Elgin Avenue Breakdown


Elgin Avenue Breakdown

Infobox Album |
Name = Elgin Avenue Breakdown
Type = Compilation album
Artist = The 101ers


Released = 1981 June 14, 2005 (re-release)
Recorded = November 28, 1975 - April 18, 1976
Genre = Pub rock
Length = 32:22
Label = Andalucia (original) Astralwerks (re-released)
Producer = Roger Armstrong Simon Jeffes Vic Maile
Reviews =
*Allmusic Rating|4|5 [http://allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:60rsa9rgb23a link]
Last album =
This album = "Elgin Avenue Breakdown" (1981)
Next album =
Misc = Extra album cover 2
Upper caption = Re-release cover
Type = Compilation


Lower caption =

"Elgin Avenue Breakdown" is the only album by The 101ers, Joe Strummer's band before he joined The Clash. It was released in 1981 because of The Clash's popularity at the time.

Track listing

Original release
#"Letsagetabitarockin'" - 2:07
#"Silent Telephone" - 2:20
#"Monkey Business" (live) - 2:22
#"Shake Your Hips" (live) - 3:26
#"Junco Partner" (live) - 3:19
#"Don't Let Go" - 2:54
#"Motor Boys Motor" - 2:22
#"Sweety of the St. Moritz" - 2:24
#"Surf City" - 2:47
#"Keys to Your Heart" - 3:09
#"Sweet Revenge" - 2:57
#"Gloria" (live) - 3:34

Re-release
#"Letsagetabitarockin'"
#"Silent Telephone"
#"Keys To Your Heart" (version 1)
#"Rabies (From the Dogs of Love)"
#"Sweet Revenge"
#"Motor Boys Motor"
#"Steamgauge '99*"
#"5 Star R'n'R"
#"Surf City"
#"Keys To Your Heart" (version 2)
#"Sweety Of The St Moritz"
#"Hideaway" (previously unreleased)
#"Shake Your Hips" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Lonely Mother's Son" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Don't Let It Go" (live)
#"Keep Taking the Tablets" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Junco Partner" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Out of Time" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Maybelline" (live) (previously unreleased)
#"Gloria" (live) (previously unreleased)

Personnel

*Joe Strummer - vocals, guitar
*Clive Timperley - guitar, vocals
*Dan Kelleher - bass, vocals, keyboards
*John Mole - bass
*Richard Dudanski - drums, vocals

*Roger Armstrong - producer
*Simon Jeffes - producer
*Vic Maile - producer
*Mike Robinson - engineer


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