KIM FOWLEY is one of pop’s great characters, a Svengali-like,
larger-than-life personality who popped up throughout the 60s and 70s like some
FOWLEY’s credits as a producer/songwriter/singer (take your pick) are
littered across records by the likes of The Runaways, Frank Zappa, Cat Stevens,
Slade, The Modern Lovers, Kiss, Alice Cooper, Kris Kristofferson, Helen Reddy,
Warren Zevon, Gene Vincent, The Byrds, Soft Machine, Teenage Fanclub and The
BMX Bandits. He also created novelty hits by acts like B. Bumble & The
Stingers and The Hollywood Argyles.
WILDFIRE assembles all three of the maverick visionary's late
sixties Imperial albums: Born To Be Wild,
Outrageous and Good Clean Fun, for the very first time on this double CD
set. None are currently available on CD.
Includes such legendary recordings as ‘Bubble Gum’ (as
covered by Sonic Youth), ‘Wildfire’, ‘Animal Man’. Outrageous even graced the US Billboard 200 back in 1969.
Featuring a host of musical luminaries, including members of
Steppen wolf (the inimitable Mars Bonfire), the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band,The
West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band and Three Dog Night, and a special guest
appearance from the 'Mayor of Sunset Strip' Rodney Bingenheimer.
Taken from the original Imperial master tapes!
Booklet complete with comprehensive liner notes and illustrated
with rare images, boasting an interview with KIM himself.
Release Date: 22/04/2013
10. CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE
12. CALIFORNIA HAYRIDE
BORN TO BE WILD
TO BE WILD
CAN'T STOP DANCING
I LOVE YOU
GOOD CLEAN FUN
A TEENAGE WOMAN
BLIND AND LAME CAN SEE
10. GOOD TO BE AROUND
11. THE GREAT TELEPHONE ROBBERY
12. I'M NOT YOUNG ANYMORE
BORN TO BE WILD
OF MATCHSTICK MEN
IN THE SUN
OF YOUR LOVE
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