R.L. Burnside – A Ass Pocket of Whiskey [Promo] (CD, US)

18 June 1996 Matador Records OLE 214-2
01. Goin’ Down South
02. Boogie Chillen
03. Poor Boy
04. 2 Brothers
05. Snake Drive
06. Shake ‘Em On Down
07. The Criminal Inside Me
08. Walkin’ Blues
09. Tojo Told Hitler
10. Have You Ever Been Lonely?
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NOTES:
Promo edition issued in stickered white card slip-case.

The tracklisting on sleeve and disc lacks the ‘?’ at the end of ‘Have You Ever Been Lonely?’.

This album was originally released by Matador Records on vinyl and cd. This was later issued by Fat Possum on CD.

This album is a collaboration between the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, R.L. Burnside and Kenny Brown record in one “afternoon of 2-6-96 at Lunati Farms in Holly Springs, MS.”

The musical arrangements used on 2 Brothers and Tojo Told Hitler would later evolve into the song Cool Vee released by the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion on the 2Kindsa Love UK CD single, a Cool Vee French Promo CD and the Japanese release of Now I Got Worry.

Have You Ever Been Lonely? is a jam based on Vacuum of Loneliness originally released on the 1992 self-titled album.

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion also collaborated with R.L. Burnside on the songs Alice May and Highway 7 released on his 1997 album Mr Wizard.

SONG CREDITS:
Vocals/Guitar: R.L. Burnside
Guitar: Kenny Brown
Guitar/Harmonica/Vocals/Casio SK-1: Judah Bauer
Drums: Russell Simins
Guitar/Vocals/Drums/Theremin: Jon Spencer

Recorded on the afternoon of 2-6-96 at Lunati Farms in Holly Springs, MS.

Produced: Matthew Johnson
Recorded: Bruce Watson
Mixed/Sequenced at Waterworks, Tuscon, AZ by Jim Waters and Judah Bauer
Assisted by Saylor Breckenridge

01. Goin’ Down South
Writer: Burnside
Published: Mocking Bird Music (BMI)

02. Boogie Chillen
Writer: Hooker
Published: Duchess Music (BMI)

03. Poor Boy
Writer: Burnside/Explosion

04. 2 Brothers
Writer: Burnside/Explosion

05. Snake Drive
Writer: Burnside
Published: Mockingbird Music (BMI)

06. Shake ‘Em On Down
Writer: Burnside

07. The Criminal Inside Me
Writer: Burnside/Explosion

08. Walkin’ Blues
Writer: Burnside
Published: Mocking Bird Music (BMI)

09. Tojo Told Hitler
Writer: Burnside/Explosion

10. Have You Ever Been Lonely?
Writer: Burnside/Spencer/Explosion

SLEEVE INFORMATION:
STICKER: [Inlcudes artist, title, tracklisting and the following.]

LP – CD in stores June 18, 1996
A Matador/Fat Possum co-release
OLE 214-2P ©(p) 1996 Matador Records
676 Broadway, NYC 10012 Promotional Copy Not For Sale

DISC: Duplicates information on cover sticker and adds “All Rights Reserved All Wrongs Reversed”.

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BARCODE: n/a

MATRIX: “3 OLE 0214-2 SRC##01”

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