The Blasters ‎– Testament: The Complete Slash Recordings

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Warner Strategic Marketing ‎– R2 78345, Warner Bros. Records ‎– R2 78345, Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 78345, Slash ‎– R2 78345, Warner Bros. Records ‎– 8122-78345-2
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2 × CD, Compilation, Digipak
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1.1 Marie Marie
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.2 No Other Girl
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.3 I'm Shakin'
Written-By – Rudy Toombs*
1.4 Border Radio
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.5 American Music
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.6 So Long Baby Goodbye
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.7 Hollywood Bed
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.8 Never No More Blues
Written-By – Elsie McWilliams, Jimmie Rodgers
1.9 This Is It
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.10 Highway 61
Written-By – Albert Luandrew
1.11 I Love You So
Written-By – Elias McDaniels*
1.12 Stop The Clock
Written-By – Bob Ehret, Damon Robertson
1.13 Red Rose
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.14 Barefoot Rock
Written-By – La Charlers Harper*, Joseph Scott (2)
1.15 Bus Station
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.16 One More Dance
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.17 It Must Be Love
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.18 Jubilee Train
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.19 Long White Cadillac
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.20 Fool's Paradise
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.21 Boomtown
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.22 Leaving
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.23 Tag Along
Written-By – J. Miller*, Rodney Morgan
1.24 Justine
Written-By – Dewey Terry, Don Harris*
1.25 Flat Top Joint
Written-By – Dave Alvin
1.26 Leave My Money Alone
Written-By – Cornelius Green, Jerry West
1.27 One Bad Stud
Written-By – Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller*
1.28 Blue Shadows
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.1 Trouble Bound
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.2 Just Another Sunday
Written-By – Dave Alvin, John Doe (2)
2.3 Hey, Girl
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.4 Dark Night
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.5 Little Honey
Written-By – Dave Alvin, John Doe (2)
2.6 Samson And Delilah
Arranged By – Phil AlvinWritten-By – Trad.*
2.7 Colored Lights
Written-By – John Cougar Mellencamp
2.8 Help You Dream
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.9 Common Man
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.10 Rock And Roll Will Stand
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.11 Can't Stop Time
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.12 Cry For Me
Written-By – Mel London
2.13 Kathleen
Written-By – Dave Alvin
Live Tracks
2.14 High School Confidential (1982)
Written-By – Jerry Lee Lewis, Ron Hargrave
2.15 What Will Lucy Do? (1982)
Written-By – Frankie Sims*, John Vincent
2.16 Crazy Baby (1982)
Written-By – Ron Volz, Ron Wernsman, Ted Minari
2.17 Got Love If You Want It (1982)
Written-By – James Moore
2.18 Rock Boppin' Baby (1982)
Written-By – Edwin Bruce*
2.19 Walkin' With Mr. Lee (1982)
Written-By – Lee Allen
2.20 Keep A Knockin' (1982)
Written-By – Richard Penniman
2.21 I Don't Want To (1982)
Written-By – Dave Alvin
2.22 Go, Go, Go (1982)
Written-By – Roy Orbison
2.23 Roll 'Em Pete (1982)
Written-By – Kermit Holdin, Pete Johnson
2.24 Take Out Some Insurance (1985)
Written-By – Charles Singleton, Waldense Hall

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Released March 2002
54-page booklet in English only
Made in Germany
2 CD's packaged in a gatefold digipak with 52 tracks, including: 7 previously unreleased tracks, 'Flat Top Joint' (an alternate version to the one found on 1980's <a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-American-Music/release/2079783">American Music</a>), 'Leave My Money Alone', 'Can't Stop Time', 'Crazy Baby' (live 1982), 'Got Love If You Want It' (live 1982), 'Walkin With Mr. Lee' (live 1982) & 'Take Out Some Insurance' (live 1985: a live duet featuring Phil and Dave Alvin).

Compilation includes all four of the Blasters' 1980s Slash albums in their entirety as well as the 7 aforementioned previously unreleased songs--in addition to the three tracks (1.24, 2.12 & 2.13) from <a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-The-Blasters-Collection/release/1915857">The Blasters Collection</a> that were at that time previously unreleased. This anthology also includes The Blasters' two contributions to the soundtrack of the 1984 film <a href="http://www.discogs.com/Various-Streets-Of-Fire-Music-From-The-Original-Motion-Picture-Soundtrack/release/990706">Streets of Fire</a>: <a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-Maria-McKee-One-Bad-Stud-Never-Be-You/release/1946515">"One Bad Stud"</a> and <a href="http://www.discogs.com/Dan-Hartman--Blasters-I-Can-Dream-About-You-Blue-Shadow/master/135970">"Blue Shadows"</a> (1.27 & 1.28).

Four Albums are:

<a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-The-Blasters/master/181720">The Blasters</a>
<a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-Over-There-Live-At-The-Venue-London/master/181721">Over There: Live At The Venue, London</a>
<a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-Non-Fiction/release/1836194">Non Fiction</a>
<a href="http://www.discogs.com/Blasters-Hard-Line/release/1695634">Hard Line</a>

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 8122-78345-2 4
  • Barcode (Scanned): 081227834524
  • Mastering SID Code (CD 1 and CD 2): IFPI L011
  • Mould SID Code (CD 1): IFPI 05Z9
  • Mould SID Code (CD 2): IFPI 05N2
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): [\\' logo] 812278345-2/1 03/02
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): [\\' logo] 812278345-2/2 03/02
  • ASIN: B000060OL6
  • Rights Society: GEMA/BIEM
  • Label Code: LC 02982
  • Label Code (On CD): LC 01635

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