- B-Sides, Rarities and Out-Takes - 8-song CD
the bands Red Dye No. 5 and Luper, Dewey Defeats Truman was born.
Red Dye No.5's James Reader (bass, vocals) and Scott Frazier (drums)
met Mark MacBride (guitar, vocals) at a San Diego tavern - as fans
of each other's bands - and began to write songs.
enough the trio recorded and toured - playing opening slots for Jesus
Lizard, Archers of Loaf and Kelley Deal.
their 2001 debut, coyly titled B-Sides,
Rarities and Out-Takes, the band released Road to Nowhere
Maps (in 2002) on the label Has Anyone Ever Told You.