Gomeroke Camera, Greatdome.net, Klaatu Unit: Terry Kline
2nd Gomeroke Camera:
Amy Lally, Mr. Hell
Security / Guiness Artist:
Our Girl Gomer / Secret Weapon:
Midi Squibb Operator:
Toni & Julia Zeimer
Hilde Adler, Shirley Morelock
Mazo Audio, Laughing Cat Studio, Studio Earth, DNA Studios
Gomeroke Line Producer:
Gomeroke Limit Testing Consultant:
Assistant to Mr. Adler: Willy Porter
Assistant to Mr. Blumfumgagnge: Nicholas Wiedenhoeft
Assistant to Mr. Ranney: Tom Hanson
Assistant to Mr. Brady: Ruth Underwood
Stand-in for Mr. Rullman: The Mighty Schwibba
Stand-in for Mr. Burke: Tim Sullivan
Stand-in for Mr. Ranney: Steve Phipps
Body Double for Mr. Wallman, front: Andy Mayer
Body Double for Mr. Wallman, rear:
Stunt Double for Mr. Hervey:
Best Boy: Shinky
Mastered by Mr. Beefy
Frequency Modulation Consultants:
WMMM, WORT, WJJO, WMAD, your station here_______
Celebrity Apologies to:
Marlon Perkins, Bob Mould, Thundercats, Les Paul, Jack Palance, Stradivarius, Mary Tyler Moore, Bobby Wilcox
Extra Gooey Thanks to our Gomers Emeritus, aka the Hot Club du Gome:
Les Paul, Steve Miller, Clyde Stubblefield, Lina Palionis, Dr. Eugene Chadbourne, John Kruth, Mike Massey, Steve Marker, Adrian Belew, Tom Hanson, Jay Moran, Peter Kaesburg, Cliff Frederikson, Bob Jacobsen, Anna Purnell, Ray "My Dad" Rideout, Hanah Jon Taylor, Al Falachi, Michael Brenneis, Rick Murphy, Paul Marszalek, Charlie Wallman, Tani Diakit, Kevin Fayte, Robert Fripp, Sean Michael Dargan, Andrew Rohn, Matthew Sanborn, Robert Schoville, Phil Lyons, Larry Ligocki, Brian the Appleton Area Drummer and anyone else who has played with us that we forgot. But really we think that's everybody.
Super special thanks to our rockin' Gomer pals: Madison Mayor Dave & former Mayor Sue, all the Gomeroke Rockstars, everyone at the High Noon Saloon, everyone at Willoughby's, everyone at MMI, everyone at Knupp & Watson, everyone in Walmartopia, everyone at the Shamrock, all the folks whose weddings we've played, Adrian, Martha, Stevie, Ava & Leia Belew, Robert Fripp, Cement Pond, Jon Dichter, Vern Stenman & The Madison Mallards, The Cherry Pop Tarts, Saul Zonana, Maggie Wieser, The Mad Rollin Dolls, Richard Cheese & Lounge Against The Machine, Haggar Audio, Couch Flambeau, Josh Gilman, The Mighty Schwibba, Joel Ward, Jambeau, Motor Primatives, Dumate, Mae Ray, Butch Vig, John Dichter, Noahjohn, Katie & The Sticha Brothers, 715, Reptile Palace Orchestra, Prog, PJ Lally, Phat Phunktion, Bob Westfal, Screamin' Cyn Cyn & the Pons, Jim James & The Damn Shames, Fuzzy Logic, Marquess Bovre & So Dang Yang, Sunshine For The Blind, Mike Kenneally, Sybil Augustine, Jonathan & Kitty, Mr. Parker, Green Lime Dog, Bar Tabbies, Ritt Dietz, Garbage, John Kohlberg, Jim Strouf, Headpump, Honor Among Thieves, The Singing Irishman, The Dickle Brothers, Jeff Hammes, Willy St. Co-op, TL & KT, Stuart & Tom, Good'n'Loud Music, Dave Krueger, Cliff Hopson, Joe Meisel, Rob Fetters & the Bears, Steve Burke The Cat, Barry Sherbeck, John Gritzmacher, Ward Brodt Music, Tormentula, Chuck at Sound Logic, Don Morelock, Moon Gypsies, Awesome Car Funmaker, Kelsey & Bob, Tomatobox, Ras Kickit, Freedy Johnston, Hugh, Sound Logic, Robin Davies, Molly Hatchet, Pat McDonald, Joey Banks, Devo, John Sinks, Blunt, Polysics, the Residents, Willy Porter Band, Hamtone, Primitive Culture, UW Marching Band, Brian Bentley, VO5, Brian Brecht, Null Device, Droids Attack, Mike Mathison, Chris & Mary, Brainard, El Donk, Groupo Candela, The Slicks in Philly, AJ Love, Ray at Martyr's, Yammer, Rob DZ, Reason For Leaving, Box Elder, Rand Moore, The Wizenheimers, Bucky Pope, Bongzilla, Jah Boogie, Barbez, Michael Gruber, The Green Bay Packers, Greg Koch, Phil Gnarly & The Tough Guys, DLO, Johnny 'Stickbag' Calarco, Urban Theater, Brian Daly, Atimevu, The Outattoons, Last Gaspe, Yammer, Nothing Sacred Band, Sims & Harmonious Wail, Tom & the Dang-its, Sean Michael Dargan, Mickey's, Sara Pace, The Clyde Stubblefield Horns, Kwaaku Anansi and the Sweet Vibrations, Dave Stoler, Joel Adams, Avenue Sizzlers, Eyes of Moses, Boiled In Lead, Turner Collins, Zanne & Tracy, Toni Zeimer, Phil Kelman, Vibe Syndicate, Mark Whitcomb, Dangerous Odds, Round Boy, Pachinko, Trudy Younger, Trudy's Cafe (RIP), The Slipper Club (RIP), Rick's Cafe (RIP), The Appliances-SFB (RIP), Heavy Balls & The Flip-Offs (RIP), Groovulous Glove (RIP), Natty Nation (RIP), Tar Babies (RIP), Ivory Library (RIP), Poopshovel (RIP), CattleProd (RIP), Booze Pig (RPI), Smokin' With Superman (RIP), Clip The Daisies (RIP), The New Recruits (RIP), Common Faces (RIP), The Collectors (RIP), Gargantua (RIP), Moon Gypsies (RIP), Pat The Blowfish (RIP), The Merkins (RIP), Isle of Dogs (RIP), Vern Toulon (RIP), Emerald Choir (RIP), Old Skull (RIP), The Club de Wash (RIP), O'Cayz Corral (RIP), Witz End (RIP), the pinball machine, Bucky Badger and mascots everywhere, all of our friends at myspace.com/thegomers, Chuck_Schick & all thedailypage.com Forons, and last but not least - the ocean. No, all the oceans. Every one of 'em. Let's keep 'em clean, people!
Inspirado: Jim Nabors, Raymond Scott, William Shatner, The Zappas, Jeff The Man In The Sky
The Gomers use Ampeg, Mesa Boogie, Barbetta, Fender, Sano, Gibson, Dean Markely and Hughes & Kettner Amplification; Pearl, Ludwig, LP and Fibes Drums and Percussion; Zildjian, Sabian, Dream, Istanbul Agop and Paiste Cymbals; Musser Glockenspiels, Deagan Vibraphones and Jenco Marimbas; Seymour Duncan, Sustainiac, Fernandes Sustainer and DiMarzio Pickups; Gibson, Rickenbacker, Gretsch, Guild, Fender and Blue Mountain Guitars, Basses and Mandolins; Stradivarious, Rudolph Bjner, Strauss, Zeta and Barcus-Berry Violins; Yamaha and Bosendorffer Pianos; Moog, Arp, Casio and Korg Keyboards; Roland and Korg Guitar Synths and Big Briar Theremins. Shouldn't those companies give the Gomers endorsement deals? We think so.
Mike Zirkel The Album is dedicated to the fond memory of Ken Latchney, Robert Moog, Frank Zappa, Frank Gorshin, Jack Palance, James Brown, James Liebig and Tom Layton
Mike Zirkel The Album is christened by the champagne bottles of
Les Paul, Cathy Dethmers, Rick Tvedt and Luna Hervey.
Oh and by Magic Mike Zirkel, the human.