONG ON MUSIC MANIAC GIMMICK RECORD
6. SLOW GRIND
7. SEDUCTION
8. HIT & RUN
9. BANDITO VIDEO


6. SATIVA LUV BOX LP

7. MANGANZOIDES LP

8. RESTLESS SOUL - NO KING - DEADLY SPAWN

9. WORKDOGS 45

10. YELLOW, GREEN & PURPLE

11. REASON TO COMPLAIN - TIME AFTER TIME?

12. SYLVAIN SYLVAIN - SLEEP BABY DOLL

13.SKY SAXON - In Search Of Brighter Colors

14.SKY SAXON - World Fantastic

15. WHITE TRASH THING

16. FUZZTONES



RUDI HAS ALSO PRODUCED BANDS:


1. CAVE 4

2. PUNK ROCK JANITORS







KING ARTHUR'S QUART - Live at Allen Jr. High

Four song 7" EP free with issue 17 of Misty Lane magazine



1966 live recordings from Rudi's first band. Includes two originals, "They're Gonna Take You Away" and "She's Got A..." which would later become "It Came In The Mail" and "Brand New Man." Rudi later released an entire CD from this live session, with added bonus track, "Bandit," a live version of his second band's only original (which later became "Fabian Lips" by Tina Peel, and even later by The Fuzztones as "Highway 69"), recorded in 1967.
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BASEMENTSVILLE! USA - 60's compilation LP

Misty Lane/Teen Sound



Features 18 mid-tempo cuts packed full of tuneful fuzz and farfisa driven numbers. Big thumbs up for the pre-Marshall Tucker Band, New Generation's poignant '68 cut "That's The Sun" and future Fuzztone Rudi Protrudi's Rigor Mortis' "Bandit" (which was in fact the prototype of the Fuzztones' "Ward 81").

JOHN 'MOJO' MILLS, SHINDIG MAGAZINE

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SPRINGHEAD MOTORSHARK -
"Rapa's Little Schoolgirl' / "Rock On 18"


Baldwin Sound Productions Inc. (1973)



1972 studio recording, released with picture sleeve.
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BOSTON BOOTLEG

Compilation vinyl LP on Varalven

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Includes early recording of Tina Peel's "Penis Between Us."
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MORE THAN JUST GOOD LOOKS

4 song 7" EP - Dacoit / Limp 001



Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's first (and only) Bubblegum Punk band, featuring Rudi Protrudi and Deb O' Nair before The Fuzztones. Recorded 1976 / released 1977. "Pajama Party," "Punk Rock Janitor," "Fabian Lips" and "Girl Talk." Working from a a time-warped bag are Tina Peel, whose debut EP is jointly issued by the local Dacoit and Limp labels. Drawing heavily from late 60's pop-punk outfits like the Cryan Shames and Buckinghams, T.P have molded a record with silly, floozy...uh, teen appeal.

HOWARD WUELFING - UNICORN TIMES

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30 SECONDS OVER D.C

Compilation LP by Limp Records (1978)



Compilation originally released as vinyl LP by Limp Records in 1978. Re-released on Henry Rollins' 2 13 61 label in 2004. Includes Tina Peel's "Knockin' Down Guardrails." What the hell is the perfect approach to this disk. There was no such thing as a 'DC sound' in 1978, although there was certainly a DC punk and new wave scene, with new bands popping up weekly. This compilation, originally released on Skip Groff's Limp Records, is the proverbial kitchen sink, a blind man at the jukebox. Twenty-six years on, Henry Rollins (Inner Ear: State of Alert) has put '30 Seconds' back in print on new label District Line. I've spent the past few days listening to it repeatedly, and I've got to say, this little sucker holds up pretty well. Tina Peel provides a good party anthem in 'Knocking Down Guard Rails'.

SALON

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"Fifi Goes Pop" / "Weekend Geek"

Teen Appeal 45 records 001 (1978)



An atrocious piece of crap about a "pet poodle who went to doggie heaven by way of microwave oven." played with minimal musical skill and imagination and sung with the conviction of a deaf mute.

STACEY BRIDGES - ZIGZAG MAGAZINE

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EXTRA KICKS

Teen Appeal Tapes 001 (1980)
5 song cassette only release.



There are only 5 songs on this tape,but hey, where else can you find five different songs about the male genitalia? All the songs are funny, but my fave is the Miamis' "Wang It." I like these guys and the warped sense of humor that pervades their upbeat, nearly garage-type sound. What bad things can you say about "Penis Between Us," "Blow Me (A Kiss)," "Exception To The Ruler," "Wang It," and the exceptionally weird and strange "Bent Nail Syndrome?"

FFANZEEN

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YOU'LL HATE THIS RECORD

Compilation vinyl LP on
The Only Label In The World (1983)

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Each album included rubber puke glued on cover. Includes Tina Peel's "Exception To The Ruler" (guest vocals by Bongwater's Ann Magnuson) and "Wang It".
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PAJAMA PARTY

Vinyl 12" LP - Misty Lane Records 061



Like messrs Connolly and Prevost, Rudi Protrudi was no young kid on theblock when the garage revival came into being. In fact, like his contemporaries he'd been around the block a few times before he acquitted himself to 1966 for eternity! Tina Peel, a band he formed in 1977, already aired influences of '60s teen-o-rama ala The Raiders and Tommy Roes? There was a punk energy, but in essence this was uncomplicated melodic pop music. The band's bright clothes also shunned the generation X outlook of the punks. It's puerile, sure. But that was the point. Like The Fleshtones, this was seventies music that harked back to a time that was seen as unhip.It wasn't for sometime that Protrudi found his calling card, but this set of songs do prove that he was ahead of the game of the revival. And for that he must be praised.

JON 'MOJO' MILLS - SHINDIG MAGAZINE

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TODAY IS JUST TOMORROW's YESTERDAY

CD - Teen Sound/Misty Lane Records



Free CD given away with Misty Lane Magazine
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DRIVE IT HOME

Vinyl LP - Music Maniac (1987)



Probably the greatest album Link Wray never made.

Alan Taylor - MISTY LANE #17

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MISSING LINKS

Vinyl LP - Skyclad



Both the full-length German album and the eight-song mini-LP (no overlap; the latter boasts a nutty live version of "Batman") are the fun-filled results of an informal 1986 session ans sound-thanks in no small part to the genuine-article songs and properly reverent originals-like long-lost Link Wray outtakes.

TROUSER PRESS

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DRIVE IT LIVE

Vinyl LP - Skyclad



The Power trio of Rudi Protrudi, Mike Czekaj, and Michael Jay have such explosive power to their guitars and drums that this is like discovering rock 'n' roll all over again! Turn the volume way up, past distortion point, it doesn't matter, this is made to be heard at painstaking volume.This is the real growling guts guitar!

S.F.T.G

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CALIFORNIA SUN

Flexi Disc

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Given away with european fanzine "Straight From The Grooveyard."
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BLACK WIDOW

MUSIC MANIAC GIMMICK LP



This 1989 release (MMLP 023) contains 11 otherwise unavailable tracks by Dizzy Satellites, Cheepskates, Miners Of Muzo, Mark "Vet" Enbatta, The Fuzztones (live version of "Ward 81" recorded in Oslo in 1988),The Daisy Chain, Droogs, Link Portrudi & The Jaymen (Black Widow), Vietnam Veterans, Shane Faubert, and The Last Drive.

A tribute to the phonograph record and the weirdest LP ever. Cut 'trick-track' with 3 parallel grooves on each side (check HERE for more info on "Fate As The DJ"), clear vinyl, no labels, spoken introductions by each band, free boardgame (yes, a game is also included with the LP) and a cover with optical illusions. 'Weird and wonderful alltogether! The music? Good God! ...You know the names, now play the game!

JOHN STOREY - MUSIC MANIAC RECORDS

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SLOW GRIND

Full length vinyl LP & CD
Music Maniac MM 033 (1992)



Link Protrudi's tribute to Burlesque and striptease!
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SEDUCTION

Full length vinyl & CD - Music Maniac (1994)



Inspired by the great exotic keyboard stylings of Korla Pandit, as well as the sultry sounds of middle eastern belly-dancing music, Link Protrudi & The Jaymen explored vastly new ground with this sexodelic 1996 release. Very moody, trippy, and atmospheric, with fuzz, twelve string, bongos, finger cymbals, spooky organ, etc.
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HIT & RUN!

Full length CD - Get Hip (1998)



Set up as a side project to Rudi Protrudi and the Fuzztones, this also functions as a tribute to Link Wray and the Raymen, with no less than eight of the 23 tunes on here being Link classics. Covering everything from "Mr. Guitar" and "Dinosaur" to the obvious choices like "Rumble," "Jack the Ripper" and "Rawhide," the trio also delivers Link-approved originals in "Chicken Choke," "Avalanche," "Backfire" and "Psyclone." Taken from the project's two vinyl albums, Drive It Home and Missing Links, this is straightforward, blast-it-out live-in-a-four-track-studio raunch, devoid of all subtleties. With that in mind, it sounds perfect, totally faithful to the sound and style it's so lovingly recreating here. A delicious alternative to pseudo-surf bands.

Cub Koda - All Music Guide

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BANDITO

Ice World Video Corp.
Slipping Through The Cracks



Link Protruid & The Jaymen's "Bandito" appears on this video collection of 80's garage and punk bands.
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SATIVA LUVBOX - Beloved Satellite

Full length Cd GASD 10855



Guitarist/vocalist Patrick Mata, bassist Steve Brundege and drummer M.P. formed the acid-punk combo Sativa Luvbox in the late '80s. After the independent albums Vision and the Voice and Close One Sad Eye were released, the band signed with MCRudi guests on two tracks here, "U Got It All Wrong" (uncredited blues harp) and "Pagan Son" (Guitar). Released in 1993.
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MANGAZOIDES - El Entierro de Los

Rastrillo Records 2007 - RSTR CD007



Rudi guests on lead guitar on "La Bruja" (The Witch/Sonics.)
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THE DEADLY SPAWN

Compilation LP - Bona Fide Records BFR-0006XA (1986)



Rudi guests on lead guitar on the track, "Restless Soul," by No King.
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WORKDOGS "Funny $"

Dog Bisquit? - 7" single



Rudi guests on blues harp on title track
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"Yellow,Purple and Green" - The Others w/Rudi Protrudi and Craig Moore

Misty Lane LP 012 LP



Protrudi and Craig Moore - Misty Lane LP 012 LP GONN's Craig Moore joins Italian garagesters The Others on side one, and Rudi Protrudi joins on side two. Released as vinyl LP in 1999.

Three generations of garagers in a whole album! Between classic covers (the subtitle is "A Garage Compendium") e "scoops" ( Craig Moore sings "Bad Little Woman","Can't Judge a Book" after re-viewing good part of his Gonn set , circa 1966 / 67 ) and Rudi Protrudi presents with The Others "the pebble" "Penis Between Us", his first original song from 1966! Pics, infos and funny stories complete the whole...definitely a record that'll become a "cult item" real soon!!!ltd 700!

MISTY LANE P.R.

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"TIME TO TIME"

Compilation LP on Misty Lane 011

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Transworld Garage Beat Scene in the late 90's - international garage compilation which includes : Sick Rose, Satelliters, Rookies, Toni Borlotti e i suoi Flauers, Movin'Flames, Hipsters, Rudi & The Others, Cardinals, Hunch backed Men,Frantic V, Girl Bombs, Sleepwalkers, Maggots. Features Rudi & The Others' "No Reason To Complain."
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SYLVAIN SYLVAIN - Sleep Baby Doll

Fishhead Records FCD 02142



Solo album by N.Y. Doll Sylvain Sylvain. Rudi contributes backing vocals on the Pretty Things cover, "I'm Your Man."

"I'm Your Man" takes things into another realm: garage rock. It's no coincidence that Fuzztone Rudi Protrudi makes a guest appearance on backup vocals. This is the kind of thing that drives them bonkers at the annual Cavestomp in New York.

JOE VIGLIONE, ALL MUSIC GUIDE

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(It's A) WHITE TRASH THING

Full length CD - Music Maniac Records (1994)



The first solo album from Fuzztones' frontman, Rudi Protrudi, is quite a departure from the psychedelic garage grunge that he's known for! Although Rudi sneaks in the occasional fuzz box and combo organ, this is hard-core Country, with stand-up bass, steel guitar, acoustic and electric (Gretsch, baby!) guitars, and that country twang you'd associate with George Jones or Porter Wagoner. The songs are quite twisted, and his versions of "Psycho" and "The First Mrs. Jones," are actually quite chilling! Possibly the first garage psych country crossover record! A masterpiece!
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SKY SAXON - In Search Of Brighter Colors

Full length LP - New Rose (1988)



Rudi guest as lead guitarist on several tracks
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SKY SAXON - World Fantastic

Full length LP - New Rose (1988)



Rudi guest as lead guitarist on several tracks
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CAVE 4

4 song 7" EP - Dionysus Records ID074553



Rudi Protrudi is the producer and it sounds a bit like the old Fuzztones. High wall is the first track, originally by The Debonairs. At first I didn't recognize it because I thought it was the instrumental version of the Fuzztones' She's wicked. Coincidence or not, but the keyboard player on that Fuzztones song was called Ded O'Nair. Track 2 is the Challengers' K-39. On side B you'll find another cover, the Victors' Bird walk and last track is an original called Gyros-spazz. These are 4 great surf tunes and I hope there's gonna be an album out soon.

DIRK UNGAWA - MAKE TROUBLE

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PUNK ROCK JANITORS

Full length CD - Sin Records 026



Recorded in 1980, this collection of tracks by Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's first punk band sat in the bassist's garage for 30 years, before Rudi secured it (a reel tape in a box without the reel). The Punk Rock Janitors were three guys who barely graduated special ed in school, and a gal rhythm guitarist who, in her early 20's, looked like a 13 year old hooker. How this motley crew ever learned to play instruments, let alone write songs is one of life's mysteries, but their tunes are melodic and energetic. Thankfully, Danny Trash's lead guitar work isn't hindered by any knowledge of musical theory, scales or the like. Hence, some of the most "out there" solos ever heard! Included here, their original, "Just Once," which was later rearranged and recorded by The Fuzztones.
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