7/22/14

Back to School at Norton Records!




NEW NORTON RELEASES • IN STOCK NOW

396 Kim Fowley
Kim Fowley on Norton!
KIM FOWLEY TECHNICOLOR GREASE
• LP ED-396
• CD CED-396
(Norton 396) Lost Treasures From The Vaults Volume Four
Our fourth excursion into the early career of the legendary Kim Fowley rounds up 16 rare productions, compositions and performances first issued on independent Southern California labels. From the crazed vocal hi-jinx of the pre-Rivingtons Crenshaws to the sultry doo-wop of Yolanda and the Naturals to the Zappa-esque lunacy of Vito and the Hands, each and every track bears the unique Fowley stamp!
CRENSHAWS Moonlight In Vermont/ NEWMARKS Goody-Goody Gum Drop/ RANGERS Justine/ YOLANDA AND THE NATURALS My Memories Of You/ JACK B. NIMBLE AND THE QUICKS Like Keyed/ FOUR AFTER FIVES Hello Schoolteacher!/ MEMORIES Little Bitty Girl/ BLUE BELLS Atlantis/ RANGERS Reputation/ ALTHEA AND THE MEMORIES In This Whole Wide World/ RANGERS Mogul Monster/ FALLING ANGELS She’s Mine, All Mine/ KIM FOWLEY Pop Art ‘66/ VITO AND THE HANDS Vito And The Hands/ BELFAST GYPSIES People Let’s Freak Out/ BILL WOODS Story Of Susie
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45-1702 FLAMETHROWERS
(45-1702) Double 45 gatefold set! Raw 1960 Detroit guitar instrumentals from the Clix and Bel-Mar labels-- super tuff to find rare sides! Deluxe photo-filled gatefold package with extensive liner notes by Mike Hurtt make this a must-have! Two brutal records with brutal sound!
Five Southwest slabs from the vaults of 
Yucca Records 1958 - 1966!
45-884 BOB TAYLOR - DON T BE UNFAIR
45 884 BOB TAYLOR AND THE COUNTS Don't Be Unfair/ BOBBY FULLER Say Honey
Monster El Paso rock and roll! One of the wildest! Flip is an outtake from Fuller's first 45 session!
45-885 LONG JOHN HUNTER - EL PASO ROCK
45 885 LONG JOHN HUNTER El Paso Rock/ LONG JOHN HUNTER Ride With Me Baby
Explosive guitar driven border town R&B! Classic top deck (later covered by Bobby Fuller) b/w unissued rocker!
45-886 BOB TAYLOR - TAYLOR ROCK
45 886 - BOB TAYLOR AND THE COUNTS Taylor's Rock/ BOB TAYLOR AND THE COUNTS Thunder
Pounding instrumentals from El Paso teen royalty! Flip is from a different session than on LP version!
45-887 DON ORR
45 887 - DON ORR AND THE ORIGINAL ROCKETS Sarah Jane/ SONNY WALLACE Black Cadillac
Two killer rockers! Frantic unissued top side b/w tense, brooding sleazer!
45-888 CHUCK SLEDGE - WHITE HEAT
45 888 - CHUCK SLEDGE White Heat/ STEVE COOPER AND THE AVANTISSky Diver
Brutal unissued heavy reverb surf pounder coupled with rare 1966 blaster! Two great El Paso instrumentals!
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RAY AGEE - I'M LOSING AGAIN (SOUL TOWN) Super rare tough R&B/soul belter!
DUSTY BROWN - WELL YOU KNOW (BANDERA) Raw blues guitar/harp stomper!
JAMES BROWN - CHONNIE ON CHON (FEDERAL) Amazing Little Richard style romper!
RUTH BROWN - I WANT TO DO MORE (ATLANTIC) Rockin' double decker! Two on one!
CLEARWATER - DUCK WALK (USA) Killer Chicago Diddley-esque blaster!
HAYES COTTON - BLACK WINGS HAVE MY ANGEL (RESIST) "Satan in high heels" - tuff!
PHIL FLOWERS - THE DANCES (SWAY) Incredible R&B dance howler! Crazed guitar!
LIL GRAY - ARE YOU FOOLING? (JERMA) Rockin' soul/blues with great guitar!
JOHN GREER - BOTTLE UP AND GO (GROOVE) Raw booze belter!
SLIM HARPO - LITTLE QUEEN BEE (EXCELLO) Thumping swamp blues bopper!
HOWLIN WOLF - SMOKE STACK LIGHTNING (CHESS) All time classic! Fantastic!
SONNY JACKSON - MY BABE (SUE) Blazing guitar ripper! Great version!
TONI JORDAN - THE BEND (DANAE) Drunken ,mambo chant b/w blues killer!
LULA REED AND FREDDY KING - YOU CAN'T HIDE (FEDERAL) Sharp R&B rocker!
LAZY LESTER - I'M A LOVER, NOT A FIGHTER (EXCELLO) All time blues monster!
LITTLE WALKIN WILLIE - GOTTA GOTTA GET CHA (JAGUAR) Insane jump blues!
LOVERS - SECURITY (CHECKER) Tarheel Slim! Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle on flip!
NATHANIEL MAYER - I WANT LOVE AND AFFECTION (NOT THE HOUSE OF CORRECTION) (FORTUNE) Powerful James Brown style rocker! Nay Dog at his best!
VINCE MONROE - GIVE IT UP (EXCELLO) Ballsyhonker! Cool!
IKE TURNER - SHE MADE MY BLOOD RUN COLD (FEDERAL) Killer R&B creeper!
UTOPIANS - DUTCH TREAT (IMPERIAL) Wicked mad Mike Monster! FANTASTIC!
GARY "SPIDER" WEBB - THE CAVE (BAMBOO) Solid spooky rocker! Fantastic!

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7/16/14

Norton Canada Junket Aug 28-31


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5/17/14

Norton Triple Wax Release Blast May 31



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• NORTON TRIPLE RECORD RELEASE BLAST •

TRIPLE-ACTION NORTON WAX TRIATHLON BLASTEROO -- May 31… three new albums debut in person in ACTION at a Saturday nite stomp to SAVOR! Come dig the sounds after the WFMU record fair! Enjoy the killer taco truck delectables in Union Pool's posh courtyard…. sample an exciting array of beverages… and…. dance! shout! KNOCK YOURSELF OUT!
• LIVE • ON STAGE • UNHINGED • ON THE LOOSE •
DADDY LONG LEGS 11 PM
NEW LP BLOOD FROM A STONE
Insane new Norton footlong from the world's wildest blues stomping' trio - all hopped up from their Euro-tour!
THE A-BONES 10 PM
NEW LP EARS WIDE SHUT
A-Bones recorded live in the studio Superb Owl weekend- frantic never sounded so flammable… or inflammable! Special guest will be The Great Gaylord!
MIRIAM 9 PM
NEW LP NOBODY'S BABY
Trap titan is lured to the fore by big shot studio brass and things happen- but can they cut it live? Producer mogul Sam Elwitt and combo provide the push!
Tune in to wfmu.org on Thursday May 29 - 10 PM EST for a preview of NOBODY'S BABY on the Dave The Spazz show as Dave The Spazz grills Sam and Miriam about the making of the album! Yes, the stars will be stopping in  at the station as they begin the hard climb to the toppermost of the poppermost, starting with a big record release live debut at Union Pool with the A-Bones and Daddy Long Legs. 
TOP DJS TIL 4 AM
AVI SPIVAK AND PHAST PHREDDIE Double duty wax attacks from the dedicated followers of forty fivedom!
Advance copies of these killer new albums and all Norton wax (plus umpteen rarities) and Kicks Books publications will be available from the NORTON RECORDS stalls at the WFMU Record Fair.
ADVANCE COPIES OF ALL NEW WAX WILL BE AVAILABLE AT UNION POOL ALONG WITH ASSORTED BAND STUFF!
Stay tuned for more developments!
DOORS AT 8 PM
COME EARLY - STAY LATE!
Union Pool serves libations.. for those with gyrations!
Taco truck on premises. Clean restrooms. Wooden dance floor. Outdoor smoking patio. E-Z access to all airports.
UNION POOL 484 Union Ave
BROOKLYN
SATURDAY • MAY 31 • $10 • ALL NITE • ALL RIGHT
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5/7/14

Spring 2014 Norton Releases


NEW
New Norton wax is upon us-- a slathering of grease for the loud and the lovelorn-- these seven inch slabs pave the blacktop for twelve inch action coming in June!
Check out the website - lots of hot new wax from Norton and other attitudinal labels plus loads of previously-out Norton titles are now BACK IN PRINT!
Plus new stuff from Kicks Books.. soon to celebrate five years in biz-- four of them above water!
45-182-Tico and the Triumphs
182 TICO AND THE TRIUMPHS – HERE COMES THE GARBAGE MAN/THE BIGGEST LIE I EVER TOLD Two unissued 1962 sides from the Jerry Landis (Paul Simon) New York City group!
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183 MIRIAM – MY LOVE HAS GONE/THERE GOES MY BABE Miriam steps out from behind the A-Bones drum kit for her first solo outing-- two songs from the upcoming NOBODY'S BABY album. Produced by Sam Elwitt. Of course!
45-9667 Barrence Whitfield-1
9667 BARRENCE WHITFIELD AND THE SAVAGES – ONE MORE TRY/STOMPIN’ RIFF RAFFS – WHAT A SHAME Northeast meets Far East as the Savages channel Frankie Lee Sims while the Riff Raffs clobber their side with a nod to Don and Dewey!
45-184 Dondee and the Glades
184 DONDEE AND THE GLADES – THAT’S WHY I CRIED/I HAD A DREAM A true early sixties sad sack anthem – as the cover claims, “For Losers Only.” Nothing about this record is right.
45-185 Johnny Burnette

185 JOHNNY BURNETTE – YOU GOTTA GET READY/ FANTABU-LOUS Early rock n’ roll demos! Johnny and Dorsey tear it up with a full band on the rockin’ You Gotta Get Ready from Norton’s CRAZY DATE LP while the frantic flip makes its first appearance on wax!

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SUN RA -PROPHETIKA (45-1901) CENTENNIAL SOUVENIR (KICKS BOOKS) Two never heard and top rank Sun Ra vocal sing-song doomsday recitations, one with fabulous instrumentation. This small-hole 45 RPM record commemorates the Sun Ra Centennial 2014 and celebrates the publication of the first book of a three "hip-pocket paperback" trilogy called PROPHETIKA--apocalyptic end-time warnings to heed from Kicks Books! Each sleeve is stamped and numbered.
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PROPHETIKA by Sun Ra (KB9) Foreword by Charles Plymell. Introduction by Phast Phreddie Patterson. The first of three books that will comprise the PROPHETIKA trilogy, a lost trove of unpublished end-times poetry and prose-- hard-edged predictions and prognostications to mankind from the doomsday pen of visionary genius Sun Ra! From Kicks Boks, who previously bought you Sun Ra's THIS PLANET IS DOOMED (KB2) - also available!
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SWEET EBONY by Royston Ellis! (KBB1) Britain's original beat author, the inspiration for the Beatles' Paperback Writer, resurfaced last year with Kicks Books' GONE MAN SQUARED, after going MIA for five decades. Now, he's back in action, taking the publishing world by storm with SWEET EBONY, the first of TWELVE titles for Kicks Books- with a new book due each month for the next twelve months! SWEET EBONY charts new genre-warping terrain as four free-thinking women from California travel to Kenya on a safari in search of the "F' word- fulfillment of their wildest desires. Ellis writes with shrewd insight into four disparate personalities coping with the clash of cultures at the end of the 1970's. Come along for a wild ride with the man the Beatles called "Paperback Writer", who Jimmy Page backed as a young stringbuster, and who Time Out declared one of London's all-time Top Teenage Rebels! Kicks Books Blue-- for those who wish turn up the heat! KBB series is a thick, larger format book.
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