CASETTA

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Rock Snob Encyclopedia 2.0 Bb BOMP!

Artist Song Buy
Flamin' Groovies  You Tore Me Down  buy on itunes
The Poppees  Love of the Loved  buy on itunes
Iggy & the Stooges  I Got A Right  buy on itunes
The Wierdos  Happy People  buy on itunes
Stiv Bators  Circumstantial Evidence  buy on itunes
20/20  Giving It All  buy on itunes
Plimsouls  A Million Miles Away  buy on itunes
Josie Cotton  Johnny Are You Queer?  buy on itunes
Pete Holly & the Looks  Look Out Below  buy on itunes
The Crawdaddys  I Can Never Tell  buy on itunes
The Dark Side  In The Dark  buy on itunes
The Vertebrats  Left In The Dark  buy on itunes
The Last  She Don't Know Why I'm Here  buy on itunes
The Unknowns  Action-Reaction  buy on itunes
The Tell-Tale Hearts  Just A Matter Of Time  buy on itunes
The Lazy Cowgirls  Can't You Do Anything Right?  buy on itunes
The Dwarves  Lick It  buy on itunes
Ant-Bee  The Wrong At Once (Has Gone)  buy on itunes
Sacred Miracle Cave  Liquid In Me  buy on itunes
Spacemen 3  Revolution  buy on itunes
Brian Jonestown Massacre  Evergreen  buy on itunes
The Warlocks  Jam Of The Zombies  buy on itunes

Comment:

The Bomp story started in 1966 when 17 year old Greg Shaw moved to San Francisco to live in the Haight-Ashbury. It was there that the created Mojo-Navigator Rock & Roll News. It didn't survive long but still left a mark. It was the first music magazine in San Francisco and the model for Rolling Stone. The mimeo zine made an impact but soon folded. Two years later Shaw would crank up the mimeograph and launch BOMP. It too began to grow, making a larger impact than Mojo. A scene started to build around it. Those were the days, 1970 to 1972, when rock 'n' roll was lame; there was nothing really happening. Bomp cared. When the magazine began to get too successful Shaw folded it and turned his attentions to a record that was all ready underway. Bomp Records debuted with a single by the Flamin' Groovies. Bomp has put out over 200 records by people like Iggy and the Stooges, Spacemen 3, Stiv Bators, the Plimsouls and numerous others. Bomp had a flurry of success and soon bands came sniffing around the Bomp offices. Not wishing to turn Bomp into a big time label. Shaw shut down the Bomp name for 5 years and devoted the attention to the Voxx label, which focused on the neo-psychedelic garage punk bands. The label inspired by the Pebbles series he was releasing on the sister AIP label. The label literally launched a movement. Bomp has put out over 200 records and has helped support punk, power pop, modern garage bands and some heavy psych noise alongside preserving large chunks of nearly forgotten '60s music.

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Feedback:

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p the swede
Date: 5/14/2002
nice tribute and lovely mix
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Moe
Date: 5/14/2002
Very fine work Tom. Better fire up the CD burner because I'm sure there will be plenty of requests for this. "You Tore Me Down" is pop perfection.
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McDonald12
Date: 5/14/2002
another goody. Is Action Shake on it's way to me yet? :-)
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Rob Conroy
Date: 5/14/2002
Classic, Tom. A great idea/addition to the series. And while you're firing up the burner...
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CASETTA
Date: 5/14/2002
Rob, I made the bold assumption that you wanted this in your stack and thus you have a freshly burned copy in your forthcoming package.
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Rob Conroy
Date: 5/14/2002
*bowing to CASETTA's wisdom and foresight*
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SueEW
Date: 5/14/2002
This looks fantastic, Tom.
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teapin
Date: 5/15/2002
yowza, this really does look stellar. can i get a copy as well?
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buglady
Date: 5/15/2002
Very, very nice. Terrific stuff.
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Jon Neukam
Date: 5/18/2002
the definitive piece of work concerning power pop is in the pages of Bomp......nice one, guy
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Sean Lally
Date: 6/14/2002
Wow. How the hell did I miss this before? Thanks for paying tribute to what may be the finest American label ever. This inspires me to make a Stiff records mix.

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