MUTANTS OF THE MONSTER - A TRIBUTE TO BLACK OAK ARKANSAS (digital/CD/double LP) is OUT NOW!
Produced by Joecephus and The George Jonestown Massacre (Joey Killingsworth / Dik LeDoux), and released on Saustex. One fine double album, six years in the making, many amazing collaborators, and a whole lotta animals helped by purchasing it! Thanks to Joey Killingsworth for all his hard work in releasing this classic tribute album and having us be a part of it!
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1. Hey Y’all - feat. Blaine Cartwright / Ruyter Suys
2. Uncle Lijiah - feat. Jimbo Mathus / Robby Turner
3. Hot Rod - feat. Shooter Jennings
4. Swimmin’ in Quicksand - feat. JD Pinkus / Nik Turner
5. Hot and Nasty - feat. Eddie Spaghetti
6. When Electricity Came to Arkansas - feat. Jeff Clayton/ Greg Ginn / Rickie Lee Reynolds
7. Short Life Line - feat. Bill Davis
8. Fever in My Mind - feat. Jim “Dandy” Mangrum
9. High ‘N’ Dry - feat. Whiskeydick
10. Lord Have Mercy on My Soul - feat. Jeff Clayton / Paul Leary
11. Mutants of the Monster - feat. CT/ Micheal Denner
12. Mad Man
13. Strong Enough to Be Gentle - feat. Ruyter Suys / Jimmy Henderson
14. Jim Dandy -
feat. Jello Biafra / Ruyter Suys / Bonnie Buitrago
15. Rock ‘N’ Roll - Nine Pound Hammer feat. Joecephus
16. The Wild Bunch - feat. Kyle Turley / Mickey Raphael
17. Keep the Faith -
The Kentucky Bridgeburners
Full album streaming on SoundCloud
Mutants of the Monster: A Tribute to Black Oak Arkansas begins with "Hey Y'all" featuring Blaine Cartwright and Ruyter Suys. This is greasy groove rock at its finest. The rhythm section will get you swaying and the guitar work sounds like it's straight out of the '70s. The song is made even better with a howl from Cartwright. One really interesting thing about this album is that you can hear how Black Oak Arkansas has influenced a number of bands. It's particularly easy to see that bands like Nashville Pussy have been influenced by this classic band. That being said, it's hard to imagine why the band is overlooked. For example, if you were to contact your local classic-rock radio station and ask the DJ to play Black Oak Arkansas, your request probably wouldn't be granted. Lucky for us, however, there are plenty of bands and artists who were willing to contribute to this great tribute album. ~ AXS (read full review here)
Blaine Cartwright / Ruyter Suys / Bonnie Buitrago (Nashville Pussy)
Jimbo Mathus (Squirrel Nut Zippers)
Robby Turner (Sturgill Simpson)
JD Pinkus (Honky, Butthole Surfers)
Nik Turner (Hawkwind)
Eddie Spaghetti (Supersuckers)
Brian Venable (Lucero)
Jeff Clayton (Anitseen)
Greg Ginn (Black Flag)
Rickie Lee Reynolds (BOA)
Bill Davis (Dash Rip Rock)
Jim “Dandy” Mangrum (BOA)
Paul Leary (Butthole Surfers)
Michael Denner (Mercyful Fate, King Diamond)
Jimmy Henderson (BOA)
Nine Pound Hammer
Mickey Raphael (Willie Nelson Band)
The Kentucky Bridgeburners
When Electricity Came to Arkansas - Black Oak Arkansas
THE SAVIOR FOUNDATION
All profits from sales of this tribute album are going to The Savior Foundation, a Memphis, Tennessee based organization created for the prevention of cruelty to animals including education, support, and funding to offset immediate medical expenses and needs for any abused, injured, and/or abandoned animal in a critical situation.
"The Savior Foundation is a non-profit organization created by community members who are animal advocates and humanitarians.
One of the members and founders rescued dog, Savior, from a life of suffering and pain, and that set off an amazing chain reaction, one that helped jumpstart The Savior Foundation. Savior’s story inspired a group of community members who volunteer their time and effort to organize and work towards preventing animal cruelty and suffering.
We are basically a team of volunteers, consisting of local students, corporate professionals, and a city employee. We all work/study full-time, but we each dedicate our personal time to support animal welfare and prevent animal cruelty. Through this foundation, we often personally provide financial and emotional support for injured, abused, and abandoned animals in the local community."
To learn more about The Savior Foundation and donate directly click HERE!