1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 19, 22 & 24 recorded in Nashville, Tennessee.
All compositions published by Spunky Monkey Music (ASCAP), except 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 15, 19, 20, 21 & 22 co-published by H.P. Music (ASCAP) / Spunky Monkey Music (ASCAP).
This compilation conceived and produced by Richard Anderson (with thanks to Paul Northcott) and R. Stevie Moore. Front cover and under tray image -max- and R. Stevie Moore. Liner notes by Nuno Monteiro and Richard Anderson. Back cover photograph courtesy of Aric Mayer. Other photographs courtesy of RSM's own archives. All contributions to this package are greatly appreciated by both R. Stevie Moore and Richard.
Mastered by Alan Wilson.
The artist gives decades of thanks to Krystyna Olsiewicz, Harry Palmer, Billy Anderson, Roger Ferguson, Irwin Chusid, Chris Bolger, Jon Child, Vito Capurso, Mitch Friedman, Patrick Mathe, Terry Burrows, Lane Steinberg, Alan Jenkins, The Janoffs and Victor Lovera.
"R's On 45" (Meet medley) at myspace.com/meetthersteviemoore
US distributor, Collectors Choice HERE
omigod wowowowwww oh wowee whowe - 11 March - RSM HOSTS CHERRY RED'S VIDEO BULLETIN!
RSM is looking for brandnew videoclips made BY YOU for these songs (which appear on the new Cherry Red release MEET THE R. STEVIE MOORE)! Here is a list of titles which have never been youtubed (yet)... please help! * I Wanna Hit You - WATCH * You and Me * Hobbies Galore * Don't Let Me Go To The Dogs - WATCH * Horizontal Hideaway * Schoolgirl * Oh Pat * I Hope That You Remember - WATCH * Puttin' Up The Groceries * Once and For All - WATCH * Teen Routines - WATCH * Adult Tree * Terribly Honest let's, shall we? ~m008e
ALL MUSIC GUIDE SEZ:
A full 40 years after Nashville high school student Robert Steven Moore received his first multi-track tape recorder from his session musician father Bob Moore, Meet the R. Stevie Moore! is the highest profile release so far by the father of DIY home recording. Given the sheer volume of songs Moore has recorded in the intervening decades -- the online catalogue at his website now lists over 400 CDs, all but a handful self-released -- no single anthology can cover the best of his work. Even limiting these 25 songs to the years between 1974 and 1986 (generally considered Moore's most consistently solid period, and certainly his most productive), there's still at least two or three more CDs' worth of worthy contenders that didn't make this anthology. (No "Manufacturers"? No "Part of the Problem"? No "Bloody Knuckles"?) That said, it's difficult for an R. Stevie Moore fan to argue with this selection of tunes, a top to bottom solid and well-sequenced anthology that focuses on Moore's very real gifts as a pop songwriter, equally adept at both smart, funny rockers (the British Invasion-inspired "You and Me," the Sparks-like "She Don't Know What To Do With Herself") and wistful ballads (the simply gorgeous acoustic reverie "Hobbies Galore" and the richly melodic "Play Myself Some Music," the near-perfect jangle of "I Wanna Hit You," the best song Big Star never wrote). To give a fully-rounded portrait, the anthology also contains a couple of Moore's trademark oddball tunes, "Goodbye Piano" and "Puttin' Up the Groceries" as well as some of his more creative experiments, such as the chipmunk-voice disco-synth fragment "Horizontal Hideaway" and (included as an unlisted bonus track following the manic falsetto rocker "Adult Tree") the transcendently spooky electronic waltz "Terribly Honest." Perhaps the most representative anthology so far released of R. Stevie Moore's enormous output outside of some of his own occasional best-of CD-rs, Meet the R. Stevie Moore! should in fact create some new converts. There's plenty Moore where this came from. ~ Stewart Mason, All Music Guide
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