THE HAMSTERS

Albums recorded by The Hamsters, with release dates and UK CD availability.

 

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1

Rodent Rock [cassette only]

--/88

 

2

Revenge Of The Killer Hamsters [cassette only]

--/89

 

3

The Night Of The Rocking Rodents [cassette only]

--/89

 

4

Flasher Hamsters From Hell [cassette only]

--/90

 

5

Condensed Hamsters

--/90

6

Electric Hamsterland

09/90

7

Hamster Jam [live]

--/91

8

The Hamsters

07/93

9

Route 666

02/95

10

The Jimi Hendrix Memorial Concerts [live]

07/96

11

Pet Sounds: Ten Years Of Rodent Rock

11/98

12

They Live By Night [live]

12/01

13

Open All Hours

04/04


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1) RODENT ROCK

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Arrested For Driving While Blind
Get Out Of Denver
Voodoo Chile
Purple Haze
La Grange
Mercury Blues
Tush/Down At The Doctors

Issued on cassette and sold at gigs only, the second
side of the tape was blank. Recorded live at the Kent
Custom Bike Show in July 1988


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Blind Boy
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


2) REVENGE OF THE KILLER HAMSTERS

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Sweet Little Lisa
Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
Double Trouble
Fire Down Below
Stone Free
Wanna Make Love To You

Chequebook
Jesus Just Left Chicago
Come On
You'll Come Running Back To Me
Chevrolet
They Called It Rock
Blonde Ambition

Issued on cassette and sold at gigs only


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


3) THE NIGHT OF THE ROCKING RODENTS

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Switchboard Susan
Georgia Slop
Linda Lu
Ain't Livin' Long Like This
Hard Ridin' Papa
Crazy 'Bout An Automobile
Fire

Guitar Bug
Never Get Me Up (In One Of Those)
Sittin' On The Boat Dock
Cocaine
The Walk
All Along The Watchtower
California Man

Issued on cassette and sold at gigs only


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


4) FLASHER HAMSTERS FROM HELL

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Junk In My Trunk
Blues For The Blues
Statesborough Blues (for Lowell George)
Rock 'n' Roll Love Letter
Wouldn't Treat A Dog
It's Love Baby (24 Hours A Day)

Brother Doctor, Sister Nurse
It Comes To Me Naturally
Walkin' Blues
Boogie Man
Barefootin'
Get Out Of My Dreams
Feelin' Good

Issued on cassette and sold at gigs only


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


5) CONDENSED HAMSTERS

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Switchboard Susan
Georgia Slop
Linda Lu
Hard Ridin' Papa
Crazy 'Bout An Automobile
The Walk
Chevrolet
They Called It Rock
Sweet Little Lisa
Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
Double Trouble
Fire Down Below
Chequebook
Brother Doctor, Sister Nurse

Compilation of tracks from first 4 cassette only albums
Tracks 1-6 from Night Of The Rocking Rodents
Tracks 7 - 13 from Revenge of the Killer Hamsters
Track 14 from Flasher Hamsters From Hell


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

6) ELECTRIC HAMSTERLAND

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Purple Haze
Voodoo Chile
Fire
Little Wing
Spanish Castle Magic

Foxy Lady
Stone Free
The Wind Cries Mary
All Along The Watchtower
Hey Joe
Star Spangled Banner


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


Jerry Stevenson

7) HAMSTER JAM

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Only Rock 'n' Roll
The Gangster Of Love
Manic Depression
Cadillac Walk
Highway Chile
Ju Ju Man
Your Cash Ain't Nothin' But Trash
Crosstown Traffic
Wild Thing
The Queen
Crossroads
Red House
Can't Stop Rockin'
Barefoot Rock
Romeo's Escape

Recorded live at JB's, Dudley,
West Midlands, England on 14 July 1991


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

8) THE HAMSTERS

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(I Wanna) Make Love To You
Georgia Slop
Climbing The Corporate Ladder
In The Heat Of The Night
The Guitar Bug
I Wouldn't Treat A Dog
(a)Slim's Blues (b) Blues For The Blues
Heart Of Darkness
Black Monday (All Over Again)
Little Fine And Healthy Thing
Chevrolet
Sittin' On The Boat Dock
You'll Come Running Back To Me
Check Up From The Neck Up


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals


Snail's-Pace Slim,
Richard Willis

9) ROUTE 666

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Route 666
Rocket In My Pocket
The Blues On Their Own
Come To Poppa
Ain't Living Long Like This
Tear It Up
Boogie Man
Only Rock 'n' Roll
It Is What It Is
Over You


Dave Bronze
Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Bass (Tracks 2,4-10)
Drums, Backing Vocals

Bass (Tracks 1,3), Backing Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

Snail's-Pace Slim

10) THE JIMI HENDRIX MEMORIAL CONCERTS

 
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Red Disc
Foxy Lady
Fire
Little Wing
Izabella
Up From The Skies
Power of Soul
Spanish Castle Magic
Rock Me, Baby
Voodoo Chile
Hey, Baby
Burning of the Midnight Lamp
Ezy Rider
Hey, Joe
Angel

Purple Disc
Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
Room Full Of Mirrors
Third Stone From The Sun
Come On
51st Anniversary
I Don't Live Today
Love Or Confusion
The Wind Cries Mary
Manic Depression
Stone Free
All Along The Watchtower
Star Spangled Banner
Purple Haze

Recorded live at The Robin R'n'B Club, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, England on 13 October 1995


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

11) PET SOUNDS: TEN YEARS OF RODENT ROCK

 
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Disc One
Fire
La Grange
Mercury Blues
Sweet Little Lisa
Cadillac Walk
Ju Ju Man
Climbing The Corporate Ladder
Guitar Bug
Heat Of The Night
Black Monday
Chevrolet
Route 666
Boogie Man
Only Rock 'n' Roll
Room Full Of Mirrors
Stone Free

Disc Two
Little Wing
Straight Ahead
If 6 Was 9
Midnight
Machine Gun
Voodoo Chile
Hey Baby (Land Of The New Rising Sun)
Moon, Turn The Tides Gently, Gently Away...
Villanova Junction
Pali Gap
Sunshine Of Your Love
She's Just Killing Me
Fool For Your Stockings
Can't Stop Rockin'
My Head's In Mississippi
Pincushion
Got Me Under Pressure
Blues For The Blues
All Along The Watchtower


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

12) THEY LIVE BY NIGHT

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Show Me
Trigger Man
Lonesome Blues
Breaking Up Somebody's Home
Crossroads
Glad When I Got The Blues
Blonde Ambition
Wanna Make Love To You
Only Slide I Ever Played On
Blues For The Blues
Rocket In My Pocket
Boogie Man
Livin' It Down
Never Get Me Up In One Of Those
The Walk

Recorded live on tour in the UK in summer 2001


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)

Producer:

Drums, Vocals

Bass, Vocals

Guitar, Vocals

13) OPEN ALL HOURS

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Just Came Back
My Future Ex-Wife
Taxi Driver
A Thing Called Love
Brother Doctor, Sister Nurse
Lucky In Love
Love Don’t Bother Me
Burning The Church House Down
Wouldn’t Lay My Guitar Down
Somebody’s Leaving Somebody
Check Up From The Neck Up
Switchboard Susan
The Unforgiven


Rev Otis Elevator
(aka Alan Parish)
Phil Hilborne

Zsa Zsa Poltergeist
(aka Andy Billups)
Snail's-Pace Slim
(aka Barry Martin)
Jerry Stevenson
Reg Webb

Producer:

Drums, Backing Vocals

Guitar (Track 13), Horns & Synthesiser (Track 1)
Bass, Organ, Strings,
Backing Vocals
Guitar, Mandolin, Vocals

Guitar (Track 7)
Piano & Synthesiser (Track 7)

Hamsters, Phil Hilborne,
Jerry Stevenson