Moaning Lisas creates a style of Thrillbilly music with a twist of outlaw country. The band is described as comedy alt-country psycho-billy rock n roll band that will have you dancing and singing along. This release is produced by Billboard Hot 100 #1 hit Producer and former Iggy Pop/David Bowie Lead Guitarist Stacy Heydon.
Moaning Lisas – 100% ABV
Produced/Mastered by Stacy Heydon
Big Al Staggs – Vocals
Ron “Anvil” Augustin – Drums, Backing Vocals
Jim Cahoon – Bass, Backing Vocals
Richie Bohr – Guitar
Special Guests: Guitars by Gene Temple, Conrad Bauer, and Paul Kamanski; Backing Vocals by Caren Kamanski; Keyboards by Devin Norris; Bass on Four Shots of Jager by the late Lee Staggs.
1. Let’s Just Ride written by Paul Kamanski
2. Cow Tipping written by Big Al Staggs and Gene Temple
3. It Ain’t Love written by Paul Kamanski
4. Death Train written by Paul Kamanski
5. Four Shots of Jager written by Big Al Staggs and Richie Bohr
Tracks 1 – 4 drums, guitar, bass and backing vocals engineered and recorded by Skip DeRupa Audio Productions, Chesapeake, Virginia (firstname.lastname@example.org); Tracks 1 – 4 Big Al Staggs vocals recorded at Animal Farm Studio by Stacy Heydon, Mission Viejo, California; Paul Kamanski guitar and Caren Kamanski vocals recorded at Kamanski Studio, San Diego, California; Track 5 recorded at Daily Planet Studio by Stacy Heydon, Virginia Beach, Virginia. All songs mixed and produced at Animal Farm Studio by Stacy Heydon, Mission Viejo, California.
The Band would like to thank Stacy Heydon, Skip DeRupa, Paul Kamanski, Caren Kamanski, Gene Temple,Conrad Bauer, and Devin Norris. This EP is dedicated to Lee Staggs, original Moaning Lisas bass player.
Big Al Staggs would like to thank his late brother Lee Staggs RIP, Shelly Staggs, Jake Staggs, Kendall Staggs, Fred and Barbara Staggs, Stacy Heydon, Coley Heydon and Smokey the studio dog Heydon for putting up with me in the studio, Paul and Caren Kamanski for the songs and for letting me hang out in the Kamanski Studio, Skip for the East Coast studio engineering and those hot sausages on the snack tray, Gene Temple for the slide work on Cow Tipping, and all the boys in the band. Randy Holmes for his awesome Graphic abilities. Conrad Bauer for his smoking guitar parts, Lance Bailey and Rick Kuhns.
Anvil would like to thank his beautiful wife (and original groupie), Theresa, for putting up with and even encouraging all the band nonsense for all these years! And to all our fans, friends and family – thanks for 20+ years of support for the Moaning Lisas!
Jim Cahoon wants to thank his wife and daughter for their tolerance, Kohlman Bassworks for their most excellent basses, to Skip DeRupa for letting me borrow his blower elbow, and to Russell’s Music World.
Richie wants to thank his wife Stephanie and his entire family for supporting/putting up with his love for music. Without them, none of it would be possible.
Album Cover Photo Shelly Staggs
Album Cover Design Randy Holmes