Various ‎– Better Than The Beatles: A Tribute To The Shaggs

Animal World Recordings ‎– AWR016
CD, Compilation

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1 Ida (3) Philosophy Of The World
Recorded By – Daniel Littleton*, Warn Defever*
2 Optiganally Yours You're Something Special To Me
Recorded By – Pea Hix, Rob Crow
3 Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 Who Are Parents
Recorded By – That Lying Bastard, Rich Wells*
4 Mongrell My Cutie
Recorded By – Mongrell
5 Bauer We Have A Savior
Recorded By – Berend*, Sonja*
6 Joost Visser It's Halloween
Recorded By [Recorded With The Assistance Of] – Tinca Veerman
7 Deerhoof My Pal Foot Foot
Recorded By – Deerhoof
8 R. Stevie Moore & The Olsiewicz-Chusid Ensemble My Companion
Recorded By – Irwin Chusid, Krystyna Olsiewicz, R. Stevie Moore
9 Plastic Mastery Shaggs' Own Thing
Chorus [The Plastic Mastery Churchtown Singers] – Aaron Borowitz, Amy Ruhl, Ashley Blincow, David Lanes, Jeremy Umali, Jesse Morros, Jocelyn Brown (2), Kirsten HolleyComposed By – A.Wiggin, Jr.*, D.Wiggin*Featuring [Introducing] – The Plastic Mastery Churchtown SingersRecorded By, Mixed By – Jeremy*, Juliet*, Larry*, Nick*, Tic (4)
Slot Racer Painful Memories / Wheels
Drums, Percussion – Michael GriffethGuitar [Guitars], Vocals – Jason DoveRecorded By – Jason Dove, Michael Griffeth
10a Painful Memories
Composed By – Betty WigginEdited By [The Invisible Man] – Lewis Lovely
10b Wheels
Composed By – J. Torres*, R.Stephens*
11 Danielson Famile Who Are Parents
Recorded By, Performer – The Danielson Famile*
12 Furtips You're Something Special To Me
Recorded By – Furtips
13 The Double U Philosophy Of The World
Recorded By – The Double U

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Inner Panels:
Track 1: Recorded at ON-ME Sound, April 2001, NYC. Ida appears courtesy of Tiger Style Records and Last Affair Records
Track 2: OY appears courtesy of Absolutely Kosher.
Track 3: Thinking Fellers appear courtesy of the Communion Label.
Track 4: Recorded at home. Mongrell appears courtesy of Luveable Nurse.
Track 5: Bauer appears courtesy of Wabana Records and Partners In Crime (2).
Track 6: Joost Visser appears courtesy of himself.
Track 7: Deerhoof appears courtesy of 5 Rue Christine and Kill Rock Stars.
Track 9: Recorded and mixed at the Office
Track 10: Recorded on May 19th and 20th of 2001. Thanks: H2owings, Lewis Lovely.
Track 11: Danielson Famile appears courtesy of Secretly Canadian Records.
Track 12: Recorded at Angerenstein Boshut.
Track 13: The Double U appears courtesy of Emperor Jones.
All songs published by Music Sales Corp (ASCAP)
Music Sales Corp. o/b/o Hi Varieties (ASCAP)
Except Wheels (Dundee Music and Selma Music/BMI),
Painful Memories (Hi Varieties/Tomata-du-Plenti/ASCAP),
Shaggs' On Thing (Hi Varieties/Tomata-du-Plenti/ASCAP)
Songs originally performed by Dorothy Wiggin, Betty Wiggin, and Helen Wiggin
The songs originally appeared on the Shaggs, two albums, Philosophy Of The World and Shaggs' Own Thing.
"Philosophy Of The World" is currently available on CD from RCA Victor.
"Shaggs' Own Thing" is currently available on CD from Rounder Records.
Thank you: Irwin Chusid, Ben Goldberg, Ari Sass, Pea Hix, Rob Crow, Alex Behr and the Double U, Andrew Gill, Stevie Moore, H2Ø, Jan Pol and all of the Furtips, Joost Visser, Tinca Veerman, Waldemar Noe, Cory Brown, our parents (the ones who really care), Randall Stephens, Chris Swanson, Daniel Smith, Ida, Bauer, Anne Eickelberg and Which Records, and Shaggs fans all over the world who have expressed their support and enthusiasm for this project.
This CD is dedicated to Foot Foot, wherever you may roam.
This is Volume 1 in a series of tribute albums to be released on Animal World Recordings over the next few years. The next few volumes will include tributes to Captain Beefheart, Young Marble Giants, The Embarrassment, Family Fodder, etc.

Made in Canada

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): AWR016 Made In Canada #10801Y29
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored): L387
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI8000