The Munsters S/T CD

$ 10.98

 

  • Conceived in Response to the Success of The Addams Family, The Munsters Became a Huge Hit for CBS-TV in 1964

  • Decca Records Decided to Cash In with a Munsters-Themed Album

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

  • Hooven and Winn in Turn Hired the Wrecking Crew to Play on the Album, Most Notably Glen Campbell and Leon Russell

  • 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

  • The Album Is One of the Most Collectible Records Out There, Routinely Commanding Triple Digit Sums

  • Never Reissued in Any Format

  • Remastered by Aaron Kannowski

  • Real Gone Music’s CD Debut Sports Liner Notes by Bill Kopp Detailing the Horrifying History Behind The Munsters Album

  • Also Features Added Photos

  • First-Ever LP Reissue Comes in “Herman” Green Vinyl

  • Limited Edition of 800 Copies

  • Just in Time for Halloween!

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 its CD debut, we’ve added ghoulish photos and liner notes by Bill Kopp that reveal the frightening facts behind the recording of this record. Even better, for its first-ever vinyl reissue,we’ve pressed up a limited edition of 800 copies in “Herman” green vinyl...get ready to do the Munster creep this Halloween and beyond!

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

7. T.V. Monster Show
8. Eerie Beach
9. Make It Go Away
10. You Created a Monster
11. Ride the Midnight Special
12. Down in the Basement

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