Tag Archives: The Beat Farmers

(July 19, 2017): Beat Farmers – Goldmine

From the 1985 album, True West.  The debut LP from the San Diego band now know as The Farmers.  It was recorded in 1984 and produced by Phil and Dave Alvin of the Blasters and Steve Berlin of Los Lobos. … Continue reading

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(January 23, 2016): The Beat Famers – Happy Boy

From the 1985 album, Tales of the New West.  A tune penned by Dane Conover that Dan McLain (Country Dick Montana) brought to the Beat Famers from his band, Country Dick and the Snuggle Bunnies.  The Beat Farmers came to … Continue reading

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(May 31, 2013): The Beat Farmers – Goldmine

From the debut 1985 album, Tales of the New West, a one off Rhino release.  The Beat Farmers were an early “cow punk” band out of San Diego.  Along with originals like this tune, the album contains covers by Lou Reed, … Continue reading

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