Bud and Froony

 

“Thank You Song” – Ct demo, circa 2008, recorded at Kelp Manor. From the new album “Bud and Froony“, a collection of songs written and recorded over the years for various Travis family occasions, most of which started life as Chandler demos, but the Incredible Casuals and the Chandler Travis Philharmonic also make […]

You’ve Got A Friend in the White Prince

 

“You’ve Got a Friend” – the White Prince with orchestral accompaniment by the Brain Bats of Venus (aka the Incredible Casuals), recorded live at the Marbledale Pub, Marbledale, CT., by Chris Blood, circa 1983 or so (contrary to what it says in the liner notes!) From “The White Prince Story: You’ve Got a […]

I Got To Move (dub version)

“I Got To Move (dub version)” -“That’s That” outtake, recorded and mixed by Rikki Bates, 1986-ish. Actually, I think I might’ve had a hand in mixing this one, too -seem to remember being in on it in Robert MacNamara’s basement way back when -but it was basically Rikki’s deal, and I absolutely love it, have […]

I Got To Move (Philharmonic version)

“I Got To Move” – the Chandler Travis Philharmonic, recorded live at the Midway by yours truly using my patented Horrend-O-phonic sound process (a beat up old Sony portable cassette deck) sometime in the late nineties. and originally featured on RadioBall #4, “Miss America Presents the Chandler Travis Philharmonic“. Great work from the rhythm section, […]

I Got To Move (“classic”)

“I Got to Move“- the Incredible Casuals, from “That’s That” (Demon Records, transferred from vinyl by P.J. O’Connell)- recorded by Rikki Bates. This is probably the most commonly heard version of “I Got To Move”, which I think of as the Prince version (apparently a phase I was going through at the time!), and it’s […]

I Got To Move (original version)

“I Got To Move” -the Incredible Casuals, from “New Hats For Summer”, #2 in the Inedible Casserole series, recorded by Rikki Bates.

We have five completely different versions of this one, by three different bands (3 by the Casuals and 1 each by the Chandler Travis Philharmonic and by Lester), and I always thought it […]

This is No Time For Fun!

“This Is No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook featuring the Elftone All Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded by Jon Evans at Brick Hill.

We posted this one last year, as a video, I think, from last year’s Cape Cavalcade show, but here’s the newly minted official studio version of this practically timeless holiday […]

Argh! More Snow!

“More Snow” – from the cassette Inedible Casserole #6: The Casserole of Death.

By request, we’re bringing you one from the vaults this week. It’s a song we play just a couple times of year, and this year it seems more appropriate than ever here in the Northeast US.

Thanks to David “Pope […]

A Steve Shook Christmas Song

photo by Joe Navas

“This s No Time For Fun (This Is Christmas)“- Steve Shook & the Elftone All-Girl Ukulele Revue -recorded live at the Cape Cod Christmas Cavalcade, Dec. 13, 2013, rough board mix by Chris Blood.

Well, what can I say? Brilliant. Note how similarly misanthropic this is lyrically to the xmas […]

Another Sweaty Christmas

“Another Sweaty Christmas” -by me; recorded at Kelp Manor and the Woo Woo Lagoon yesterday and a couple days before, w. Sam Wood on drums.

Steve Shook and I both wrote misanthropic xmas songs this year; predictably, his is nicer, plus features the Elftone All-Girl Ukuelele Revue, which gives him a big leg up, as […]