Teenage Head (Flamin' Groovies album)

Teenage Head is the third studio album by the San Francisco rock band Flamin' Groovies, released in March 1971 by Kama Sutra Records.[11]

Teenage Head
Flamin' Groovies Teenage Head.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1971 (1971-03)
RecordedJanuary 1971
StudioBell Sound (New York City)
Genre
Length30:45
LabelKama Sutra
ProducerRichard Robinson
Flamin' Groovies chronology
Flamingo
(1970)
Teenage Head
(1971)
Shake Some Action
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic[2]
Alternative Press4/5[3]
The Austin Chronicle[4]
Chicago Tribune[5]
Christgau's Record GuideB[6]
Entertainment WeeklyB+[7]
Q[8]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide[1]
Spin9/10[9]
Uncut[10]

Released the same year as the Rolling Stones' album Sticky Fingers, Mick Jagger reportedly noticed the similarities between the albums and thought the Flamin' Groovies did the better take on the theme of classic blues and rock 'n roll revisited in a modern context.[2]

Track listingEdit

All songs written by Cyril Jordan and Roy A. Loney except where noted.

Side 1

  1. "High Flyin' Baby"
  2. "City Lights"
  3. "Have You Seen My Baby?" (Randy Newman)
  4. "Yesterday's Numbers"

Side 2

  1. "Teenage Head"
  2. "32-20" (Robert Johnson, new lyrics by Roy A. Loney)
  3. "Evil Hearted Ada" (Loney)
  4. "Doctor Boogie"
  5. "Whiskey Woman"

CD bonus tracksEdit

  1. "Shakin' All Over" (Fred Heath, Johnny Kidd)
  2. "That'll Be the Day" (Jerry Allison, Buddy Holly, Norman Petty)
  3. "Louie Louie" (Richard Berry)
  4. "Walkin' the Dog" (Rufus Thomas)
  5. "Scratch My Back" (Slim Harpo)
  6. "Carol" (Chuck Berry)
  7. "Going Out Theme"

PersonnelEdit

Flamin' Groovies
  • Cyril Jordan – guitar, vocals
  • Roy Loney – vocals, guitar
  • Tim Lynch – guitar, harmonica
  • George Alexander – bass guitar
  • Danny Mihm – drums
  • Jim Dickinson – piano

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Sisario, Ben (2004). "Flamin' Groovies". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian (eds.). The New Rolling Stone Album Guide (4th ed.). Simon & Schuster. pp. 301–02. ISBN 0-7432-0169-8.
  2. ^ a b c Deming, Mark. "Teenage Head – Flamin' Groovies". AllMusic. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  3. ^ "Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head". Alternative Press. No. 136. November 1999. p. 100.
  4. ^ Beets, Greg (August 27, 1999). "Flamin' Groovies: Flamingo (Buddha/BMG) / Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head (Buddha/BMG)". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved October 1, 2020.
  5. ^ Popson, Tom (July 27, 1990). "An Intriguing Dash of Dots Eccentricity". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  6. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "F". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor and Fields. ISBN 0-89919-026-X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  7. ^ Sinclair, Tom (August 6, 1999). "Teenage Head". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  8. ^ "Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head". Q. No. 168. September 2000. p. 123.
  9. ^ Strauss, D. (November 1999). "Flamin' Groovies: Flamingo / Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head". Spin. Vol. 15, no. 11. p. 194. Retrieved September 30, 2020.
  10. ^ "Flamin' Groovies: Teenage Head". Uncut. No. 39. August 2000. p. 103.
  11. ^ The Mojo Collection: The Ultimate Music Companion. Canongate Books. 2007. p. 236. ISBN 978-1-84195-973-3.