Saturday, March 15, 2008

V.A. - Scum Of The Earth [The Complete Story]

This CD reissue (Sound Stories SS011 / 1998) contains both volumes of long deleted Garage compilation. The music ranges from Garage to Rockabilly to Trash.

[Disc 1]
1. Mach V - If I Could
taken from the single
If I Could/I Want To Stay (Associated Artists 102) 1967
Line-up: John Tiedemann (lead gtr, vcls), Robbie Anderson (rhythm gtr, organ, lead vcls), Mitch Freeman (bs, lead vcls), Jim Brook (drms).
Band origin: Savannah (Georgia/US)
2. Charles - Motorcycle
taken from the single
Motorcycle/Down By The Riverside (Calliope 138) 1966
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Rochester (New York/US)
3. Bush - Got Love If You Want It
taken from the single
Feeling Sad And Lonely/Got Love If You Want It (Hiback 102) 1966
Line-up: Steve Hoard (lead vcls, hrmnca), Allen Henninger (lead gtr, backing vcls), Wayne Gondos (rhythm gtr), David Hoard (bs), Brent Cartwright (drms, backing vcls).
Band origin: Rialto (California/US)
4. Tigermen - Tiger Girl
taken from the single Tiger Girl/Runaway (Buff 1006) 1966
Line-up: Tom Consedine (lead vcls, gtr), John Farrell (lead gtr, keyb'ds), Jeff Todd (bs, vcls), Tim Stavish (drms). Band origin: Olean (New York/US)
5. Fabulous Prophets - Gertrude
taken from the single Gertrude/Another Girl (Combo 1000) 1967
Line-up incl.: Larry Herman. Band origin: Nashville (Tennessee/US)
6. Werps - Shades Of Blue
taken from the single
Love's A Fire/Shades Of Blue (W.G.W. 18703) 1967
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Somerville (New Jersey/US)
7. Counts IV - Listen To Me
taken from the single Listen To Me/Lost Love (J.C.P. 1006) 1965
Line-up: Don Roof (vcls, rhythm gtr, hrmnca), Joe Booher (lead gtr, vcls), Al Peluso (bs, vcls), Rick Turner (drms).
Band origin: Goldsboro (North Carolina/US)
8. Try-Cerz - Almost There
taken from the single Almost There/Taxman (Jan-Gi 91) 1967
Line-up: Gary Miller, Ron Thibert, Sammy Boe, Ray Boe (bs).
Band origin: Minot (North Dakota) → Fort Worth (Texas/US)
9. Gin Gillette - Train To Satanville
taken from the single
She'll Never Let Him Go/Train To Satanville (Musikon 102) 1961
Line-up incl.: Gin Gillette (vcls). Origin: Los Angeles (California/US)
10. Motivations - The Birds
taken from the single The Birds/Motivate (Pride 301) 1964
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Glendale (California/US)
11. Crazy Teens - Crazy Date
taken from the single Crazy Date/Rebel Boogie (Scott SF-19) 1959
Line-up: Dave Reynolds (gtr), Ronnie Foster (gtr), James Farris (gtr), James Jones (bs), Billy Ward (drms). Band origin: Tuscaloosa (Alabama/US)
12. New Bangs - Go-Go Kitty
taken from the single
Go-Go Kitty/Get Back In Your Tree (Prism 1935) 1966
Line-up: Terry Lawson (vcls), Jim Henson (lead gtr), Mike Clark (rhythm gtr), Larry Henry (bs), Louis Gore (drms). Band origin: Dayton (Ohio/US)
13. Dwight Douglas & The Jayhawkers - Interstate 45
taken from the single Interstate 45/Mr. Big (Astra 3008) 1966
Line-up incl.: Lenny Drake. Band origin: Detroit (Michigan/US)
14. Opposite Six - Church Key (Part 68)
taken from the single
Church Key (Part 68)/Continental Surf (South Shore 721) 1964
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Van Buren Bay (New York/US)
15. Bobby Jameson - Okey Fanokey Baby
taken from the single
Okey Fanokey Baby/Meadow Green (Talamo 1938) 1964
Line-up incl.: Bobby Jameson [real name Robert Parker James] (hrmnca, vcls). Origin: born in Tucson (Arizona/US)
16. Mad Mike & The Maniacs - The Hunch
taken from the single The Hunch/Quarter To Four (Hunch 345) 1961
Line-up: Warren Nichols (lead gtr), "Mad Mike" Porcelli (gtr, vcls), Jimmy Lurschner (bs), Doug Neale (sax), Bobby Columbe (drms).
Band origin: New York City (New York/US)

[Disc 2]
1. Bugs - Slide
taken from the single Pretty Girl/Slide (Astor 002 + Polaris 0001) 1964
Line-up incl.: Ed McGee (gtr), Rose McGee (bs).
Band origin: Marlborough (Massachussetts/US)
2. Executioners - You Won't Find Me
taken from the single
You Won't Find Me/Haunting My Mind (Vermillion 269) 1966
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Accokeck (Maryland/US)
3. Outcry - Can't You Hear
taken from the single
Can't You Hear (My Heartbeat)/Gravey Covered Fruitcake
(Rileys 8785) 1966

Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Detroit (Michigan/US)
4. Evil - Whatcha Gonna Do About It
taken from the single
Whatcha Gonna Do About It/Always Runnin' Around
(Living Legend LL-108) 1967

Line-up: John Doyle (lead vcls), Stan Kinchen (lead gtr), Al Banyai (rhythm gtr), Larry O’Connell (bs), Doug Romanella (drms).
Band origin: Miami (Florida/US)
5. Crusade - Psychedelic Woman
taken from the single
Psychedelic Woman/Fade Away (Golden North GN-103) 1967
Line-up incl.: Dennis Murphy (drms). Band origin: Sitka (Alaska/US)
6. Marauders - Lovin'
taken from the single Lovin'/Nightmare (Lee 9449) 1965
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Saginaw (Michigan/US)
7. Myrchents - Indefinate Inhibition
taken from the single
Indefinate Inhibition/All Around You (Mus-I-Col 1094) 1967
Line-up: Bill Edwards (lead vcls), Jimmy Carmean (gtr), Jack Brooks (gtr, keyb'ds, vcls), Keith Dickess (bs), Dale Carmean (keyb'ds), Rick Callender (drms). Band origin: Mechanicsburg (Ohio/US)
8. Suedes - 13 Stories High
taken from the single 13 Stories High/My Girl (Psychadelic 113) 1967
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: San Antonio (Texas/US)
9. Steve Purdy & The Studs - The Weed
taken from the single The Weed/Hyannis Port Twist (Vesta 2000) 1962
Personnel incl.: Steve Purdy (vcls), Vic Rumore (vcls), Jimmy Sullivan (lead gtr), Brooke Temple (rhythm gtr), Norman Hamm (bs), Billy McConnell (drms), Steve Davis (drms). Band origin: Birmingham (Alabama/US)
10. Shane Kai-Ray - I Want Some Of That
taken from the single
I Want Some Of That/Trashman's Blues (Lodestar 27-61) 1961
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Minneapolis (Minnesota/US)
11. Blue Echoes - Tiger Talk
taken from the single
Blue Belle Bounce/Tiger Talk (Bristol B-101 + Lawn 225) 1963
Line-up incl.: Tom Zagryn (lead gtr, vcls), Erik Gulliksen (gtr, bs, vcls), Tom Collins (drms). Band origin: Worcester (Massachusetts/US)
12. Lefty & The Leadsmen - Wildwood Fun
taken from the single Wildwood Fun/Changing (Co&Ce 103) 1967
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Pittsburgh (Pennsylvania/US)
13. Ronnie Cook & The Gaylads - Goo Goo Muck
taken from the single Goo Goo Muck/The Scotch (Audan 122) 1962
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Bakersfield (California/US)
14. Soul-Men - Road House
taken from the single Road House/Sister Sue (Lola 105) 1964
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: California (US)
15. Kings - It's The LCB
taken from the single It's The LCB/I Could Believe You (Jox 045) 1965
Line-up incl.: Tommy Carlisle (gtr), Ron Morgan (bs), Donnie McConmick (drms). Band origin: Kingsville (Texas/US)
16. Bob Vidone & The Rhythm Rockers - Weird
taken from the single Going My Way/Weird (Fleetwood 1003) 1958
Line-up: unknown. Band origin: Massachussetts (US)

Get it here (Artwork included)

Listen to Crazy Teens - Crazy Date

Listen to Suedes - 13 Stories High


zebulon said...

ok... let's go for this one, i know some stuff, some other not
thanx for posting this comp

Anonymous said...

finally the train to satanville comes by! i've been looking for this song for a long time. today i found it on you blog, thank you very much!

i'll spend some more time searching you past posts and keep an eye out for future gems.

thanks again.

Anonymous said...

Thank you very much!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this. I just read a Gories interview that namechecks this series, and am glad to find it on the internet.

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