Death Rides a Pale Cow (The Ultimate Collection)

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Death Rides a Pale Cow
Greatest hits album by Dead Milkmen
Released 1997
Genre Punk
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating 4/4 stars[1]

Death Rides a Pale Cow is a greatest hits release by Philadelphia based punk rock band The Dead Milkmen in 1997. It contains the two previously unreleased songs "Milkmen Stomp," and "Labor Day," along with 21 others songs including the band's close brush with the mainstream "Punk Rock Girl." The band was unable to include tracks from Soul Rotation and Not Richard, But Dick as Hollywood Records still retained the rights.[2]

The album received a 7.5/10 rating from Pitchfork Media and a rating of 4.5/5 from Allmusic.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Milkmen Stomp" (The Meatmen cover) a
  2. "Tiny Town"b
  3. "Big Lizard"b
  4. "Bitchin' Camaro"b
  5. "Nutrition"b
  6. "Dean's Dream"b
  7. "Beach Party Vietnam"c
  8. "The Thing That Only Eats Hippies"c
  9. "Big Time Operator"d
  10. "Instant Club Hit"d
  11. "Surfin' Cow"d
  12. "Labor Day"a
  13. "I Walk the Thinnest Line"e
  14. "Stuart"e
  15. "Punk Rock Girl"e
  16. "Smokin' Banana Peels"e
  17. "Life Is Shit"e
  18. "Do the Brown Nose"f
  19. "If You Love Someone Set Them On Fire"f
  20. "Peter Bazooka"g
  21. "The Girl With the Strong Arm"g
  22. "Big Deal"g
  23. "The Blues Song"g


  1. ^ Gorman, Chris (February 6, 2002). "The Dead Milkmen Death Rides a Pale Cow". Retrieved 30 July 2009. 
  2. ^