King James and the Concordances – The Authorized Version

King James and the Concordances
The Authorized Version
1987 Vertical Take Off Music (VTO2003
Miami, Florida, USA

Turtle Alonzo
Headlight Rodriguez
Toast R. Oven

“Dance Mixes” on side 2 by remixed 1990 by Pig Rey and the Pens

Side 1:

  1. Don’t Wanna be no Gumby
  2. Mission to Mexico
  3. Johnny’s in a Cult
  4. Peabody Went to College
  5. Movies about Jesus
  6. Last of the Nubs
  7. The Monastery

Side 2:

  1. Gumby gets the Bends
  2. Mexican Dub
  3. Singalongjohnny
  4. Talkin’ ‘Bout Run D.M.C.
  5. The Last Temptation of Toast R. Oven
  6. The Ugly, the Good, and the Bad
  7. Yretsanom Eht

This is one of many projects by Julio Rey of The Lead and Frank’s Enemy. You could download the first side free online. This is really all over the map stylistically – from the punk opening song, to rockers, to various other styles and experimentation. Seems like Julio agrees as well:

“Musical styles in order of appearance are punk, reggae with a touch of mariachi, old school hardcore when it wasn’t old school with a touch of eastern dissonance, 70s style funk, classic rock when it wasn’t classic drenched in Neil Young guitar strangulation, country with a touch of spoken word, and Gregorian chant with no detectable intelligible actual words.”

The second side is really a collection of remixes of the first side, in the same order as the first side. Some are pretty similar to their original versions, others are more out there. I’m not sure who is who on the list of people above, but from what I have found online the band members are:

Julio Rey – Vocals, lead guitar, bass
Al Valdes – Rhythm guitar, drums

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