Rare Songs

Highway 1‘ was a late cut from the Foxboro Hot Tubs album, Stop Drop And Roll. ‘Mechanical Man‘ is from the movie Live Freaky! Die Freaky!. ‘Maria‘ was originally a b-side on the ‘Waiting’ single prior to being re-recorded for International Superhits. ‘Ballad Of Wilhelm Fink‘ appeared on the Short Music For Short People compilation. ‘The Angel And The Jerk‘ was recorded by Penelope Houston (who penned the lyrics) and Billie Joe (who wrote the music). The song was released on the Friends Again soundtrack. ‘Brain Stew‘ is a remix of the Insomniac track for the Godzilla soundtrack. ‘2000 Light Years Away‘ is a new mix of the Kerplunk track which was featured on the Jerky Boys soundtrack. ‘Good Riddance‘ is a b-side from the ‘Brain Stew / Jaded’ single prior to the song being re-recorded for Nimrod.

The Boo (2011)

Rare 7″ EP that the Armstrong family recorded to be sent as a Christmas card to family and friends. The EP was also available in very limited copies at 1-2-3-4 GO! Records.

21st Century Breakdown (2009)

Demo leaked in February of 2009 with alternate lyrics and a piano intro that differed from the official release a few months later on the album of the same name.

Dookie Demos (1993)

From Todd; “The Dookie demo was recorded at Art of Ears studios in San Francisco, late spring 1993, after they got back from tour. Most likely May. The first four songs were redone at Dancing Dog with Kevin Army.”

Acoustic Dookie Demos (1992)

Not much is known about the acoustic demos other than that they were recorded in the second half of 1992.

All audio content was contributed by Todd Pritchard. Subscribe to his YouTube channel for his latest finds.

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