Flashback: The 33 & 1/3 Anniversary of “Hello, My Name Is Blotto! What’s Yours?”

Blotto: Hello, My Name is Blotto, What's Yours?Time flies…

Yes, today marks the 33 & 1/3 anniversary of Blotto’s debut recording, the 33 & 1/3RPM EP, “Hello, My Name Is Blotto! What’s Yours?” The four-song slab o’ vinyl was released on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1980, featuring such now-golden oldies as “I Wanna Be a Lifeguard” and “We Are the Nowtones.”

Here’s a link to an interview in Metroland that Brian Stevens attempted to conduct with the original Blotto family – Cheese, Bowtie, Broadway, Lee Harvey, Sarge and Blanche – at the time of the release: (Part 1); (Part 2 – which also contains a review of the record by Peter Iselin).

  1. PK Miller says

    OMG–this makes me feel so bloody OLD!!! Seems like yesterday we closed down The Grinch w/Donnybrook Fair & Bogies w/Blotto. Long live Blotto! You guys ROCK!!! You always did, you always will, grey hairs or not!

  2. Rudy says

    How many people still have their vinyl copy? I do.

  3. Andrew Gregory says

    Still have all vinyl copies

  4. Kirsten says

    I have one I picked up at a garage sale years ago.

  5. Von says

    Still have mine – all my copies ! Including an autographed Combo Akimbo ! Long live Blotto, love Miss Y-Von Blotto

  6. Roger Green says

    Hmm – Did I buy mine at FantaCo or next door at Worlds Records?

  7. Mike Leonard says

    I have all vinyl/DVD/45’s/VHS/Sweatshirts/T-Shirts…OMG, my favorite band ever. I still love and always will love BLOTTO. Always at the Live shows every year!

  8. Bowtie says

    Best album cover art ever. Yeah Sarge did that.

  9. Broadway says

    Thanks, Nippertown for remembering. And thanks to all of you who still make being Blotto big fun! That includes you Rip, Chip, Trip & Kip….

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