Sunday, January 24, 2010

the CRAMPS: [1980] Songs the Lord Taught Us [Illegal]

The Cramps were an American punk rock band formed in 1976 and active until 2009, with the death of lead singer Lux Interior. Their line-up rotated much over their existence, with the husband and wife duo of Interior and lead guitarist Poison Ivy the only permanent members. Guitarist Bryan Gregory and drummer Pam Ballam rounded out the first complete lineup in April 1976.
They were part of the early CBGB punk movement that had emerged in New York. The Cramps are noted as influencing a number of musical styles: not only are they one of the first garage punk bands but also by being the first known band to blend punk rock with rockabilly, The Cramps are widely recognized as one of the prime innovators of psychobilly, and they inspired many of the early goth rock bands.

.tv set
.rock on the moon
.i was a teenage werewolf
.sunglasses after dark
.the mad daddy
.mystery plane
.zombie dance
.what's behind the mask
.i'm cramped
.tear it up
.i was a teenage werewolf (with false start)
.mystery plane
.twist and shout
.i'm cramped
.the mad daddy
..password: hha

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