Boon called our lyrics. Like, D. Boon liked Corona beer! But I know, I was there. I wrote the music to The Anchor , but Georgie — he never gave me a title, he always gave me words. And he would write these at work, on the laze, so semi-conscious. Because you can express yourself about different things — concrete things like D.
Boon did, Georgie — dreams. Songs are about transmitting all kinds of information. I actually wrote the song for Michael Jackson to sing. I thought if he sang this song, everyone would know what the Minutemen was about. So I sent it to the management, and I never got a word back. Boon to sing and George to put drums on. By the end of , the Minutemen had become one of the most popular bands in the American underground, a status they only built upon during That year, they delivered the double album Double Nickels on the Dime.
Double Nickels on the Dime was a considerable underground hit, earning substantial college radio play and critical praise; many critics named it one of the best albums of the year. Also in , the band released a collection of outtakes and unreleased material called The Politics of Time on New Alliance Records.
Double Nickels On The Dime. Minutemen January 1, Add to Wishlist. Listen to this album and millions more. The Minutemen continued to release new material throughout and to a mostly local audience. Following the band's breakup, SST Records purchased New Alliance and reissued a number of recordings on compact disc and vinyl.
A compilation album featuring a selection of songs from the band's career, the Watt-compiled Introducing the Minutemen , was released in We Jam Econo , a feature-length Minutemen film, appeared in theaters in February From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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