The Cramps

The Cramps

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The Cramps was an American punk band, formed in 1976 and disbanded 2009. Their line-up rotated much over their existence, with the husband and wife duo of lead singer Lux Interior and lead guitarist Poison Ivy as the only permanent members.

Final line-up
* Lux Interior (Erick Purkhiser) – vocals, March 1973 to February 2009
* Poison Ivy (Kristy Wallace) – lead guitar, March 1973 to February 2009
* Harry Drumdini – drums, February 1993 – July 2003 and August 2006 to February 2009

Former members
* Bryan Gregory (Greg Beckerleg) – guitar, April 1976 – May 1980
* Pam Balam (Pam Beckerleg) – drums, April 1976 – September 1976
* Miriam Linna – drums, October 1976 – June 1977
* Nick Knox – drums, July 1977 - January 1991
* Julien Hechtlinger (Julien Grindsnatch) – guitar, July 1980 – September 1980
* Kid Congo Powers (Brian Tristan) – guitar, December 1980 – September 1983
* Mike Metoff (as Ike Knox) – guitar, October 1983 – November 1983; January 1984 – July 1984
* Click Mort - guitar, December 1983
* Jim Sclavunos – drums, 1991
* Touch Hazard (Tim Maag of The Mechanics) - bass, 1985
* Fur Dixon - bass, March 1986 - May 1986
* Candy Del Mar – bass, July 1986 – January 1991
* Slim Chance – bass, March 1991-August 1998
* Nickey Alexander – drums, June 1991 – January 1993
* Doran Shelley – bass, 1998 - 1999
* Sugarpie Jones – bass, 2000
* "Jungle" Jim Chandler – "Laid down the primal beat" for the European tour 2004
* Bill Bateman (Bill "Buster" Bateman) – drums, June 2004 – August 2006
* Scott Franklin (2) (Scott "Chopper" Franklin) – bass & guitar, January 2002 – September 2006
* Jen Hanrahan - castanets June 2000 - August 2000.
* Sean Yseult (Shauna Reynolds) – bass, October/November 2006
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The Cramps Discography

Albums

ILP 005 The Cramps Songs The Lord Taught Us (Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 005 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ILP 009 The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle (Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 009 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
NED 6 The Cramps Smell Of Female (MiniAlbum) Enigma Records (3) NED 6 UK 1983 Sell This Version
CD WIK 46 The Cramps A Date With Elvis (Album) Big Beat Records CD WIK 46 UK 1986 Sell This Version
669 The Cramps RockinnReelininAucklandNewZealandXXX (Album) Vengeance Records 669 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
ENVLPD 1001 The Cramps Stay Sick! (Album) Enigma Records (3) ENVLPD 1001 UK 1989 Sell This Version
WIKDC 101 The Cramps Look Mom No Head! (Album) Big Beat Records WIKDC 101 UK 1991 Sell This Version
PRO-A-6736 The Cramps Frank Furter And The Hot Dogs Recorded Live At CBGB's, Friday, Jan. 13,1978(LP, Promo) Medicine Label PRO-A-6736 US 1993 Sell This Version
CD 24592 The Cramps Flamejob (Album) Creation Records, Creation Records CD 24592 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
86516-4 The Cramps Big Beat From Badsville (Album) Epitaph 86516-4 US 1997 Sell This Version
675, VENGEANCE 675 The Cramps Fiends Of Dope Island (Album) Vengeance Records, Vengeance Records 675, VENGEANCE 675 USA, Canada & UK 2003 Sell This Version
EGG-340 The Cramps Live AT The Keystone Club 1979-FM Broadcast(LP, Album, Ltd) Egg Raid EGG-340 Europe 2015 Sell This Version
INTR 013LP The Cramps Teenage Werewolf... Live(LP, Album, Num, gre) Interference (3) INTR 013LP UK 2016 Sell This Version
7 72765-4 The Cramps A Date With Elvis(Cass, Album) Restless Records, Vengeance Records 7 72765-4 USA & Canada Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

668 The Cramps Human Fly (Single) Vengeance Records 668 US 1978 Sell This Version
666 The Cramps Surfin’ Bird (Single) Vengeance Records 666 US 1978 Sell This Version
ILS 12013 The Cramps Gravest Hits (EP) Illegal Records (2), I.R.S. Records ILS 12013 UK 1979 Sell This Version
ILS 8401 The Cramps Garbageman I.R.S. Records, Illegal Records (2) ILS 8401 France 1980 Sell This Version
ILS 0017 The Cramps Fever / Garbageman (Single) Illegal Records (2) ILS 0017 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ILS 0021 The Cramps Drug Train Illegal Records (2) ILS 0021 UK 1980 Sell This Version
PFP 1003 The Cramps Goo Goo Muck (Single) I.R.S. Records PFP 1003 UK 1980 Sell This Version
PFSX 1008 The Cramps The Crusher (Single) I.R.S. Records PFSX 1008 UK 1981 Sell This Version
NEW 33 The Cramps I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound (Single) New Rose Records NEW 33 France 1983 Sell This Version
New 28.P The Cramps You Got Good Taste (Single) New Rose Records New 28.P UK & France 1983 Sell This Version
NEW 66 The Cramps Can Your Pussy Do The Dog? (Single, EP) New Rose Records NEW 66 France 1985 Sell This Version

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