The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Lost Blues Power! [Bootleg] (LP, JAPAN)

2001
A1. Blues Explosion Attack
A2. Dig My Shit
A3. Blues Power
A4. 2 Kindsa Love (Duck Rock 105.9 FM Remix)
A5. Do You Wanna Get Heavy? (Duck Rock Hip ‘n’ Bass Remix)
A6. Attack (Detroit)

B1. Snake Drive
B2. Snake Drive Reprise
B3. Boogie Chillen
B4. The Criminal Inside Me
B5. David Holmes feat. Jon Spencer – Bad Thing
B6. Blues Explosion Man

VIEW:
NOTES:
Bootleg LP issued in stickered die-cut black card sleeve. Exact release date is unknown but it was either during 2001 or 2002, cover artwork is taken from a poster by Frank Kozik from The Middle East, Cambridge, MA, US (February 26, 1995).

The studio recordings of B1 – B4 were released on the R.L. Burnside album A Ass Pocket of Whiskey but it is believed that these are live versions recorded Live for Dutch TV in 1996.

For all other tracks the original/official releases these were taken from are detailed in ‘Song Credits’.

This is one of a number of Japanese bootleg LP’s which feature rare and unusual tracks:

Lost Blues Power! [Bootleg] (LP, JAPAN)
Rare Tracks [Bootleg] (LP, JAPAN)
This Is Blues Power! [Bootleg] (LP, JAPAN)
Vpro Session, Sept ’94 [Bootleg] [Cock Rock Music] (10″, JAPAN)

SONG CREDITS:
A1. Blues Explosion Attack
Original Release: Selector Dub Narcotic
Recorded: Dub Narcotic Sounds Olympia
Voice/Organ: Jon Spencer
Drums: Russell Simins
Guitar: Judah Bauer
Recorded: 3.23.97
VIEW LYRICS: Blues Explosion Attack

A2. Dig My Shit
Original Release: What’s Up Matador
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded/Mixed at Waterworks West

A3. Blues Power
Original Release: Heavy (CD, UK)
Studios: Electrical, RPM, Greene Street, Waterworks, Big House, Moon Age, K, Ghetto
Mastering: Andy VanDette and Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Recorded: Steve Albini, Scott Harding and Greg Talenfeld
Mixed: Jamey Staub and with Greg Talenfeld
Harmonica: Talenfeld

A4. 2 Kindsa Love (Duck Rock 105.9 FM Remix)
Original Release: Heavy (CD, UK)
Studios: Electrical, RPM, Greene Street, Waterworks, Big House, Moon Age, K, Ghetto
Mastering: Andy VanDette and Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Recorded: Jim Waters
Remixed: Duck Rock
Manipulated: Q’Hey

A5. Do You Wanna Get Heavy? (Duck Rock Hip ‘n’ Bass Remix)
Original Release: Heavy (CD, UK)
Studios: Electrical, RPM, Greene Street, Waterworks, Big House, Moon Age, K, Ghetto
Mastering: Andy VanDette and Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Recorded: Suz Dyer
Mixed with Dan the Automator
Remixed: Duck Rock
Manipulated: Shunsuke Kida
Backing Vocals: Dexter Conyers, Lee ‘Scout’ Ford, Jerome ‘Rome’ Cohen and Jason Powell

A6. Attack (Detroit)
Original Release: Heavy (CD, UK)
Studios: Electrical, RPM, Greene Street, Waterworks, Big House, Moon Age, K, Ghetto
Mastering: Andy VanDette and Howie Weinberg at Masterdisk
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Recorded: Steve Albini
Remixed: Mick Collins and Jim Diamond

B1. Snake Drive
Original Release: [not commercially available]
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with R.L. Burnside
Recorded Live for Dutch TV (1996)

B2. Snake Drive Reprise
Original Release: [not commercially available]
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with R.L. Burnside
Recorded Live for Dutch TV (1996)

B3. Boogie Chillen
Original Release: [not commercially available]
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with R.L. Burnside
Recorded Live for Dutch TV (1996)

B4. The Criminal Inside Me
Original Release: [not commercially available]
Jon Spencer Blues Explosion with R.L. Burnside
Recorded Live for Dutch TV (1996)

B5. Bad Thing
Original Release: David Holmes – Bow Down To The Exit Sign
Writers: Holmes/Mossman/Morris/Jonathan K. Spencer
Published: Universal/Island Music/Copyright Control/Dirty Shirt Music/BMG Music Publ. Ltd
Vocals: Jon Spencer
Backing Vocals: Nmarcell D. Lashley/Helga Davis/Carl Hancock Rux
Turntables/Special FX: David Holmes
Moog Organ/Percussion: Darren Morris
Bass/Guitar/Percussion: Phil Mossman
Produced: David Holmes with Phil Mossman/Darren Morris/Tim Goldsworthy
Engineered: Jagz Kooner
Mixed: David Holmes/Craign Silvey at Konk studios
Recorded: Plantain Studios, N.Y.C.
Programming: Tim Goldsworthy
Additional Programming: Jagz Kooner
Additional Recording Engineer: Phil Mossman
Assistant Engineer: Jon Weiner & James Murphy
Remixed at Echoplex Studio, London

B6. Blues Explosion Man (Live)
Original Release: Tibetan Freedom Concert (3xCD, US)
Writers: Spencer/Explosion
Published: Dirty Shirt, BMI
Recorded: New York City, June 7, 1997

SLEEVE NOTES:
n/a
DETAILS:
ARTWORK: Kozik

BARCODE: n/a

RUN-OUT GROOVE ENGRAVING:
A: “AE 38913/A”
B: “AE 38914/A”