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the sonics

fifty (black Friday 2015)

etiquette / light in the attic

limited 3lp + book + poster & download

Released: 27th Nov 2015


out of stock

an excellent collection of righteous, raucous, r&b-influenced vintage garage rock’n’roll from the seminal Washington quintet.

in the running for the hotly-contested title of ‘the first punk band’, the sonics’ riotous brand of rock not only changed the musical landscape of the 1960s pacific northwest but influenced some of rock’s great innovators such as the cramps, nirvana, the white stripes and the fall. this limited black friday special release includes faithful reproductions of the classic albums ‘here are the sonics’ and ‘boom’ as well as a third disc of rarites, a 36-page LP-sized booklet detailing the oral history of the band from all five original members as well as dozens of previously unpublished images from the archives of celebrated photographer Jini Dellaccio, and an 18” x 24” colour poster.

fifty (black Friday 2015)


Here are the sonics (disc 1)

  1.  Gettin' Together
  2. Feel So Lonely
  3. Passed By
  4. Lost In A Daydream
  5. Dirty Robber
  6. Have Love Will Travel
  7. Comin' Home
  8. Won't Beg Any More
  9. Crystalline Chandelier
  10. Like Me Love Me
  11. Strychnine
  12. Good Golly Miss Molly

boom (disc 2)

  1. Cinderella
  2. Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark
  3. Skinny Minny
  4. Let The Good Times Roll
  5. Don't You Just Know It
  6. Jenny Jenny
  7. He's Waitin'
  8. Louie Louie
  9. Since I Fell For You
  10. Hitch Hike
  11. It's Allright
  12. Shot Down

volume 3 (disc 3)

  1. The Witch (Alternate Take)
  2. Keep A Knockin'
  3. The Hustler
  4. Psycho (Live)
  5. The Witch (Live)
  6. Santa Claus
  7. It's Christmas
  8. Don't Believe In Christmas
  9. The Village Idiot
  10. The Witch (Switchblade Version)