Kerb Crawler


Kerb Crawler

Infobox Single
Name = Kerb Crawler


Type = Single
Artist = Hawkwind
from Album = Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music
B-side = Honky Dorky
Recorded = Roundhouse Studios, February 1976
Released = 16 July 1976
Format = 7" Vinyl record
Genre = Space Rock
Length = 3:45
Label = Charisma Records
Writer = R.Calvert/D.Brock
Producer = Hawkwind
Certification =
Chart position =
Last single = "Kings of Speed"
(1975)
This single = "Kerb Crawler"
(1976)
Next single = "Back on the Streets"
(1977)

"Kerb Crawler" is a 1976 song by the UK rock group Hawkwind. It was originally released as a single in the UK (CB289) on 16 July 1976 taken from the album "Astounding Sounds, Amazing Music".

There are reportedly two versions of the A-side, the original mix and a remix by David Gilmour, although the latter is the most common and the version that appeared on the album. The B-side, "Honky Dorky", is the band jamming on the middle section of "Reefer Madness".

"Kerb" is the British spelling of the word "curb."


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