The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Rocketship [Red] (7″, AUSTRALIA)

June 1997 Au Go Go ANDA231
A. Rocketship
B. Chocolate Joe
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Rocketship [Red] (7", AUSTRALIA) - Disc - Side A
Red vinyl 7″ in die-cut plain white paper sleeve. The black vinyl edition in a picture sleeve is the more common commercially released version of this single.

Rocketship appears on the album Now I Got Worry and was only released as a single in Australia, also issued on black vinyl and as a five track CD.

Chocolate Joe is an alias of Bob Log III and the track was exclusive to this release until the expanded 2010 reissue of Now I Got Worry.

Bob Log III toured with The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (as part of Doo Rag) and released the split EPs Let Every Town Furnish It’s Own Women and Sinful Tunes and Spirituals (Doo Rag) with Twenty Miles.

A. Rocketship
[no details given on sleeve, the following information is taken from Now I Got Worry]
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: © 1996 Spencer/Explosion
Produced: Jon Spencer and Jim Waters
Recorded at Easley Studio, Memphis; G-Son, Los Angeles; and Waterworks West, Tuscon.
Mixed at Waterworks West.
Engineers: Saylor Breckenrigde, Mario Caldato Jr., Doug Easley, Davis McCain and Jim Waters.
Mastered: Howie Weinberg and Roger Lian at Masterdisk

B. Chocolate Joe
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
[Exact credits unknown – they do not appear on this single or the Now I Got Worry [2010] release]

INNER SLEEVE: “FILDESBAG (03) 9598 8988”

COVER: “Blues Explosion: Judah Bauer, Russell Simins, Jon Spencer

Au Go Go Records
GPO BOX 542d, Melbourne, VIV, Australia 3001”

ARTWORK: [no details]


A: “Goodbye Little Honda” SAE MASTERING”
B: “Congratulations Walter!” SAE MASTERING”

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