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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Pilsner - Single (1983) (w/Jerry Nolan)

Perhaps everyone know Jerry Nolan as the drummer for the New York Dolls and Johnny Thunders & The Heartbreakers, two legendary bands. But after those bands became extinct what happened to him. Apparently for most of the 1980s he and Thunders were living in Sweden. While there he got involved with a little known band named Pilsner and released this single. Mr. Nolan not only produced it but also sings on both songs and by the sound of it must have been involved in writing the lyrics and maybe the music. The style is definitely 1970s New York with plenty of street attitude. Wouldn't it be sweet to see this re-released with any bonus tracks that might exist. More info here:

01. I Refuse (To Live In The USA)
02. Sleep With You

Electrochoc - Bordeaux France 1-30-79 + single 1978

Direct from Bordeaux  France, Electrochoc. They released my favorite French Punk single in 1978 and disappeared not long after. Luckily someone taped this live show so that the rest of what they created can be heard even if it is only a good listenable audience recording. Twelve songs including the two from the single and a cover of Roll Over Beethoven are accounted for. Does anyone have a clue as to the titles of the other songs? It's a tragedy they never released an album because it would have been a classic of the era. This one I got in a trade years ago from here:
For additional listening pleasure the single is included.

@ Bordeaux France 1-30-79
01. title unknown
02. title unknown
03. title unknown
04. title unknown
05. title unknown
06. title unknown
07. title unknown
08. title unknown
09. Roll Over Beethoven
10. Chaise Electrique
11. title unknown
12. Trois Minutes

Single 1978:
01. Chaise Electrique
02. Trois Minutes