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Bubba and Me
ArtistSkinny Dippers
TypeStudio Album
Genreacid rock, space rock, heavy metal
Length43:43
Released  April 7, 1991
LabelAcid Records
PreviousDrip, Drip, Drip...
NextACID

Bubba and Me is the first studio album released by the acid rock band Skinny Dippers on Acid Records.  The album garnered the band a substantial fanbase.

The song "Take a Trip with Me" sparked some controversy when some of the band's fans, a trio of teenagers, overdosed on PCP.

The songs "Bad Acid Trip", "Blow the Joint", and "Hooker with a Hookah" are re-recorded from the Cookoo On the Choochoo demo.

The tracks "Holy Smoke" and "Drip" are re-written songs from the Drip, Drip, Drip... demo.

Style

The album features a strong acid rock vibe, with long instrumental parts and a psychedelic feel.  The bassist, Jay Stöpenmyer, also played additional guitar parts on "Trip Out of This World".  The song feels very reminiscent of Black Sabbath's "Planet Caravan".  A number of the tracks, such as "7-Pointed Leaf" and "QuickFix", are similar to some of Black Sabbath's other early works with a thicker, heavier tone.

Track Listing

Side A

  1. Holy Smoke
  2. Bad Acid Trip
  3. Blow the Joint
  4. Drip
  5. 7-Pointed Leaf

Side B

  1. Hooker with a Hookah
  2. QuickFix
  3. Take a Trip with Me
  4. Trip Out of This World

Personnel

  • Karl Varr - vocals, guitars
  • Jay Stöpenmyer - bass, guitars
  • J. Ivy - drums
  • Wizzard - sitar

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