The Bob DuBlon 5
Wacky Surf Instrumentals

Formed in 1985, the brain-child of bassist Tim Taylor, who asked “Miles,” his Buck Byron and The Newest Things guitarist to form a Surf instrumental band. He recruited his former Buck Byron and The Little Seizures, Rhomboids, and Ghostly Trio band mate Geoff “Stinky” Worman to research the project and to play Kalamazoo guitar. Newest Things drummer Bob DuBlon was hired to play the skins in that uniquely Bob DuBlon way.

“Miles” tirelessly tablatured two sets of Surf classics that “Stinky” brilliantly selected. When it came time to name this brave new band “Stinky,” inspired by the Dave Clark 5, the ‘60’s British Rock quintet named for its flamboyant drummer, said “how about the Bob DuBlon 5?” The quartet thought of the Bob DuBlon 4 but thought the number 5 was cooler. And Bob DuBlon 5 was born!

Recorded in Tim Taylor’s Basement
Spring, 1985, Milwaukee, WI

Dan “Miles” Mullen-Lead Guitar, Geoff “Stinky” Worman-Wacky Rhythm Guitar,
Tim “Otis” Taylor-Bass, Bob DuBlon-Drums

No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)
The T Bones

U.F.O.
Davie Allan & The Arrows

Penetration
The Pyramids

Redskin
Richie Allan

The Big Hurt
Toni Fisher

Ace of Spades
Link Wray

Batman
The Astronauts

Caravan
The Ventures

Sukiyaki
Kyu Sakamoto

6-Pak
The Sandals

The Clam Bake 5
Wacky Surf Instrumentals

Bob DuBlon - being Bob DuBlon - managed to get himself kicked out of band named after himself after about a year and a half (that's about how long he's good for.) Luckily, Couch Flambeau guitarist Jay Tiller wanted in on this mayhem and took over drumming. The band continued under the name Bob DuBlon 5 for a few months until Jay, fearing Bob's infamy, insisted on a name change.

Recorded in Tim Taylor’s Basement
Spring, 1988, Milwaukee, WI

Dan “Miles” Mullen-Lead Guitar, Geoff “Stinky” Worman-Wacky Rhythm Guitar,
Tim “Otis” Taylor-Bass, Jay Tiller-Drums

U.F.O.
Davie Allan & The Arrows

Baja
The Astronauts

Ace of Spades
Link Wray

Run Chicken Run
Link Wray

Murph The Surf
"Murphy The Surfie" by The Surfaris

Banzai Pipeline
The Astronauts

4th Dimension
The Ventures

Batman
The Astronauts

Miserlou
The Trashmen

Night Train
The Ventures

Malagueña
The Surfaris

4th Dimension (slow)
The Ventures

 

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