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In Mpls No One Can Hear You Scream [cassette album]
1982

Laura LeCocq: vocals, guitar, bass, horn
Vicki Jazz: keyboards, vocals
Steve Brown: drums
J. Free: vocals, guitar, bass, homemade synthesizer
August Strohm: guitar
Kimuel Hailey: drums
Micki Ellis: guitar
Nick Leonard: alto sax

The first of two compilations documenting this overlooked art-rock band from Minneapolis.


The first of two post-humous compilations spanning all of the various line-ups of the Hytones, featuring tracks recorded in their South Minneapolis rehearsal space; along with live performances from Seventh Street Entry and Goofy's Upper Deck.

cassette A-side:
1. Love Junkie (7:52)
2. Don't Talk To Strangers (7:59)
3. Legacy (3:35)
4. Theme From Dancing In The Dark (2:29)
5. Third World (4:39)
6. Secrets (6:33)
7. Went (2:45)
6. WWIV (4:01)
6. Thin Ice (5:10)

cassette B-side:
7. Brand New Cadillac
8. Cut It Out / Fear Of Flying
9. Space Monkey [Patti Smith]
10. Logistix
11. I'm In Danger
12. Confrontation Therapy
13. Just One / Went
14. Modern Art
15. Fever


8, 10, 12, 15, 18:
Laura LeCocq: vocals, guitar, bass, trumpet (10)
Vicki Jazz [Vicki Jaskierski]: keyboards, vocals
Steve Brown: drums
August Strohm: guitar
J. Free [Jeff Larkin]: vocals, guitar, bass (12), synth (15)

tracks 8, 10, 12, 15:
recorded live at Seventh Street Entry, Mpls, MN 8 January 1982

track 18:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 13 February 1982


1-7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 17:
J. Free [Jeff Larkin]: vocals, guitar
Vicki Jazz [Vicki Jaskierski]: keyboards, vocals
Kimuel Hailey: drums
with
Micki Ellis [Michael Ellis]: guitar (1, 2, 7, 9, 14, 17)
and special guest
Nick Leonard: alto saxophone (11)

tracks 1, 2, 7, 9, 14, 17:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 2 March 1982

tracks 3, 5:
recorded live at Goofy’s Upper Deck, Mpls, 24 April 1982

tracks 4, 13:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 2 June 1982

track 6:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 8 June 1982

track 16:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 15 June 1982

track 11:
recorded at the house of Vicki Jazz, 22 June 1982


Love Junkie: words & music © Phil Schuster; 1981

Don't Talk To Strangers; Legacy; Secrets; Went; Thin Ice; Cut It Out / Fear Of Flying; Logistix; I'm In Danger; Just One / Went: words & music © J. Free; 1981

Theme from Dancing in the Dark: music: © Vicki Jazz, 1982; arr.: Vicki Jazz / J. Free

Third World: words / music: © J. Free, 1981; additional lyrics : © Vicki Jazz; 1981

WWIV: words / music: © J. Free, 1981; additional lyrics : © Laura LeCocq; 1981

Brand New Cadillac © Vince Taylor; 1958

Space Monkey © Patti Smith; 1978

Confrontation Therapy: words / music: © Laura LeCocq; 1981; arr.: Vicki Jazz

Modern Art: words / music: © J. Free, 1981; additional lyrics / arr. : © Vicki Jazz; 1981

Fever: words / music: © Eddie Cooley & Otis Blackwell, 1956

24-bit/96kHz monaural transfer done in February and March 2016.

This sound recording © 1982; The Hytones

This sound recording was engineered, edited and mastered by J. Free.


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