Late in 1984, the Mighty Mofos made an appearance on a cable TV music show called eXXtra. They performed a one hour set at a TV studio in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. They brought some sound recording equipment and the end result was the Mighty EP released in 1986. The following video contains the five songs released on the Mighty EP with the mixed sound taken from the vinyl.
The video is a tad rough due to it’s age and several generations of VHS copying but it’s still fun to watch with the mixed audio. You’ll notice in a few spots that Bill’s voice isn’t matching the video at all. This is because some of the vocal tracks were redone in post-production for the EP. All that being said, we hope you enjoy this piece of legendary Minnesota music history.
TOMMY REY drums
BILL BATSON vocals
ERNEST BATSON guitar
THE MIGHTY EP
Produced and mixed by MARK FREEMAN and BILL BATSON
Recorded live on 4 track cassette.
Mixed at Nicollet Studios.
Mixdown assistance: Steve Fjelstad
Photos by Scott Cahow and Diana Watters
Executive Producer – Mark Neuman-Scott
Producer/Director/Editor – Larry Hutchinson
Production Assistant – Jeannie Williams
Music ©1986 Midnight International Records, Inc.
Video ©2010 Twin Cities eMedia
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