Tag Archives: Camper Van Beethoven

On September 5, 1989.

On September 5, 1989, “Virgin” label released “Key Lime Pie”, the ninth and final  Camper Van Beethoven studio album. It was recorded February – July 1989, and was produced by Dennis Herring.

Personnel:

  • David Lowery– vocals,, guitar, harmonica, keyboards
  • Victor Krummenacher– vocals, bass
  • Greg Lisher– vocals, guitar
  • Chris Pedersen– vocals, percussion, drums
  • Tim Cook – pedal steel
  • Morgan Fichter – vocals, violin
  • Garth Hudson- organ, talking
  • Hammer Smith – harmonica
  • Don Lax – fiddle, strings
  • Danny Faragher – background vocals
  • Davey Faragher- background vocals
  • Wally Sound – background vocals
  • Mary O’Neil – background vocals
  • Dennis Herring– engineer
  • Charles Paakkari – engineer, second engineer
  • Csaba Petocz – engineer, mixing
  • Peter Doell – second engineer
  • Shawna Stobie – mixing
  • Mark Herman – mixing
  • Vince Zermeno – mixing
  • Howie Weinberg– mastering
  • Bruce Licher – design
  • Greg Allen – photography
  • Andre Lansel – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Victor Krummenacher, Greg Lisher, David Lowery and Chris Pedersen, except where noted.

  1. Opening Theme
  2. Jack Ruby
  3. Sweethearts
  4. When I Win the Lottery
  5. (I Was Born in a) Laundromat
  6. Borderline
  7. The Light from a Cake
  8. June
  9. All Her Favorite Fruit
  10. Interlude – Brandon Flowers, David Lowery, Eric Curkendall, Chris Hart
  11. The Humid Press of Days
  12. Pictures of Matchstick Men – Francis Rossi
  13. Come on Darkness

 

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In August 1986.

In August 1986, “Pitch-A-Tent” label released the third, self-titled Camper Van Beethoven album. It was recorded in 1986, and was produced by Victor Krummenacher, David Lowery, Greg Lisher, Chris Molla, Chris Pedersen, Jonathan Segel and Eugene Chadbourne

Personnel:

  • Victor Krummenacher- bass guitar, backing vocals, spoken word
  • David Lowery- lead and backing vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Greg Lisher- lead guitar
  • Chris Molla -pedal steel guitar, guitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Chris Pedersen- drums
  • Jonathan Segel- violin, guitar, keyboards, mandolin, sitar, lead and backing vocals
  • Eugene Chadbourne- guitar, banjo
  • Tom Fox – engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Victor Krummenacher, David Lowery, Greg Lisher, Chris Molla, Chris Pedersen, Jonathan Segel and Eugene Chadbourne, except where noted.

  1. Good Guys and Bad Guys
  2. Joe Stalin’s Cadillac
  3. Five Sticks
  4. Lulu Land – Paul MacKinney
  5. Une Fois
  6. We Saw Jerry’s Daughter
  7. Surprise Truck
  8. Stairway to Heavan
  9. The History of Utah
  10. Still Wishing to Course
  11. We Love You
  12. Hoe Yourself Down
  13. Peace & Love
  14. Folly
  15. Interstellar Overdrive – Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright, Nick Mason
  16. Shut Us Down

 

On May 24, 1988.

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On May 24, 1988, “Virgin” label releasedOur Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart”, the first Camper Van Beethoven major-label album. It was recorded in 1987, and was produced by Dennis Herring.

Personnel:

  • David Lowery- lead vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Jonathan Segel- violin, mandolin, keyboards, guitar, backing vocals
  • Victor Krummenacher– bass, backing vocals
  • Greg Lisher- lead guitar
  • Chris Pedersen- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by David Lowery, Jonathan Segel, Greg Lisher, Victor Krummenacher and Chris Pedersen, except where noted.

  1. Eye of Fatima (Part One)
  2. Eye of Fatima (Part Two)
  3. O Death – traditional
  4. She Divines Water
  5. Devil Song
  6. One of These Days
  7. Turquoise Jewelry
  8. Waka
  9. Change Your Mind
  10. My Path Belated
  11. Never Go Back
  12. The Fool
  13. Tania
  14. Life Is Grand