The Cramps

Profile:
The Cramps was an American punk band originally from Sacramento, California; 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.
The band was disbanded following Lux Interior's death in 2009.

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 (3) (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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Albums

ELPS 4123 The Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us album art The Cramps Songs The Lord Taught Us (Album) I.R.S. Records, Illegal Records (2) ELPS 4123 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
ILP 009 The Cramps - Psychedelic Jungle album art The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle (Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 009 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
NED 6 The Cramps - Smell Of Female album art The Cramps Smell Of Female (MiniAlbum, EP) Enigma Records (3) NED 6 UK 1983 Sell This Version
CD WIK 46 The Cramps - A Date With Elvis album art The Cramps A Date With Elvis (Album) Big Beat Records CD WIK 46 UK 1986 Sell This Version
C 669 The Cramps - RockinnReelininAucklandNewZealandXXX album art The Cramps RockinnReelininAucklandNewZealandXXX (Album) Vengeance Records C 669 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
ENVLPD 1001 The Cramps - Stay Sick! album art The Cramps Stay Sick! (Album) Enigma Records (3) ENVLPD 1001 UK 1989 Sell This Version
WIKDC 101 The Cramps - Look Mom No Head! album art 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 album art 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 art The Cramps Flamejob (Album) Epitaph, The Medicine Label CD 24592 Canada 1994 Sell This Version
6516-2 The Cramps - Big Beat From Badsville album art The Cramps Big Beat From Badsville (Album) Epitaph 6516-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
675, VENGEANCE 675 The Cramps - Fiends Of Dope Island album art The Cramps Fiends Of Dope Island (Album) Vengeance Records, Vengeance Records 675, VENGEANCE 675 USA, Canada & UK 2003 Sell This Version
677 The Cramps - How To Make A Monster album art The Cramps How To Make A Monster (Album) Vengeance Records 677 US 2004 Sell This Version
none The Cramps - Live album art The Cramps Live(17xFile, MP3, Album, 320) The Store For Music Ltd. none UK 2015

Singles & EPs

668 The Cramps - Human Fly album art The Cramps Human Fly (Single) Vengeance Records 668 US 1978 Sell This Version
666 The Cramps - Surfin’ Bird album art The Cramps Surfin’ Bird (Single) Vengeance Records 666 US 1978 Sell This Version
SP 501 The Cramps - Gravest Hits album art The Cramps Gravest Hits (EP) Illegal Records (2), I.R.S. Records SP 501 US 1978 Sell This Version
ILS 0017 The Cramps - Fever / Garbageman album art The Cramps Fever / Garbageman (Single, Maxi) Illegal Records (2) ILS 0017 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ILS 8401 The Cramps - Garbageman album art The Cramps Garbageman (Single) I.R.S. Records, Illegal Records (2) ILS 8401 France 1980 Sell This Version
ILS 0021 The Cramps - Drug Train album art The Cramps Drug Train (Maxi) Illegal Records (2) ILS 0021 UK 1980 Sell This Version
PFSX 1008 The Cramps - The Crusher album art The Cramps The Crusher (Single) I.R.S. Records PFSX 1008 UK 1981 Sell This Version
PFP 1003 The Cramps - Goo Goo Muck album art The Cramps Goo Goo Muck (Single) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records PFP 1003 UK 1980 Sell This Version
ILS 0017 The Cramps - Goo Goo Muck album art The Cramps Goo Goo Muck(12", EP, Maxi) I.R.S. Records ILS 0017 UK 1981 Sell This Version
NEW 33 The Cramps - I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound album art The Cramps I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound New Rose Records NEW 33 France 1983 Sell This Version
New 28.P. The Cramps - Faster Pussycat album art The Cramps Faster Pussycat (Single) New Rose Records New 28.P. France 1983 Sell This Version
NEW 66 The Cramps - Can Your Pussy Do The Dog? album art The Cramps Can Your Pussy Do The Dog? (Single) Big Beat Records NEW 66 France 1985 Sell This Version

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ramodne

ramodne

November 29, 2019
edited 8 months ago
This band could change your mind and your life. Genial American Psycho-Garage-Punk-R&R/Rockabilly-Goth band. One of the most interesting bands of the musical History, real deconstructors of American ROCK. Charisma, fun, influence, unique personality, risk, modern, revolutionary in its own way, with wild live shows, mythics,...Lux Interior, Poison Ivy,...The Cramps, forever...R.I.P.

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