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Frank Black and the Catholics


See also the Frank Black discography. The Catholics record live to two-track without any overdubs.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Frank Black
4-Apr-1965   Pixies frontman
Joey Santiago
10-Jun-1965   The Pixies' lead guitarist


Frank Black and the Catholics (1998, spinArt)
1All My Ghosts
2Back to Rome
3Do You Feel Bad About It?
4Dog Gone
5I Gotta Move
6I Need Peace
7King and Queen of Siam
8Six-Sixty-Six (Larry Norman cover)
9Solid Gold
10Steak 'n' Sabre
12The Man Who Was Too Loud

The Man Who Was Too Loud is a tribute to Jonathan Richman.

Pistolero (1999, spinArt)
1Bad Harmony
2I Switched You
3Western Star
4Tiny Heart
5You're Such A Wire
6I Love Your Brain
7Smoke Up
8Billy Radcliffe
9So Hard to Make Things Out
1085 Weeks
11I Think I'm Starting To Lose It
12I Want Rock And Roll
13Skeleton Man
14So. Bay

Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day (2000, unreleased)
1Constant Sorrow Man
2Pan American Highway
3Sunday Sunny Mill Valley Groove Day (Doug Sahm cover)
4Humboldt County Massacre
6Sleep (Donovan cover)
7Sister Isabel (Del Shannon cover)
8Le Cigre Volant
9I Will Run After You
10His Kingly Cave

Sessions recorded in San Francisco, packaged minimally and given out at shows. Frank wasn't happy with the final recordings, and decided against releasing them officially. Most of the songs eventually found their way onto albums and b-sides.

Dog in the Sand (2001, What Are Records?)
1Blast Off
2I've Seen Your Picture
3St. Francis Dam Disaster
4Robert Onion
5Stupid Me
7The Swimmer
9I'll Be Blue
10Llano del Rio
11If It Takes All Night
12Dog in the Sand

Black Letter Days (2002, spinArt)
1The Black Rider
2California Bound
3Chip Away Boy
4Cold Heart of Stone
5Black Letter Day
6Valentine and Garuda
7How You Went So Far
8End of Miles
10The Farewell Bend
11Southbound Bevy
12I Will Run After You
13True Blue
14Jane the Queen of Love
15Jet Black River
1621 Reasons
17Whispering Weeds
18The Black Rider

Released simultaneously with Devil's Workshop.

Devil's Workshop (2002, spinArt)
1Velvety (originally a The Pixies B-side)
2Out of State
3His Kingly Cave
4San Antonio, TX
6Modern Age
7Are You Headed My Way?
9The Scene
10Whiskey In Your Shoes
11Fields of Marigold

Show Me Your Tears (2003, spinArt)
2Everything Is New
3My Favorite Kiss
4Jaina Blues
5New House of the Pope
6Horrible Day
7Massif Centrale
8When Will Happiness Find Me Again?
9Goodbye Lorraine
10This Old Heartache
11The Snake

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