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Butt Rockin'

Butt Rockin'

For their third album in 1981 the Fabulous Thunderbirds added the Roomful Of Blues horn section. It was cut at the Crystal Studios, Hollywood (a change from previous practice of recording in Texas).

Frontman Kim Wilson wrote/co-wrote seven of the 11 cuts, another change of musical tactics. The opening track ‘I Believe I’m In Love’, has since become associated with his friend Bonnie Raitt.

Standout covers include ‘Roll, Roll, Roll’ - a 1958 release by Guitar Junior, and ‘Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White’ - a trumpet hit for Perez Prado in 1955, now played by harmonica.

Five bonus cuts include ‘live’ material from Austin’s Bottom Line.

Booklet with authoritative and extensive liner notes written by respected ‘Record Collector’/’Guitar & Bass’ journalist Michael Heatley.

Expertly remastered by Jon Astley (who has worked on recordings by the Who, Led Zeppelin, George Harrison and many others).


01. I Believe I’m In Love
02. One’s Too Many
03. Give Me All Your Lovin’
04. Roll, Roll, Roll
05. Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
06. I Hear You Knocking
07. Tip On In
08. I’m Sorry
09. Mathilda
10. Tell Me Why
11. In Orbit

Originally released as (USA/UK) CHR 1319 by Chrysalis Records, p.1981

Bonus Tracks
12. Found A New Love
13. I Got Eyes
14. Someday You’ll Want Me
15. I Hear You Knockin’ (Live)
16. Mathilda (Live)

Tracks 12 – 16 originally released on the album ‘Different Tacos’ (USA) CTM-1006 Country Town Music, p.1996.

Release Information

  • Catalogue Number: REPUK 1196
  • Format: CD (Digipak)

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