Trouble Doll (The Disappointing 3rd LP)

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Trouble Doll
(The Disappointing 3rd LP)
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Studio album and Live album by
RecordedNoise New York, NYC
December 6, 1988 at CBGB
GenreAlternative rock
LabelShimmy Disc
B.A.L.L. chronology
Trouble Doll
(The Disappointing 3rd LP)

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Trouble Doll (The Disappointing 3rd LP) is the third album by B.A.L.L., released in 1989 through Shimmy Disc. The first half is a studio album that contains new material, while the second half contain a live performance recorded at CBGB in New York City.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Don Fleming; all music is composed by B.A.L.L..

1."Should Brothers Kill?"1:33
2."Never Meant to Say"2:40
3."Trouble World"2:17
4."Trouble Doll"2:08
5."This Is War"1:39
6."Little Tex in Trouble"3:06
8."Trouble Momma"3:05
9."I Could Always Be With You"2:18
10."The Cracked Life of a Cracked Man"2:45
11."Flowers Grow on the Wall"2:20
CD bonus tracks
12."Little Tex's Prelude" 1:46
13."Reagan's Bush Is on Fire" 3:45
14."Amazon" 2:34
15."Trouble Baby" 1:55
16."Tx-Five" 0:44
17."African Sunset" 2:45
18."Everywhere" 3:15
19."The French" 1:07
20."When Is a Man" 2:09
21."Bird" 2:36
22."Charm" 2:50
23."My T.V. Is Broke" 1:39
24."The King Will Never Die" 2:39
25."If I Breakdown" 2:02
26."It Don't Come Easy" (Ringo Starr cover)Ringo Starr1:52
27."Love Was the End" 2:29
28."Just Like The Last Time" 2:07
29."Buick McKane" (T. Rex cover)Marc Bolan2:23
30."Trouble Finale" 2:15


Adapted from the Trouble Doll (The Disappointing 3rd LP) liner notes.[3]

Production and additional personnel

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1989 Shimmy Disc CS, LP shimmy 022
Netherlands CD, LP SDE 8909


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "B.A.L.L.: Trouble Doll > Review". Allmusic. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  2. ^ Kenny, Glenn (2007). "B.A.L.L." Trouser Press. Retrieved August 7, 2015.
  3. ^ Trouble Doll (The Disappointing 3rd LP) (booklet). B.A.L.L. New York City, New York: Shimmy Disc. 1989.{{cite AV media notes}}: CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)

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