RR Auction Home
Current Auction Is Open For Bidding
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About Us   Featured Lots   Reviews 
Bidder Login
Show Password

New Bidder Registration
Forgot your password?

The Current Auction
Ends October 7th
Space & Aviation Auction Preview
Begins Oct 08
Advanced Search
By Item Number
Gallery Search
Past Auction Search
How Do I Bid?
What is BidTracker™?
New Bidder Registration
The 30-Minute Rule
Terms and Conditions
New to RR Auction?
About Us
Register to Bid
Jobs at RR Auction
Press Releases
Consign to RR Auction
How to Consign
2019-2020 Auction Calendar
Jan 8
Jan 16
Jan 23
Feb 5
Feb 13
Feb 21
Mar 4
Mar 12
Apr 8
Apr 16
May 13
May 21
Jun 10
Jun 18
Jul 8
Jul 16
Jul 23
Aug 12
Aug 20
Sep 9
Sep 11
Oct 7
Oct 15
Nov 11
Nov 19
Dec 9
Dec 17
  View All Dates & Deadlines

Item 5464 - Devo Signed Album Catalog 571 (Dec 2019)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $302.50 (includes buyer's premium)


Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! UK album with a red vinyl record, signed on the back cover in red felt tip by Jerry Casale ("Jerry of Devo"), Bob Mothersbaugh ("Bob #1"), Bob Casale ("Bob 2, Devo"), and Alan Myers ("Al, Devo"), and on the front cover by Mark Mothersbaugh ("Achtung! Sind wir kin a menschen?—Von Marko Devo") who sketches a Hitler mustache and hairdo over his own image. In fine condition. The record is included. Accompanied by a photocopy of a letter from Mark Mothersbaugh, forwarding the recording of the song 'Peek A Boo.'

The consignor notes: "In 1982 I was the associate producer of the CBS television series, Square Pegs, starring Sarah Jessica Parker and others. After a lengthy negotiation, I booked DEVO to appear in the episode, 'Muffy’s New Wave Bat Mitzvah' where they performed, 'That’s Good' as themselves. It was the highest rated episode of the season of this 8:00 pm primetime show. At the conclusion of filming on location at Excelsior High School in Norwalk, California, I asked the band to sign the cover of the 'Are We Not Men' album. It was a special UK release from Virgin Records, with Red Vinyl. Oddly, Mark Mothersbaugh signed the record’s cover in German, “ACHTUNG SIND WIR KINA MENSCHEN? - VON MARKO DEVO, and drew a Hitler moustache and hair on his own image. In 1978, Motherbaugh had written a book, 'My Struggle,' that was a satire of Hitler’s Mein Kampf and Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book. The album is signed front and back by all four original members. On February 17, 2014, Bob Casale 'Bob 2' died of a heart attack at age 61. This is a very unique piece, tied to a special moment in television and music history."

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


Click image to enlarge Click image to enlarge

Important Information

Tips For Consignors


For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.