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by Men & Volts

Recorded as Men & Volts’ fourth album in ‘84 with the same lineup as Tramps in Bloom, It is finally released now, more than thirty years later!
Genre: Rock: Mod
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Boomtown
4:33 $0.99
2. Records Go 'round
3:04 $0.99
3. Cheer Up
3:04 $0.99
4. No Shower No Shave
3:48 $0.99
5. The Titantic
4:35 $0.99
6. New York
4:04 $0.99
7. Present Danger
5:59 $0.99
8. Police Blotter
3:28 $0.99
9. The Static
2:12 $0.99
10. Driving With the Governor
4:08 $0.99
11. The Only House On the Block
1:59 $0.99
12. Present Sense
3:30 $0.99
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Album Notes

side 1
1. Boomtown (Kaplan-Greenberger)
2. Records Go ’Round (Kaplan-Greenberger)
3. Cheer Up (Kaplan-Greenberger)
4. No Shower No Shave (Kaplan-Greenberger)
5. The Titanic (trad., arr. Kaplan)
6. New York (Kaplan)
side 2
7. Present Danger (Kaplan)
8. Police Blotter (Kaplan)
9. The Static (Kaplan)
10. Driving with the Governor (Cronenberg-Greenberger)
11. The Only House On My Block (Kaplan-Greenberger)
12. Present Sense (Kaplan)

Phil Kaplan: guitar, vocals
Jon Proudman: drums
David Greenberger: bass guitar, background vocals, organ
Roger Stevenson: vocals, bass guitar (4, 6, 12)
Jeff Cronenberg: guitar, slide guitar, vocals, dobro

Mastered by Scott Anthony at Storybook Sound, Maplewood, NJ
1, 2, 4, 7, 9 recorded by Stevenson & Cronenberg at Hudson Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY, 1984
3, 8 recorded by Michael Bloom at WMFO, Tufts University, Medford, MA, 1983 (Brief interlude at the end of 3 recorded in Erie, PA, 1972: D. Greenberger: guitar, G. Ponticello: banjo, D. Van Amburg: fiddle)
5, 11 recorded by Charlie Rosina at WBLA3, Boston, 1984
6 recorded by Stevenson & Cronenberg in Somerville, MA, 1984 (Jack Mudurian intro recorded by Greenberger at Talent Show, St. John’s, Jamaica Plain, MA, 12 June 1981)
10 recorded by Frank Coakley at WGBH, Boston, 1983
12 recorded by R. Stevenson at Buff & Buff, Jamaica Plain, MA, 1981, transfer & edits by D. Greenberger

Cover design & photos by Greenberger
All songs published by Modern Variety Music/BMI



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