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Oct022019

The Munsters The Munsters (Limited Ghastly Gray Vinyl Edition)

  • Conceived in response to the Success of The Addams FamilyThe Munsters Became a Huge Hit for CBS-TV in 1964

  • Decca Records Decided to Capitalize with a Munsters- Themed Album

  • They Hired Veteran Producers Joe Hooven and Hal Winn to Record the Record

  • Hooven and Winn in Turn Hired the Wrecking Crew for the Sessions, Featuring Glen Campbell and Leon Russell

  • They Also Hired a Vocal Group Named The Go Go’s,
    Who Made One Surf-Styled Record for RCA, Also in 1964

  • Plenty of Lighthearted Monster and Munster References, All Set to a Light Surf Beat

  • One of the Most Collectible Records Out There, Commanding Triple Digit Sums Online

  • Remastered by Aaron Kannowski

  • Reissued in Ghastly Gray Vinyl

  • Limited to 1000 Copies

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    The Munsters: The Munsters (Limited Ghastly Gray Vinyl Edition)

    Did you know Herman, Grandpa, Lily, Marilyn and Eddie Munster doubled as a rock and roll band?! Well, despite the subhead on the album proclaiming them as 'The Newest Teen-Age Singing Group,' they didn't'but that didn't stop the label execs at Decca Records from trying to cash in on the new CBS hit TV show! Veteran producers Joe Hooven and Hal Winn had the good sense to hire the Wrecking Crew (most notably Glen Campbell and Leon Russell) to play this surf-tinged set of songs, and brought in The Go-Go's (nope, not those Go-Go's, they were just out of diapers'this was a male vocal trio that cut one LP for RCA back in 1964, the same year this record came out) to sing the lyrics to such gems as 'You Created a Monster' and 'Make It Go Away.' The whole thing is a hoot, and a highly collectible hoot at that'original copies of this album command 'monstrous' sums! Aaron Kannowski remastered our reissue, and for this vinyl reissue, we've pressed up a limited edition of 1000 copies in ghoulish gray vinyl'get ready to do the Munster creep this Halloween and beyond!

    LP TRACK LISTING Side One

    1. Munster Creep
    2. Frankenstein Had a Hot-Rod Car
    3. $1.98 King Size Voodoo Kit
    4. Vampire Vamp
    5. Herman’s Place
    6. (Here Comes the) Munster Coach

     

    Side Two

    1. T.V. Monster Show
    2. Eerie Beach
    3. Make It Go Away
    4. You Created a Monster
    5. Ride the Midnight Special

    6. Down in the Basement

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