...Off the Bone

...Off the Bone
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Compilation album by
GenreGarage punk, psychobilly
ProducerAlex Chilton, the Cramps
The Cramps chronology
Smell of Female
...Off the Bone
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...Off the Bone is the first compilation album of previously released material by the American garage punk band the Cramps. It was released in 1983 in the United Kingdom on Illegal Records. The original release had an anaglyph on the cover and a pair of paper red and blue "3D glasses" inside the sleeve for viewing it.


Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4/5 stars [1]

The British weekly Sounds gave the album a 5-star review, calling it "...a hell-fire cocktail of gutter riffing and chattering Rockabilly voodoo strum into which is dropped an electric sugar cube of psychedelic power".[2]

Track listing[]

All tracks are written by Lux Interior and Poison Ivy Rorschach, except where noted.

Side One
1."Human Fly"  
2."The Way I Walk"Jack Scott 
3."Domino"Sam Phillips 
4."Surfin' Bird"Steve Wahrer 
5."Lonesome Town"Baker Knight 
6."Garbage Man"  
7."Fever"John Davenport, Eddie Cooley 
Side Two
1."Drug Train"  
2."Love Me"Marty Lott 
3."I Can't Hardly Stand It"Charlie Feathers, Jerry Huffman, Jody Chastain 
4."Goo Goo Muck"Ronnie Cook 
5."She Said"Hasil Adkins 
6."The Crusher"Bobby Nolan 
7."Save It"Hargus Robbins, Mary Biggs 
8."New Kind of Kick"  



  1. ^ Fennessy, Kathleen C. "The Cramps: Off the Bone Review at AllMusic. Retrieved September 10, 2011.
  2. ^ Edwin Pouncey, Sounds, June 18, 1983