Various - Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1)
Artist: Various

Category: Rock

Name: Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1)

Size: 2020 mb

Quality: flac, MP3

Various - Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1)

Label: Ralph Records ‎– RR 8717
Type: Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Country: US
Date of released: 1987
Category: Electronic, Rock
Style: Folk Rock, Abstract, Downtempo, Experimental

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Blitzoids Fire On The Mountain
Written-By – Traditional
A2 Renaldo And The Loaf* Haul On The Bowline (A-Chantey)
Written-By – Traditional
A3 Maria Marquez And Frank Harris Canto Del Pilon
Written-By – Traditional
A4 The Residents I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Written-By – Hank Williams
A5 Terra Incognita Rank Stranger
Bass – Katie RauhFiddle – Mark TwohyGuitar – Max KleinWritten-By – Traditional
A6 Snakefinger's Midi-Evil Vestal Virgins* The Ballad Of Sawney Bean / Sawney's Death Dance
Engineer – Howard JohnstonProducer – Eric Feldman*, Howard Johnston, SnakefingerWritten-By – Snakefinger
B1 Mark Mothersbaugh My Home Town
Written-By – Mark Mothersbaugh
B2 Artist Unknown The Billy Bee Song 1:30
B3 Negativland Perfect Scrambled Eggs
Acoustic Guitar, Performer [Frying Pan] – Mark HoslerDrums, Fiddle, Performer [Stirring Bowl] – Chris GriggKeyboards, Performer [Hazelnuts] – David Wills Performer [Whining Butter] – Peter Montgomery Tape, Effects [Voice Manipulations] – Don JoyceVoice – Graham Kerr Written-By – Recipe
B4 Voice Farm Mamma Made Me Do It
Producer – Charly Brown*, Myke Reilly, Wally BrillWritten-By – Charley Brown*, Myke Reilly
B5 Club Foot Orchestra Japanese Song Too
Written-By – Richard Marriot*
B6 Rhythm & Noise Berta's Hammer
Vocals – Big Louisiana JoeVoice, Sampler – Desmond Shea, Naut HumonWritten-By – Traditional
B7 The Step One Nursery School Just Plain Folk Singers Potatoes
Performer – Betsy Nachman, Charlie Vincent, Jane Timberlake, Mark Hosler, Sue BritsonWritten-By – Traditional

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Ralph Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Ralph Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Mutato Muzika
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Seeland Records
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Nice Tone Music
  • Copyright (c) – Ralph Records
  • Copyright (c) – Mutato Muzika
  • Copyright (c) – Seeland Records
  • Copyright (c) – Nice Tone Music
  • Published By – Acuff-Rose-Opryland
  • Published By – Rightsong
  • Published By – Si. Co. Publishing
  • Published By – Grovelling Marsupial Music
  • Produced For – Rotcod Productions
  • Recorded At – Different Fur Studios
  • Recorded At – The Justice Room
  • Lacquer Cut At – K Disc Mastering
  • Mastered At – Greg Lee Processing – L-26562
  • Pressed By – Rainbo Records – S-17395
  • Pressed By – Rainbo Records – S-17396


  • Art Direction – Rex Ray
  • Executive-Producer – Laurah Ellah von Schpec
  • Illustration [Cover Drawing] – Cathy Sampson
  • Lacquer Cut By – JG*
  • Legal – Diane Juzaitis


Also available the limited white marbled vinyl release in a brown burlap bag: Various - Potatoes Collector's Edition, and the limited edition brown/purple vinyl Various - Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1).

Track A1: traditional.
Track A2: traditional, Rot Cod Productions.
Track A3: traditional.
Track A4: Acuff-Rose Opryland/Rightsong.
Track A5: traditional.
Track A6: SI CO. Publishing (BMI). Recorded at Different Fur Studios, S.F.

Track B1: written Dec. 1976, re-recorded Dec. 1986 © ℗ Mutato Musica.
Track B2: SI Co. Publishing (BMI).
Track B3: © ℗ Seeland Records SI Co. Publishing (BMI).
Track B4: recorded at the Justice Room, Tauton, England. © ℗ Nice Tone Music.
Track B5: Grovelling Marsupial Music (BMI). [written 'Groveling Marsupial Music' on back cover]
Track B6: traditional. Portions released by Arhoolie Records as "Berta" and "All Teamed Up In Angolas Mule Lot".
Track B7: traditional.

The unknown singer of "The Billy Bee Song" is Sheena Timony, producer of the record, and co-owner with Tom Timony (who is also Uncle Willie) of New Ralph Records, which is basically what they called the label after the Cryptic Corporation sold it to them.

℗ © 1987 Ralph Records
Manufactured by Ralph Records
Jacket Made in Canada

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, hand-etched runout): RR-8717-A L-26562 S-17395 [kdisc stamp] JG "ONE POTATO TOO"
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, hand-etched runout): RR-8717-B-Re1 [kdisc stamp] L-26562-X S-17396-RE1
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RR 8717 Various Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1) ‎(LP, Comp, Ltd, Bro) Ralph Records RR 8717 US 1987
ER 87172 Various Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Volume 1) ‎(CD, Comp, RE) Elemental, Ralph Records ER 87172 US 1989
RR 8717, RR14 Various Potatoes Collector's Edition ‎(LP, Comp, Whi + 7", Whi + Ltd) Ralph Records, Ralph Records RR 8717, RR14 US 1987
RRC 717, RR14 Various Potatoes Vol. 1 ‎(Cass, Comp + 7", Single, Ltd, Mixed + Ltd, Num, Co) Ralph Records, Ralph Records RRC 717, RR14 US 1987
TORSO 33033 Various Potatoes - A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records ‎(LP, Comp) Torso TORSO 33033 Netherlands 1987