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Lithman's guitar playing technique earned him the nickname Snakefinger.

The group purchased crude recording equipment and instruments and began to make tapes, refusing to let an almost complete lack of musical proficiency stand in the way.

Its albums generally fall into two categories: deconstructions of Western popular music, and complex conceptual pieces composed around a theme, theory, or plot.

The group is noted for surrealistic lyrics and sound, disregard for conventional music composition, and the over-the-top theatrical spectacle of their live performances.

Word of their experimentation spread and in 1969, a British guitarist and multi-instrumentalist named Phil Lithman and the mysterious (and perhaps apocryphal) N.Because the band had not included any name in the return address, the rejection slip was simply addressed to "The Residents".The members of the group then decided that this would be the name they would use, first becoming "Residents Unincorporated", then shortening it to the current name.Ralph Records, a record label focusing on avant-garde music, was started by the band.Throughout the group's existence, the individual members have ostensibly attempted to operate under anonymity, preferring instead to have attention focused on their art output.Although they have provided some biographical information to the press over the years, the Residents' penchant for anonymity means that many details about their early lives are essentially unverifiable.Like all information pertaining to the early days of the band, the following precis of their early years is based on press releases provided by the band's management team, The Cryptic Corporation, and has not been independently verified.By this time, The Cryptic Corporation was operating as a partnership and incorporated to take over the running of Ralph Records.Before the release of their first single, Santa Dog, and while recording their first full-length album, Meet The Residents, the Residents undertook one of their first major projects: the ambitious Vileness Fats film project."Uncle Willie", former Residents fan club president, wrote in his book Uncle Willie's Highly Opinionated Guide to the Residents that, while searching through the band's archives, he came across "a suite named 'The Ballad of Stuffed Trigger'," but not a complete album.In 1971 the group sent a reel-to-reel tape to Hal Halverstadt at Warner Brothers, since he had worked with Captain Beefheart (one of the group's musical heroes).