Farnsworth kept him late working on that miserable laundromat account. He called his wife, Grace, who was more than a little annoyed about being stuck with the kids at bedtime. Eric resigned himself to a dark house and a cold supper whenever he managed his escape.
And work it does -- I'm sure I've listened to "Blind Man's Penis" over times by now and I still haven't found the bottom of its well of delights. The story of this hilarious record has been told numerous times. Reprinted below is Trubee's own poignant account, slightly modified from the version that appeared in the September issue of Spin magazine.
Article by John Trubee Stevie Wonder's penis is erect because he's blind. This ludicrous line was invented out of sheer boredom and homicidal frustration as I labored as a cashier in a convenience store in Princeton, New Jersey, in I'd scribble some poems and weird phrases on a legal pad to vent my seething anguish.
Writing on the job was a kind of self-invented therapy to prevent the onset of mental illness due to occupational stress and severe teenage alienation. In late spring ofI bought one of those horrible sleazy tabloids you find in supermarkets by the check-out stand.
I had to keep up on my UFO sightings and mass hatchet murders. In the back pages of the Midnight Globe not the National Enquirer, as erroneously reported elsewhere -- was it Time?
I thought to myself: In five minutes of stream of consciousness or unconsciousnessI hammered out the following: Stevie Wonder's penis is erect because he's blind I wanted to get an emotional letter from the jerks in Nashville.
I wanted them to tell me I was crazy. I wanted there to curse me out in writing so I could show all my friends. Several weeks later I received a letter from Nashville Co-Writers which began: Dear John, We have just received your lyrics and think they are very worthy of being recorded with the full Nashville Sound Production.
I am enclosing a contract of acceptance. They wanted my money. But if I send them the money, they would send me a tape and a record of my lyrics set to music.
Several weeks later I received a 7-inch, 45 RPM record that had a label and grooves only on one side. I immediately rushed upstairs and put this little gem on the turntable for a listen. Over the lamest, most minimal country track was some country hack singing the lyrics I wrote.
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