Teaching You the Fear: The Complete Collection 1978-1985

Teaching You the Fear: The Complete Collection 1978-1985

by Really Red


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Teaching You the Fear: The Complete Collection 1978-1985

One of the leading bands on the Houston, Texas punk scene, Really Red were not a typical hardcore band -- they had the chops to play fast and loud, but their music had a sharper bent and more adventurous melodic structures than many of their peers, and in a state full of rabble-rousing bands like the Dicks, the Big Boys, and MDC, Really Red's wrath was as powerful and well-informed as anyone's on the scene. Really Red's reputation spread as they hit the road, and they became one of the most well-respected groups in the American punk underground before calling it a day in the mid-'80s. Most of Really Red's records were released by a local punk collective, C.I.A. (Completely Ignorant Adults), and went out of print after the band split up, but Alternative Tentacles has rectified this situation with Teaching You the Fear: The Complete Collection 1978-1985, which brings together the group's entire catalog on two CDs or three LPs, including the classic album Teaching You the Fear and the EPs New Strings for Old Puppets and Rest in Pain. A long overdue salute to an important but often overlooked band, The Complete Collection 1978-1985 is a powerful compilation documenting musicians with a vital legacy of musical troublemaking.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/03/2015
Label: Alternative Tentacle
UPC: 0721616045727
catalogNumber: 457
Rank: 107605

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Really Red   Primary Artist
Ralp Armin   Synthesizer,Saxophone
Johnny Yuma   Keyboards
Bob Weber   Drums,Group Member
John Paul Williams   Bass,Interviewee,Group Member
Kelly Younger   Guitar,Group Member
Dennis Grevsky   Saxophone
Ronald "U-Ron" Bond   Piano,Vocals,Group Member

Technical Credits

Ralp Armin   Engineer,Advisor
Andy Bradley   Producer,Engineer
W. Eugene Smith   Cover Photo
Really Red   Composer,Producer
Barthelme   Composer
Bob Weber   Liner Notes
J.R. Delgado   Layout
David Ensminger   Liner Notes,Interviewer
Perry Web   Composer,Lyricist

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