Dawn of the Dickies

Dawn of the Dickies
Studio album by The Dickies
Released October 1979
Genre Punk rock/New Wave
Length 34:19 (reissue)
Label A&M
Producer Robin Geoffrey Cable
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The Dickies chronology
The Incredible Shrinking Dickies
Dawn of the Dickies
Stukas Over Disneyland

Dawn of the Dickies was The Dickies' second album, released in 1979. It included the UK hits "Nights in White Satin" (a high-speed cover of a Moody Blues song) which reached No. 39 in the UK chart in September 1979 and "Fan Mail" which made No. 57 in February 1980.

The album's title and jacket cover, depicting the band members set upon by "zombies" in blue make-up, was a salute to the George A. Romero horror film, Dawn of the Dead.

Track listing

  1. "Where Did His Eye Go?" - 3:41 (Phillips, Lee)
  2. "Fan Mail" - 3:04 (Phillips, Huffsteter, Kaballero)
  3. "Manny, Moe & Jack" - 2:50 (Lee, Kaballero, Wilde)
  4. "Infidel Zombie" - 3:04 (Phillips, Lee, Ainsworth, Kaballero)
  5. "I'm a Chollo" - 3:45 (Phillips, Lee)
  6. "Nights In White Satin" - 2:55 (Hayward)
  7. "(I'm Stuck In a Pagoda With) Tricia Toyota" - 2:52 (Phillips, Lee, Wagon)
  8. "I've Got a Splitting Hedachi" - 2:29 (Phillips, Lee, Kaballero)
  9. "Attack of the Mole Men" - 3:41 (Phillips, Lee, Ainsworth)
  10. "She Loves Me Not" - 1:13 (Phillips, Lee)

CD reissue bonus tracks

  1. "Gigantor" - 2:29 (Raskin, Singer)
  2. "Bowling With Bedrock Barney" - 2:09 (Phillips, Lee)


  • Leonard Graves Phillips - Lead vocals, Mellotron, Piano, Organ
  • Stan Lee - Guitars, Vocals
  • Chuck Wagon - Keyboards, Guitars, Saxophone, Harmonica, Vocals
  • Billy Club - Bass, Vocals
  • Karlos Kaballero - Drums, Percussion, No vocals

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