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Spanic Boys – S/T


added by on September 13, 2012
  • Released: 1988
  • Hailing From: Milwaukee
  • Label: Permanent Records
  • Members:
    • Ian Spanic - Guitar/Vocals
    • Tom Spanic - Guitar/Vocals
    • Mike Fredrickson - Bass/Vocals
    • Teddy Freese - Drums (tracks: 1–7,9,10,12)
    • Mike Hoffman - Guitar/Percussion
    • Mark Dziak - Drums (tracks: 8 and 11)

This is the Spanic Boys’ first record, Ed Ward from Rolling Stone ended up with a copy and asked them to go to SXSW to do a show. MTV did a feature on the band and several offers followed. They signed with Rounder for the next release. The Spanic Boys have played on Saturday Night Live, Letterman and Conan and are still going strong. Check out for more info.


  • Dennis McKee says:

    Trying to find my old band mate Mark Dziak who appears on tracks 8 & 11. Anyone know his whereabouts?

  • Fine debut album on the ironically short-lived Permanent Records label. This was re-released as “Early Spanic Boys” on Rounder. Used CD’s of that version can be had for about $2 plus shipping from Amazon. (At least a half a dozen copies as of this writing – grab one while you can!)

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