Boom (album)

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Boom
Studio album by The Sonics
Released 1966
Recorded 1965 - 1966 Wiley/Griffith Studio, Tacoma, WA
Genre Garage rock, proto-punk
Length 40:33
Label Etiquette Records
Producer

Kent Morrill, Buck Ormsby

Engineer = Bill Wiley
The Sonics chronology
Here Are The Sonics
(1965)
Boom
(1966)
Introducing the Sonics
(1966)
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Boom is the second album by American garage rock band The Sonics. It was released in 1966 on Etiquette Records. It was re-released in 1999 by Norton Records. Like its predecessor Here Are The Sonics, Boom was influential on later punk rock (see protopunk).

Track listing[edit]

Written by Gerry Roslie unless otherwise noted.

  1. "Cinderella" - 2:39
  2. "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" - 2:16
  3. "Skinny Minnie" (Bill Haley, Milt Gabler, Rusty Keefer, Catherine Cafra) - 2:11
  4. "Let the Good Times Roll" (Leonard Lee) - 1:56
  5. "Don't You Just Know It" (Huey "Piano" Smith, John Vincent) - 2:49
  6. "Jenny Jenny" (Enotris Johnson, Little Richard) - 2:16
  7. "He's Waitin'" - 2:35
  8. "Louie, Louie" (Richard Berry) - 2:52
  9. "Since I Fell for You" (Buddy Johnson) - 3:55
  10. "Hitch Hike" (Marvin Gaye, William Stevenson, Clarence Paul) - 2:41
  11. "It's All Right" (Chris Andrews) - 2:10
  12. "Shot Down" - 2:08
  13. "The Hustler" - 2:03

Extra Tracks Added for the Norton Release[edit]

14. "The Witch" (Alternate Take) - 2:36
15. "Psycho" (Live) - 1:55
16. "The Witch" (Live) - 2:54

Personnel[edit]