Loonee Tunes!

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Loonee Tunes!
Studio album by Bad Manners
Released November 1980
Genre Ska
Label Magnet
Producer Roger Lomas
Bad Manners chronology
Ska 'n' B
(1980)
Loonee Tunes!
(1980)
Gosh It's... Bad Manners
(1981)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars link

Loonee Tunes! is the second album by Bad Manners, from the year 1980. In keeping with the format of their first album, the first track is an instrumental. It reached number 36 on the UK album chart. The album opens with "Echo 4-2" which became the band's cult instrumental introduction number at all live gigs.

Track listing[edit]

  • All songs by Bad Manners unless noted.
  1. "Echo 4-2" (L. Johnson)
  2. "Just a Feeling"
  3. "El Pussycat" (Roland Alphonso)
  4. "Doris"
  5. "Spy-I"
  6. "Tequila" (The Champs)
  7. "Lorraine"
  8. "Echo Gone Wrong"
  9. "Suicide"
  10. "The Undersea Adventures of Ivor The Engine"
  11. "Back in '60"
  12. "Just Pretendin'"
  • 2011 Bonus Tracks
  1. "Lorraine (Extended Version)" - 6:20
  2. "Here Comes The Major (New Version)" - 3:23

Personnel[edit]

  • Buster Bloodvessel - Vocals
  • Louis 'Alphonso' Cook - Guitar
  • David Farren - Bass
  • Martin Stewart - Keyboards
  • Chris Kane - Saxophone
  • Andrew Marson - Saxophone
  • Paul "Gus" Hyman - Trumpet
  • Winston Bazoomies - Harmonica, Vocals
  • Brian Tuitt - Drums
  • Roger Lomas - Production
  • Kim Holmes - Engineer
  • Moose - Engineer
  • Recorded at Horizon Studios in Coventry and Pye Studios in London.