7/22/14

Midsummer Mayhem at Norton Records!



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NEW NORTON RELEASES • JULY SCORCHERS

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KIM FOWLEY TECHNICOLOR GREASE
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(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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TONITE • TUESDAY JULY 22
INTOXICA WITH HOWIE PYRO
The King of the Coast presents a special Kim Fowley 75th birthday show and debuts all the new Norton Records releases including Kim's golden treasure trove TECHNICOLOR GREASE which sees release on his big 75!
Listen live 9-11 PM PST HOWIE PYRO'S INTOXICA
Click on LISTEN in the tabs across the top!
If you miss tonite's show,dig the archive at HOWIE PYRO PODCASTSand dig Howie in print now as a DANGEROUS MINDS contributor!
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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

Rebel Night July 19 Barrence Whitfield + the A-Bones!

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REBEL NIGHT PRESENTS….
BARRENCE WHITFIELD &THE A-BONES

TAG TEAM BLASTEROO!
Saturday July 19 S.R.B.177 Second Ave Brooklyn
Hula rock blast!
The A-Bones will blast through their own SET and then will back Barrence Whitfield on a total UPSET overdrive calamity! Starting the night with a howl will be Rockabilly X and The Clams! Washable duds recommended.
MC - Dave The Spazz
Super celebrity legend!
Movies by Gary Scopi
The Ultimate!
DJs Phast Phreddie + DJ Jumpy
Top jocks spin stax o' wax!
Traditional Japanese BBQ -- BYOB (Bring Your Own Bib!)
Limbo Contest -- BYOS (Bring Your Own Stretcher!)
EAT • STOMP • DRINK
ALL NIGHT LONG!
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• NORTON AUGUST PREVIEW - STAY TUNED •

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NORTON TRIPLE THREAT CARAVAN TO CANADA!
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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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4/17/14

Sun Ra Book Launch April 25



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KICKS BOOKS PRESENTS NEW "HIP POCKET PAPERBACK" PROPHETIKA: LOST WRITINGS OF SUN RA (VOL. 1) IS HERE!
In this centennial of Sun Ra's birth, Kicks Books delivers a new collection of lost parables and polemics. PROPHETIKA will be the tenth title from Brooklyn's unsinkable KICKS BOOKS COMPANY, which went underwater in Hurricane Sandy. All of its titles, which include works by Andre Williams, Nick Tosches, Harlan Ellison, Royston   Ellis, Kim Fowley and Charles Plymell, are back in print!

• KICKS BOOKS • THE OWL HAS LANDED •

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Kicks "Owl" Tote available now!
THE OWL has indeed landed... our new mascot arrives via our first-ever Kicks Books book bag, just in time for our big bash on April 25 at THE POETRY PROJECT at historic ST MARKS CHURCH IN-THE-BOWERY.. celebrating the publication of PROPHETIKA, an apocalyptic array of unpublished Sun Ra poems and polemics, timed to preview during the Grand Cardinal Cross and to coincide with with this month's solar eclipse.. all heralding Sun Ra's birth centennial... articulating the goods at the book launch will be beat poet king
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CHARLES PLYMELL of BENZEDRINE HIGHWAY fame, Sun Ra disciple/ rhythm & blues legend BARRENCE WHITFIELD, bi-coastal author / DJ/ saxophone stylist PHAST PHREDDIE, Detroit's destructo-guitar god MICK COLLINS of the GORIES and the DIRT BOMBS (who will leave his axe at home and go for an all-out oratory instead)... and "space" theremin- wielding Mike Edison who will make and break the mood as required, and pontificate at will...
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... and perfume will be available at the reading which will be followed by an all-niter at Jonathan Toubin's SHAKIN ALL OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS DOWN stomp at Home Sweet Home, 131 Chrystie Street... join the pilgrimage over to Home Sweet Home, as Charles, Phreddie, Mick, Mike, Barrence and the Kicks krew spin outta site outer space dance floor
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rompers and stompers in the basement while the Saturn Room upstairs will provide a heavenly haven for snugglers and stargazers... CHARLES PLYMELL's birthday arrives at midnite, so causes for celebration shall multiply... THE ROYSTON ELLIS monthly series is off to the races with our format-busting SWEET EBONY in the new KICKS Big Book BLUE series.. you heard right.. a book a month for a year... watch for May publication RUSH AT THE END by Royston Ellis.. from Kicks Big Books LAVENDER BLUE.. genre busting, gender bending ... hard-edged and harder bitten... that's Ellis in a nutshell... and yes, limited fragrances are concocted for each book in the series...pick up some scents for mothers day and start your fragrance collection while you can... the ink is dry
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Mike Edison, Charles Plymell, Mick Collins, Phast Phreddie
on our agreement to publish WHEN PIMPS WERE KING as a he/she duo, a year in the life of a pimp... circa 1970... true story diary style combo... half pimp... half prostie... the pair is due for Kicks Books Blue series this summer... all roads now lead to our year end Kicks Books 5th anniversary... which will ignite with the anticipated publication of I FOUGHT THE LAW, the authorized biography of Bobby Fuller by Miriam Linna and Bobby's brother Randy Fuller. Fuller's musical legacy comes to the printed page with four wheels burning... details follow on all counts... STAY YE TUNED.. and see you at St. Marks Church and Home Sweet Home on April 25!

• SUN RA PROPHETIKA EVENT BALLYOO •

What: SUN RA CENTENNIAL! Kicks Books and The Poetry Project present the PROPHETIKA book launch with all nite dance to follow at Home Sweet Home hosted by Jonathan Toubin and Shakin All Over Under Sideways Down!
When: Friday April 25
Where: St Marks Church on the Bowery, 131 E. 10th Street NYC and after-prance is at 131 Chrystie Street NYC
Time: Doors 10 PM, event begins 10:20 sharp
What: Rants, raves and readings from Charles Plymell, Mick Collins, Phast Phreddie, Barrence Whitfield, and Mike Edison with occasional noise from the space theremin and the Phast sax. First availability of books and perfume.
Followed by: All night celebration with Sun Ra superfan Jonathan Toubin and crew at Home Sweet Home!
Join luminaries Barrence Whitfield, Phast Phreddie Boogaloo Omnibus, Mike Edison, Mick Collins, and CHARLES PLYMELL as they read the secret screeds-- long lost unseen pronouncements of doom and rancor from the Sun one. Hear, heed, read and then join the Jonathan Toubin brigade all nite Sun Ra dance-o-thon at Home Sweet Home ... from 131 E. 10th Street to 131 Chrystie Street... let the interconstellational Cardinal Grand Cross mayhem BEGIN!

• KICKS BOOKS • IN PRINT & ON KINDLE •

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12/18/13

Norton Stones Series!




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 • HAPPY 70th BIRTHDAY KEITH RICHARDS • 

We're celebrating Keith's big 7-0 here at Norton Records by blasting our ever growing Norton Rolling Stones 45 RPM Series, now featuring over 50 early Stones compositions as performed by today's top hitmakers worldwide.
 On 45 RPM vinyl singles, of course.
On the Norton label.
Of course!

Dig the entire NORTON ROLLING STONES SERIES!