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is a 1988 album by Copy Cats Johnny Thunders and Patti Palladin. It is a set of rock and roll oldies, originally recorded from 1954 to 1969. It was named after being a set of cover versions and as the title of a Gary U.S. Bonds song, "Copycat", which was recorded for the album but not released.
Track listing [ edit ]
The tracks were called "scenes"
Side one – "Act one" [ edit ]
Can't Seem to Make You Mine" ( Sky Saxon) original version by The Seeds, 1965 "
Baby It's You" ( Mack David, Barney Williams, Burt Bacharach) original version by The Shirelles, 1961 "She Wants To Mambo" (Maxwell Davis, Gene Ford) original version by The Chanters, 1954
Treat Her Right" ( Roy Head) original version by Roy Head and the Traits, 1965 "Uptown To Harlem" (Betty Mabry) original version by
The Chambers Brothers, 1967 "
Crawfish" ( Fred Wise, Ben Weisman) original version by Kitty White and Elvis Presley from the film , 1958 King Creole
Side two – "Act two" [ edit ]
"Alligator Wine" (
Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller) original version by Screamin' Jay Hawkins, 1958 "Two Time Loser" (Alden Bunn, Anna Sandford) original version by
Tarheel Slim and Little Ann, 1963 "
Love Is Strange" (Ethel Cookie Smith, Mac Houston Baker) original version by Mickey & Sylvia, 1956 "I Was Born To Cry" (
Dion DiMucci) original version by Dion, 1962 "He Cried" (Greg Richards, Ted Daryll) original version as "
She Cried" by Jay and the Americans, 1962 "Let Me Entertain You (Parts 1 and 2)" (
Jule Styne, Stephen Sondheim) original version from the musical , 1959 Gypsy
Personnel [ edit ]
Johnny Thunders – guitar, vocals
Patti Palladin – vocals
John Perry – guitar, synth strings Robbie A. Gordon – guitar
Jimi Haynes – guitar
Henri Padovani – guitar
Billy Rath – bass
Jerry Nolan – drums Steve Washington – drums
Chris Taylor – bass, drums
Barry Andrews – organ, piano Pedro Ortiz – tambourines, maracas, percussion
Jim Dvorak – trumpet
Nick Evans – tambourine
John "Irish" Earle – saxophones Alex Bǎlǎnescu – violins
Maribel La Manchega – castanets
Chrissie Hynde – backing vocals
Jayne County – backing vocals Blair Booth – backing vocals
Simon Humphries – backing vocals
Paul Long – backing vocals
Judd Lander – harmonica
Anthony Thistlethwaite – harmonica Keith Hancock, Ken Thomas (on scene 6) – engineer
Leee Black Childers – cover photography
References [ edit ]
^ Deming, Mark. "Copy Cats". Allmusic . Retrieved . April 18, 2014