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Shockabilly: Heaven (Chadula)

The final Shockabilly studio recording with Eugene Chadbourne, Kramer, and David Licht, assembled after the band broke up, contrasted with alternate versions of many songs.
 

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Label: Chadula
Catalog ID: shockHeav
Squidco Product Code: 10903

Format: CDR
Condition: New
Released: 2008
Country: USA
Part one is fro the original C-60, part two combines solo demo tracks and live recordings.


Personnel:

Eugene Chadbourne-acoustic guitar, electric guitar, vocal, rake, personal effects, production, editing, birdcage

Kramer-keyboards, cheap electronics, electric bass, production, editing, horns

David Licht-drums, percussion, driving

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track listing:


1. Instant Karma 1:53

2. She Was a Living Breathing Piece of Dirt 2:15

3. Red Headed Stranger 3:00

4. When You Dream About Bleeding 2:46

5. Tau and the Soldier 2:07

6. Life's a Gas 3:02

7. Tray-Panning the Man 2:34

8. Hendrix Buried in Tacoma 2:24

9. How Can You Kill Me I'm Already Dead 2:20

10. Vampire Tiger Girl Strikes Again 1:46

11. Pity Me Sheena 3:05

12. Happy New Year 3:08

13. Our Metempsychosis 3:42

14. Strawberry Fields Forever 3:09

15. While My Guitar Gently Weeps 2:15

16. Bluegrass Breakdown/Instant Karma 2:11

17. She Was a Living Breathing Piece of Dirt 1:51

18. Red Headed Stranger 2:39

19. Red Ball Liquor Bar 6:14

20. Traypanning the Man 2:16

21. Psychotic Reaction 1:34

22. They Froze Jim Jone's Brain 3:17

23. Nympho Lodge 2:05

24. The Great Wall Behind the Shopping Center 3:15




Related Categories of Interest:

Chadbourne. Eugene

Rock and Related
Improvised Rock
NY Downtown & Jazz/Improv

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The final studio recording assembled after the band broke up is contrasted with alternate and inspirational versions of songs such as Instant Karma, She Was a Living Breathing Pie.


Artist Biographies:

"A seemingly endless -- and endlessly eclectic -- series of releases made the innovative guitarist Eugene Chadbourne one of the underground community's most well-known and well-regarded eccentrics. Born January 4, 1954 in Mount Vernon, NY, Chadbourne was raised in Boulder, CO, by his mother, a refugee of the Nazi death camps. At the age of 11, the Beatles inspired him to learn guitar; later exposure to Jimi Hendrix prompted him to begin experimenting with distortion pedals and fuzzboxes. Ultimately, however, he became dissatisfied with the conventions of rock and pop, and traded in his electric guitar for an acoustic one, on which he began to learn to play bottleneck blues.

Perhaps Chadbourne's most significant formative discovery was jazz; initially drawn to John Coltrane and Roland Kirk, he later became an acolyte of the avant excursions of Derek Bailey and Anthony Braxton. Despite the huge influence music exerted over his life, however, Chadbourne first studied to become a journalist, but his career was derailed when he fled to Canada rather than fight in Vietnam; only President Jimmy Carter's declaration of amnesty for conscientious objectors allowed the vociferously left-wing Chadbourne to return to the U.S. in 1976, at which time he plunged headlong into the New York downtown music scene. After releasing his 1976 debut, Solo Acoustic Guitar, he began collaborating on purely improvisational music with the visionary saxophonist John Zorn and the acclaimed guitarist Henry Kaiser.

Quickly, Chadbourne carved out a singular style, comprised of equal parts protest music, free improvisation, and avant-garde jazz, topped off with his absurd, squeaky vocals. A complete list of Chadbourne's countless subsequent collaborations and genre workouts is far too lengthy and detailed to exhaustively document, although in the early '80s he garnered some of his first significant attention as the frontman of Shockabilly, a demented rockabilly revisionist outfit which also featured the well-known producer Kramer. Following the group's breakup, Chadbourne turned to his own idiosyncratic brand of country and folk, accurately dubbed LSD C&W on a 1987 release, the same year he joined the members of Camper Van Beethoven for a one-off covers project. In addition, he recorded with artists ranging from Fred Frith and Elliott Sharp to Evan Johns and Jimmy Carl Black, the original drummer in the Mothers of Invention; in between, he continued exploring unique styles inspired by music from the four corners of the globe, all the while issuing a seemingly innumerable string of records, most of them on his own Parachute label."

-All Music (http://www.allmusic.com/artist/eugene-chadbourne-mn0000172925/biography)
10/11/2017

"David Licht (born 20th century in Detroit, Michigan) is a drummer and a founding member of the Grammy Award-winning American Klezmer band The Klezmatics. He moved to New York City in 1985 to help manage a recording studio, joined the band Bongwater, and later met Frank London with whom he started The Klezmatics. He also played with When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water."

-Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Licht)
10/11/2017

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