Wasa Wasa

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Wasa Wasa
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Studio album by Edgar Broughton Band
Released July 1969
Recorded 1969 (Bonus tracks recorded late 1965/1966)
Genre Acid rock, blues rock, psychedelic rock
Length 68:36
Label Harvest
Producer Peter Jenner
Edgar Broughton Band chronology
Wasa Wasa
(1969)
Sing Brother Sing
(1970)Sing Brother Sing1970
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Wasa Wasa is the debut album by the psychedelic rock band Edgar Broughton Band. The album was originally released as "Harvest SHVL 757" in July 1969 and was produced by Peter Jenner. The 2004 CD reissue contained 5 previously unreleased bonus tracks, 4 of them being demos recorded by the band when they were a blues outfit called "The Edgar Broughton Blues Band". These tracks feature guitarist Victor Unitt, who left the band when they started to go into psychedelic rock, stating the members of the band to be "sell-outs". The last bonus track being a jamming session which was recorded on 21 January 1969, which was discovered when remastering the album.

Track listing

  1. "Death of an Electric Citizen" (Arthur Grant, Robert Edgar Broughton, Steve Broughton) – 6:09
  2. "American Boy Soldier" (Grant, R.E. Broughton, S. Broughton) – 4:22
  3. "Why Can't Somebody Love Me?" (Grant, R.E. Broughton, S. Broughton) – 5:05
  4. "Neptune" (S. Broughton) – 4:20
  5. "Evil" (R.E. Broughton) – 2:36
  6. "Crying" (R.E. Broughton) – 5:14
  7. "Love in the Rain" (R.E. Broughton) – 3:46
  8. "Dawn Crept Away" (R.E. Broughton, S. Broughton)– 14:07
2004 CD reissue bonus tracks
  1. "Messin' with the Kid" (Kelvin London) – 2:50
  2. "Waterloo Man" (R. E. Broughton) – 4:11
  3. "Jacqueline" (Big Bill Broonzy) – 3:41
  4. "Tellin' Everybody" (R. E. Broughton) – 2:28
  5. "Untitled Freak Out" (Grant, R.E. Broughton, S. Broughton) – 9:47

Personnel

Edgar Broughton Band

Additional musician

  • Victor Unitt - guitar (bonus tracks 1-4)

Production

  • Peter Jenner – producer
  • Peter Bown – engineer
  • Peter Mew – engineer
  • Jim Epps – sleeve design
  • John Hopkins – liner notes
  • Dick Imrie – photography

References

  1. ^ Thompson, Dave. Wasa Wasa at AllMusic
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