Perhaps this page should be titled
Fun Stuff For Sale,
since this is the place where you'll find Birdie memorabilia of all kinds.
Looking for a keychain for that special someone? Or how about a Birdie
tattoo - the gift that gives forever. T-shirts, sunglasses, shot
glasses and magic 8-balls. You name it, we've got it.
Everything for the discriminating collector.
This edition of The Birdies Web Page features...
This is the first 'official' release by the Jug Band For The Millennium! Over
the years, however, there have been many bootleg recordings, most of which were
gladly promoted by the band. In fact, it was The Birdies who inspired Jerry Garcia
to start encouraging Deadheads to freely record Grateful Dead concerts. This
was after Jerry saw thousands of Birdbrains holding cassette recorders aloft at
the original Woodstock during the infamous 'Birdie Blackout' performances.
Birdie aficionados remember that the festival was scheduled to close with a set
by The Dirdy Birdies Jug Band, but the rain, thunder and lousy weather took out the
power, and as luck would have it, only the first few rows of attendees were able to
appreciate the Birdie performance. No authorized recordings or film exists, except
by those few thousand people who had the foresight to bring tape recorders or
Look over to the left. Click on the orange button. It's a small sample from
Endangered Species. It's called Duncan and Brady, sort of the
Stagger Lee of jug band music. It's 300k, so it might take a moment.
about it...have you heard it yet?
No? Well, if you can't wait, perhaps you should just take our word for it and buy
a copy of the entire CD, just like David Hayward from Oregon did. Thanks David!
Here's how David did it...
Guano Records is proud to present this exciting compilation of all your
The DIRDY BIRDIES Jug Band.
|Let's All Sing
||Zen Gospel Singing
||Ballad of Amelia Earhart
||Duncan and Brady
|Back Door Blues
||Beans Taste Fine
|Wild About My Loving
||Tequila and Me
|Empty Boudoir Blues
||Give to the Cause
|Standing on a Rock
||Let's Talk Dirty in Hawaiian
To order, send a check for $12.00 for each CD, or
$10.00 for each cassette, plus $3.00 postage to:
The DIRDY BIRDIES Jug Band
162 Newark Ave.
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
NEW VIDEO! NEW VIDEO!
It was 20 years ago today....
When the Dirdy Birdies toured the United Kingdom in June of 1987, it was the 20th
anniversary of the release of Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, and many of
our audiences remarked that it was somehow appropriate, since we set music back 20 years.
Well, it hasn't been 20 years since then, but it has been 10, so we felt that it
would be appropriate to finally release the tape that many Birdbrains felt was long lost...
Jugs Across the Sea: the 1987 World Tour.
Yes friends, here it is in all it's glory, rescued from the dustbin of history by none
other than Francis Ford Effastoppa, the famous enfant terrible of Italian cinema, who has
made his technique of 'partiafocs' (meaning 'sometimes in focus') part of the language
About eight years ago, Effastoppa learned about the box of Birdie tapes that had been
languishing in the vaults at 20th Century Fox Studios. He was between epics at the time,
having just finished The Son-in-Law, Part IX, starring his great-grandson,
Baciagalupe. He took one look at the tapes and decided that they should be edited into
a cohesive unit, and here we are, only eight years later, and this new underground hit
is playing at Film Forum in New York, opening to rave reviews.
Now it's available to you...a 10-minute chronicle of the Birdies' triumphant tour of the
UK. Stops in Wales, Darlington, Oxford and London are featured, along with interviews with
the band and civilians we met along the way.
It's being offered by Guano Video Productions. The cost? A mere $15.00 including
postage. Don't forget, this is not available in rental stores anywhere, so act now!
View the Video... Click your choice below