Here Are The Sonics

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Here Are The Sonics
Studio album by The Sonics
Released 1965
Recorded 1964 at Audio Recording, Seattle, WA
Genre Garage rock, proto-punk
Length 38:33
Label Etiquette Records
Producer Buck Ornsby, Kent Morrill
The Sonics chronology
- Here Are The Sonics
(1965)
Boom
(1966)

Here Are The Sonics is the debut album of American garage rock band The Sonics. It was released in 1965 on Etiquette Records in mono (ET-LP-024) and stereo (ET-LPS-024), and re-released in 1999, in mono, by Norton Records. Here Are The Sonics was influential on later punk rock (see protopunk).

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Track listing[edit]

Written by Gerry Roslie unless otherwise noted.

  1. "The Witch" - 2:41
  2. "Do You Love Me" (Berry Gordy, Jr.) - 2:19
  3. "Roll Over Beethoven" (Chuck Berry) - 2:49
  4. "Boss Hoss" - 2:24
  5. "Dirty Robber" (John Greek, Kent Morrill, Rick Dangel) - 2:03
  6. "Have Love Will Travel" (Richard Berry) - 2:04
  7. "Psycho" - 2:18
  8. "Money (That's What I Want)" (Gordy, Jr., Janie Bradford) - 2:01
  9. "Walkin' the Dog" (Rufus Thomas) - 2:46
  10. "Night Time Is the Right Time" (Lew Herman) - 2:58
  11. "Strychnine" - 2:13
  12. "Good Golly Miss Molly" (John Marascalco, Robert Blackwell) - 2:09

Extra tracks (Norton re-release)[edit]

  1. "Keep A-Knockin'" (Perry Bradford) - 1:56
  2. "Don't Believe in Christmas" - 1:47
  3. "Santa Claus" (Roslie, The Sonics) - 2:52
  4. "The Village Idiot" (Cover of "Jingle Bells") - 2:39

Personnel[edit]

Other Personnel[edit]

  • Original recordings produced by Buck Ornsby and Kent Morrill
  • Audio engineer: Kearney Barton
  • Original album design by John L. Vlahovich
  • Layout by Pete Ciccone/Immaculate Concepts
  • Cover photo by Jini Dellaccio

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