Bo Diddley Bo Diddley's Beach Party 180g LP (Mono)
Bo Diddley Bo Diddley's Beach Party 180g LP (Mono)
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Sundazed
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Bo Diddley Bo Diddley's Beach Party 180g LP (Mono)

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SKU:
SUNLP5444
UPC:
090771544414
180g Vinyl! Cut from the Original Chess/Checker Masters!

It's the beach party of your dreams. Not one of those with the squeaky-clean suburban kids doing the frug at Malibu like in the movies, oh no. This is Myrtle Beach, filled with dangerous bikers and gang members and hot mamas and escaped convicts and god knows who else (best not to ask), all cruising for kicks. It's after midnight but the heat still lingers from a blistering day. Except for a small bonfire, the dark is all-enveloping; couples vanish into it and you'd best be looking elsewhere. At the fire, some guy's carving his initials into his hand with a pen knife, and two babes are noodle-dancing to the waves, or maybe just the voices in their heads. They need music, dammit. Just then, a cloud of dust materializes at the far end of the boardwalk, heading your way, getting closer by the minute. As it approaches, you can just make out the silhouette of a rather large man atop a little motor scooter, some crazy looking guitar slung over his shoulder. Who IS this guy? The scooter chugs to a stop at your feet, and off steps the only musician in the known world who could play this party without having the shit kicked out of him. Bo Diddley.

He plugs in, kicks off a scorching guitar riff. The band falls in. And the place goes totally batshit. Miraculously, someone thought to bring along a tape recorder. The result: Bo Diddley's Beach Party, the absolute pinnacle of vicarious musical thrills. Presented in its original, glorious, Distort-O-Phonic mono, this sweaty grungefest kicks ass from start to finish.

Lots of albums claim to be essential, groundbreaking, and all that crap, and pointyheaded rock crits fawn over cosmic lyrical brainfarts and diminished ninths and such. Bo Ddiddley's Beach Party just kicks sand in their faces and dares you not to dance.

Sundazed earnestly believes that you have no business calling yourself a rock 'n roll fan, an r&b maven, or even a sentient human being unless this album is in your collection, that's how crucial it is. In fact, don't even talk to us until it's in your hands. They mean it.

"This album contains 30-plus minutes of the best live rock & roll ever issued on record: Diddley and company are "on" from the get-go..." -Bruce Eder, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Vinyl
• Cut from the original Chess/Checker masters
• Faithful reproduction of the original artwork
• Mono

Selections:
Side One:

1. Memphis
2. Gunslinger
3. Hey Bo Diddley
4. Old Smokey
5. Bo Diddley's Dog
Side Two:
1. I'm All Right
2. Mr.Custer
3. Bo's Waltz
4. What's Buggin' You
5. Road Runner
Description
180g Vinyl! Cut from the Original Chess/Checker Masters!

It's the beach party of your dreams. Not one of those with the squeaky-clean suburban kids doing the frug at Malibu like in the movies, oh no. This is Myrtle Beach, filled with dangerous bikers and gang members and hot mamas and escaped convicts and god knows who else (best not to ask), all cruising for kicks. It's after midnight but the heat still lingers from a blistering day. Except for a small bonfire, the dark is all-enveloping; couples vanish into it and you'd best be looking elsewhere. At the fire, some guy's carving his initials into his hand with a pen knife, and two babes are noodle-dancing to the waves, or maybe just the voices in their heads. They need music, dammit. Just then, a cloud of dust materializes at the far end of the boardwalk, heading your way, getting closer by the minute. As it approaches, you can just make out the silhouette of a rather large man atop a little motor scooter, some crazy looking guitar slung over his shoulder. Who IS this guy? The scooter chugs to a stop at your feet, and off steps the only musician in the known world who could play this party without having the shit kicked out of him. Bo Diddley.

He plugs in, kicks off a scorching guitar riff. The band falls in. And the place goes totally batshit. Miraculously, someone thought to bring along a tape recorder. The result: Bo Diddley's Beach Party, the absolute pinnacle of vicarious musical thrills. Presented in its original, glorious, Distort-O-Phonic mono, this sweaty grungefest kicks ass from start to finish.

Lots of albums claim to be essential, groundbreaking, and all that crap, and pointyheaded rock crits fawn over cosmic lyrical brainfarts and diminished ninths and such. Bo Ddiddley's Beach Party just kicks sand in their faces and dares you not to dance.

Sundazed earnestly believes that you have no business calling yourself a rock 'n roll fan, an r&b maven, or even a sentient human being unless this album is in your collection, that's how crucial it is. In fact, don't even talk to us until it's in your hands. They mean it.

"This album contains 30-plus minutes of the best live rock & roll ever issued on record: Diddley and company are "on" from the get-go..." -Bruce Eder, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Vinyl
• Cut from the original Chess/Checker masters
• Faithful reproduction of the original artwork
• Mono

Selections:
Side One:

1. Memphis
2. Gunslinger
3. Hey Bo Diddley
4. Old Smokey
5. Bo Diddley's Dog
Side Two:
1. I'm All Right
2. Mr.Custer
3. Bo's Waltz
4. What's Buggin' You
5. Road Runner
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Bo Diddley
Title
Bo Diddley's Beach Party
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
Mono
1
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Creation Date
Release Date
08-27-2014
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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