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Wax! Crackle! Pop! Show #52: A Minute To Pray, A Second To Die, Two Hours with Chris D.

Tuesday, January 6
9am

Legendary punk rock singer, record producer, filmmaker, actor, writer, film critic, and poet, CHRIS D. (Desjardins) joins DJ Jim G to discuss his legendary LA punk band, THE FLESH EATERS, and their return to the stage for a short west coast tour in January, 2015.

The 1981 line up, featuring Desjardins, Dave Alvin and Bill Bateman (BLASTERS), John Doe and DJ Bonebreak (X, THE KNITTERS), and Steve Berlin (LOS LOBOS), reunites for only a handful of shows on the west coast to celebrate the vinyl reissue of their punk classic, A MINUTE TO PRAY A SECOND TO DIE, reissued by the San Francisco based label, Superior Viaduct.

Chris D. also discusses his writing, musical influences, and the many marks he made during the seminal and thriving LA punk scene’s first and second waves between 1977 and 1984. In addition to performing, he also wrote for Slash magazine and produced albums for The Gun Club and The Dream Syndicate. He also formed the alt. country roots blues band, Divine Horsemen, that recorded several albums between the mid to late 1980’s.

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Playlist:

Sleeping Sickness by The Flesh Eaters from No Questions Asked (1980)
Another Day by The Controllers from Tooth and Nail compilation (1979)
Los Angeles by X from Los Angeles (1980)
Police Gun Jitters by The Flesh Eaters from No Questions Asked (1980)
Lexicon Devil by The Germs from (GI) (1979)
We Will Bury You by The Bags from Dangerhouse Volume Two: Give Me A Little Pain! (1977/1992)
Disintegration Nation by The Flesh Eaters from Disintegration Nation EP (1978)

Give Me Danger by Iggy and The Stooges from Raw Power (1973)
Future/Now by MC5 from High Time (1971)
Hobo Blues by John Lee Hooker from I’m In The Mood (1949/1968)
Digging My Grave by The Flesh Eaters from A Minute To Pray A Second To Die (1981)

That’s What You Always Say by The Dream Syndicate from Days of Wine and Roses (1982)
Fire Spirit by The Gun Club from Fire of Love (1981)
Eniwetok by Eyes from Dangerhouse Volume Two: Give Me A Little Pain! (1978/1992)
Pony Dress by The Flesh Eaters from Tooth and Nail compilation (1979)

Hate Breeders by The Misfits from Walk Among Us (1982)
See You In The Boneyard by The Flesh Eaters from A Minute To Pray A Second To Die (1981)
Border Radio by The Blasters from The Blasters (1981)

Satan’s Stomp by The Flesh Eaters from A Minute To Pray A Second To Die (1981)
The Wedding Dice by The Flesh Eaters from Forever Came Today (1982)
Satisfied Die by The Plugz from The Plugz (1979)

Tears Fall Away by Divine Horsemen from Acres for Cents compilation (1987)
A Matter Of Time by Los Lobos from How Will The Wolf Survive? (1984)
Drag My Name In The Mud by The Flesh Eaters from Forever Came Today (1982)

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