English As A Second Language (Talking Package) (1983)



  1. Dave Drive, Axxel G. Reese – Crudo For The Menudo 1:16
    Synthesizer – Jonathan Ives

  2. Ralph Flores – Aztec Haiku 1:15
    Vocals, Synthesizer – Ralph Flores

  3. Charles Bukowski – What Have I Seen 1:18

  4. Miles Ciletti – Friends 1:13

  5. Wanda Coleman – They Came Knocking On My Door At 7 A.M. 0:50

  6. Chuck Dukowski – SWA Manifesto 2:45
    Acoustic Guitar – Chuck Dukowski

  7. Mike Watt – My Life Up To This Minute 1:54
    Acoustic Guitar – Chuck Dukowski
    Bass – Mike Watt

  8. John Doe – That Day Comes When 1:22

  9. Jeffrey Lee Pierce – Blacks 0:48

  10. Clayton Clark – Visions Of Muhammad Ali 0:21

  11. Scott Goddard – Nikita Krushchev 1:27
    Drums [Rhythm Box], Guitar – Scott Goddard

  12. Harry Northup* – I Kneel Before Santa Monica 0:17

  13. Luis Campos – Fruit Cocktail 0:17

  14. Dennis Cooper – Seven Poets Chosen By John Ashbery (Dedicated To Tim Dlugos) 2:17
    Performer [All Instruments], Arranged By, Backing Vocals – Ethan James

  15. Dave Alvin – I Don't Sweat 0:41

  16. Jane Bond & The Undercovermen – Heartbeats In Westwood 3:11
    Piano, Synthesizer – Ethan James Vocals – Lisa Mitchell

  17. Phast Phreddie – Lady Bird (Dedicated To Sam) 1:20

  18. Madeline Ridley – Monitoring Madeline For Two Decades And Other Stories 1:15

  19. Thea Other – Growing Up On San Diego Freeway 0:59

  20. Lee Bertram Lurie* – Track Hound And Tax Dog 1:04

  21. Tito Larriva – Touch For Cash 1:24

  22. Pooch, Al, Pete – Famous Last Words 1:24

  23. Gary Stewart – Mar Vista Man Grows Up 0:26

  24. Alisa Alvarez – She Didn't Even Pay This Month's Rent 1:13
    Effects [Sound Effects, Body Sounds] – Alisa Alvarez, Ethan James

  25. Dave Alvin – Old White Woman On Vermont 0:31

  26. Richard Meltzer – Goodbye Pork Pie Cravat 1:10

  27. Kim Rosenfield – Four Selections From The Book 'Some Of Us' 3:17
    Performer [Prophet 5, Rev 3mxr Pedals, Analog, Flange, Chorus] – Marina Del Rey

  28. David Roback – Dinnertime Blues 0:54
    Performer [Drills, Tape Loops], Synthesizer, Drum Machine – Ethan James

  29. Walter Lacey – Rock And Roll Dream 2:45
    Bass – Jose Phillips Drums – Tony Teresi Keyboards – David "Hawk" Wolinski Saxophone – Gary Herbig Vocals – Walter Lacey

  30. Exene Cervenka – Percy Mayfield 0:25

  31. Eddie Call – Gimme A Break 1:07
    Congas, Drums [Roto Tom], Drum Machine, Percussion – Eddie Call, Ethan James, Harvey Kubernik

  32. Dennis Cooper – A Selection From The Prose Piece A Herd 2:57

  33. Michael C. Ford – Autograph 1:25
    Bass – Michael C. Ford Drums – Bruce King Piano – John Locke

  34. Jack Hampton – Unfurl The Black Flag John Haag 0:40

  35. Henry Rollins – Henry 3:19

  36. Ivan E. Roth – Beach Party Post 1:34
    Performer [All Instruments], Arranged By – Ethan James

  37. Nancy Lopez – Virginia Ave. 0:14

  38. Therese Covarrubias – East Side Story 2:30

  39. Steve Wynn – Here On Earth As Well 2:23
    Bass, Guitar – Steve Wynn

  40. Bill Inglot – The Retirement Of Badge 714/Favorite Group/Problem 2:23

  41. Shredder (3) – Battleship To Heaven 0:50

  42. Craig Leon, Wanda Coleman, Ivan E. Roth – Poets On Planet Sushi 0:57
    Synthesizer [Prophet 5] – Craig Leon

  43. David James (17) – After The Revolution 2:23

  44. Jackson Del Rey – On The Prowl 0:43
    Bass – Jackson Del Rey

  45. Deborah Patino – The Mountain 1:57

  46. Age Of Consent – Fight Back Rap 3:05
    Drums [Rhythm Box], Bass – Paul Eckman

  47. Exene Cervenka – Evangelical Hootenanny Alligator Fortune Teller 0:33

  48. D. Boon – My Part 1:00
    Acoustic Guitar – D. Boon

  49. Chuck Dukowski – Laughing Sam's Dice Rolled Thirty Six Times 0:53

  50. Joe Nolte – Falling Out 2:30
    Acoustic Guitar [12 String] – Joe Nolte

  51. Michael C. Ford – Highway Retrospect 1:42

  52. Wanda Coleman – Bad Night 1:07
    Bass, Synthesizer, Drum Machine, Piano, Arranged By [All Instrumentals], Performer – Ethan James

  53. Austin Straus – Death Camp 1:15

  54. Michelle T. Clinton – High Blood Pressure 1:53

  55. Chris D. – All I Have 2:49
    Backing Vocals – B. House Voice, Words By, Music By, Guitar [Japanese Style Glass Guitar] – Chris D.

  56. David Rostamo – Culture Vulture 2:49
    Percussion [Pots And Pans] – Debbie "Killer" Melford* Performer [Cult Poet], Synthesizer – Aldo Hernandez Vocals [Additional] – Crystal Cross, Debbie "Killer" Melford*

  57. Chris Morris – R.T.D. Boogie 3:40
    Electric Guitar – Harlan Hollander

  58. Tuff Muffin – It Isn't Very Romanuic, Is It? 3:11

  59. Chuck Dukowski And Henry Rollins – D.S.Y 0:29

  60. Tequila Mockingbird – I Felt So Poor That I Typed In Lower Case 0:40

  61. Garth & Donna – How Do You Know We're Acting? 2:54

  62. Linda Albertano – Sabotage 2:02
    Synthesizer [Casio] – Linda Albertano

  63. Velvet Turner – L.A. (A Reminder) 0:07

  64. Wyline – Wyline Speaks Out 0:07

  65. Kim Fowley – Pagans Of West L.A. #2 / Return To The Planet Of The Apes 1:08

  66. Odyssey Girls, The – Monday At The Odyssey 1:26

  67. Dennis Dragon – Excerpt From The Harvey And Dennis Tapes 0:50

  68. Marina Swingers, The Featuring Frank – U.S.C. Fight Song 2:14
    Drum Machine – Eddie Call Synthesizer – Estaban Winters, Jacques Dulong Vocals – Frank

  69. Rich La Bonte – Visions Of Jack 0:34

  70. Margy Rochlin, Rosemarie Renee Patronette – Know Your Rights 1:20
    Alto Saxophone – Richard Gehr Tape [Sound Efx], Didgeridoo – Lee Kaplan

  71. John Trubee – Spiritual Insight 0:16

  72. Vitus Mataré – Duet For Flute And Feedback 0:40

  73. Rodney Bingenheimer – Are There Any Girls Here? 0:02

  74. Susanna Hoffs – Are The Beatles Really Here? Los Angeles 1966 2:39
    Guitar [6-string Rickenbacker] – Susanna Hoffs

  75. John Doe (2) – Hearts0:16

  76. Celia Pierce – Funky Poet In The Palisades, Infection 1:32

  77. Randall Kennedy In Reconstruction* – Enorma Jones 1:36
    Bass – Mark Nine Guitar – Marvin Elan Etzioni Synthesizer, Percussion [Electronic] – Tone Vocals – Randall Kennedy

  78. No Peter – Dollars For Genes 1:08

  79. Shredder (3), Miles Ciletti – Cahuenga Blvd., Flea Bite 0:22

  80. Ivan E. Roth – Pico Robertson Insomnia 0:49

  81. Scott Goddard – Marshall Unit 0:16

  82. Don Bolles – Critique Of Modern Poetry 0:13

  83. Ali Ben Anton Kline – Haerig - Buro - Gumshoe 0:05

  84. Harvey Robert Kubernik's Neighborhood Rhythm Method* – 39th And Crenshaw 2:12
    Bass – Chuck Dukowski Drums – Paul Body Guitar [12-string Rickenbacker] – Joe Nolte Guitar [6-string Rickenbacker] – Susanna Hoffs Guitar [Mosrite] – Eddie Call Harmonica – Louie Lista Synthesizer – Drew Steele Vocals – Harvey Robert Kubernik

Art Direction – Heather Harris
Design [Cover Illustration] – Raymond Pettibon
Mastered By – Eddy Schreyer
Producer, Compiled By, Sequenced By – Harvey Robert Kubernik
Freeway Records – E 1031, Enigma Records (3) – E 1031
Format: 2 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation

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