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On September 12, 2011.

On September 12, 2011, “ATO Records” and “Prawn Song” labels released “Green Naugahyde”, the seventh Primus studio album. It was recorded October 2010 – April 2011, at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – guitar
  • Jay Lane – drums
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Zoltron – design, layout

Track listing:

All lyrics by Les Claypool, all music as noted.

  1. Prelude to a Crawl – Les Claypool
  2. Hennepin Crawler – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  3. Last Salmon Man (Fisherman’s Chronicles, Part IV) – Les Claypool
  4. Eternal Consumption Engine – Larry La Londe
  5. Tragedy’s a’ comin’ – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  6. Eyes of the Squirrel – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  7. Jilly’s on Smack – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe
  8. Lee Van Cleef – Les Claypool
  9. Moron TV – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  10. Green Ranger – Les Claypool, Jay Lane
  11. HOINFODAMAN – Larry La Londe
  12. Extinction Burst – Les Claypool, Larry La Londe, Jay Lane
  13. Salmon Man – Les Claypool

On October 21, 2018.

On October 21, 2014, “ATO Records”, and “Prawn Song Records” labels released “Primus & the Chocolate Factory with the Fungi Ensemble”, the eighth Primus studio album. The album is a re-imagining of the soundtrack of the 1971 film “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory”. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – lead vocals, upright bass, cello, bass guitar, marimba, percussion, backing vocals, arranger
  • Larry LaLonde – lead vocals, guitar, arranger
  • Tim “Herb” Alexander – drums, arranger
  • Mike Dillon – vibraphone, marimba, tablas
  • Sam Bass – cello

Track listing:

All tracks by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley.

  1. Hello Wonkites
  2. Candy Man
  3. Cheer Up Charlie
  4. Golden Ticket
  5. Lermaninoff
  6. Pure Imagination
  7. Oompa Augustus
  8. Semi – Wondrous Boat Ride
  9. Oompa Violet
  10. I Want It Now
  11. Oompa Veruca
  12. Wonkomobile
  13. Oompa TV
  14. Farawell Wonkites

On September 29, 2017.

On September 29, 2017, “ATO Records” label released “The Desaturating Seven” the ninth Primus studio album. It was recorded at “Rancho Relaxo” in California, and was produced by Les Claypool.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool – vocals, bass guitar, upright bass
  • Larry LaLonde – electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Tim “Herb” Alexander – drums, percussion
  • Justin Chancellor – the goblin master

Track listing:

All tracks by Les Claypool.

  1. Then
  2. The Trek
  3. The Valley
  4. The Scheme
  5. The Dream
  6. The Storm
  7. The Ends?

 

On July 8, 1997.

On July 8, 1997, “Interscope” label released “Brown Album”, the fifth Primus studio album. It was recorded December 1996 – April 1997 at “Rancho Relaxo” in Sebastopol, California, and was produced by Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Bryan “Brain” Mantia.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool– vocals, bass, upright bass, engineer
  • Larry LaLonde– guitar
  • Bryan “Brain” Mantia– drums
  • Engineered by Les Claypool
  • Jill “Galaxy Queen” Rose – production coordinator
  • Tim “Soya” Soylan – studio assistant

Track listing:

All tracks by Les Claypool, all music by Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Bryan “Brain” Mantia.

  1. The Return of Sathington Willoughby
  2. Fisticuffs
  3. Golden Boy
  4. Over the Falls
  5. Shake Hands with Beef
  6. Camelback Cinema
  7. Hats Off
  8. Puddin’ Time
  9. Bob’s Party Time Lounge
  10. Duchess and the Proverbial Mind Spread
  11. Restin’ Bones
  12. Coddingtown
  13. Kalamazoo
  14. The Chastising of Renegade
  15. Arnie

On April 20, 1993.

Porksodacover

On April 20, 1993, “Interscope” label released “Pork Soda”, the third Primus album. It was recorded in 1992 in San Rafael, California, and was produced by Primus.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool– vocals, bass, mandolin, double bass
  • Larry LaLonde– guitar, banjo
  • Tim “Herb” Alexander– drums, marimba, bicycle bell
  • Derek Featherstone – engineer
  • Leslie Gerard-Smith – project coordinator
  • John Golden, K-Disk – mastering
  • Manny LaCarrubba, Neil King, Kent Matchke – second engineers
  • Ron Rigler – engineer
  • Tom Whalley – A&R direction
  • Jay Blakesburg – front cover and background photography
  • Paul “Bosco” Haggard – cover layout
  • Lance “Link” Montoya – sculpture
  • Snap – airbrushing

Track listing:

All lyrics by Les Claypool, all music by Primus.

  1. Pork Chop’s Little Ditty
  2. My Name Is Mud
  3. Welcome to This World
  4. Bob
  5. DMV
  6. The Ol’ Diamondback Sturgeon (Fisherman’s Chronicles, Part 3)
  7. Nature Boy
  8. Wounded Knee
  9. Pork Soda
  10. The Pressman
  11. Krinkle
  12. The Air Is Getting Slippery
  13. Hamburger Train – beginning sample is audio of Paul Reubens from the film “Nice Dreams”
  14. Pork Chop’s Little Dirty
  15. Hail Santa

On February 7, 1990.

Primus-Frizzle_Fry

On February 7, 1990, “Caroline Records” label released “Frizzle Fry”, the debut Primus studio album. It was recorded on Christmas 1989, at “Different Fur” in San Francisco, and was produced by Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde, Tim Alexanderaka “Herb”, Todd Huth and Matt Winegar.

Personnel:

  • Les Claypool– bass, electric upright bass, double bass, vocals
  • Larry LaLonde– electric guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Tim Alexanderaka “Herb” – drums
  • Todd Huth– acoustic guitar
  • Sathington Willoughby Orchestra
  • Les Claypool aka “Snap” –banjo, string bass
  • Larry LaLonde aka “Chunker” –archtop acoustic guitar
  • Tim Alexander aka “Herb” – toyorgan
  • Matt Winegar aka “Exxon” – toypiano
  • Todd Huth – acoustic guitar
  • Lance “Link” Montoya– sculpture
  • Snap –airbrushing, cartooning
  • Paul Haggard – jacket design,photography

Track listing:

All lyrics by Lee Claypool, all music by Primus, except where noted.

  1. To Defy the Laws of Tradition
  2. Groundhog Day
  3. Too Many Puppies
  4. Knowtail
  5. Frizzle Fry
  6. John the Fisherman
  7. You Can’t Kill Michael Malloy – Matt Winegar
  8. The Toys Go Winding Down
  9. Pudding Time
  10. Sathington Willoughby
  11. Spegetti Western
  12. Harold of the Rocks
  13. To Defy