Young Loud and Snotty

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Young Loud and Snotty
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 1977
StudioElectric Lady Studios, New York City
GenrePunk rock
ProducerGenya Ravan
Dead Boys chronology
Young Loud and Snotty
We Have Come for Your Children
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 stars[3]
The Village VoiceB[4]

Young Loud and Snotty is the first studio album by the American punk band Dead Boys. It was recorded and released in 1977 on Sire Records, produced by Genya Ravan. The album is the only Dead Boys album to chart, peaking at 189 on the Billboard 200 in November 1977.[5]

The album was included at #7 on the Rolling Stone "10 Greatest Punk Rock Albums" reader poll.[6]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Stiv Bators, Cheetah Chrome & Jimmy Zero; except where indicated.

  1. "Sonic Reducer" (David Thomas, Cheetah Chrome) – 3:05
  2. "All This and More" – 2:49
  3. "What Love Is" – 2:08
  4. "Not Anymore" – 3:38
  5. "Ain't Nothin' to Do" – 2:25
  6. "Caught with the Meat in Your Mouth" – 2:06
  7. "Hey Little Girl" (Bob Gonzales, Don Baskin) – 3:01 (Recorded live at CBGB)
  8. "I Need Lunch" – 3:36
  9. "High Tension Wire" – 3:05
  10. "Down in Flames" – 2:15
  11. "Not Anymore/Ain't Nothin' to Do" – 7:15

40th anniversary re-recording[edit]

In 2017, founding members Cheetah Chrome and Johnny Blitz reformed Dead Boys with a new lineup and re-recorded Young, Loud and Snotty. Still Snotty: Young, Loud and Snotty at 40 was released on September 8, 2017.


Dead Boys


  • Ronald Binder - voice on "Down in Flames"


  • Arranged by Dead Boys
  • Produced by Genya Ravan
  • Recorded and engineered by Dave Wittman
  • Assistant recording engineer: Jim Galante
  • Mixed by Harvey Goldberg
  • Mastered by Ted Jensen


  1. ^ Raggett, Ned. "Young Loud and Snotty – Dead Boys". AllMusic. Retrieved September 27, 2011.
  2. ^ Larkin, Colin (2011). The Encyclopedia of Popular Music (5th concise ed.). Omnibus Press. ISBN 0-85712-595-8.
  3. ^ Abowitz, Richard (2004). "Dead Boys". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 220–21. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  4. ^ Christgau, Robert (October 31, 1977). "Christgau's Consumer Guide". The Village Voice. New York. Retrieved April 29, 2013.
  5. ^ Billboard 200
  6. ^ Greene, Andy (April 13, 2016). "Readers' Poll: The 10 Best Punk Albums".

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