1976 Oct-Nov: Essentially performed as on ZINY, with the standard deviation coming in Frank and Terry Ted's middle-of-the-song bargaining session. AND, on at least one occasion (10/29), Frank performs a short yet somewhat violent song-ending solo that shades the entire song a whole new color of evil, and redeems having to listen to the entire song yet again. Frank frequently calls the song "Chrissy Puked Twice", referring to a different, never released verse which describes the abuse of drugs and a vomitting girlfriend. Bianca, during her stint, plays Chrissy, and thus sings the appropriate lines.
1977 Jan-Feb: Essentially performed as on "Lather", with the standard deviation coming in Frank's and Terry Ted's middle of the song debate.
1977-78: Essentially played as on "Baby Snakes", with the standard deviation coming in Frank's and Terry Ted's middle-of-the-song dialogue.
1978 Aug-Oct: Reportedly played once, with Denny as the Devil (who else?), but I have yet to hear this performance, or speak to anyone who has. Anybody?
1979: Jon Naurin sends us this update:"Basically, it's very similar to the Baby Snakes or ZINY version. I'm pretty sure it's Warren who plays the Devil's part. Compared to earlier, screamy Devils, Warren sounds very cool, and he even tries to steer FZ into some improvised dialogue (FZ doesn't seem very inspired though, and this gets pretty short on both versions I've heard).
1982: Performed at least once, and I have yet to hear this performance, or find someone else who has. Thus, I do not even know who played the Devil. [Third time's a charm- Jon Naurin rings in again: " I believe it's Ed Mann, but I can't tell for sure. It's quite similar to the old 70s versions, with the exception that the band keeps playing the chorus accompaniment through the dialogue instead of switching to that syncopated variation we're used to. Also, there's no improvised dialogue."]
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