The Sonics Boom

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  • Originally Released: 1999
  • Label: Norton


  • 1.Cinderella
  • 2.Don't Be Afraid Of The Dark
  • 3.Skinny Minnie
  • 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 All Right
  • 12.Shot Down
  • 13.The Hustler
  • 14.The Witch (Alternate Take)
  • 15.Psycho (Live)
  • 16.The Witch (Live)

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The Sonics: Larry Parypa, Andy Parypa, Gerry Rosalie, Bob Bennett, Rob Lind.
Recorded in 1965. Originally released on Etiquette. Includes liner notes by Miriam Linna.
Digitally remastered by Bob Irwin.
Personnel: Larry Parypa (vocals, guitar); Rob Lind (vocals, saxophone); Gerry Roslie (vocals, keyboards); Andy Parypa (vocals); Bob Bennett (drums).
Photographer: Jini Dellaccio.
While it might not be the mainline shot of rock & roll that was their debut, the Sonic's second studio full-length, released in 1966, is a stellar album in its own right. BOOM, which alludes to both the band's regional origins and the inspiration for their name (the Pacific Northwest being a fabled testing ground for Boeing jets), contains raw garage-rock originals such as "Cinderella" and "The Hustler"; punked up versions of "Jenny Jenny Jenny" and "Don't You Just Know It"; and a howling, scorched-earth take on the definitive anthem for rock-&-roll delinquency "Louie Louie." The Sonics embodied everything rock & roll was and is still about: taking the most primal and carefree aspects of being alive and providing them with a musical avatar. Three chords never sounded so truthful. The 1999 Norton Records reissue contains three bonus tracks.
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  • UPC: 731253090523
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