Big Black ‎– The Hammer Party

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Homestead Records ‎– HMS044
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Repress
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Lungs
A1 Steelworker
A2 Live In A Hole
Saxophone [Bleating Sax Bleats, Track Position Uncredited] – John Bohnen
A3 Dead Billy
Vocals [Yelled A Little, Track Position Uncredited] – Mark Hayes
A4 I Can Be Killed
A5 Crack
A6 RIP
Bulldozer
B1 Cables
B2 Pigeon Kill
B3 I'm A Mess
B4 Texas
B5 Seth
B6 Jump The Climb

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Credits

Notes

This album is a re-issue of the first two Big Black EPs:
Lungs (first released December, 1982) and Bulldozer (following December).

Printed inner sleeve with liner notes and photos.

℗ 1986 LSR Records, Inc.

Repress by Rainbo Records (1987?), back cover without Shigaku Trading text block near the bottom.

Jacket Made in Canada

"Pressed By", "Lacquer Cut At" and "Lacquer Cut By" credits were derived from the runout etchings.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): HMS-044 A Cg [sketch of a bat] S-18178 A-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): HMS-044 B S-18179 A-
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): MASTERING BY FRANKFORD/WAYNE

Other Versions (5 of 14) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
HMS044 Big Black The Hammer Party(LP, Comp) Homestead Records HMS044 UK, Europe & US 1986 Sell This Version
HMS044 Big Black The Hammer Party(LP, Comp, Red) Homestead Records HMS044 US 1986 Sell This Version
TG92C Big Black The Hammer Party(Cass, Comp, RE) Touch And Go TG92C UK & US 1992 Sell This Version
HMS044 Big Black The Hammer Party(LP, Comp) Homestead Records HMS044 UK, Europe & US 1987 Sell This Version
HMS044-2, 16583 26 Big Black The Hammer Party(CD, Comp) Homestead Records, EFA HMS044-2, 16583 26 Germany 1986 Sell This Version

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DannyDaytona

DannyDaytona

April 12, 2015
As far as I know this was released in 1986 not 1985.
soundofimpact

soundofimpact

January 21, 2014
this is no pressing with only this information in the matrix etching
soundofimpact

soundofimpact

October 21, 2013
anyone really have one with this Matrix / Runout (A): HMS 044 A Matrix / Runout (B): HMS 044 B and nothing else etched????