Fools Paradise Favorites Reissue

Various Artists

  • Label: Jazzman
  • Origin: United Kingdom
  • Genres: 60's Garage, Jukebox RnB, Mod, Oddities, Popcorn, Rock n Roll, Tittyshakers, Weird
  • Format: LP + 7 inch
  • Catalogue number: JMANLP090

Availability: In stock


For over 20 years, your irrepressible host Rex and his legendary Fool's Paradise radio show on WFMU has held a grudge against the whole square world. Broadcasting from an undisclosed location in rural New Jersey in a fur-lined fall-out shelter located miles below the earth's crust, this weekly "excursion to nowhere" continues to proudly play nothing but greasy grooves from inane 45s; non-hit misfires, curveballs and oddballs from the Rock & Roll era. Yes sirree, those weird and warped ones about monsters, beatniks, chickens, apes, stewed moonbeams and mosquito knees...

And now, in the tradition of free love and nickel beer, Jazzman Records has teamed up with Rex to bring together a fabulous collection of his top spins! These are the songs that, by virtue of Rex's dogged persistence, have now achieved a kind of classic status that was surely never previously thought imaginable - The Fool's Paradise Favourites.

Gatefold LP includes 18 tracks with extra special chicken-themed twin spin bonus 45 single!

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Fools Paradise Favorites



Side 1
1. Premiers - "Shawnee"
2. Charlie & The Bank Job - "Al Katraz"
3. Jules Blattner - "500 Pound Canary"
4. The Flock Rocker - "Chinese Rock & Roll"
5. Bob Strauss - "Nameless"
6. Hurricane Harry - "Last Meal"
7. Glenn Willings - "Me Tarzan You Jane"
8. The Bobby Borda Five - "Mad"
9. Dick Summer - "The Goatee's Gotta Go"
10. Wigland - "Side A Outro"

Side 2
1. The Renaults - "Rockin' With Joe"
2. Wee Willie & The Soulettes - "Pulp Wood Charley"
3. Billy Duke & The Dukes - "Roland"
4. The Orbits - "Knock Her Down"
5. Dan Kubiak - "Finding You"
6. King Sid - "Unh Uh Baby"
7. Arnie Ginsburg - "Pal Mal Rock"
8. Sidney & Chimps - "Blah"
9. Stringbeans - "Stop Your Cryin'"
10. H & A - "Side B Outro"

Bonus 7" single inside:

A The Leopards - "Chicken Pot Pie"

B Abel & the Starliners Combo - "Chicken Hop Twist"