Stan Ridgway ‎– The Big Heat

I.R.S. Records ‎– IRS-5637
Vinyl, LP, Album

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A1 The Big Heat
Drums – Bruce ZelesnikKeyboards – Bill Noland, Hugh Jones, John DentinoMixed By – Hugh JonesViolin, Cello – Mr. Christopher
A2 Pick It Up (And Put It In Your Pocket)
Keyboards – Mitchell FroomPercussion – Hugo BurnhamPiano – Bill NolandViolin – Richard Greene
A3 Can't Stop The Show
Bass – Mark Terlizzi, Mike WattKeyboards – Louis Van Den Berg
A4 Pile Driver
Guitar, Drum Programming – Joe RamirezKeyboards – Louis Van Den BergVocals [Additional] – Joe Ramirez, Pietra Wexstun
A5 Walkin' Home Alone
Drums – Joe Berardi*Keyboards – Louis Van Den BergTrombone – Bruce Fowler (3)
B1 Drive She Said
Drums – KK Barett*Keyboards – Bill NolandPercussion – Tom Rechoin
B2 Salesman
Bass – Louis Cabasa*Guitar [Feedback] – Eric Williams (2)Keyboards – Bill NolandMixed By – Joe ChiccarelliPercussion – Steve Reid (5)Sampler [Emulator] – Richard Gibbs
B3 Twisted
Keyboards – Louis Van Den Berg
B4 Camouflage
Banjo, Mandolin – Mark Cohen (2)Drums – Chris BecerraKeyboards – Louis Van Den BergVocals [Ghost Platoon] – Mark Lewis (2), Mark Morris

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© 1986 International Record Syndicate, Inc.
Printed in the U.S. of A.

[spine] ℗ 1986 irs inc.

Recorded at J.C. Studios, The Lighthouse, and Fiddler's Studio, Los Angeles
All songs Published by Mondo Spartacus/Illegal Songs (BMI). Administered in the U.S. and Canada by Criterion Music.
Special thanks to Pietra, Louis Van den Berg, Chris Lamson, Jay Boberg and the I.R.S. staff, Miles Copeland, Mark Cohen and Fostex, Bill Noland, Wazmo Nariz, Wires and Pliers, a twenty dollar bill on the Santa Monica Pier, and all the very talented people who contributed to this recording.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 76732-5637-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): IRS5118
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): IRS5119
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): IRS 5118 AM4..
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): IRS 5118 AM3..
  • Matrix / Runout (Both sides runout, stamped): ◈-P-◈
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 30) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
DMIRG 1008 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat(CD, Album) I.R.S. Records DMIRG 1008 UK 1986 Sell This Version
ILP 26874 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 26874 Greece 1986 Sell This Version
IRS-5637 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records IRS-5637 US 1986 Sell This Version
ILP 26874, 26874 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records ILP 26874, 26874 Europe 1986 Sell This Version
28AP 3227 Stan Ridgway The Big Heat(LP, Album) I.R.S. Records 28AP 3227 Japan 1986 Sell This Version