The Shadows + 2 Bonus - 180 Gram
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INCLUDES 2 BONUS TRACKS
This special collector’s edition on 180 gram vinyl includes The Shadows’ self-titled debut LP, The Shadows, originally released by Columbia Records in September 1961 and long unavailable on vinyl. This seminal album helped define the primal nature of instrumental rock. While most British bands of the period relied heavily on material from their American predecessors and contemporaries, The Shadows’ debut album featured 7 original compositions, including the superb “Shadoogie” and “Nivram” (a jazzy number featuring great dual electric guitar work by Hank Marvin and Bruce Welch and a throbbing walking bass solo by Jet Harris) which really showcase the talents of all involved.
In addition to the original album, this WaxTime collector’s edition also includes 2 bonus tracks from the same period, featuring the well-known hit-singles “Apache” and “Dance On!”
HANK MARVIN, lead guitar and piano
BRUCE WELCH, rhythm guitar
JET HARRIS, Bass guitar on all tracks (except side 2, track 8)
BRIAN "LICORICE" LOCKING, bass guitar (on side 2, track 8)
TONY MEEHAN, drums on all tracks (except on side 2, track 8)
BRIAN BENNETT, drums (on side 2, track 8)
Recordedat EMI Studios (studio 2), Abbey Road, London, between June 17, 1960
and June 21, 1961 (with the exception of “Dance On!” which was recorded in the same studio in 1962).
02 BLUE STAR
04 BABY MY HEART Vocals: Hank Marvin
05 SEE YOU IN MY DRUMS
06 ALL MY SORROWS Vocals: Jet Harris
07 STAND UP AND SAY THAT!
08 APACHE (*)
02 FIND ME A GOLDEN STREET
03 THEME FROM A FILLETED PLACE
04 THAT’S MY DESIRE Vocals: Bruce Welch
05 MY RESISTANCE IS LOW
06 SLEEP WALK
07 BIG BOY
08 DANCE ON! (*)
(*) BONUS TRACKS