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Eyes and Ears back

VARIOUS ARTISTS, BEACH BLVD, LP

$33.98

RSD 2020 RELEASE. INFLUENTIAL INDEPENDENT LABEL, POSH BOY, HELPED THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA PUNK SCENE TO GAIN TRACTION IN THE LATE ’70S AND EARLY ’80S THROUGH A SERIES OF RELEASES BY THEN-UNKNOWN BANDS. THE LEGENDARY 1979 COMPILATION BEACH BLVD REFERENCED ROUTE 39, A HIGHWAY THAT CONNECTED THE LABEL’S VARIOUS ARTISTS, LOCATED IN SUBURBS FROM HUNTINGDON BEACH UP TO THE SAN GABRIEL VALLEY. ROSEMEAD’S SIMPLETONES WERE ONE OF THE FIRST MELODIC PUNK ACTS; HUNTINGDON BEACH’S THE CROWD DREW FROM SURF ROCK AND HARDCORE IN EQUAL MEASURE, WHILE THE MATERIAL CREDITED TO RIK L RIK ARE ACTUALLY REMIXES OF DEMOS HE CUT WITH NEGATIVE TREND , NOW WITH BASS OVERDUBS BY SIMPLETONES GUITARIST JAY LANSFORD , WHO ALSO CUT LEAD GUITAR ON “ATOMIC LAWN”. THIS ULTRA-EXPANDED, DOUBLE VINYL REISSUE FEATURES 17 BONUS TRACKS OF SIMPLETONES AND THE CROWD MATERIAL, AS WELL AS LIVE MATERIAL FROM RIK L RIK’S FIRST GROUP, THE LEGENDARY F-WORD! , AND THE TWO ONLY KNOWN TRACKS RECORDED BY THE KLAN , THE SHORT-LIVED QUARTET FRONTED BY SIMPLETONES VOCALIST, RICHARD “SNICKERS” SCOTT . INCLUDES UPDATED LINER NOTES. YELLOW AND TURQUOISE VINYL; GATEFOLD SLEEVE; EDITION OF 700.


01. SIMPLETONES – KIRSTY Q
02. SIMPLETONES – I HAVE A DATE
03. SIMPLETONES – TIGER BEAT TWIST
04. RIK L RIK – BLACK AND RED
05. RIK L RIK – MEAT HOUSE
06. THE CROWD – SUZY IS A SURF ROCKER
07. THE CROWD – LIVING IN MADRID
08. THE CROWD – TRIX ARE FOR KIDS
09. THE CROWD – MODERN MACHINE
10. THE CROWD – NEW CREW
11. RIK L RIK – I GOT POWER
12. RIK L RIK – MERCENARIES
13. RIK L RIK – ATOMIC LAWN
14. SIMPLETONES – DON`T BOTHER ME
15. SIMPLETONES – CALIFORNIA
16. DIRK DIRKSEN – SPOKEN WORD INTRO*
17. F-WORD – DO THE NIHIL*
18. F-WORD – OUT THERE*
19. F-WORD – DO THE HAZE*
20. F-WORD – GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL*
21. F-WORD – SHUT DOWN*
22. SIMPLETONES – I LIKE DRUGS*
23. SIMPLETONES – DEAD MEAT*
24. SIMPLETONES – TV LOVE*
25. SIMPLETONES – ROCK N ROLL STAR*
26. SIMPLETONES – DISCO APE*
27. SIMPLETONES – NASTY NAZI*
28. THE CROWD – RIGHT TIME*
29. THE CROWD – DESMOND AND KATHY*
30. THE CROWD – MELODY HILL*
31. THE KLAN – PUSHIN’ TOO HARD*
32. THE KLAN – COVER GIRLS*

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