Johnny Cake

From Plastic Tub

Jo(h)nny Cake pnu. 1. Euphemism for the pancake among American settlers and their descendants. 2. Tim Wilson's funkadelic audio release from 1996, on the short-lived Alpha Chimp label. 3. A potent brand of Peruvian blow.

Extrapolation


Lambasted by Rolling Stone as "pure crap," the album has still managed to find a steady audience. Cuts can frequently be heard on the kind of college radio stations prone to playing Jandek (http://tisue.net/jandek/).

Track Listing


  1. Over The Hump, Darlin'
  2. We've Got the Motts
  3. The Ballad of Pants McFadden
  4. Crank the Shaft, Squat the World
  5. Have A Slice of Johnny
  6. Call me Mr. Funky, But Call Me
  7. Plump Sister Roll Over
  8. Essay On The New Machinery
  9. You Dropped the Bum On Me
  10. Super-Doodle

Non-Canonical Text


"I've outrun an old man, and an old woman, and a little boy, and two well-diggers, and two ditch-diggers, and a bear, and a wolf, and I can outrun you too-o-o." Last words of Have A Slice of Johnny.

See Also


A digital scan of the rare disk, oozing with "preternatural cool."
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A digital scan of the rare disk, oozing with "preternatural cool."

Desiderata


Berma Pickles, the beautiful model posing with Wilson on on the cover of the album, although not related to Dr. Martin Savage Pickles, once took a course in Quantum Ethics from the famously irascible professor.