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hill of beans

Satan, Lend Me a Dollar

 

 

 

 

 

A CD containing the original Hill of Beans CD, plus demos and live tracks, AND the "Satan, Lend Me a Dollar" video!! Limited time - each CD autographed by Steve Moramarco.

CD sold out!! Please buy from CDBaby or iTunes!!!!! Satan, Lend Me a Dollar

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The "Hill of Beans" Story

Steve Moramarco and David Markowitz aka Hill of Beans on the set of the video for "Satan, Lend Me a Dollar"

Hill of Beans was an acoustic "folk/punk" or "freak folk" duo that existed in the Los Angeles area from 1988-91. It consisted of Steve Moramarco playing the acoustic guitar and singing, with his partner David Markowitz singing and playing a variety of acoustic instruments including accordian, fiddle, and mandolin. They were popular in the local coffehouse circut, and would often play unannounced in a style they referred to as "terror folk."

Hill of Beans recorded a six-song CD that was released in the beginning of 1990. The response to it was immediate and positive, with top tens and number ones on college stations all over the country. The song "Satan, Lend Me a Dollar" was one of the hits, a tune which would later inspire a young folksinger named Beck to write "Satan Gave Me a Taco." They also shot a hilarious video for the song!

Hill of Beans was a rowdy, fun, often funny, more often silly, sometimes sweet, weird folk group. They didn't record much in the studio proper. They mostly just played live and delivered their songs in the old Woody Guthrie tradition. Those few that do own a copy of the 1990 CD often go back to play it again and again. "Satan, Lend Me a Dollar" is still heard on college radio stations and iPods around the world. Recently, "Satan, Lend Me a Dollar" was featured on Showtime's "Weeds" starring Mary Louise Parker, and featured on the Rykodisc soundrtack.

And now, you can finally get your hands on a Hill of Beans CD!!

Includes:

From the original album HILL OF BEANS:
1. DOWN & OUT
2. TWILITE TIME
3. SATAN, LEND ME A DOLLAR
4. S P A C E S
5. MAGIC TOE
6. OZONE LAYER
7. AFGHANISTAN

Plus these Bonus Tracks:

1.  Ozone Layer (demo)
2.  Satan, Lend Me a Dollar (demo)
3.  Twilite Time (demo)
4.  Biological Change (demo)
5.  Appreciate (demo)
6.  Lunatic Asylum (demo)
7.  Hobbies (Live on WZRD, Chicago IL)
8.  American Car (Live on WAJC, Indianapolis, IN)
9.  Turpentine (Live at Duffys, Lincoln NE)
10. Run Sister Run (Live on WFNX, Boston, MA)
11. The Sh*t Has Hit the Fan (Live on KXLU Los Angeles, CA)
12. Swimmin Naked (Live on WMSE, Milwaukee, WI)
PLUS the "Satan Lend Me a Dollar" Video (Quicktime for PC or Mac)

Here are a few free Hill of Beans MP3s for you to download!
Swimmin' Naked
Afghanistan (live at Duffy's, Lincoln NE)

You can also listen and download these songs from our Indie Store:

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