The Cramps

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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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ELPS 4123 Songs The Lord Taught Us — The Cramps The Cramps Songs The Lord Taught Us (Album) I.R.S. Records, Illegal Records (2) ELPS 4123 New Zealand 1980 Sell This Version
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ILP 009 Psychedelic Jungle — The Cramps The Cramps Psychedelic Jungle (Album) I.R.S. Records ILP 009 Netherlands 1981 Sell This Version
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NED 6 Smell Of Female — The Cramps The Cramps Smell Of Female (MiniAlbum) Enigma (4) NED 6 UK 1983 Sell This Version
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ROSE 81 A Date With Elvis — The Cramps The Cramps A Date With Elvis (Album) Big Beat Records ROSE 81 France 1986 Sell This Version
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C 669 RockinnReelininAucklandNewZealandXXX — The Cramps The Cramps RockinnReelininAucklandNewZealandXXX (Album) Vengeance Records C 669 Germany 1987 Sell This Version
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ENVLPD 1001 Stay Sick! — The Cramps The Cramps Stay Sick! (Album) Enigma (4) ENVLPD 1001 UK 1989 Sell This Version
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WIKDC 101 Look Mom No Head! — The Cramps The Cramps Look Mom No Head! (Album) Big Beat Records WIKDC 101 UK 1991 Sell This Version
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PRO-A-6736 Frank Furter And The Hot Dogs Recorded Live At CBGB's, Friday, Jan. 13,1978 — The Cramps 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
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SCR 477923 4 Flamejob — The Cramps The Cramps Flamejob (Album) Epitaph, The Medicine Label SCR 477923 4 Spain 1994 Sell This Version
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6516-2 Big Beat From Badsville — The Cramps The Cramps Big Beat From Badsville (Album) Epitaph 6516-2 Europe 1997 Sell This Version
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675, VENGEANCE 675 Fiends Of Dope Island — The Cramps The Cramps Fiends Of Dope Island (Album) Vengeance Records, Vengeance Records 675, VENGEANCE 675 USA, Canada & UK 2003 Sell This Version
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677 How To Make A Monster — The Cramps The Cramps How To Make A Monster (Album) Vengeance Records 677 US 2004 Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

668 Human Fly — The Cramps The Cramps Human Fly (Single) Vengeance Records 668 US 1978 Sell This Version
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666 Surfin’ Bird — The Cramps The Cramps Surfin’ Bird (Single) Vengeance Records 666 US 1978 Sell This Version
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SP 501 Gravest Hits — The Cramps The Cramps Gravest Hits (EP) Illegal Records (2), I.R.S. Records SP 501 US 1978 Sell This Version
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ILS 0017 Fever / Garbageman — The Cramps The Cramps Fever / Garbageman (Single, Maxi) Illegal Records (2) ILS 0017 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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ILS 8401 Garbageman — The Cramps The Cramps Garbageman (Single) Illegal Records (2) ILS 8401 France 1980 Sell This Version
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ILS 0021 Drug Train — The Cramps The Cramps Drug Train (Maxi) Illegal Records (2) ILS 0021 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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ILS-0017 Garbageman — The Cramps The Cramps Garbageman(7", Single, W/Lbl) Illegal Records (2) ILS-0017 1980 Sell This Version
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PFSX 1008 The Crusher — The Cramps The Cramps The Crusher (Single) I.R.S. Records PFSX 1008 UK 1981 Sell This Version
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PFP 1003 Goo Goo Muck — The Cramps The Cramps Goo Goo Muck (Single) I.R.S. Records, I.R.S. Records PFP 1003 UK 1980 Sell This Version
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NEW 33 I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound — The Cramps The Cramps I Ain't Nuthin' But A Gorehound (Single) New Rose Records NEW 33 France 1983 Sell This Version
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New 28.P. Faster Pussycat — The Cramps The Cramps Faster Pussycat (Single) New Rose Records New 28.P. France 1983 Sell This Version
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NEW 66 Can Your Pussy Do The Dog? — The Cramps The Cramps Can Your Pussy Do The Dog? (Single) Big Beat Records NEW 66 France 1985 Sell This Version
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NST 115 What's Inside A Girl? — The Cramps The Cramps What's Inside A Girl? (Single) Big Beat Records NST 115 UK 1986 Sell This Version

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ramodne

November 29, 2019
edited over 3 years 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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