Tattoo of Blood

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Tattoo of Blood
Captain Howdy - Tattoo of Blood.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 5, 1996 (1996-03-05)
Recorded1993 (1993)
StudioNoise New Jersey
(Jersey City, NJ)
GenreExperimental rock, alternative rock
LabelShimmy Disc
Captain Howdy chronology
Tattoo of Blood
Money Feeds My Music Machine
Kramer chronology
Still Alive in '95
Tattoo of Blood
Hit Men

Tattoo of Blood is the debut studio album of Captain Howdy, released on March 5, 1996 by Shimmy Disc.[1] It is a collaboration between musician and producer Kramer and magician Penn Jillette.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Penn Jillette; all music is composed by Kramer, except "Tattoo of Blood" by Lou Reed.

1."We Want Our Vietnam"3:18
2."The Juliet E-mail"3:07
3."China Needs Women"4:55
4."The Hero That Feels Sorry for Himself"5:16
6."The Wreck of the Captain Howdy"2:49
7."Dino's Head"7:35
8."Tattoo of Blood"4:22
9."The Best Song Ever Written"3:12


Adapted from Tattoo of Blood liner notes.[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1996 Shimmy Disc CD shimmy 084


  1. ^ "Captain Howdy: Tattoo of Blood > Overview". Allmusic. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  2. ^ Rompers, Terry (2007). "Kramer". Trouser Press. Retrieved March 8, 2016.
  3. ^ Tattoo of Blood (booklet). Captain Howdy. New York City, New York: Shimmy Disc. 1996.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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