Vinyl LP pressing plus bonus EP. Comes with four-panel insert including liner notes by Doug Sheppard (Ugly Things) and photos from the archive of drummer Mike Logan. Tin House were so good-their music was a hard-rocking onslaught of lust, chops and powerhouse riffs that gripped like an alligator bite-they were signed to Epic Records out of high school. They were respected by Leslie West and Johnny and Edgar Winter. Their album (released in 1971) was produced by Rick Derringer. But like other almost famous bands, Tin House fell away into unjust obscurity. Tin House's focus was on heavy rock like the sex-fueled opener, 'I Want Your Body,' and standout track 'Be Good and Be Kind,' with a catchy up-and-down, down-and-up riff played adeptly by guitar prodigy Floyd Radford, and a driving monster beat laid down by drummer Mike Logan; the song tears in as a fast as a Florida hurricane and sweeps the listener up into it's vortex for two-and-a-half minutes of energized bliss. Yet the album also showed diversity: Radford's melancholy ballad 'Tomorrow;' the jivin' honky tonk of '30 Weight Blues' (a tribute to the band's 1962 Ford Econoline van); 'Lady of the Silent Opera,' which featured orchestration by seasoned studio musicians from New York City's Local 802 Union to underscore it's positive message of "look to the heaven-smile to the blue sky." This Lion Productions reissue includes everything Tin House recorded for Epic, including two previously unreleased tracks and the elusive (and unique) single versions of 'I Want Your Body' and 'Be Good and Be Kind'-all taken directly from 24-bit/96kHz master tape transfers.
I Want Your Body
30 Weight Blues
Be Good and Be Kind
You've Gone Too Far
Jezebel, Give Me Your Lovin'
Be Good and Be Kind 5-10739 JZSP 154833 mono promo 45
I Want Your Body 5-10739 JZSP 154834 mono promo 45
Understand (previously unreleased)
Thanks To My Friends (previously unreleased)
Each record is protected within its record sleeve by a white vellum anti-dust sleeve.
All items are shipped brand-new and unopened in original packaging. Every record is shipped in original factory-applied shrink wrap and has never been touched by human hands.