Have Another Ball

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Have Another Ball
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes - Have Another Ball cover.jpg
Compilation album by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Released July 8, 2008
Recorded 1996-2008
Genre Punk rock
Label Fat Wreck Chords
Me First and the Gimme Gimmes chronology
Love Their Country
(2006)
Have Another Ball
(2008)
Go Down Under
(2011)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AbsolutePunk.net (85%) link
Allmusic 4/5 stars link
Kerrang! 3/5 stars [1]

Have Another Ball is a compilation album by the punk rock cover band Me First and the Gimme Gimmes. It is their seventh album overall, and was released on July 8, 2008 by Fat Wreck Chords.

The album features songs dating back to before their first album, Have a Ball.[2] Many of the tracks were previously released on now out-of-print 7" vinyl singles, while others were featured on compilation albums.

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original performer Length
1. "Rich Girl" (from Happy Meals, Vol. 2: The Perfect Marriage) Daryl Hall Hall & Oates 2:06
2. "The Boxer" (from Garf) Paul Simon Simon and Garfunkel 2:49
3. "Country Roads" (from Denver) John Denver, Bill Danoff, Taffy Nivert John Denver 2:10
4. "I Write the Songs" (from Barry) Bruce Johnston Barry Manilow 2:57
5. "Sodomy" Galt MacDermot, James Rado, Gerome Ragni Hair cast (musical) 0:28
6. "You've Got a Friend" (from In Your Barkalounger (contains an interpretation of "Blitzkrieg Bop" by The Ramones)) Carole King James Taylor 2:35
7. "Mahogany (contains an interpretation of "Richie Dagger's Crime" by the Germs)" Michael Masser, Gerald Goffin Diana Ross 1:50
8. "Mother and Child Reunion" (from Paul) Paul Simon Paul Simon 2:10
9. "Only the Good Die Young" (from Billy) Billy Joel Billy Joel 2:47
10. "Coming to America" (from Diamond) Neil Diamond Neil Diamond 2:24
11. "The Harder They Come" (from the Warped Tour 2003 Tour Compilation) Jimmy Cliff Jimmy Cliff 2:25
12. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" (from Elton) Elton John, Bernie Taupin Elton John 3:48

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Alexandra, Rae. Kerrang! #1220, 26 July 2008. Album reviews. "Pop-punk Supergroup Go Karaoke Once More" P.51
  2. ^ "Me First and the Gimme Gimmes detail Have Another Ball!." Punknews.org. May 22, 2008.