Workdogs – One Night Only: Remixed & Remastered (DOWNLOAD, US)

2000s King Dog Biscuit Records
01. Autograph Blues
02. Graveyard
03. I’m Wrong
04. Totally Different Boogie
05. Scared
06. Haunted House
07. Rob’t Kennedy Blues
08. Insane Asylum
09. Boo
10. I Saw Mommy…
11. Unbroken
12. Moon Goin’ Down
NOTES:
Expanded reissue of the Workdogs album One Night Only featuring Jon Spencer and Jerry Teel of Boss Hog and Honeymoon Killers. Tracks new to this edition are Autograph Blues, Scared, Haunted House, Rob’t Kennedy Blues and Moon Goin’ Down.

The original eight-track vinyl LP was released on 10 October 1995 and also includes the song Roberta which is not this edition.

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion album Mo’ Width features a track titled Rob K (Rob K is President on the re-release) on which he performs as a preacher. And finally Jon Spencer has recorded with Rob K on several Workdogs records.

The Remixed & Remastered is available as a download from the official Workdogs bandcamp page.

SONG CREDITS:
[Exact credits unknown, 3 of the new songs are recorded live at CBGB’s.]

01. Autograph Blues
Run Time: 04:45

02. Graveyard
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 03:39

03. I’m Wrong
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 04:20

04. Totally Different Boogie
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 04:45

05. Scared
Run Time: 02:39

06. Haunted House
Run Time: 06:10

07. Rob’t Kennedy Blues
Run Time: 03:18

08. Insane Asylum
Writer: Willie Dixon
Published: Arc Music Corp., BMI
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 04:00

09. Boo
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 05:46

10. I Saw Mommy…
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 05:09

11. Unbroken
Writers: (c)1995, 1994 Workdogs, Jarvis, Kennedy
Published: King Dog Biscuit ASCAP
Recorded August 9th & 11th, 1992
Recording Engineer: Jerry Teel

Bass/Words: Rob Kennedy
Drums: Scott Jarvis
Guitar: Jerry Teel
Guitar/Theremin: Jon Spencer
Run Time: 04:25

12. Moon Goin’ Down
Run Time: 08:40

p 1995 Workdogs

SLEEVE NOTES:
[Sleeve notes from original vinyl release]

“Perhaps the most odious aspect of managing the Workdogs is fielding the inevitable phone call from their sideman on the day after a hot gig. Basking in the afterglow of the previos p.m., he or she is full of blues bravado and bluster and ready to take on the entire planet siding with the ‘dogs. It is my disagreeable duty to have to bring them back to reality – the Workdogs gig is – ONE NIGHT ONLY!

It is the principal that the Workdogs were built upon: every guest shall have his or her chance to blow the ‘dogs into another dimension – each and every one of them bringing something special and unique to the stage – for ONE NIGHT ONLY!

That’s all you get. It wouldn’t be the way the Workdogs want it – DIFFERENT – each and every night, if they didn’t change the lineup each and every night. I show compassion and offer the consolation that there will be some sort of alumni reunion as there usually is – ONE NIGHT ONLY!

I never mention the Workdogs’ penchant for pairing improbable sideman combos like slide trombone and lap steel guitar, or inviting ten musicians to participate in a karaoke cover band. That’s the chance they take playing with the Workdogs. Odds are that they will never see Rob and Scott again. Or maybe they’ll get a phone call at 4 a.m. some Sunday night with some strange address and an invitation to jam – ONE NIGHT ONLY!

But musicians are a depressing lot, prone to morosity and tending to dwell on imagined wrongs. I have had to take out restraining orders against more than one fanatical sideman to discourage their obsessive behavior. Fortunately this did not apply to the two sidemen represented here. They understood instinctively that this was it – the night that all the other nights had been leading up to – ONE NIGHT ONLY!” – Yves Bisquet, NYC

DETAILS:
ARTWORK:
Jacket Design: Kurt Hoffman

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