Uj3rk5 st 1980 front


U-J3RK5 - ST (EP)

Format: 12"
Label: Quintessence QEP 1207
Year: 1980
Origin: Vancouver, British Columbia
Genre: punk, ska
Value of Original Title: $200.00
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: 12"
Websites:  http://radiofreecanuckistan.blogspot.com/2007/03/david-wisdom-2000.html , http://www.canadianart.ca/online/features/2009/06/18/david-wisdom
Playlist: British Columbia, 1970's, Canadian Punk


Side 1

Track Name
Eisenhower & the Hippies
Booty Dread

Side 2

Track Name
The Anglican
The Locator


Uj3rk5 st 1980 back

U-J3RK5 - ST (EP)

Uj3rk5 st 1980 front



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You-jerk, featuring David Wisdom, arose out of the vibrant Vancouver punk scene of the 1970's.

Rodney Graham (Volumizer on Mint Records): guitar
Colin Griffiths: guitar, acetone organ (Booty Dread)
David Wisdom: vocals, organ
Jeff Wall: acetone organ, vocals
Ian Wallace: bass
Frankie Ramirez: vocals, synthesizer
Kitty Byrne: drums
Danice MacLeod: violin and back-up vocals.

Recorded at Little Mountain Sound in December, 1979.
Produced by Andy Graffiti and You-jerk.
Engineered by Ron Obvious.
Cover by You-jerk.
All lyrics and music by You-jerk.

The album was re-issued on Polydor.
You-jerk also released two non EP tracks "Work For Police/ Naum Gabo", on the Vancouver Complication compilation LP on Pinned PIN 7933001, released in 1979; and the Vancouver Complication was reissued again on CD on Sudden Death Records SDR 0057 in 2005. "Eisenhower and the Hippies" was also on Vancouver Independence comp in 1980.

David Wisdom introduced a lot of us to Canadian Music while hosting Night Lines on CBC Radio. His final episode featured the Rheostatics, which was released as an album "The Nightlines Sessions" in 1998. David Wisdom is also a famous Vancouver photographer.


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