Second Coming (Dickies album)

Second Coming is the fourth studio album by punk band The Dickies.[4] The album contained covers of "Hair" and Gene Pitney's "Town Without Pity."

Second Coming
Studio album by
GenrePunk rock, pop punk
ProducerRon Hitchcock
The Dickies chronology
Killer Klowns From Outer Space
Second Coming
Idjit Savant
Professional ratings
Review scores
Hi-Fi News & Record ReviewA:1*[3]

In 2007, the album was re-released by Captain Oi!, with the Killer Klowns From Outer Space EP as bonus tracks.

Critical receptionEdit

Trouser Press wrote that "while hardly the promised resurrection, Second Coming is still a perfectly (dis)respectable showing from one of our national treasures."[5] Alternative Rock wrote that the band was "bitingly, ferociously back to (near) best."[6]

Track listingEdit

1."Hair"Galt MacDermot/James Rado/Gerome Ragni3:40
2."Monster Island"Leonard Graves Phillips/Stan Lee/Enoch Hain2:16
3."Town Without Pity"Dimitri Tiomkin/Ned Washington3:12
4."Cross Eyed Tammy"Phillips/Lee3:04
5."Going Homo"Phillips2:54
6."Dummy Up"Phillips4:26
7."Booby Trap"Phillips4:02
8."Magoomba II"Phillips/Lee4:34
10."I'm Stan"Phillips/Lee2:13
11."Monkey See, Monkey Do"Phillips4:19
Captain Oi! bonus tracks
12."Killer Klowns"Phillips4:33
13."Booby Trap" (single version)Phillips4:00
14."Jim Bowie"Phillips/Lee/Steve Hufsteter3:05
16."Eep Opp Ork (Uh, Uh)"William Hanna/Joe Barbera/Hoyt Curtain3:14


The Dickies

  • Leonard Graves Phillips - lead vocals, keyboards
  • Stan Lee - guitars, vocals
  • Enoch Hain - guitars, vocals
  • Lorenzo "Laurie" Buhne - bass, vocals
  • Cliff Martinez - drums

Additional musicians

  • Jerry Angel - drums
  • Lenny Castro - percussion
  • John "Juke" Logan - harmonica
  • Larry Klimas - flute


  • Produced and Engineered by Ron Hitchcock
  • Additional Engineering by Jim Faraci, John X and Brian Fukuji
  • Cover Painting by Jeff Wong


  1. ^ Popoff, Martin (September 8, 2009). Goldmine Record Album Price Guide. Penguin. ISBN 9781440229169 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ "Second Coming - the Dickies | Songs, Reviews, Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic.
  3. ^ "Review: The Dickies — Second Coming" (PDF). Hi-Fi News & Record Review (magazine). Vol. 34, no. 8. Croydon: Link House Magazines Ltd. August 1989. p. 113. ISSN 0142-6230. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2 September 2021. Retrieved 2 September 2021 – via World Radio History.
  4. ^ "The Dickies Are Back, Just as Silly, Irreverent as Ever : Punk: Band will be in Huntington Beach Saturday evening, playing at Night Moves and pushing a new album called "Second Coming."". Los Angeles Times. October 19, 1989.
  5. ^ "Dickies".
  6. ^ Thompson, Dave (June 30, 2000). Alternative Rock. Hal Leonard Corporation. ISBN 9780879306076 – via Google Books.