Guided By Voices released two 7″ EPs in November 2018, the second of these being the rather brilliantly entitled 100 Dougs.

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more mr gillards than you can shake a stick at

This release meant that Robert Pollard has, at time of writing, released one hundred* 7″ records under various band names, starting with 1993’s The Grand Hour EP.

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10 x 10 is…

Should Uncle Bob wish to put together a companion piece to last year’s coffee-table book of 100 album covers (front and back) – as discussed here – this, with a bit of imagination, is what it might look like:

The 100:

  1. Guided By Voices – The Grand Hour (1993)
  2. Guided By Voices – Static Airplane Jive (1993)
  3. Guided By Voices – Get Out Of My Stations (1994)
  4. Guided By Voices – Fast Japanese Spin Cycle (1994)
  5. Guided By Voices – Clown Prince Menthol Trailer (1994)
  6. Freedom Cruise/Nightwalker – Cruise/Lucifer’s Aching Revolver (1994)
  7. Guided By Voices – I Am A Scientist (1994)
  8. Guided By Voices – Motor Away (1995)
  9. Guided By Voices – Tigerbomb (1995)
  10. Guided By Voices – Brighton Rocks (1996)
  11. Guided By Voices – The Official Ironmen Rally Song (1996)
  12. Guided By Voices – Cut-Out Witch (1996)
  13. Guided By Voices – Plantations Of Pale Pink (1996)
  14. Nightwalker – Firehouse Mountain (1997)
  15. Guided By Voices – Wish In One Hand… (1997)
  16. Guided By Voices – Bulldog Skin (1997)
  17. Guided By Voices – I Am A Tree (1997)
  18. Guided By Voices – Surgical Focus (1999)
  19. Guided By Voices – Teenage FBI (1999)
  20. Guided By Voices – Hold On Hope (1999)
  21. Guided By Voices – Dayton, Ohio-19 Something And 5 (2000)
  22. Airport 5 – Total Exposure (2001)
  23. Airport 5 – Stifled Man Casino (2001)
  24. Guided By Voices – Chasing Heather Crazy (2001)
  25. Guided By Voices – Universal Truths And Cycles (2002)
  26. Guided By Voices – Cheyenne (2002)
  27. Guided By Voices – Back To The Lake (2002)
  28. Guided By Voices – Everywhere With Helicopter (2002)
  29. Guided By Voices – My Kind Of Soldier (2003)
  30. Robert Pollard – Zoom (2005)
  31. Robert Pollard – Music For ‘Bubble’ (2005)
  32. Robert Pollard – I’m A Strong Lion (2005)
  33. Robert Pollard – Love Is Stronger Than Witchcraft (2006)
  34. Psycho And The Birds – Check Your Zoo (2006)
  35. Robert Pollard – Rud Fins (2007)
  36. Robert Pollard – Spider Eyes (2007)
  37. Robert Pollard – Current Desperation (Angels Speak Of Nothing) (2007)
  38. Robert Pollard – Pill Gone Girl (2007)
  39. Robert Pollard – Shadow Port (2007)
  40. Robert Pollard – Count Us In (2007)
  41. Robert Pollard – Dumb Lady (2007)
  42. Robert Pollard – Youth Leagues (2008)
  43. The Takeovers – Little Green Onion Man (2008)
  44. Robert Pollard – Folded Claws (2008)
  45. Robert Pollard – When We Were Slaves (2008)
  46. Robert Pollard – The Killers (2008)
  47. Robert Pollard – Miles Under The Skin (2008)
  48. Carbon Whales – South (2008)
  49. Boston Spaceships – You Satisfy Me (2008)
  50. Robert Pollard – The Butler Stands For All Of Us (2008)
  51. Boston Spaceships – Headache Revolution (2008)
  52. Robert Pollard – Silk Rotor (2010)
  53. Boston Spaceships – Camera Found The Ray Gun (2010)
  54. Lifeguards – Product Head (2010)
  55. Guided By Voices – We Won’t Apologize For The Human Race (2011)
  56. Guided By Voices – Doughnut For A Snowman (2011)
  57. Guided By Voices – Chocolate Boy (2012)
  58. Guided By Voices – Keep It In Motion (2012)
  59. Guided By Voices – Jon The Croc (2012)
  60. Guided By Voices – Class Clown Spots A UFO (2012)
  61. Guided By Voices – White Flag (2012)
  62. Guided By Voices – Hangover Child (2012)
  63. Guided By Voices – Everywhere Is Miles From Everywhere (2012)
  64. Guided By Voices – Down By The Racetrack (2013)
  65. Guided By Voices – Flunky Minnows (2013)
  66. Guided By Voices – Islands (She Talks In Rainbows) (2013)
  67. Guided By Voices – Trash Can Full Of Nails (2013)
  68. Guided By Voices – Xeno Pariah (2013)
  69. Guided By Voices – Noble Insect (2013)
  70. Robert Pollard – Tonight’s The Rodeo (2013)
  71. Robert Pollard – Return Of The Drums (2013)
  72. Guided By Voices – Vote For Me Dummy (2014)
  73. Guided By Voices – The Littlest League Possible (2014)
  74. Guided By Voices – Save The Company (2014)
  75. Guided By Voices – Planet Score (2014)
  76. Guided By Voices – Alex And The Omegas (2014)
  77. Guided By Voices – Table At Fool’s Tooth (2014)
  78. Guided By Voices – Males Of Wormwood Mars (2014)
  79. Guided By Voices – Authoritarian Zoo (2014)
  80. Guided By Voices – All American Boy (2014)
  81. Guided By Voices – Motor Away (Live) (2015)
  82. Ricked Wicky – Piss Face (2015)
  83. Ricked Wicky – Mobility (2015)
  84. Ricked Wicky – Death Metal Kid (2015)
  85. Robert Pollard – Take Me To Yolita/Up Up And Up (2015)
  86. Ricked Wicky – Tomfoole Terrific (2015)
  87. Ricked Wicky – Jargon Of Clones (2015)
  88. Ricked Wicky – Poor Substitute (2015)
  89. Ricked Wicky – A Number I Can Trust (2015)
  90. Circus Devils – Girl In Space (2015)
  91. ESP Ohio – Royal Cyclopean (2016)
  92. ESP Ohio – Lithuanian Bombshells (2016)
  93. Cash Rivers – She Laughed I Left (2017)
  94. Guided By Voices – Just To Show You (2017)
  95. Guided By Voices – Space Gun (2017)
  96. Guided By Voices – See My Field (2018)
  97. Guided By Voices – That’s Good (2018)
  98. Guided By Voices – You Own The Night (2018)
  99. Guided By Voices – Winecork Stonehenge (2018)
  100. Guided By Voices – 100 Dougs (2018)

A playlist with (most of) the songs from the 100 releases

 

* I made the executive decision not to include split singles other than those that only feature Robert Pollard-led bands e.g. Cruise/Nightwalker – the other fifteen 7″ records released, but not included in the video are:

  1. Guided By Voices – Stabbing A Star: Out Of Cowtown Vol. III compilation (1993)
  2. Guided By Voices – If We Wait: split single with Jenny Mae Leffel (1993)
  3. Guided By Voices – Chicken Blows: Ptolemic Terrascope Magazine compilation (1994)
  4. Guided By Voices – Hey, Mr. Soundman: split single with Grifters (1994)
  5. Guided By Voices – Always Crush Me: split single with Belreve (1994)
  6. Guided By Voices – Do The Earth: Bucketfull Of Brains flexi (1994)
  7. Guided By Voices – The Opposing Engineer (sleeps Alone): split single with New Radiant Storm King (1995)
  8. Guided By Voices – Tractor Rape Chain (Clean It Up): Magnet Magazine compilation (1996)
  9. Guided By Voices – Scorpion Lounge Shutdown: Ptolemic Terrascope Magazine compilation (1997)
  10. Guided By Voices – Aim Correctly: split single with Cobra Verde (1997)
  11. Guided By Voices – Pantherz: Rebound Magazine compilation (1998)
  12. Nightwalker – One Track Record: Sponic Magazine compilation (1998)
  13. Guided By Voices – Cheyenne (Live): split single with Sin Sin 77 (2002)
  14. Richard Meltzer, Robert Pollard, Smegma & Antler split single (2002)
  15. Robert Pollard – Drinker’s Peace: split single with Bobby Bare Jr on Bloodshot’s Six Pack To Go boxset (2015)
split singles

split the difference

Some of them can be heard here, on what I reckon is a pretty neat little playlist (featuring as it does at least two of my all-time favourite GBV songs):

 

Many thanks, as always, to the indispensable Guided By Voices Database and my favourite vinyl pushers at (Long Live) Rockathon.

Please post your favourite A-side and B-side combination below. How about this to start?

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I Am A Scientist b/w Real

About kickerofelves1

Wizard-in-Chief for Trust The Wizards music podcast and blog. Guided By Voices fanatic.

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