John Trubee: Sardonic Bard & Experimental Landline Jester

Episode 11 July 30, 2022 01:36:31
John Trubee: Sardonic Bard & Experimental Landline Jester
The Exile Hour
John Trubee: Sardonic Bard & Experimental Landline Jester

Jul 30 2022 | 01:36:31

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Show Notes

Leader of the music group The Ugly Janitors of America, John Trubee has given his life to entertain the unwashed masses by way of recorded music, prank phone calls, poems, cartoons, and evocative performances. 

Best known for creating the most famous song poem of all time, the 1984 novelty track "Peace & Love" (more commonly known as "A Blind Man’s Penis"), recorded by Ramsey Kearney. The country-western track penned by Trubee is one of the most deranaged dada/surrealist recordings of all time. 

The Ugly Janitors of America, Trubee released the cult favorite 1984 album The Communists Are Coming to Kill Us! which contains prank calls, vile noises, and experimental jams. The record is disturbing, hilarious, and thought provoking all at once.

Trubee's crank calls are perhaps the most influential avant-garde phone pranks to have been recorded, with Longmont Potion Castle citing Trubee as one of his biggest influences. Trubee's pioneering efforts in the genre can be found on his Call to Idiots cassettes Vol. 1 - 4.

Trubee is still producing quality entertainment that can be found, and purchased, at the link below, or if you'd rather avoid the middle man, please paypal 25 USD per LP desired to [email protected] or write to:


JOHN TRUBEE
BOX 4921
SANTA ROSA, CA 95402

https://johntrubeeandtheuglyjanitorsofamerica.bandcamp.com/

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