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Thursday, January 24, 2013

VA - Born Bad Volumes 1-6

Born Bad Vol. 1


43 comments:

Rancido said...

JUst got vol4 and so far so good.Its great to have all this obscure proto-cramps tunes gathered togeteher.Thanks!
PS:To the fuckers posting about viagra and such:We don't want/need your crap around here,thank you!

hdvns said...

I LOVE your site! Been dowloading like crazy the past couple of days, mostly stuff I already have but haven't ripped yet. Thanks for all the great stuff, these comps are great!!

The Barman said...

You're a legend. Thanks.

Toxxy said...

Great series Zer0 - HANX mate :)

Anonymous said...

Thanx for this great serie

Anonymous said...

Thanks for shareing! Do you by any chance also have Volume 7 & 8?

Zer0_II said...

I don't have volumes 7 & 8. From what I understand those volumes didn't come until later, and initially only 1-6 were released. I'll see what I can do about finding volumes 7 and 8 and getting them posted here.

billyclex said...

the tag on green fuz didnt have an artist. Anybody know who it is??

great series.

Lux Interior said...

Yeah, I think Vol. 7&8 were released 8 to 10 Years after the original Volumes. Thanks again for ripping! I hadn't listened to these albums in ages.

Randy Alvey said...

Green Fuz is by none other than the Green Fuz. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Green_Fuz

dmtls said...

Thank you very much for sharing this great series!

milosarmy said...

Wow! What a great collection to post! Thanks big time!

Anonymous said...

great comps, really enjoyed hearing these versions,
thanks.

Anonymous said...

There's a torrent for the first 4 albums with far better sound quality. These downloads are roughly 64 kbps, the torrentfiles are about 224 kbps. But thanks for volume 5 and 6!
http://btjunkie.org/search?q=VA-Born-Bad-Vol-1-4-kl

~Xale~

Zer0_II said...

Thanks for the torrent link. Sometimes I completely forget about the quality of the audio on the material that I upload. I use DFX audio enhancer and it makes everything sound so good that there's not much of a difference between low bitrate audio as long as the original recording was decent. I'll try to grab the first four volumes and reup them. Unfortunately there's only one seeder now and they aren't online, so I might not have any luck with that.

Jonathan said...

Re: "Volume 3 includes the trio of songs based around the Surfin' Bird phenomenon, including Mama Oom Mow Mow and The Bird's The Word by the Rivingtons and Surfin' Bird by The Trashmen."

One of the things I enjoy about these compilation albums is the ability to do miny research projects for the artists. Some are easily accessible (Roy Orbison, Ricky Nelson, Tommy James) but the others are hard to find, eccentric types. I have hours of fine exploring the artists who plague me with these earbugs.

As far as the Bird, if you ever here the other side of that Rivingtons record, "Papa Oom Mow Mow," I think it's another link to the "Surfin' Bird" story. It sounds closer to the Trashmen rendition than "Mama..." does.

Thanks for posting these. As far as I'm concerned, these should be manditory and passed out to anyone interested in 20th century pop music.

Anonymous said...

Is it possible to re up the vol 2 - 6 as they have been deleted due to inactivity.



Rhod

Zer0_II said...

Anonymous: I'll re-up volumes 2-6 as soon as I finish uploading all of the Sixties Archives volumes. I'm really suprised that the links are down due to inactivity. The Born Bad series generated quite a bit of interest at the time it was posted. I supposed that's what happens after it has been buried down so far.

sj ogro said...

yabadabadoo folks,
here's volume 1-8 plus the 'bootlegs' 7+8: http://thepiratebay.org/tor/3968704/Born_Bad_-_Complete_Collection_(6_volumes___2_bootlegs)

thanks for putting the focus on this series and posting it

Simon (Edinburgh) said...

Thanks so much for posting these and the Sixties Archives series - really great stuff.

Cheers

ralph said...

Found your blog doing a search for Jim Lowe's Green Door - a classic track! Thanks for sharing, this whole set looks pretty good, looking forward to checking them all out!

Later,
Ralph

Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing this ....

bonez said...

thanks for uploading this compilation and thanks for everyone else for the extra links. :D

Dylan said...

Track 8 from volume five seems to be missing...has this been a problem for anyone else?

brassmonkey001 said...

Nice one! I bought volumes 1 & 2 on vinyl upon their release but I never knew the series continued, certainly not as far as 8!

the novice said...

Hey these links dont work for me any way you could contact me and we could share or just send me some Born Bad?

Anonymous said...

Gracias por estos maravillosos Born Bad 1-6!!!
Thanx for this wonderful Born Bad series!!
Saludos desde Argentina.

Zer0_II said...

The link for downloading "Born Bad, Vol. 4" seems to be broken. The page that it sent me to doesn't even use a western alphabet.

Thanks much for the great music!

Mick said...

Given the current unavailability of this series, i love being able to grab the volumes I do not have on LP (sigh, remember them).

But what I would REALLY appreciate is someone ripping the series as high-quality MP3 or OGG files. Or even better, ripping it as FLAC files. And if the resultant mass of files is large, making it available seperately by volume, so we could choose which volumes to download.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for these. Can you please re-up volume 4? Mass mirror says the file doesn't exist for some reason. The rest of them downloaded fine.

jack the tripper said...

Thanks for this amazing series (as well as "songs" bellow, but that I already knew)! I can't understand people complaining about the bitrate__ if one wants quality, go buy it. Of course I prefer a 320kb than a 66kb, but what the hell, this is about sharing and discovering new stuff...

Anonymous said...

Hey, I can't download vol. 3 and 4, can you re-up them, please? Thanks in advance!

Andy Rampage said...

I'm 'looking for some Johnny Jett POWERS!! N0..ZER) could you possibly "assist" me in my Quest??
"GREAT job Here! THANKS!!"

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Andy Rampage said...

'THINK' ALL The *links* for these "BORN BAD"'S are 'broken'/down..

Zer0_II said...

@Andy Rampage: I hope you can appreciate my honesty, but it may be a while before I reupload these. Right now my focus is on the Halloween Countdown, but I will reupload this as soon as October is over. Perhaps someone will be kind enough to reupload it in the meantime. I barely have enough free time at the moment to get my posts up for the Halloween Countdown, otherwise I wouldn't mind taking care of it now. I hope you understand. Take care.

Andy Rampage said...

Zer0 My HERO!!
So SORRY mate..i didn't EVEN take into account that you were already preoccupied with: "The Halloween countdown"!!

My attitude was, as always with my requests here, that YOU will: "GET around to them.. when YOU (can) GET-around to them..
didnt MEAN to come-across as any kind Of: "RUSH-JOB".. even though i have been 'ON' a REAL 'CRAMPS TEAR' lately!!
wheneve YOU Can mate.. will BE MORE than pleasingly acceptable!!
Cheers

Zer0_II said...

@Andy Rampage: I was trying to reupload these for you today, but I encountered a bit of a problem. Right before I was about to add the files from Vol. 1 to the rar archive I happened to notice that the bitrate for these files was only 64kbps, which seems unusually low. I wouldn't normally even bother posting something of such low quality, which leads me to believe that perhaps the files I uploaded for this post were accidently deleted? I'm trying to find and download the volumes in higher quality for you, but so far the best I've managed to come up with is 128kbps.

I know there is slim chance of anyone who has already downloaded this returning to view the comments of this post, but if any of you happen to see this could you please tell me what the bitrate of the files you downloaded is? Andy, I'm sorry for the inconvenience, but I will try to resolve the problem as soon as possible.

eJo. said...

C'est juste énorme !!!
It's a great pleasure !
Thanks you very much

Amanda Denney said...

Hi buddy. Was just trying to download all the born bad volumes but all the links are expired. Do you plan on having them available again?

Thanks so much for this site!

logo said...

Thanks mate!

dmblackwell said...

Re Born Bad vol 6 - the artwork lists "R.Lewis Band doing Get Off The Road" but the download has "Ric Cartey doing Oo Ee Baby". Is there some reason for this? Is it a mistake ?

said...

to dmblackwell,

Good catch after all this time. The ric Cartey song "Oo Ee Baby" is really the first track from Born Bad Vol. 7.

Here is a link & Decryption code to the R. Lewis tune...
MEGA link -
https://mega.co.nz/#!2NUmmD5a

decryption code -
ZuKYHXv2j4r187YIzIHubTB1nDUEMhPOnR-XUfdFN0o