0 40 Years Bear Family Records – 3-CD/1-DVD Box Set – 2015

VARIOUS ARTISTS
40 Years Bear Family Records – 3-CD Box Set
Velvetone – Forty Bears
Bear Family Records 2015

Velvetone for Bear Family Records 40 Years Anniversary 2015

Photo ©2015 Andy Einhorn

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals, Percussion
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitar, ‘Uncle Erwin’-Farfisa
ANDY MERCK – Fender Telecaster bass/Vocals
STEFF ULRICH – Drums, Vocals

Recorded, Mixed & Mastered by Steff Ulrich 2014 at Palais Aux Etoiles, Bremen, Germany
Produced by The Zumo Kings

Forty Bears

©2014 Velvetone/Elbmusikverlag

Out of the downtown cave,
Groovin’ on the countryside lawn
Shake ‘em booty in their baggy pants
From dusk till dawn

Lickin’ sweet honey from their rusty cans
Gettin’ rid of them nasty ants
Singin’ Yankee Doodle with their Southern friends
All night long.

Wanda’n’Dolly
Hank’n’Buck
Kitty, Patsy‘n’Emmylou
Shake them booty too…

Forty bears – get together on their sacred ground
Forty bears – sharing with folks what’s been found
Forty bears – harmonize to their sacred sounds
Forty bears – since forty years.

Sway from side to side
Hum and strum their favorite songs
Bumpin‘ furry tails in a Hula dance
Till the early mornin‘

Jimmy’n’Johnny
Rose’n’June
Eddie, Gene and Jerry Lee
Shake them booty too…

Forty bears – get together on their sacred ground
Forty bears – sharing with folks what’s been found
Forty bears – harmonize to their sacred sounds
Forty bears – since forty years.

Out of the downtown cave
Groovin’ on the countryside lawn
Shake ‘em booty in their baggy pants
From dusk till dawn.

Forty bears – get together on their sacred ground
Forty bears – sharing with folks what’s been found
Forty bears – harmonize to their sacred sounds
Forty bears – since forty years!

Alle Tracks:

CD 1

  1. Bela B & Peta Devlin – Bärenjagd
  2. Hawkins Hawaii Trio – Alabama Bear Chase (instrumental)
  3. Johnny Trouble – Die Geschichte von Bruno dem Bär
  4. Ian Whitcomb & his Orchestra – Autumn Bears (instrumental)
  5. Sabrina Ascacibar – So etwas wie Freude
  6. Richard Bennett – Forbearance (instrumental)
  7. hotel ex – Mit Bären gehen
  8. Los Daytonas – The Bear And The Arbutus (instrumental)
  9. Gunter Gabriel – Richard Weize’s Bear Family Blues
  10. Riders In The Sky – Bear Creek Hop (instrumental)
  11. Roland Heinrich – Irgendwo im Teufelsmoor
  12. Winnie Winston Combo – Bears On Parade (instrumental)
  13. Jay Sherman-Godfrey – Teddy Bear’s Luau (instrumental)
  14. Hermann Lammers Meyer – Bernie, der braune Kuschelbär
  15. Crystalairs – Die Bärenkinder vom Old Tucker Valley
  16. The See See – Lonesome Johnny Bear (instrumental)
  17. Goetz Alsmann – Kleiner Bär von Berlin
  18. The Maharajas – Bear-Files (instrumental)
  19. Johnny Tillotson – Wooden Soldiers
  20. Chip Taylor – Barely Nothing
  21. Bob Woodruff – What Is Heaven
  22. Jerry K. Green  – Tripod The Three Legged Bear
  23. Bäddat Foer Trubbel – Bjoern
  24. Bäddat Foer Trubbel – Blanda dig en Bjoern

CD 2

  1. Ry Cooder – Bear Family Song
  2. Tom House – I Will Bare My All
  3. Chip Taylor – She Barely Said Hello
  4. Mark Brine – The Mis-Adventures of Pete ’n Stinky 1 (The Bear Facts)
  5. Ray Campi – Bareback Ridin‘ Cowboy
  6. Dick Damron – The Famous Bear
  7. Hank Davis – The Bear Song
  8. Narvel Felts – Loaded For Bear
  9. Mona McCall – I Love Charlie Brown (I Love Lucy Brown)
  10. Yana Hoffman & Hank Davis – Lock Up My Cage
  11. Joey Buttler – Barely Any Memory
  12. The Dan Montgomery 3 – More Than I Could Bear
  13. My Darling Clementine – Yours Is The Cross That I Still Bear
  14. Tracey K. Houston – Smokey Bear
  15. Deke Dickerson – I’ve Got To Have It All (Bear Family Gospel Quartet)
  16. John Howie Jr. – I Can’t Bear To See You Go
  17. Trailerpark Idlers – Beer, Bourbon & The Songs Of Bobby Bare
  18. The Shambles – Wouldn’t You Like To Be A Bear?
  19. Chip Taylor – Totally Bare (All Dressed Up In Nothing)
  20. Tracey K. Houston – Barely Hangin‘ On
  21. Cry – Don’t Let ‚Em Grin You Down
  22. Jittery Jack – Bare My Heart
  23. Jono Manson – The Unbearable Longness Of Boring
  24. Frankie Miller – Frankie’s Bear Song

CD 3

  1. Chuck Mead – Big Bear In The Sky
  2. Marcel Riesco – Bear It In Your Heart
  3. Rip Masters – Bear Naked Woman
  4. Lynnette and the Longshots – Barely Here
  5. Briana Kidwell – I Wanna Visit My Bear Family
  6. Carl Casino & The Aces – Polar Bear Rock ’n‘ Roll
  7. Hurley & The Blue Dots – Boogie Woogie Bear
  8. Pete Jamestone & AmandaLouisiana – Bared My Soul For Rock And Roll
  9. Lynnette and the Longshots – Grin And Bear It
  10. Lesley Schatz & Mike Dunbar – Bear Cat
  11. Paul Wuerges – Teddy Bear
  12. Gino & The Lone Gunmen – The Bear
  13. Kevin Fennell – I Play Bear Family Music
  14. John Paul Keith – The Bear
  15. Swamp Dogg with Canned Heat – Did You Ever See A Bear Do The Boogie
  16. Velvetone – Forty Bears
  17. The Hijackers – Silver, Bear And Dung
  18. Banana Seats – Don’t Be Afraid Of The Bear
  19. Roger Arvidson – (I’ll) Bear It In Mind
  20. Fuzztones – Be A Caveman
  21. Bror Gunnar Jansson – Moan Snake Moan – Pt. III – Bearsnake
  22. The Kennedys – Johnny Bear
  23. John Sieger & Phil Lee – Mr. Dancin‘ Bear
  24. Pat Todd & The Rankoutsiders – Somedays You Eat The Bear – Somedays The Bear Eats You

0 New Rides Of The Furious Swampriders – CD/Vinyl-LP – 2012

VARIOUS ARTISTS
New Rides Of The Furious Swampriders
Velvetone w/The Fat Honks – The River
Sireena Records 2012
CD SIR 2096 LP SIR 4016
www.thefuriousswampriders.de

The River

 Lüers-Merck-Wittke-Ulrich

Memories,
Souls of the departed passing by.
Memories…
Calling me,
wash images of losses off my mind.
Calling me…
Ask myself,
What the stream is gonna bring this time?
Ask myself…

Where the river knows no bound,
Traces to be found.
Where the river knows no bound …
… Safe and sound!
Givin’ goes on,
Takin’ goes on,
Can’t be undone!
The river rolls on…

Far away,
There’s a spring where everything begins.
Far away …
On and on,
An everlasting circuit goes and goes.
On and on …
Confidence,
What’s lost and gone makes way for somethin’ new.
Confidence…

Where the river knows no bound,
Traces to be found.
Where the river knows no bound …
… Safe and sound!
Givin’ goes on,
Takin’ goes on,
Can’t be undone!
The river rolls on…

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals, Percussion
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitar
ANDY MERCK – Fender Bass
STEFF ULRICH – Drums, Percussion

THE FAT HONKS of Mad Monks fame
DENNIS LACKMANN – Tenor Saxophone
MATTHIAS STREICH – Trombone
LASSE TIMM – Trumpet

Velvetone_wThe_Fat_Honks_2012.jpg

Produced by Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Recorded January 15, 2012 at Palais Aux Étoiles, Bremen-Germany
Mixed & mastered by The Zumo Kings

 

Alle Tracks:

  1. Wovenhand – The Threshingfloor
  2. Debbie Harry – Lucky Jim
  3. The Raymen – When Death’s Black Train Is Coming To Town
  4. M. Walking On The Water – Enjoy The Silence
  5. Sixteen Horsepower – De-Railed
  6. The Perc – Sleeping Dog
  7. Lydia Lunch & Dave Alvin – Walkin’ Down The Street (Doin’ my own Thing)
  8. The Walkabouts – Soul Thief
  9. The Dad Horse Experience – Kingdom It Will Come
  10. Golden Kanine – Law of probable Outcome
  11. Velvetone w/The Fat Honks – The River
  12. Johnny Dowd – Constant Waiting
  13. Kirschbaum-Weisshoff-Trio
  14. Harry Payuta – Take You Home

Reviews ‚The River‘

… eine soulig-funkige, Desert-rockige Nummer mit Lou Reed-Feeling.
rocktimes.de
05/2012
Ulli Heiser

Schließen sich VELVETONE mit THE FAT HONKS kurz, kommt eine ansprechend funkige Urban-Soul-Nummer heraus; „The River“ macht Lust auf mehr von dieser Kollaboration.
musikreviews.de
05/2012
Andreas Schiffmann

… straight-on funked-up soul.
Brooklyn Rocks
July 7, 2012

 

0 Early & Rare – Download Compilation – 2012

VELVETONE
Early & Rare
Stumble 2012
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Lyrics ‚Early & Rare‘

Lyrics ‚Vari-O-soniC‘

Lyrics ‚Bearfootin“

Lyrics ‚Favoritenserie No.3‘

Lyrics ‚Mormon Girl‘

Liner Notes

Das Bremer Quartett Velvetone zählt seit Jahren zum Besten, was in Europa in Sachen Rockabilly, Americana, Country, Blues und Roots aktiv ist.

Nun erscheinen 26 Songs zum ersten Mal als digitale Downloadversion.
Es handelt sich dabei um alle Aufnahmen alter, teilweise nur auf Vinyl erschienenen Alben.

Mit auf “Early & Rare” sind die Songs folgender Veröffentlichungen:
Velvetone’ (1996, 10”-Vinyl, Bear Family Records),
Vari-O-Sonic’ (1998, CD, One Million Dollar Records) und
Favoritenserie No. 3’ (2008, 10”-Vinyl, Rhythm Island Records)
sowie die Songs ‘Bearfootin’ (Barefootin’) vom Sampler “30!!! Years Bear Family Records” (2005, CD) und ‘Mormon Girl’ von der Compilation “Ride The Pale Horse” (2009, CD, Wolverine Records).

All diese Songs gibt es nun re-mastered in einer schönen Zusammenstellung mit einem eigens für diesen Zweck entworfenen Cover.
So kann man nun auf einfache Weise seine Velvetone-Sammlung vervollständigen.
(Stumble Records)

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals, Percussion, Rubboard
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitars, 6-String Bass, Lap Steel Guitar, ‘Erich’ Herrnsdorf Lap Steel Guitar, Farfisa. ‘Uncle Erwin’
ANDY MERCK – Electric Bass, Upright Bass, Six-String Bass, Rhythm Guitar, Harmony Vocals
LARS KÖSTER – Drums, Percussion
STEFF ULRICH – ‚The Hopf‘, Harmony Vocals, Percussion, Drums, Darbuka

Featuring:
THE SWIM TWO BIRDS HORNS – Saxophones

Backing Vocals, Claps’n’Snaps by:
The Ordinares
The Mu-Mu Dolls
Echo DeVaryo
The Sonic Solutions

Alle Tracks:

  1. Without Love
  2. The Worrying Kind
  3. 13 Women
  4. Red Hot
  5. Bad Boy
    von Velvetone – Vinyl-10’’-LP – Bear Family Records 1996
  6. Don’t Touch Me
  7. Cool Down
  8. Candyman
  9. Moonstruck
  10. Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
  11. Southbound
  12. I’m Coming Home
  13. Falling Star
  14. Thirty Three
  15. I Can’t Love You
  16. Not My Size
  17. Dirty Dreams
  18. Rockabilly Funeral
    von Vari-O-Sonic – CD – One Million Dollar Records 1998
  19. Bearfootin’ (Barefootin’)
    von 30 Years Bear Family – CD-BOX – Bear Family Records 2005
  20. Block The Clock
  21. Cash Is Gone
  22. Wild Night Out
  23. Pine Cone
  24. No Smoke
    von Favoritenserie No.3 – VINYL 10″-LP & CD – Rhythm Island Records 2008
  25. Mormon Girl
    von Ride The Pale Horse – CD – Wolverine Records 2009

0 35 Years Bear Family Records – 3-CD Box Set – 2010

VARIOUS ARTISTS
35 Years Bear Family Records – 3-CD Box Set
Velvetone – Fuzzy Brown
Bear Family Records 2010
DOWNLOAD

Fuzzy Brown

2010 Velvetone

Sweet tooth baby bear longing for some honey
Plodding through the woods peeping up the boring old trees
Climbing up a birch tree grabbing at the beehive
Tearing down the whole branch steppin’ on the late king bee
Slightly overweight
Mostly well-behaved
By all means a problem bear

Talkin’ ‘bout a
Fuzzy brown
Eight foot
Berry pickin’
Goat kickin’
Honey lickin’
Knockin’ down beehives
Kind of a problem bear

Grown-up Fuzzy bear wading in the water
Staring at the crawfish waiting for a big fat trout
Slipping on a wet stone juggling not to fall
Crashin’ in a beaver dam another Fuzzy big black out
Slightly overweight
Mostly well-behaved
By all means a problem bear

Talkin’ ‘bout a
Fuzzy brown
Eight foot
Berry pickin’
Goat kickin’
Honey lickin’
Knockin down beehives
Kind of a problem bear

Grey-haired senior bear no pockets for no money
Tempted by a sweet smell heading for a general store
Breaking through the window belly gettin’ stuck
His new suit’s fittin’ tight trouble he will make no more
Slightly overweight
Mostly well-behaved
By all means a problem bear

Talkin’ ‘bout a
Fuzzy brown
Eight foot
Berry pickin’
Goat kickin’
Honey lickin’
Knockin down beehives
Kind of a
Eight foot
Berry pickin’
Goat kickin’
Honey lickin’
Knockin down beehives
Kind of a problem bear

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals, Percussion
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitars
ANDY MERCK – Upright Bass
STEFF ULRICH – Drums, Percussion

Produced by Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Recorded April 7 & April 9, 2010 at Palais Aux Etoiles, Bremen, Germany
Mixed & mastered by The Zumo Kings

Alle Tracks:

CD 1

  1. Truly Lover Trio – Bear The Pain
  2. Richard Bennett – Big Bear Jubilee
  3. Deke Dickerson – Bear Family Talkin’ Blues
  4. Fatboy – Bear Moon
  5. Mike Sanchez – The Bear
  6. Spampinato Bros. – A Bear Is A Bear Is A Bear
  7. Little Rachel and the Rhythm Busters – Hey Big Bear!
  8. Ian Gomm & Jeb Loy Nichols – Running Bear
  9. Alexander Durefelt – Grizzly
  10. Jon Emery – Goldie Rocks And The Hillbilly Bears
  11. Bill Lloyd – Bear With Me
  12. Kim Lenz – What I Crave
  13. Nancy Apple – Bear In Them Woods
  14. Pat Todd & The Rankoutsiders – Bear In Mind
  15. Kent Norberg – Last Polar Bears
  16. The Men – The Spiderbear
  17. B.B.& The Blues Shacks – The Bear Is Back
  18. Tom Stevens – Bear In The Woods
  19. Sprague Brothers – She’s A Bearcat
  20. Louie Ortega – I Can’t Bear To See You Cry
  21. Southern Skyline – Steady With Teddy
  22. Elizabeth Cook – Teddy Bear
  23. Hermann Lammers Meyer – Little Teddy Bear

CD 2

  1. Bela B. – Running Bear
  2. The West Saugerties Ale & Quail Club – Grizzly Bear
  3. Dave Schramm & the 2-Five-One Jug Band All Stars – Bears
  4. Martin Belmont – Battersea Bears
  5. Hotel Rex – Tanz Bär tanz
  6. Sabrina Ascacibar – Ein Bär wie ein Mann
  7. Ladi Geisler – Baby Bear’s Birthday (Bärchens Geburtstag)
  8. Crystalairs – Das Bärenbaby Boris
  9. Gunter Gabriel – Schnapp Dir’n Bär (und lad ihn ein zum 5-Uhr-Tee)
  10. Ulrich Tukur & die Rhythmus Boys – Kleiner Bär von Berlin
  11. Götz Alsmann – Ein kleiner Bär mit großen Ohren
  12. Amy Allison – Moonlight On The Mountains
  13. Chip Taylor – Bearly Makin’ It
  14. Little Sparrow – The Hunted (A Bears Tale)
  15. Jim Diamond – Bear Family
  16. Hank Davis – Bearly Able
  17. George Hamilton IV – The Preacher And The Bear
  18. Ray Campi – Bear Me In Mind
  19. Roland Heinrich – The Ballad Of Papa Bear And Mr. Possum
  20. Johnny Bush – Beartooth
  21. The Siekers – Bears In Texas
  22. Riders In The Sky – Smokey The Bear
  23. Peter Cooper – Nashville Bear Scare

CD 3

  1. Roland Heinrich – Sixteen Discs
  2. Paul Burch – Ursula Major
  3. Johnny Vallis & Johnny Preston – Running Bear
  4. Björn Olsson – Björn Olsson
  5. Gwil Owen – Honey Bear
  6. Tim Carroll – Alley Oop
  7. Mike Bell & The Belltones – Crazy Bear Rock
  8. Velvetone – Fuzzy Brown
  9. Ervin Travis – Grizzly Bear
  10. The Twistaroos – The Grizzly Bear
  11. Dennis Diken – Bear (In My Garden)
  12. Hank Shizzoe – Beware Of The Bear
  13. Freddie Steady Krc – Like A Bear Loves Honey
  14. Phil Lee – I Wanna Spend My Christmas Time With You
  15. Goo Men – The Bear
  16. Mike And The Ravens – Once I Was A Dancing Bear
  17. Tommy Womack – Luigi, The Lonely Christmas Bear
  18. Tim Lee 3 – Ursa Major (Airships)
  19. Charlie and the Mothers of Propriety Pickett – What I Like About Miami
  20. Robert Johnson & The Punchdrunks – Don’t Touch That Bear Or I’ll Mangle You
  21. The Atomic Blast – The Amazing Hypno-Bear (On A Unicycle)
  22. Jeff Bird – Somebody’s Sleeping In My Bed

0 Franklin‘ – Soundtrack – 2009

Soundtrack zu einem Kurzfilm von Majanne Behrens, aufgenommen im Palais Aux Etoiles im August 2009:

RAY DEVARYO – Rubboard
TAMMO LÜERS – Lead Guitar
ANDY MERCK – Upright Bass
STEFF ULRICH – Rhythm Guitar

Produziert von Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Mix & Master: The Zumo Kings

0 Ride The Pale Horse – CD – 2009

VARIOUS ARTISTS
Ride The Pale Horse
Velvetone – Mormon Girl
Wolverine Records 2009
CD WR 154 DOWNLOAD BUNDLE

Mormon Girl

 Lüers-Merck-Wittke-Ulrich

Hey Mormon girl
Won’t you marry me,
Won’t you marry me here today
Hey Mormon girl
Won’t you marry me here today

Don’t tell anybody!
Don’t hesitate!
Could be our secret,
Cause it’s just for the moment – for one day.

I’m afraid there’s a problem
We can’t fix the common way
You’re talking religion
What price you gotta pay

A hungry life
In sacrifice
Your starving eyes…
They’re telling me those little white lies

It’s something anyone can see.
Dontcha fool the world
When you find yourself in a hormone whirl…

Hey Mormon girl
Won’t you marry me,
Won’t you marry me for one day
Hey Mormon girl
Won’t you marry me for one day

Don’t tell anybody!
Don’t hesitate!
Could be our secret,
Cause it’s just for the moment – for one day.

I’m sure you’re quite certain
Who you left along your way
(But) for the joy of loving
You just kneel down and pray

A sacred fight
To see ‘The Light’
Your longing eyes…
They’re telling me those little white lies

Believe me, you gone way too far!
Dontcha steal away
When you drag everyone in a hormone whirl…

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitars
ANDY MERCK – Upright bass, Harmony Vocals
STEFF ULRICH – Drums, Percussion, Harmony Vocals

Special Guest:
FRED ‘FLIP’ MÖHLMANN – Mouth Harp

Produced by Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Recorded January 2009 by Steff Ulrich at Palais Aux Etoiles, Bremen, Germany
Mixed & mastered by The Zumo Kings

Alle Tracks:

  1. Rumble Club – Lonesome Gunman Traveler
  2. Velvetone – Mormon Girl
  3. Sarah Blackwood – Dealin’ Aces
  4. The John E. Vistic Experience – Gamblin’ Man
  5. Brent Amaker & the Rodeo – They make Cowboys in Montana
  6. John Dear Mowing Club – Bare Hand
  7. Forgotten Sons – To Hell you ride
  8. The Sarah and Jeff Show – Long Black Train
  9. Chuck’s Wagon – Black Road
  10. Ghost Town Deputies – Furs ‘n Hides
  11. Benedicte Braenden – Dog House Rose
  12. Smokestack Lightnin’ – Country Girl
  13. Hank Ray – Demons in my head
  14. Chip Hanna – Alexander Platz Line (Acoustic)
  15. Eric Hisaw – Jake
  16. Mermaid Union – Borderline Country
  17. Ski’s Country Trash – Rose of Ballymore
  18. Bastard Sons of Johnny Cash – Restless Heart
  19. Stevie Tombstone – So goddamned Lonesome
  20. Kitty Reed – Love you, leave you
  21. Hack Mack Jackson – Trouble is not my business
  22. Slam and Howie & the Reserve Men – You ain’t free (when you’re a hobo)
  23. Sarah Skellington – Devil in the flesh
  24. The Molenes – Trouble in the corn
  25. Lacasa del Cid – Covering the sun
Alternative Country Compilation for the wild ones

 

LINER NOTES

Alternative Country at its best with the Spirit of Punk and Rockabilly.
Ein Sampler im Geiste von Johnny Cash und mit Bands, die den wahren Rock’n’Roll repräsentieren.
Handgemacht. Kräftig. Energiegeladen. Tief. Mit Seele! Auch ein must have für Fans von Mike Ness!

0 Alle gegen Alle – A Tribute To Slime – 2-CD/LP-Box – 2009

VARIOUS ARTISTS
Alle Gegen Alle – A Tribute To Slime
2-CD: Sunny Bastards / 4-LP-Box: Dröönland Production
Sunny Bastards 2009
Sunny Bastards CD Dröönland LP

Alle Tracks:

CD 1:

  1. ROCKFORMATION DISKOKUGEL – Hey Lutz, Wir Fahren Zu Slime
  2. KREATOR feat. NAGEL & THEES – Alle Gegen Alle
  3. DIE TOTEN HOSEN – Viva La Muerte
  4. BORN FROM PAIN – Tod
  5. VERLORENE JUNGS – Untergang
  6. KUMPELBASIS – Albtraum
  7. JINGO DE LUNCH – Etikette Tötet
  8. RASTAKNAST – Störtebecker
  9. VOLXSTURM – Gewinnen Werden Immer Wir
  10. BROILERS – Zusammen
  11. VELVETONE – Krüppel
  12. EMSCHERKURVE 77 – Religion
  13. DRITTE WAHL – Yankees Raus
  14. EL GORDO – Deutschland
  15. OHRBOOTEN – Legal, Illegal, Scheißegal
  16. COR – Zu Kalt
  17. DIMPLE MINDS – Gerechtigkeit
  18. DISTURBERS – A.C.A.B.
  19. BRIGADE S. – (Ihr ruft) Bullenschweine
  20. I DEFY – Disco
  21. STAGE BOTTLES – Robot Age
  22. ALARMSIGNAL – Wind
  23. MR. BURNS – Besserwisserei Stinkt
  24. FEUERWASSER – Red Nicht, Geh Los!
  25. KAPELLE VORWÄRTS – Ich War Dabei

CD 2:

  1. EMILS – Parcours #1
  2. HERR SCHWERS – A.S.o.t.B.
  3. JOHNNIE ROOK – Gegen Die Zeit
  4. MIMMIS – Der Tod Ist Ein Meister Aus Deutschland
  5. PÖBEL & GESOCKS – Keine Führer
  6. LOST BOYZ ARMY – Hey Punk
  7. SHEARER – Zweifel
  8. HULA PUNK – Yankees Raus
  9. TOTENMOND – Kauf Oder Stirb
  10. SS-KALIERT – Linke Spießer
  11. THE DETECTORS – Fuck Police Brutality
  12. POLKAHONTAS – Deutschland
  13. JESUS SKINS – Wenn Der Himmel Brennt
  14. GOTTKAISER – Seekarten
  15. KOMMANDO KAP HOORN – Wind
  16. EIGHT BALLS – 1,7 Promille Blues
  17. RABBLE ROUSERS – Legal, Illegal, Scheißegal
  18. THE BAND FROM A FUTURE – Disco
  19. SMALL TOWN RIOT – Tribute To Slime Medley
  20. KERNKRAFTRITTER feat. UWE – Iran
  21. AZRAEL – Artificial
  22. BÖHLE77 UND DER SWINGACLUB – Gerechtigkeit
  23. BLUTIGER OSTEN – Wieder Breit
  24. UNGUNST – Goldene Türme
  25. SUPABOND – Albtraum
  26. THIS BELIEF – Schweineherbst
  27. MANMADE – Großer Bruder
  28. AUSGELEBT – Streetfight
  29. DIVINE NOISE ATTACK – Legal, Illegal, Scheißegal

Das ultimative Tribut an die Hamburger Punklegende SLIME – 54 Coversongs und Hommagen feat. VELVETONE, DIE TOTEN HOSEN, KREATOR mit NAGEL & THEES UHLMANN, DRITTE WAHL, BROILERS, JINGO DE LUNCH u.a.! Die Doppel-CD erscheint auf SUNNY BASTARDS in Kooperation mit KERNKRAFTRITTER RECORDS.

1979 gegründet und mit Unterbrechungen bis 1994 aktiv, gehören SLIME zu den bekanntesten deutschen Punkbands aller Zeiten. Ihr Einfluss sowohl auf Zeitgenossen als auch auf Legionen von nachfolgenden Bands bis heute ist enorm und SLIME sind nach wie vor die absolut relevanteste Band, wenn es um die Verbindung des Images von Punkmusik in Deutschland mit linkspolitischen Inhalten geht.

Das Essener Label SUNNY BASTARDS präsentiert jetzt die erste offizielle und umfangreiche Hommage an das Hamburger Urgestein. Insgesamt 54 Songs wurden von ebenso vielen Interpreten aufgenommen, neben den bekannten Namen wie DIE TOTEN HOSEN, KREATOR (mit Unterstützung am Gesang von NAGEL / MUFF POTTER und THEES UHLMANN / TOMTE), TOTENMOND oder BORN FROM PAIN machen jedoch auch die zahlreichen genrefremden Interpretationen den besonderen Reiz dieser Zusammenstellung aus, so bringen die POLKAHONTAS »Deutschland« in einer Polkaversion, bieten die OHRBOOTEN »Legal, Illegal, Scheißegal« als Hip-Hop-Song, während die RABBLE ROUSERS (feat. ELF / ex SLIME) denselben Song mit Banjo in Folk-Gewässer steuern. VELVETONE bringen eine Rockabilly-Version, während HULA PUNK hawaiianische Klänge spielen. Die Indieband ROCKFORMATION DISKOKUGEL eröffnet den Sampler gar mit der schwungvollen Hommage-Eigenkomposition »Hey Lutz, Wir Fahren Zu Slime«.

Dieser mit viel Liebe und Herzblut zusammengestellte Tribute-Sampler sucht seinesgleichen und ist einfach Pflichtprogramm, nicht nur für alle SLIME-Fans oder Freunde der jeweils beteiligten Acts, sondern absolut unverzichtbar für jeden, der sich für deutschsprachige Punkmusik interessiert. Fast alle Songs wurden exklusiv für diesen Sampler aufgenommen. Doppel-CD mit rund 158 Minuten Spielzeit – im dreiteiligen Digipack, mit 24-seitigem 4c-Booklet, mit vielen Fotos, Vorstellung aller beteiligten Bands sowie persönlichen Statements / Linernotes der beteiligten Künstler!

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals
TAMMO LÜERS – Electric Guitar
ANDY MERCK – Upright Bass
STEFF ULRICH – Drums

Special Guest:
ELF – Acoustic Guitar

Produced by Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Recorded 2008 by Steff Ulrich at Palais Aux Etoiles, Bremen, Germany
Mixed & mastered by The Zumo Kings

0 Favoritenserie No.3 – Vinyl-10-Inch-LP – 2008

VELVETONE b/w LIQUID LAUGHTER LOUNGE QUARTET
Favoritenserie No.3
Rhythm Island Records 2008
CD & VINYL RIR 3 DOWNLOAD BUNDLE

LINER NOTES

I remember the first time I saw Velvetone burning up the stage ten years ago…

I looked at the room packed with dancing sweating bodies, then my toe started tapping and my hands got to clapping then my shyness was slipping cause them boys was rippin!
Then the heat of the beat overtook me and hooked me and I was dancing too!

They’ll swing you they’ll bop you then they’ll honky tonk you.
They’ll tickle your soul, make you reel till you roll
Serenade you so blue with that sound sweet and true

They’ll roll you they’ll rock you – Look out! They’ll cold-cock you
They’ll get you to shout till you’ve knocked yourself out
What they play you will feel – Nothing but the real deal!

Not much has changed since that night long ago, except my good pals Velvetone have gotten a whole lot more experience, touring with and supporting some of the best Roots Rock acts around, and, I’m proud to say, collaborating with me on my newest musical project, The Rabble Rousers. Oh yeah, they’ve also gotten lots better with every year that has passed since then. If you haven’t already, do yourself a favor: Check ‘em out!

Bill Collins
New Haven, Connecticut
August 2008

‘Pine Cone’ goes out to the Black Forrest Connection – it’s years’n’years ago that we shared stage with the Liquid Laughter Lounge Quartet at a Swamp Room Happening for the first time. More to come…

RAY DEVARYO – Vocals, Percussion
TAMMO LÜERS – Guitars, ‘Erich’ Herrnsdorf Lap Steel Guitar, ‘Uncle Erwin’ Farfisa
ANDY MERCK – Upright Bass & Fender Bass
STEFF ULRICH – Drums, Percussion & Darbuka

Produced by Velvetone & The Zumo Kings
Recorded July 2008 at Palais Aux Étoiles, Bremen-Germany
Mixed & mastered by The Zumo Kings

Alle Tracks:

Velvetone

  1. Block The Clock
  2. Cash Is Gone
  3. Wild Night Out
  4. Pine Cone
  5. No Smoke

Liquid Laughter Lounge Quartet

  1. Dr. No
  2. Tired Of Being Free
  3. Closed For Repair
  4. Atomic Radio