Sugar and Spice is the 1966 debut album by The Cryan' Shames, originally released in mono (CL 2589) and in stereo (CS 9389). The cover photography was done by Don Bronstein. The album was recorded in two days (August 25 and 26, 1966). The liner photography was done by Rich Dienethal of River Grove, Illinois. The cover photograph was taken at The Sweet Tooth in Pipers Alley, Old Town, Chicago. The album is dedicated to Fred Bohlander. The back of the album contains six photos of the band in concert. There are four original songs on this record, all written by lead guitarist, Jim Fairs: "We Could Be Happy", "Ben Franklin's Almanac", "July" and "I Wanna Meet You".