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Pull My Strings was a song by the Dead Kennedys, written by DK lead singer Jello Biafra and drummer Ted specifically for the 1980 Bay Area Music Awards. The song would not find its way onto a record until 1987's Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death.

The song, recorded live at the awards show, begins with the band playing the opening chords to California Über Alles, one of their more famous songs. After the first few bars, Biafra yells… read more


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  • Avatar for israel1916
    droo drool drool drool drool drool
  • Avatar for Sanity_Theorist
    This is pretty funny, even if I think the '80s had the best pop for comedy. Wonder if Jello had any idea what pop would become with pop punk now, haha
  • Avatar for ravenpryde
    Only $10? Man, that's quite a bargain compared to what we have to pay today.
  • Avatar for DavCnuk
    Is my cock big enough... Is my brain small enough... For you to make me a star!
  • Avatar for HebraicNeuroses
    we're not a punk rock band, we're a new wave band
  • Avatar for jacelot
    but there's just one problem...
  • Avatar for Harfang
    Bob Dylan backing vox. BAHAHAHA!!! [3] ...Kinda prescient of how he (probably not by his own doing) became part of "corporate rock" later in the '80s...
  • Avatar for lastinglove
    Oooh. ;)
  • Avatar for theofer
    So, is it big enough?
  • Avatar for CubbieBlue999
    Bob Dylan backing vox. BAHAHAHA!!! [2]

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