Various - The Sire Machine Turns You Up

Various - The Sire Machine Turns You Up

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Release Information

UK LP 1978 (Sire - SMP1)

A1 Ramones - Ramona 2:35
A2 The Paley Brothers - Come Out And Play 2:34
A3 Richard Hell & The Voidoids - You Gotta Lose 3:49
A4 Martha Velez - Get Up Stand Up 3:31
A5 DMZ - Mighty Idy 2:25
A6 The Dead Boys - Ain't It Fun 4:30
A7 The Undertones - True Confessions 1:53
B1 The Flamin' Groovies - You Tore Me Down 2:48
B2 Squares - Magic Love 2:57
B3 Patti Smith - Hey Joe (Version) 5:05
B4 Radio Birdman - Hand Of Law 4:44
B5 Tuff Darts - Who's Been Sleeping Here 2:55
B6 Richard Hell & The Voidoids - Blank Generation 2:39
B7 The Rezillos - (My Baby Does) Good Sculptures 3:10

Chart Placings



A1: Produced by Tony Bongiovi and Tom Erdelyi. From the album "Rocket To Russia" SR 6042
A2: Produced by Jimmy Iovine. From the album "Paley Brothers" SRK 6052
A3: Produced by Richard Gottehrer and Richard Hell. Previously unreleased track
A4: Produced by Bob Marley, Craig Leon and Lee Perry. From the album "Escape From Babylon" SRK 6019
A5: Produced by Flo and Eddie. From the album "DMZ" SRK 6051
A6: Produced by Felix Pappalardi. From the album "We have come for your children" SRK 6054
A7: Produced by The Undertones. From the EP "Teenage Kicks" SIR 4007
B1: Produced by Dave Edmunds. From the album "Shake some action" SRK 6021
B2: Produced by T. Erdelyi. Previously unreleased track
B3: Produced by Lenny Kaye for Robert Mapplethorpe. From the single "Hey Joe/Piss Factory" SRE 1009
B4: Produced by John Sayer and Charles Fisher. From the album "Radios Appear" SRK 6050
B5: Produced by Tony Bongiovi, Lance Quinn and Bob Clearmountain. From the album "Tuff Darts" SRK 6048
B6: Produced by Richard Gottehrer and Richard Hell. From the album "Blank Generation " SR 6037
B7: Produced by Bob Clearmountain, Tony Bongiovi and The Rezillos. From the album "Can't stand the Rezillos" K 56530

Cover design: Bill Dare/Steve Howell

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Additional Notes

Bob Clearmountain is credited as "Lance Clearmountain" on back cover.


Various - The Sire Machine Turns You Up - UK LP 1978 (Sire - SMP1)Various - The Sire Machine Turns You Up - UK LP 1978 (Sire - SMP1)

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