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  • Audio CD (18 May 2010)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import
  • Label: Sony Music Entertainment***
  • ASIN: B003DC87RU
  • Other Editions: Audio CD  |  Vinyl  |  MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 221,743 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Get With It
2. Can't Stop
3. Son Of Sam
4. Cool Vee
5. Afro
6. R.L. Got Soul
7. Blues X Man
8. Watermain
9. Love All Of Me
10. Fuck Shit Up
11. Hot Shot
12. Skunk
13. The Vacuum
14. Of Loneliness
15. Sticky
16. Bellbottoms
17. The Feeling Of Love
18. Down Low
19. Dynamite Lover
20. Flavor
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Mr. H Chinaski on 31 Dec. 2010
Format: Audio CD
As a youngster growing up in southern England during the late 80's/early 90'2, rock 'n' roll & blues were quite far down the list of music deemed acceptable for me to cherish. No, my parents were huge Pink Floyd & Yes fans and they surely expected me to follow suit, how dissapointed they must have been to hear this racket emanating from my childhood bedroom whilst all my old school friends were desperately trying to bestow the virtues of rap upon me (sadly they failed to see the irony of their championing of Vanilla Ice's blatent plagiarism of a black style of music whilst simultaneously lambasting me for my 'white boy playing the blues' tastes). We did have that brief moment where it seemed plausible that Kurt Cobain was about to step out from our television screens and proceed to stampede across all bad music taste and provide an outlet for us repressed rockers to live our dirty little secret in the public domain, but for the main, growing up in the early 90's was an extremely bad time for any genuine music lover. Radio was dominated by either distressing euro disco or any number of forgettable Brit pop combos.

Growing up on a diet of Captain Beefheart (R.I.P) records that I had inherited from my older brother's hand-me-downs, I was already acutely aware of the power of rock 'n' roll. It's vitality, brutality & general air of rebellion gave my life some genuine pupose during a time of much lonliness & loss. But however much Beefheart I consumed, it could do little to prepare me for my true rock 'n' roll epithany. The moment my life changed forever. Sitting on my bedroom floor debating whether to attempt that evenings homework assignment or not (probably not), my brother burst into the room and proclaimed his latest discovery as 'the greatest music ever made'.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Paul Rayson on 5 July 2010
Format: Audio CD
The official Controversial Negro used to be available only in Japan. It was out in 1997 and recorded the year before in Tuscan, Arizona, although the nine songs at the end of this reissue are from 1994. Promo versions had a cool Mick Jagger cover, but they had to replace that when Mick Jagger said so. They replaced him with an ape. The cover of the reissue, which preserves the Japan design, is still pretty cool.

A record of the Blues Explosion in concert is vital. The outtakes and alternate versions of songs, say, on Mo' Width or the Now I Got Worry reissue testify that the band are in an ongoing conversation with rock & roll. A conventional studio album catches only part of the conversation. Collaborations such as those with R.L. Burnside get another side of it, of course. A live version of a song, though, expands more on what they're talking about, and sometimes it's dirtier.

The "hits" are in the set ("Afro", "Bellbottoms", "Flavor"). The show-stopper "Blues X Man" is in the set. The liner notes, as with those for the Dirty Shirt Rock 'N' Roll compilation and Now I Got Worry reissue, are filled with insight and diverse detail (hardware info: they used vintage Music Mann and Sunn amplifiers!). The theremin is in full effect. Enjoy the show.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By megapunkrockness on 16 April 2011
Format: Audio CD
I can't offer much of a 'review' other than to say for 1 millionth time that The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are an awesome band and should be heard by a wider audience, this is a great live album but you really should just see them live....This also seems a good opportunity to link you to some other great stuff by members of the band, (yes, i do this shamelessly) Going Way Out With Heavy Trash, Public Places, and the finest album post Blues Explosion!! Check it out! The Man Who Lives for Love
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They've made some great studio albums, being much more adventurous than many of the punk-a-billy-blues acts they are often lazily compared to, BUT their forte has always been the live experience. Recorded live at the Tucson Congress Hotel, in the autumn of 1996, it's a blistering, battering rollercoaster ride of stomping, fuming, screaming, roaring rawk and roll at its very best.

Raw and raunchy - and that's just the crowd! - it grips from the first minute and doesn't let go until the breathless last few seconds. Jon Spencer's skills as an exciting showman are on full display here, as he howls and hollers like a man possessed; Judah Bauer's muscular, taut guitar and Russell Simin's powerhouse drums kick the whole thing into a frenzied orbit.

It might be stripped-back-to-basics r 'n' r, but there are plenty of interesting, 'experimental', vocal and guitar sounds interwoven throughout; plenty of dynamic light and shade, plus many tempo changes that make sure your attention is fully kept. It's loud. it's proud and profane, and it's sweatily, stonkingly brilliant!
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2 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 4 April 2001
Format: Audio CD
After I was round at my friend's house one afternoon and listening to this CD, I couldn't wait to get it. We ordered me a copy there and then on his computer. John Spencer has another album out called "The left hand of love" that is also good but not quite as good as this. It is hard to put into words what it is that is so good about this CD. For me it is probably the witty lyrics or the guitars but I'm sure there MUST be something for everyone in here.
I normally like more rocky music (Greenday) or something punk/ska'ish (Less Than Jake) but I found this very entertaining. My friend who is an avid DANCE AND GARAGE music fan (God have mercy on his soul ;-) ,) is the proud owner of this CD.
What more can I say? Amazon deserves your money NOW! BUY THIS CD NOW!!!!!!
To give you an idea of some other music I like, bellow are a few of my favourite bands and a suggested album in brackets
Less Than Jake (hello rockview) Reel Big Fish (Turn the radio off) Weezer (Pinkerton) Feeder (Yesterday went too soon) Greenday (Nimrod) Nirvana (Insecticide) <=== For those bad days!!
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