The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Afro (7″, UK)

7 February 1994 Matador Records OLE-077 7
A. Afro
B. Relax-Her
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Black vinyl 7″ single in picture sleeve only released as a single in the UK, from the album Extra Width.

The test-pressing of this single features the B-side Relax-Her under the working title of Incidental. Jon Spencer can be heard to announce it as such at the start of the recording.

Relax-Her was included on the 2010 Shout! Factory reissue of Extra Width + Mo’ Width (2xCD, US).

nb. The official Matador Records discography gives the release date as 24 July 1993 but the sleeve artwork includes the year 1994 and after their appearance on The Word (11 February 1994) Mark Lamarr states that the single was released that week making the date 7 February 1994.

SONG CREDITS:
nb. The following information is based on that given on the Extra Width sleeve and Extra Width 2010 reissue.

A. Afro
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: Memphis at Easley Recording, Memphis/Waterworks Recording, NYC
Mixed: Waterworks, Jan ’93
Engineered: Doug Easley and Davis McCain (Memphis) and Jim Waters (NYC)
Produced: Jon Spencer.

B. Relax-Her
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Organ: Doug Easly
Sax: Kurt Hoffman
Recorded: Wharton Tiers at Fun City, NYC, Oct 20, 1992
Mixed at Waterworks, NYC with Jim Waters 1992-93
Produced: Jon Spencer

SLEEVE INFORMATION:
REAR: with guests Doug Easly (organ) and Kurt Hoffman (sax)
Photo: Lavine

Matador Records inc. 676 Broadway, NYC 10012. USA

Extra Width

LABEL: Made in The UK
All rights reserved all wrongs reversed
45 rpm

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ARTWORK: [no details]

BARCODE: n/a

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “GO T-WAH! OLE-0777-A MASTERED BY TRUTONE RJ”
B: “I KILLED CONAN B OLE-0777-B MASTERED BY TRUTONE RJ”

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