Artie is a song by The Microwave Orphans that appeared on the demos DEMON and Andre both demos were different recordings, 2 live versions recorded at Rocky Point VFW and Gille's Backyard also appeared onPrecise Microwave Orphans Order - 17 Of The Worst Live Perfomances . This was the forth song written by The Microwave Orphans, It was written about Artie Phillie the then lead singer of Milhouse and LIHC scene king, and the situations that lead the PWAC to be closed down.
a later version of this song was performed live with the lyrics and name changed to Gary, a song about Gary Henderson of Edna's Goldfish, LI Ska scene king and his exclusion of certain ETR bands from The Long Island Ska Comp and Deja One.
You better run, you better hide
you better put that spray paint aside
cause here he comes, right on time
to punish you for your crime
He's Artie and he can controls the scene
that's Artie living the american dream
that's Artie in all the zines
yeahh yeahhh Artie
Because of you, it shut down
he's gonna get you, you skinhead clown
you had to do it, spray paint Oi!
ruined it for every girl and boi!
He's Artie he's not big and mean
he's Artie and you should hear him scream
hey Artie, can we join your team?
yeah yeah Artie