Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns

Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns

Real Name:
Joe King Carrasco
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In 1980 Joe King Carrasco formed the Crowns featuring Vox organ-driven Tex-mex pop and soon the band was playing chic New York venues and generating lines around the block. Signing with England's legendary Stiff Records, he toured extensively consistently delivering high energy performances. His song Party Weekend is still known as the quintessential party anthem and made him a household name to MTV viewers across the world. In 2009 he released "Rancho No Tengo"- a movie and soundtrack that he wrote and directed. He sang "Adios Mexico" with members of the Texas Tornados, in a 2010 tribute to one of his early heroes the late Doug Sahm.
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Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Discography

Albums

Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Mil Gracias A Tudos Nuestros Amigos (Album) Stiff Records, Stiff Records, Stiff Records Germany 1980 Sell This Version
Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns* Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns (Album) Hannibal Records US 1980 Sell This Version
Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns* Synapse Gap (Mundo Total) (Album) MCA Records Canada 1982 Sell This Version
Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Party Weekend (Album) MCA Records Canada 1983 Sell This Version
Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Bordertown (Album) New Rose Records Europe 1984 Sell This Version
Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns* Tales From The Crypt (Album) ROIR (Reachout International Records) US 1984 Sell This Version
Joe King Carrasco y las Coronas* Bandido Rock (Album) Rounder Records Spain 1987 Sell This Version
Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Royal, Loyal & Live (Album) New Rose Records US 1990 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Buena / Tuff Enuff (Single) Stiff Records France 1980 Sell This Version
GB-101 Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns* Party Weekend / Houston El Mover(7", Single) Gee Bee Records GB-101 US 1980 Sell This Version
HNEP-3301 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Party Safari(12", EP) Hannibal Records HNEP-3301 US 1981 Sell This Version
MCA 52039 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Wanna Get That Feel(7", Single) MCA Records MCA 52039 US 1982 Sell This Version
L33 1100 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Let's Go(12", Promo) MCA Records L33 1100 US 1983 Sell This Version
Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Dinero (Single) New Rose Records France 1984 Sell This Version
NEW 44 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Manana / We No Speak Inglese(7", Single) New Rose Records NEW 44 France 1984 Sell This Version
1008 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Walk It Like You Talk It(7") Lisa Records (2) 1008 US 1984 Sell This Version
Joe "King" Carrasco Y Las Coronas* Viva San Antone E.P (EP) New Rose Records Spain 1985 Sell This Version
T 1738 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Don't Let A Woman(7", Single) Producciones Twins T 1738 Spain 1986 Sell This Version
MI 30718, SEEZ 28 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Buena(7", Promo) Musart, Stiff Records MI 30718, SEEZ 28 Mexico Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

MCAD-22157 Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns Anthology(CD, Comp, RE) One Way Records (6) MCAD-22157 US 1995 Sell This Version
30100172 Joe King Carasco & Las Coronas* Bordertown / Viva San Antone / Bandido Rock / Live Bonus Tracks(CD, Comp) Last Call Records 30100172 France 2004 Sell This Version

Miscellaneous

none Joe "King" Carrasco And The Crowns* Party Christmas(Reel, 2tr Stereo, 5" Reel, Promo, Transcription) Not On Label (Joe King Carrasco & The Crowns) none US 1982 Sell This Version