THE HALLUCINATIONS – MESSIN’ WITH THE KID: A ‘1000 DANCES’ EXCLUSIVE.
A rare find. A cover version of Messin’ With The Kid by Junior Wells. Now officially confirmed by Steve Nelson that this track is by the Hallucinations. (Steve was the former manager of The Boston Tea Party rock club and is now President and Co-Founder of the Music Museum Of New England. www.mmone.org/)
1972 ATCO Records #45-6890.
An instrumental by ‘Buddy Guy’ with ‘The J.Geils Band’.
Atlantic B-Side. Japan P-100A.
A rare instrumental found on the B-Side of ‘Peanut Butter’.
TRYING TO LIVE MY LIFE WITHOUT YOU:
Atlantic Records #3453.
Non album track. Appears on the B-side of ‘I Do’. From a P/S 45 date stamped JAN 25 1978.
EMI America #8007.
Non album track. Appears on the B-side of ‘One Last Kiss’ in the USA.
EMI America #8016.
Remixed single version. Also available on the LP/CD ‘Flashback’ released in 1985.
NO ANCHOVIES PLEASE:
1980 EMI America.
Taken from the album ‘Love Stinks’. The reversed lyrics on this track say this when played backwards:
“It doesn’t take a genius to know the difference between chicken shit and chicken salad”.
This is an MP3 of that track inverted. At about 1 minute 34 seconds you can hear the line. Thanks to 1000Dances for the inverted MP3.
THE SNOWBALLS – COME ON TO THE CHRISTMAS PARTY:
1980. Rare ‘lost’ unreleased J.Geils Band Xmas song featuring Jay Geils on Sax!! Unheard for over 20 years.
Thanks to Bob Karwin for sharing this exclusive recording, found by Boston radio
legend Carter Allen on a cassette of a Christmas show he presented on Dec 25th,
1980. Hear The J.Geils Band like you’ve never heard them before!
1980 EMI America #V-7843-1/2.
Extended Dance Mix (6:12) From a 12-inch promo vinyl record. B-side features the single version and ‘Tell ‘Em, Jonesy’.
RAP THE WORLD – Ryuichi Sakamoto:
1992 Virgin America #CDVUS46 262555 PM 527.
From the CD ‘HEARTBEAT’ by Japan artist Ryuichi Sakamoto. Magic Dick guests on track 2 ‘Rap The World’.