Good Time Boys

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"Good Time Boys"
Song by Red Hot Chili Peppers
from the album Mother's Milk
Released 1989 (1989)
Recorded November 1988 – March 1989
Studio Ocean Way and Image, Hollywood, California
Length 5:02
Label EMI/Capitol Records
Producer(s) Michael Beinhorn

"Good Time Boys" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the first song from their 1989 album, Mother's Milk. The song contains excerpts of "Bonin' in the Boneyard" by Fishbone, "Try" by Thelonious Monster and "White Girl" by X. The song is also notable for including backing vocals by the band's former guitarist, Jack Sherman who was fired in 1984.

The song was last performed live on the band's Mother's Milk tour.

Music video[edit]

The song was never released as a single however a promotional music video was shot and released in 1989 on the Hard 'n Heavy Vol. 2 video collection[1] to promote the album.

The video features footage of the band performing the song with cut away footage of the band being interviewed discussing the album. The video has never officially been released by the band outside of this video collection, never played on television and never been released minus the interview footage. It is not acknowledged on the band's timeline as an official music video.


Additional musicians
  • Vicki Calhoun – backing vocals
  • Wag – backing vocals
  • Randy Ruff – backing vocals
  • Aklia Chinn – backing vocals
  • Jack Sherman – backing vocals
  • Joel Virgel Viergel – backing vocals
  • Iris Parker – backing vocals
  • Julie Ritter – backing vocals
  • Gretchen Seager – backing vocals
  • Laure Spinosa – backing vocals
  • Sir Babs – backing vocals
  • Merill Ward – backing vocals
  • Bruno Deron – backing vocals
  • Kristen Vigard – backing vocals


  1. ^ "Hard 'N' Heavy, Vol. 2 (1989) - Overview". MSN Movies. 2001-06-26. Retrieved 2013-11-14.