Loonee Tunes!

Loonee Tunes! is the second album by British 2 Tone and ska band Bad Manners, from the year 1980. In keeping with the format of their first album, the first track is an instrumental. It reached number 36 on the UK album chart. The album opens with "Echo 4-2" which became the band's cult instrumental introduction number at all live gigs.

Loonee Tunes!
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Studio album by
ReleasedNovember 1980
GenreSka, 2-Tone
LabelMagnet
ProducerRoger Lomas
Bad Manners chronology
Ska 'n' B
(1980)
Loonee Tunes!
(1980)
Gosh It's... Bad Manners
(1981)
Singles from Loonee Tunes!
  1. "Lorraine"
    Released: December 1980
  2. "Just a Feeling"
    Released: March 1981
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Track listingEdit

All songs by Bad Manners unless noted.

  1. "Echo 4-2" (L. Johnson)
  2. "Just a Feeling"
  3. "El Pussycat" (Roland Alphonso)
  4. "Doris"
  5. "Spy-I"
  6. "Tequila" (The Champs)
  7. "Lorraine"
  8. "Echo Gone Wrong"
  9. "Suicide"
  10. "The Undersea Adventures of Ivor The Engine"
  11. "Back in '60"
  12. "Just Pretendin'"
  • 2011 Bonus Tracks
  1. "Lorraine" (Extended Version) - 6:20
  2. "Here Comes The Major" (New Version) - 3:23

PersonnelEdit

  • Buster Bloodvessel - Vocals
  • Louis 'Alphonso' Cook - Guitar
  • David Farren - Bass
  • Martin Stewart - Keyboards
  • Chris Kane - Saxophone
  • Andrew Marson - Saxophone
  • Paul "Gus" Hyman - Trumpet
  • Winston Bazoomies - Harmonica, Vocals
  • Brian Tuitt - Drums
  • Roger Lomas - Production
  • Kim Holmes - Engineer
  • Moose - Engineer
  • Recorded at Horizon Studios in Coventry and Pye Studios in London.