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The piano on "Creep in the Cellar", written by Haynes, and the organ on "Perry" were played by the recording studio's owner, who offered free studio time in exchange for being included on the album.

Also of note is the violin heard in the background. This was the result of the Surfers purchasing a used 16-track tape, on which a country & western band had previously recorded. Upon playing their mix of "Creep in the Cellar," the band discovered… read more

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  • Avatar for MisterJunior
    Freaky lyrics and awesome violin, the origin story of which is so weird it has to be true. Great album opener.
  • Avatar for WarriorJones
    Like R.E.M., except better. And wilder.
  • Avatar for astralprison
    This is really weird, man.
  • Avatar for the_domingo
    This is absolutely insane. I feel my mind's been blown out.
  • Avatar for rock-a-billykid
    creepy beat love it!!!!!!
  • Avatar for akauser
    That crazy violin solo is golden.
  • Avatar for mellow_girl
    the butthole surfers are awesome...
  • Avatar for argus
    Those are two songs I wouldn't even think of putting together, but damn musicgodlything, you're kind of right.
  • Avatar for musicgodlything
    You keep me searching for a heart of gold.

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Oh there's a creep in the cellar that I'm gonna let in
There's a hole in his brain where his mind should've been
When he starts talkin' backwards your head starts to spin
And he really freaks me out when he peels off his skin, yow!

Butthole Surfers - Creep in the Cellar Lyrics

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