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Discography

Full lengths

One Big Disappointment

One Big Disappointment

Format
Download / Streaming
Released
October 2011
Label
Your Mother
Details
Features 39 songs recorded between 1996-2009. Most songs previously available only on obscure vinyl records, others never before released! For good reason! They're awful! Included a 16 page companion booklet featuring over a hundred embarrassing photos and a comprehensive blow-by-blow analysis of the entire album by Craigums and Alan the Genius. View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. Funzone
  2. I'll Be Mellow When I'm dead
  3. Brusha Brusha Brusha
  4. If Spankin' it Were an Olympic Event...
  5. Friends Don't Let Friends Drink and talk
  6. I'm So Happy
  7. Dare To Be Stupid
  8. Megaman
  9. The Prisoner
  10. Dinger Sofa
  11. Mr. Robinson
  12. Happy Birthday
  13. Greg: Masturbator
  14. Why I'll Never Have Another Girlfriend
  15. Mr. Color TV
  16. Saccity-Sac
  17. Freewheel Burnin'
  18. True Story
  19. Lemme Be Ur Hog
  20. Do You Know the Way To (Become A) San Jose?
  21. Don't Fuck with the Ghost
  22. Your Mother vs Nardwuar
  23. Everything You Know is Wrong
  24. Love 1 (radio edit)
  25. Love 2 (hella Mix)
  26. Love 3 (swing jam)
  27. Love 4 (Hate)
  28. Huh?
  29. Your Mother live
  30. Mosh Garden
  31. Help Yourself '97
  32. The Ballad of Butthead Jeff
  33. Jealousy
  34. The Worst Thing
  35. Being Vegan Made Bradley Fat
  36. Leggo My Falafel
  37. Wool Thieves
  38. Waiting for the Good Part
  39. 1-2-3 Baby, Yeah!
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One Big Inside Joke

Formats
CD & Cassette
Released
1996
Label
Probe Records
Details
This is the big ass CD with a whole bunch of songs on it. The first 2000 had fucked up covers, the picture was black and white instead of color. I know Aaron pressed another 2000 with correct covers, maybe more. I guess you could ask him if you really cared. View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. We Laugh
  2. Touchy-Feely
  3. Flowertown
  4. Root-Canal Field Trip
  5. The Really Long One
  6. Greg: Ex-Masturbator
  7. Hump Yourself
  8. Tung Bung
  9. One Fish, Two Fish
  10. Heart SF
  11. See #42
  12. Geoff-ersnz
  13. I'm Ain't Not No Florist
  14. Newer Testament
  15. Color Me Badd Religion
  16. Yeah, I'm Whooped
  17. Not-So-Funny, Kinda Boring, Corny
  18. Surreal Antiques
  19. When You Really Suck,
  20. You Rip Off Other Bands
  21. Burnt Toast
  22. Trippin On The Wall
  23. Greg (Karaoke Version)
  24. You May As Well Skip This Song
  25. Toddles
  26. Zac Attack
  27. Shoulder Hopper
  28. Pez Edge
  29. I'm Ain't Not No Loser
  30. P.S. Purpose
  31. Socially Dogmatic Stigmatism
  32. Diane (I'm Dyin)
  33. Stick Fish
  34. Heart Anal Mucus
  35. Angst
  36. Thomas
  37. Diane (I'm Dead)
  38. Appeal
  39. Comb Her
  40. House of Seven
  41. Life's Too Short to be a White Male, Age 18-25
  42. I Wanna Be A Girl
  43. Hidden Bonus Track
  44. Fin

Live

Live At The Iron Duke

Nancy Vandal vs Your Mother - Live At The Iron Duke

Format
CD
Released
1999
Label
Blind Records and Deplorable Records
Details
A live CD recorded in Australia. Nancy Vandal is a cool Australian band. Lyrically they are pretty much on par with Your Mother, musically they are a bit more refined. They practice. Weird, huh? Anyway, two Australian labels put this out. It comes with a booklet thats kinda funny. View it on Discogs

10“s

Weird Al-Bum

The Weird Al-bum

Format
10" LP
Released
1999
Label
Lil Deputy Records - PR3
Details
The ever amazing Weird Al record. Released 50 of these, under the title "In 2-D", with photocopied/hand colored covers. These were supposed to be a tour edition because the regular ones weren't done yet, but the tour fell through. View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. Fun Zone
  2. I'll Be Mellow When I'm Dead
  3. Everything You Know Is Wrong
  4. Happy Birthday
  5. Let Me Be Your Hog
  6. Dare To Be Stupid

7”s

Golfing Record

The Golfing Record

Format
7" EP
Released
2001
Label
208 Records
Details
A two song EP, with an astroturf cover and golf tee included. From a silly label that puts out records with a 208-limited run. The label used to be from Idaho, and 208 is Idaho's area code. Help Yourself 97, True Story, and Falafel are on this. View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. True Story
  2. Falafel
  3. Help Yourself 97
Making Jogging a Threat Again

Making Jogging a Threat Again

Format
7" EP
Released
September 1999
Label
Lil Deputy Records
Details
6 songs, some of my favorite YM stuff. Was supposed to come with shoelaces but that didn't happen! View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. If Spankin It Were an Olympic Event, I'd be Sponsored by Nike, Or Maybe Kleenex
  2. Why I'll Never Have Another Girlfriend
  3. Greg: Masturbator
  4. Dinger Sofa
  5. Saccity Sax
  6. Friends Don't Let Friends Drink And Talk
Advice For Young Lovers Advice For Young Lovers Ad

Advice for Young Lovers split with Bobby Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits

Format
7" EP
Released
1998
Label
SPAM Records
Details
YM shows their more serious side with a slow song. There is an almost naked picture of me on the front, other than that this record isn't that exciting! View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. Butthead Jeff
  2. Jealousy=Bad
Too Fat For Love

Too Fat For Love split with All You Can Eat

Format
7" EP
Released
1997
Label
Probe
Details
3 songs by each band, one that I like! Funny cover art though. View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. Fasty-Sure-R-Right - YM
  2. Branded At The Drive In - AYCE
  3. Mr. Color TV - YM
  4. Buh-Hutt, Ohhh... - AYCE
  5. Neighborhood Trash - YM
  6. Crickey Dick! - AYCE
Scott Jones

Sometimes Scott Jones Is Our Roadie

Format
7" EP
Released
1997
Label
Probe
Details
This is an EP with a few of the better songs from One Big Inside Joke on it. It also has a bunch of pictures of Scott Jones. Yay Scott Jones, Pleasanton's local legend! View it on Discogs
Track Listing
  1. Yeah, I'm Whooped
  2. Not-So-Funny, Kinda Boring, Corny
  3. Greg: Ex-Masturbator
  4. Color Me Badd Religion
  5. Touchie Feeli

Cassettes

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Tour Tape

Format
Cassette
Released
1995
Label
N/A
Details
A tape we made of songs that were going to be on our CD that wasn't out yet. Most of the tapes had a picture of Alan's mom on the front. We went on tour for 2 weeks and sold maybe 10 total. We played one show in San Jose when we got back and sold the rest.
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Pasture of Muppets

Format
Cassette
Released
1992
Label
N/A
Details
At this point the band was Craig, Jared, Alan, and Bradley. I think part of this tape was recorded after Shawn left the band and before Bradley joined, so Craig played drums on a couple songs. Includes such wonderful hits as "Fight For Your Right to Rasta" and "Pilar Sucks".
Listen to Your Mother

Listen to Your Mother

Format
Cassette
Released
1990
Label
N/A
Details
This was the first thing Pleasanton heard from Your Mother. At the time the band consisted of Craig, Jake, and Shawn. Jake quit soon after. Alan and Hank joined the band a week before the first show.

Compilations

United Underground Vol #1

United Underground Vol #1

Format
CD
Released
2007
Label
PB Records and Crash Assailant Records
Details
Features "I Love Anal Mucus" View it on Discogs
I Don't Want To Be The One To Say It

I Don't Want To Be The One To Say It

Format
CD
Released
2004
Label
Rabbit Records
Details
Features "Color Me Badd Religion" View it on Discogs
Drinking About Songs

Drinking About Songs

Format
CD
Released
2003
Label
Very Small Records
Details
Features "Friends Don't Let Friends Drink And Talk" View it on Discogs
Faux Pas Potpourri

Faux Pas Potpourri - Very Small Records '93-'99

Format
CD
Released
2000
Label
Very Small Records
Details
David Hayes said he's not putting out any records after this one. Bummer. This is sort of a sequel to "Four Two Pudding", an excellent compilation he released in 1993. 68 bands, two CDs, and a huge booklet full of dog pictures. All songs were previously released on Very Small/Too Many between 1993 and 1999. Some of the bands include Hot Water Music, Schlong, Bananas, Plaid Retina, Horny Mormons, Pinhead Gunpowder and more. Your Mother does "Heart San Francisco", of course. View it on Discogs
Music That Won't Swallow

Music That Won't Swallow

Format
CD
Released
2000
Label
Super Toad Records
Details
View it on Discogs
Necrotardation

Necrotardation

Format
CD
Released
2000
Label
Deplorable Records
Details
View it on Discogs
Punk Palz

Punk Palz

Format
CD
Released
2000
Label
Sky Records
Details
Haven't seen this one, haven't heard this one. I vaguely remember someone mentioning it a few years ago. Apparently it exists and you can get it in Japan. View it on Discogs
Fear Of The Nothing

Fear Of The Nothing

Format
CD
Released
2000
Label
Nothing Records
Details
Hey, a compilation that includes a NEW Your Mother song! Whoa! About 8 songs were recorded before the breakup and none have been released. This CD has one of them, creatively entitled "4/20". Entire song is written by Joe, the new guy. Other bands on this great CD include Cavity, Bongzilla, Unit Breed, Emo Summer, Federation X, Yogurt, Brain Blood Volume, Godstomper and more. All previously unreleased songs. View it on Discogs
Another Juan Rides the Bus

Another Juan Rides the Bus

Format
Cassette
Released
2000
Label
Stickrod Records
Details
Fun tape comp with mostly bay area bands The Jocks, Yogurt, Bobby Joe Ebola, Los Rabbis and more. Your Mother does "What All Americans Think Of Australia" View it on Discogs
Worse Than Alternative It's Another Punk Comp

Worse Than Alternative It's Another Punk Comp

Format
CD
Released
October 1999
Label
Trend Is Dead Records
Details
Your Mother does "If Spankin' It Were An Olympic Event I'd Be Sponsored By Nike (Or Maybe Kleenex)". Also has Hickey, Down By Law, Broadways, Bracket and a bunch more. Some unreleased songs, some previously released songs. I can't decide if the cover art is fucking funny, or fucking stupid. View it on Discogs
One Or Two Good Songs And A Whole Lotta Crap

One Or Two Good Songs And A Whole Lotta Crap

Format
CD
Released
1999
Label
Pat Riot Records
Details
3 YM songs off the OBIJ CD, plus songs from the B-Sides, SPiSHAK, the Jocks, Mad Drama and other Bay Area bands. View it on Discogs
California Creamin'

California Creamin'

Format
CD
Released
February 1999
Label
Bandai Music
Details
A Japanese major label put this out, it has 2 songs from the OBIJ CD plus tunes from Elmer, Yogurt, Lizards, American Steel, and more! Horribly unmarketable, I love it! View it on Discogs
Bllleeeeaaauuurrrrgghhh! - A Music War

Bllleeeeaaauuurrrrgghhh! - A Music War

Format
7"
Released
1998
Label
Slap-A-Ham
Details
Part three in the way too many songs on one record series! 84 songs on this one, excellent job! Until One Big Disappointment, this is the only place "Don't Fuck With the Ghost" appears. Other bands include Los Crudos, The Locust, Charles Bronson, Noothgrush, and a bunch more. View it on Discogs
Bakamono CD Sampler #1

Bakamono CD Sampler #1

Format
CD
Released
1998
Label
Bakamono
Details
This is one of those compilations that just kinda showed up out of nowhere. Lots of large breasted cartoon characters on the cover. YM does "Color Me Badd Religion", and the other bands include At the Drive-In, Nothing Cool, Knowledge, Fury 66 and more. View it on Discogs
70 Minutos Full Time Hardcore

70 Minutos Full Time Hardcore

Format
CD
Released
1998
Label
Tamborete Entertainment
Details
3 YM songs from two of the EPs, plus White Frogs, This Side Up, Pridebowl, and more bands from all over the place. This was released in Brazil. View it on Discogs
Fall Asleep To This

Fall Asleep To This

Format
CD
Released
1997
Label
Smart Ass Records
Details
YM do "Touchy Feely", other bands include Idiot Bitch, Ferd Mert and Toilet Creatures. View it on Discogs
America In Decline

America In Decline

Format
12"
Released
1997
Label
Six Weeks
Details
Cool compilation of American hardcore bands. "Sprouts" recorded live in Canada is on this. Other bands include Disco Crisis, Showcase Showdown, and a bunch more that I can't remember. View it on Discogs
Death To False Metal

Death To False Metal

Format
CD
Released
1997
Label
Probe Records
Details
A bunch of punk bands covering metal tunes. YM does Judas Priest. Hickey, KPF, Schlong and others are on here too. View it on Discogs
You Are Very Attractive - Spare Some Change?

You Are Very Attractive - Spare Some Change?

Format
Cassette
Released
1997
Label
We've Had Enough!
Details
90 minute tape from Germany with YM, FYP, Blanks 77, Radio Baghdad and a whole bunch more.
Too Much To Ask?

Too Much To Ask?

Format
CD
Released
1996
Label
Rabbit Records
Details
Australian compilation, has 4 YM songs from the OBIJ CD, plus China White, Lawnsmell, Crank, and others.View it on Discogs
Bug Comp

Bugcomp

Format
Cassette
Released
1996
Label
Bug Zine
Details
Our pal Bug from Idaho put out this tape comp with one of his zines. Other bands included Anal Mucus, Life After Johnny, Haggis, and Motley Crue.
Another Probe 7

Another Probe 7" with a Girl on the Cover

Format
7"
Released
1996
Label
Probe Records
Details
This was the first recorded appearance of Yogurt, also has Charles Bronson, Fuckface, and Plaight. YM does "I'm So Happy". View it on Discogs
Fuckboyz

A Tribute To The Fuckboyz

Format
7"
Released
1996
Label
Farmhouse Records, Monkey Bite Records, Six Weeks
Details
A double EP with 8 bands put out by three labels! YM does "Stickfish". Woolly Mammoth, KPF, Red #9, the Dread and more are on here. View it on Discogs
Wood Panel Pacer Wagon With Mags

Wood Panel Pacer Wagon With Mags

Format
12"
Released
1996
Label
Too Many Records
Details
The first 100 band LP, it came years before that Fat Wreck Chords thing. This one is way better. YM does "Heart SF" and other bands include Magpie, and a million more. Actually 98 more. View it on Discogs
How Lovely Nowhere Is

How Lovely Nowhere Is

Format
CD
Released
1995
Label
Nothing Records
Details
Excellent South Bay compilation with Ringwurm, Betty's Love Child, Mohinder, Buncha Losers, Kitty Kat Spy Club and a whole bunch of other bands. "I Wanna Be A Girl" from Your Mother is on this. View it on Discogs
Probe Magazine double 7

Probe Magazine Double 7"

Format
7"
Released
1994
Label
Probe Records
Details
This was a double 7" that came free with Probe Magazine #3. YM had one whole side, and we put about 6 songs on there. The highlight of the whole record would be the Fuckboyz tune "Sodomy Laws are Meant to be Broken" which is unavailable anywhere else.
Rhythm and Noise

Rhythm and Noise

Format
Cassette
Released
1990
Label
Valley Musician's Network
Details
Tri-Valley Music sampler from 1990. We were called Boot Party then, but it's the same recording of "Help Yourself" that appeared on the "Listen To Your Mother" cassette. Other bands include Tyrranicide (the best local band EVER), Chapter Nyne, Mass Addiction, and Assailant. Sound metal? You bet.