Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death

Original Release Date

1987

Release Information

US LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)
UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)

A1 Police Truck 2:23
A2 Too Drunk To Fuck 2:38
A3 California Über Alles 3:26
A4 The Man With The Dogs 3:01
A5 Insight 1:38
A6 Life Sentence 2:38
A7 A Child And His Lawnmower 0:54
A8 Holiday In Cambodia 3:43
B1 I Fought The Law 2:17
B2 Saturday Night Holocaust 4:22
B3 Pull My Strings 5:53
B4 Short Songs 0:20
B5 Straight A's 2:05
B6 Kinky Sex Makes The World Go 'Round 4:17
B7 The Prey 3:44
C Night Of The Living Rednecks 5:10
D Buzzbomb From Pasadena 2:20

A1, A8: Holiday In Cambodia 7", 1980
A2, B7: Too Drunk To Fuck 7", 1981
A3, A4: California Über Alles 7", 1979
A5: B-Side of Kill The Poor 7", 1980
A6: B-Side of Bleed For Me 7", 1982
A7: from Not So Quiet On The Western Front comp, 1982
B1: intended for a flexi single, 1985
B2: B-Side of Halloween 7", 1982
B3-B5: from Can You Hear Me? Music From The Deaf Club comp LP, 1980
B6: from Wargasm comp LP, 1982
C: improvised while Ray was changing guitar strings. Recorded live by persons unknown at the Earth Tavern, Portland Oregon on November 19, 1979
D: prev unreleased

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US CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)
UK CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)
UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD). Remastered

1 Police Truck 2:23
2 Too Drunk To Fuck 2:38
3 California Über Alles 3:26
4 The Man With The Dogs 3:01
5 Insight 1:38
6 Life Sentence 2:38
7 A Child And His Lawnmower 0:54
8 Holiday In Cambodia 3:43
9 I Fought The Law 2:17
10 Saturday Night Holocaust 4:22
11 Pull My Strings 5:53
12 Short Songs 0:20
13 Straight A's 2:05
14 Kinky Sex Makes The World Go 'Round 4:17
15 The Prey 3:44
16 Night Of The Living Rednecks 5:10
17 Buzzbomb From Pasadena 2:20

1, 8: Holiday In Cambodia 7", 1980
2, 15: Too Drunk To Fuck 7", 1981
3, 4: California Über Alles 7", 1979
5: B-Side of Kill The Poor 7", 1980
6: B-Side of Bleed For Me 7", 1982
7: from Not So Quiet On The Western Front comp, 1982
9: intended for a flexi single, 1985
10: B-Side of Halloween 7", 1982
11-13: from Can You Hear Me? Music From The Deaf Club comp LP, 1980
14: from Wargasm comp LP, 1982
16 & 17: prev unreleased

Chart Placings

UK Indie Hit: 1, 27 wks
UK Chart Hit: 84, 2 wks

Credits

Klaus Flouride - bass guitar, vocals
East Bay Ray - guitar, echoplex
D.H. Peligro - drums, vocals
Jello Biafra - vocals
Plus:
Bruce Slessinger (a.k.a. Ted) - drums
6025 - other guitar

Matrix Message 1: THE SKULL IS THE 'SMILING FACE' OF THE 80'S
Matrix Message 2: DOLPHINS MAKE BETTER ANARCHISTS THAN PEOPLE DO

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US CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A)Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK LP+7" 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 / VIRUS 57 APPENDAGE - A) Back Cover

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UK CD 1987 (Alternative Tentacles - VIRUS 57 CD)

Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD)Dead Kennedys - Give Me Convenience Or Give Me Death - UK CD 2001 (Decay Music - DKS-13CD) Tray

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