New! Improved!

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New! Improved!
Studio album by Blue Cheer
Released March 1969
Genre Psychedelic rock, Acid rock, hard rock, blues rock, roots rock
Length 32:07
Label

Philips Records

Repertoire Version 36:34
Producer Milan Melvin
Blue Cheer chronology
Outsideinside
(1968)
New! Improved! Blue Cheer
(1969)
Blue Cheer
(1969)

New! Improved! is the third album by Blue Cheer, first released in March 1969 on Philips Records. It Was re-released in 1994 by Repertoire with two bonus tracks. It was re-released in 1999 by Italian indie label Akarma Records. The album features Randy Holden on guitar on side B (tracks 7-9). This is the only studio recording of Holden with Blue Cheer.

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Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "When It All Gets Old" (Ralph Burns Kellogg) – 3:01
  2. "West Coast Child of Sunshine" (Bruce Stephens) – 2:41
  3. "I Want My Baby Back" (Stephens) – 3:19
  4. "Aces 'n' Eights" (Kellogg, Dickie Peterson, Stephens) – 2:47
  5. "As Long as I Live" (Peterson, Stephens) – 2:20
  6. "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry" (Bob Dylan) – 3:16

Side two[edit]

  1. "Peace of Mind" (Randy Holden) – 7:22
  2. "Fruit & Iceburgs" (Holden) – 6:05
  3. "Honey Butter Lover" (Holden) – 1:16
  4. "All Night Long" (Kellog) - 2:06 (Repertoire Bonus Track)
  5. "Fortunes" (Peterson) - 2:20 (Repertoire Bonus Track)

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