11th Of 15 split Rolling Stones cover singles recorded by today's coolest hit makers and packaged in their own company sleeve. Tokyo's frantic femmes make a quick return to Norton wax with a manic reading of '19th Nervous Breakdown'; on the flip an old boozy Stones B-side, 'Who's Driving Your Plane?', reaches new blood alcohol levels in the hands of Brooklyn beat butchers, the CHURCH KEYS.
DADDY LONG LEGS/ANDY SHERNOFF & DADDY LONG LEGS - COCKSUCKER BL...
Brooklyns fiercest blues stompers hammer out the legendary banned Stones number! Deccas trash becomes Nortons treasure! The long legged lads lend fiery support to the Dictators tunesmith on the B-deck! Both sides produced by Andrew Loog Shernoff.
DIRTBOMBS/LOVE SUPREMES - SPLIT 7"
The Norton Rolling Stones cover series continues. Dirtbombs tackle "No Expectations" and West Coast's LOVE SUPREME deliver "Sing This All'.
ERICKSON, ROKY -& THE EXPLOSIVES- - WAIT FOR YOU/I'VE JUST SEEN...
Roky tears it up on a rousing Buddy Holly inspired original and delivers a wild one-off version of the Fabs classic on the flip! Both decks from Rokys live Norton double LP HALLOWEEN.
FOUR-TUNE TELLERS/X-RAY HARPOONS - STORM/SNAKE WOMAN
Swedish Garage maestros - THE FOURTUNE-TELLERS - joined forces with Bonn's (Germany that is) own THE X-RAY HARPOONS for a - what I call: fuzz-a-tastic split7inch. The Swedes contribute a moody/folky ballad called: ''Storm'' written by Jens Lindberg known from the 80's pioneers Crimson Shadows and The Stomachmouths. Recorded and mixed by The Moving Sounds members: Peter Rosn and Per Wollbrand. See, it's a perfect mixture of legendary members of Scandinavian 80s/90s Garage/Mod scene + the best recent Garage band out of Stockholm. The X-Ray Harpoons throw in their fuzz- and farfisa-drenched ''Snake Woman''. Mix horror fiction fuzz punk'n'roll inspired by B-movies from the 5ts & 6ts + garage legends like The Fuzztones, The Blue Magoos and The Sonics add a dash of wicked psychedelia. Not the average 60s Garage revival band, but mindmelting fuzz and organ driven teenangst sounds that would fill the dancefloors in a better world. Grab the platter and you'll get two killer bands in one package!! All housed in heavy cardboard sleeve designed by "Magnificent" Kiryk and on shiny purple vinyl (ltd. to 400 copies) TRACKLISTING: 01. STORM 02. SNAKE WOMAN
HURRICANE MARTY - ROCK 'N ROLL RABBI
Super crude unissued 1958 rockabilly acetate with three guitar breaks! And yes, Marty did become a Rabbi - honest!
KING KHAN - IT'S A LIE/CONGRATULATIONS
Khantagious new set from His Majesty pairs two originals, a deadly snarler plus a tense, brooding instro flip! King on all instruments!
LYRES - GIVE YOUR LOVE TO ME
And the hits just keep on comin' with another wild pair of Monorhythmic mangos hitchin' up a wiggy garage gem and a stripped down stomp of Otis Redding shaker! The Lyres are still shakin' up the scene! Catch 'em whenever you can and as often as possible!
MONTEZ, CHRIS -& THE INVINCIBLES- - SHE'S MY ROCKIN' BABY/FORGI...
Raw, unknown, unissued 1958 acetate demo, kicked out in wicked Ritchie Valens style by guitar totin' teenage Chris! Boss sleeve with unpublished photos and interview serve up this unreal chunk of West Coast rock & roll!
NEANDERTHALS - TWINKLE TOES/2000 LB WEREWOLF
Two primal Strangeloves/Troggs-type thud rompers by this modern stone ae family. Recorded loudly and proudly at London's famous TOE RAG studios. Be a caveman, dad!
NEW SURFSIDERS - KOKOMO/GOOD VIBRATIONS
Norton launches its new POPULAR DEMAND SERIES with stunning covers of two Beach Boys chart toppers by the New Surfsiders! This exciting brawny, suntanned threesome carry on the semi-musical tradition of the legendary sixties budget album THE SURFSIDERS SING THE BEACH BOYS SONGBOOK (which featured a young Lou Reed in full Mike Love warble on several tracks), a tradition that seemed unapproachable until now! Add some twisted music to your day!
POPP, FRANK -ENSEMBLE- - LOVE IS ON YOUR SIDE/MULLE
This is contemporary garage Northern soul, R'n'B.
PRETTY THINGS - A HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY EP
Five giantly splendid 4-song EPs with hard stock PICTURE sleeves!! This one contains 'House In The Country', 'Trippin', 'Photographer' and 'Progress' (demo version).
PRETTY THINGS - ALL LIGHT UP/VIVIAN PRINCE
Wild new recordings from the UK wild bunch! Ban perding on the A-side for obvious reasons, flip is worship-worthy trib to trapmeister supreme Mr. Viv Prince! Boss sleeve, loud sound crank!
PRETTY THINGS - BUZZ THE JERK EP
Some early great R&B savagery. Contains 'Buzz The Jerk', 'You Don't Believe Me', 'You'll Never Do It', 'Come See Me'. Full color, hard stock PICTURE sleeve.
PRETTY THINGS - ROSALYN EP
Including 'Rosalyn', 'Judgement Day', ' Roadrunner'and 'Don't Bring Me Down'. Full color, hard stock PICTURE sleeve.
QUEENSBERRY TERRORS/MAD SHADOWS - SPLIT 7"
6th Of 15 split Rolling Stones cover singles recorded by today's coolest hit makers and packaged in their own company sleeve. Two of Europe's hottest new hitmakers clock in with magnificent treatments: QT play 'Citadel' and MS go for 'Child Of The Moon'.
SCREAMIN' JAY HAWKINS/CLOVERTONES (FEATURING ESQUE - I HEAR VOICES/...
Alternate take of Screamin' Jay's spellbinding 1962 spooker b/w Voola fueled piano pumpin gospel chant! Two mighty, mighty icons on one slab. Killer sleeve!
SMITH, WARREN/MACK VICKERY - I LIKE YOUR KIND OF LOVE/FOOL PROOF
Torrid Warren Smith smoker tears it up alongside Vickery bop gems deluxe! Great Sun sounds!
SONICS - BUSY BODY/THE WITCH
Brutal unissued live recording burners from Nov. 64 Tacoma Sports Arena battle of the bands blast! Dig this tease from scorchin upcoming live Sonics full length--clear a path!
SONICS - PSYCHO/HAVE LOVE WILL TRAVEL
WATCH FOR THE SONICS & WAILERS LP SERIES!
SONICS - SONICS HOUSE PARTY
Furiously cool primitive never issued 1964 demos. Including 'House Party', 'Keep A Knockin', 'Think', and 'Hold It'. Cut in a living room in hopes of scoring gigs with the tape! Very raw and mind boggling!
TANDOORI KNIGHTS - I HEAR SOMEONE CRY
King Khan and Bloodshot Bill return with more Eastern musical delicacies!
VARIOUS - GIANT GILA MONSTER, VOL. 2
More wild sounds from Cascade Records! Tommy Knackin -_Worry Worry Worry_/Joe Johnson - Gila Monster (alternate take)/Three Dimensions -Alone.
WOLFF, FRED -COMBO- - SOMEBODY ELSE WAS SUCKIN' MY DICK..
...Last Night/Scratchin' and Whammin'. Raucous x-rated Detroit blues rocker from the Yowlin Wolff! Flip is a charged up instumental hat tip to the great Travis Wammack! Perfect for parties!
YVONNE & YVETTE - THE SIAMESE TWINS
Yvonne & Yvette spent many hard years as sideshow attractions, but were tapped by their church to go into the gospel field. These recordings were private pressings not made for public distribution, and include their raucous 60's pairing plus a sweet childhood chant and an unusual incantation by their mom, set to spook show organ grinding. Look for our Kicks Publishing Company scrapbook on the girls in the months to come! May they revel in posthumous glory always. Tracks include 'After It's All Over', He's Sweet I Know', 'Your Mother', 'We Are Workers For The Lord'.
PONY TAYLOR - PONYCOLOR BOX (10")
PONY TAYLOR / Ponycolor Box. Limited edition (500). Colored vinyl + insert 21x21cm + stickers NEW. French 60's style band. Sort of Beatles, Small Faces, Byrds meet Oasis, Supergrass.
ADKINS, HASIL - OUT TO HUNCH
Available again. The coolest collection of all time 50's/60's hunchers by the legendary one man racket squad/rockabilly maniac, crudely recorded in his West Vee-Ay shack! This is the one that started the Big Ruckus! Unreal whompus!
ALARM CLOCKS - YEAH!
Wild 60s Ohio garage band mayhem from the ALARM CLOCKS. whose sole 1966 single 'Yeah'/'No Reason To Complain' remains one of the rarest and most sought-after 60s punk singles ever. This 1st time collection includes the 1st time reappearance of their landmark 45, plus raw, insane '66 studio tapes and early recordings as THE PERCEPTIONS. Clean blast of 100% unadulterated teen-age crude.
BURNETTE, JOHNNY - ROCK & ROLL DEMOS 1: CRAZY DATE
This pair of Norton LP-only releases delivers 36 unreleased 1957-60 rock n roll demos-- 27 on vinyl for the very first time! Includes the original demos of Believe What You Say and Its Late, both smash hits for Ricky Nelson! Johnny was striving for commercial success but was still aflame with his native Memphis rhythm. Essential longplay enjoyment! Tracklisting: Come On Baby /Believe What You Say*/Rockin The Town/Baby Doll Blue Eyes/Daydreaming In School/Hey Stranger/Honey Honey */Crazy Date /You Gotta Get Ready /I Wanna Love My Baby/Warm Love **/Daddy-O */Keep Me In Mind /Boppin Rock /Candle Of Love/Rock Away Baby/Finders Keepers/How Do You Rock * (* Vocal by Dorsey Burnette ** Vocals by Johnny and Dorsey Burnette).
CHANTS R&B - CHANTS R&B
15 raving 1966 blasts from New Zealands wildest combo! This vinyl only set features one side of mauling studio recordings (Neighbour Neighbour/Im Your Witchdoctor) and one side with their legendary live Stage Door recordings (Thats The Way Its Gotta Be/Dont Bring Me Down). Thrill to extensive liner notes by the band and a knockout photo filled package, not to the most deranged version of Land Of 1000 Dances ever recorded!
COBA SEAS - UNREFORMED
Future Stooges-member James Williamson's reform school band circa '66 slams through all-instro blowouts like nobody's business. Pro recording of superb, significant, and snotty teen angst ballbusters! Tracks include 'Just Like Me','Empty Heart', 'Heart Of Stone', 'It's My Life', 'Louie Louie', 'Gloria' etc.
DADDY LONG LEGS - EVIL EYE ON YOU
Here is the long awaited debut platter from Brooklyn's most blues wailing stompers Daddy Long Legs! Trust us - there's no Fedora hat, third rate wanky, watered down Chicago blues in these grooves! For fans of Howlin Wolf, Captain Beefheart, Little Walter, Flamin Groovies, Kid Thomas and Dr. Feelgood! A dozen pounding workouts. Tracklist: Death Train Blues, I Feel So Electric, Happy Home, Shackin' Up, You'll Be Mine, Witch Hunt, Trouble (Always Come My Ways), Sittin' Shotgun, Comin' After Me, Candy Sue, Thirty Days, Evil Eye.
DING-DONGS - DING-DONGS
"Ding Dong!" "Whos there?" "Mark Sultan and Bloodshot Bill!" BBQ and BB sweat out thirteen action packed party stompers about girls, werewolves, gypsies and toilets! These Canadian titans have teamed up for a flat out WILD round of rock n roll insanity! Prepare to get stuffed with the Ding-Dongs! Still not convinced? Take the Ding-Dong taste test.
ERICKSON, ROKY -& THE ALIENS- - DON'T KNOCK THE ROK! (2LP)
2LP. 23 Previously UNISSUED 1978 studio performances showcase ROKY & THE ALIENS romping through late fifties, early sixties teen chartbusters and some cool originals! Tracks include 'You Drive Me Crazy', 'What To Do', 'Things That Go Bump In The Night', 'Love Is Strange', 'Bumble Bee Zombie', 'You're The One', 'etc.
ERICKSON, ROKY -& THE EXPLOSIVES- - HALLOWEEN: RECORDED LIVE 19...
Two Headed Dog/Dont Shake Me Lucifer/Bermuda/The Wind And More/Starry Eyes/I Walked With A Zombie/Stand For The Fire Demon/Bloody Hammer/Wait For You/Wake Up To Rock And Roll/Youre Gonna Miss Me/Creature With The Atom Brain/I Think Up Demons/The Beast/Ive Just Seen A Face/The Interpreter/White Faces/KLBJ Radio Ad. This howling live set from Roky and the Explosives original incarnation moves from horror classics (Creature With The Atom Brain), to Buddy Holly inspired rockers (Wait For You) to a blistering version of the Elevators Youre Gonna Miss Me. Nortons gatefold double LP comes with a different cover than the CD version and on the preferred miracle PVC format!
ESQUERITA - SINNER MAN: THE LOST SESSION
Ten unissued selections from a long lost June 1966 NYC session showcase Esquerita pounding it out on piano and organ, flashing back and forth between the two during each song, accompanied only by a fantastic drummer! Dig the over the top nine minute gospel wailin title track (based on Nina Simones version but delivered at super Voola velocity) thats worth the price of admission alone! STAGGERING! Sinner Man #1/Hittin On Nothing#1/ C.C. Rider/Leave Me Alone#1/ Letter Full Of Tears/ Hittin On Nothing #2/On Broadway/ Nobody Knows You When Youre Down And Out/Leave Me Alone #2/Sinner Man #2.
FEATHERS, CHARLIE - HONKY TONK KIND
Three full volumes of Charlie Feathers with rare and unissued performances spanning his entire career. This series has been much anticipated by rockabilly fans worldwide and the wait is over! Each set features liner notes by Mike Hurtt including interviews with Charlies family, friends and fellow musicians as well as unbelievable photos. Many rare titles are offered from master tapes for the first time since their initial release. One Good Gal/Give Back All The Love You Gave*/Honky Tonk Kind*/I Cant Seem To Remember To Forget*/If You Were Mine To Lose/I Lose My Mind*/Folsom Prison Blues*/Were Getting Closer To Being Apart*/You Believe Everyone But Me/I Want To Love You*/Send Me The Pillow You Dream On/Cold Cold Heart*/Dinky John/Two To Choose/Dig Myself A Hole.
FIGURES OF LIGHT - DROP DEAD
The Figures return with fifteen blazing Stooges/Velvets inspired new songs recorded live in one night in a Brooklyn basement studio! Original members Wheeler Dixon and Michael Downey are joined by Mick Collins (who produced the LP), Miriam Linna and Marcus "The Carcass" Natale. Tracks: My Box Rocks/Fifteen Minutes Of Fame/Alice/Black Plague Blues/With A Girl Like That/You're So Innocent/ Is It A Dream?/Colleen/World Of Pain/Mellow The Fuck Out/Family Fun Night/Screwed/A+/Youre Just Another Macaroon/Don't Call Us, We'll Call You.
FLAT DUO JETS - RED TANGO
Wild seventh album from the insanely great Jets! Dex and Crow serve up wild, primal rockers, sultry odes, spooky ballads, bop crazed instrumentals all traumatic as a tornado!
GIRLS AT DAWN - CALL THE DOCTOR
A dozen heart stoppin' originals from the astonishing and fabulous Girls At Dawn, who sing and write and play in flawless combination. This album serves up a stellar stew that will stick to your ribs and keep you coming back for more. Four stars, say I... high praise when Billy says, "Its like the Paris Sisters backed by the Churchmice." Come Here To Die/When She Goes Away/Miss Me/Im Alone/On And On/Evil One/Theyre Waiting/Reach Me (Dont Forget)/Most Terrible Thing/A Secret/Its Getting Cold/Your Girl.
HUNTER, LONG JOHN - OOH WEE PRETTY BABY!
Fot the first time ever, you get his early 1960 Yucca label singles plus loads of scorchin' unished blues whom from this living legend. A total ear opener for blues fans, R&B stompers, and apeshit rock'n'roll fans who demand the real thing. The bio-booklet is rammed with interviews, rare photos and label shots.
KING USZNIEWICZ & THE USZNIEWICZTONES/SOUTH BAY SU - BATTLE OF ...
Norton digs deep into the vaults and comes up with eight unissued King U tracks, their first newly presented material since our 1994 DOIN THE WOO HOO LP! Duking it out with the U-Tones is the torchbearers of the Surfin' School Sound, Los Angeles legendary South Bay Surfers! Tracks; Quarter To Two/California Sun/Crocodile Stroll/Hawaiian War Chant/The Wanderer/This Time/Running Bear/I Got You (I Feel Good)/Walk Like A Man/Kind Of A Drag/Suspicion/Party Lights/Denise/Ive Had It/Lipstick On My Collar/I Fought The Law.
LUIS & THE WILDFIRES - BRAIN JAIL
Luis and his gang go for broke on their savage debut album! Recorded in LA's legendary Wild Records garage studio and issued to worldwide acclaim on the red hot WILD label on CD, the album makes its vinyl debut on Norton with two exclusive bonus cuts! Includes the dance floor monster hit "Let's Party".The Wildfires blend together such influences as Johnny Carroll and Slim Harpo with a garage whomp and a solid nod to their Mexican musical heritage with a cover of Tony Casanova's Yeah Yeah Come Another Day. The Wildfires continue to tear it up on stages at major rock'n'roll festivals from Spain to Japan. After witnessing their insane show, astute talent scout Todd Abramson was led to remark, "I've just seen the new Los Locos Del Ritmo!" The band was recently nominated for an AVN award for Best Porn Soundtrack to Vivid Video's THE REBELLE ROUSERS. Dance In The Rain/Wild In The Head/Gonna Leave/Yeah Yeah Come Another Day/I Hear Voices/Genie In A Bottle/Wildfire/Let's Party/That's Love/Under Your Spell/Cast Iron Arm/Come On Over Baby/Mouth Hug/Goodbye.
MIDNITERS - IN THEE MIDNITE HOUR!!!
"Get ye ready for the first ever comp made up exclusively of these East LA kings' top 1964-67 stompers! NO BALLADS!! Just one souped-up killer after another! Whittier Blvd./Everybody Needs Somebody To Love/Jump, Jive And Harmonize/Gloria/Love Special Delivery/Thee Midnite Feeling/I Found A Peanut/Never Knew I Had It So Bad/Down Whittier Blvd./Empty Heart/Looking Out A Window/Do You Love Me/Dragon-Fly/Hey Little Girl/Money/Welcome Home Darling/Devil With A Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly/Land Of A Thousand Dances (extended live version)/Down Whittier Blvd. (Godfrey vocal) - pounds like no manana! Release announcement in next newsletter. We are deeply saddened at the recent departure of Midniters arranger and horn man ROMEO PRADO, who passed away this month in Los Angeles. This album will be to his memory. GOD BLESS ROMEO."