Andre Williams – Black Godfather (LP, US)

10 April 2000 In The Red ITR 065
A1. Intro
A2. The Black Godfather

A3. Whip The Booty
A4. Whatcha Gonna Do
A5. Sling That Thing
A6. The Dealer, The Peeler & The Stealer
A7. Freak Blues

B1. You Got It and I Want It
B2. Nasty Women
B3. I Hate Cha
B4. Montana Slim
B5. I Wanna Go Back To Mexico
B6. Can’t Find My Mind

Andre Williams - Black Godfather (LP, US) - Cover
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NOTES:
Vinyl edition of Andre Williams is The Black Godfather LP.

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion appear on both The Black Godfather and Hit Squad and the Intro to the album makes use of a Boss Hog sample (of “Daddy Sez”).

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion recorded two songs for the album Andre Williams is The Black Godfather and Williams sang lead vocals on the song Lapdance (released on Acme Plus / Xtra Acme USA).

Jon Spencer appears on and is credited as ‘Musical Director’ of the Andre Williams & The Sadies album Night & Day.

SONG CREDITS:
Executive Producer: Mick Collins
Mastered: Andre Knecht at ARK Digital

A1. Intro
Featuring a sample from Boss Hog’s “Daddy Sez”
Published: Madam’s Organ Music

A2. The Black Godfather
Writers: Williams/Explosion
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar/Vocals: Jon Spencer
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Dirty Shirt Music (BMI).
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

A3. Whip The Booty
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Recorded: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

A4. Whatcha Gonna Do
Writers: Williams/Dirtbombs
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Mick Collins
Bass: Jim Diamond
Fuzz: Deon Fisher
Drums: Ewolf
Drums: Pat Patano
Backups: The Dirtbombs
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/South of Eight Mile Music (BMI)
Produced/Recorded/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

A5. Sling That Thing
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Sax: Steve McKay
Trumpet: Eric Dyrenforth
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

A6. The Dealer, The Peeler & The Stealer
Writers: Williams/Compulsive Gamblers
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Greg Oblivian
Drums: Jack Oblivian
Bass: Jim Diamond
Organ: Brenden Sprengler
Backups: Compulsive Gamblers
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Compulsive Gamblers Music (BMI)
Recorded: Jim Diamond
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Records, Detroit, MI.

A7. Freak Blues
Writers: Williams/Mackay/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Sax: Steve Mackay
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

B1. You Got It and I Want It
Writer: Williams
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Mick Collins
Bass: Jim Diamond
Fuzz: Deon Fisher
Drums: Ewolf
Drums: Pat Pantano
Backups: The Dirtbombs
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)
Produced/Recorded/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

B2. Nasty Women
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Back-Up’s: Mick Collins & The Countdowns
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

B3. I Hate Cha
Writers: Williams/Compulsive Gamblers
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Greg Oblivian
Drums: Jack Oblivian
Bass: Jim Diamond
Organ: Brenden Sprengler
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/Compulsive Gamblers Music (BMI)
Recorded: Jim Diamond
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Records, Detroit, MI.

B4. Montana Slim
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Recorded/Mixed: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.

B5. I Wanna Go Back To Mexico
Writers: Williams/Countdowns
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Brian Waters
Bass: John Sellers
Guitar: Zac Pike
Drums: Craig Waters
Trumpet: Eric Dyrenforth
Publishing: DKW Music (BMI)/You’ve Got To Buy Your Own Music (ASCAP)
Recorded: Mike McHugh at The Distillery, Costa Mesa, CA.
Produced/Mixed: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recorders, Detroit, MI.

B6. Can’t Find My Mind
Writers: Rorschach & Interior
Vocals: Andre Williams
Guitar: Tom Shannon
Guitar: Dave Shannon
Drums: Dana Hatch
Publishing: Illegal Songs Inc. (BMI)
Recorded: Scott Waters in Chiliocothe, OH.
Mixed/Produced: Mick Collins at Ghetto Recoders, Detroit, MI.

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Cover Concept: Larry Hardy
Photographs: Jimmy Hole/Devil Jones
Art Direction/Layout/Design: Jimmy Hole

BARCODE: [no barcode on artwork but it would probably be “7 59718 50651 5”]

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “ITR 065 – A re1 (SIDE A Pe BPS 3685. 1(2)”
B: “ITR 065 A SIDE B RE1 Pe BPS 3685 2(2)”

[The “Pe BPS” part is a signature which could be a name or different set of letters. There really is a “(” before Side A and a crossed out “A” on side B.]

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