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Fire Engine

from thee dirtybeats by THEE DIRTYBEATS

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A classic garage rave-up, this version is a nod to the pioneering protopunk/art band Television, who covered this tune in the early days of CBGBs. As with the original Elevators, in a solo, anything goes: tinyurl.com/o77mbg


from thee dirtybeats, released September 25, 2011
Andras ld vox, gtr, solos 1 & 3; Jamie vox, gtr, solo 2; Andrew bass; Ken drums

"FIRE ENGINE" - originally recorded by 13TH FLOOR ELEVATORS (Austin TX): 1966 International Artists, Tapier Music BMI wr. Erickson - Hall - Sutherland

DISCLAIMER: This album is intended as a loving not-for-profit tribute to great garage rock artists of the past, and IS NOT FOR SALE. Thee Dirtybeats specifically disclaim any rights to the songs herein. All rights remain with the existing copyright holders. If you are one of those holders, and wish your song removed from this album, please contact Thee Dirtybeats at theedirtybeats@gmail.com and we will do so immediately.




THEE DIRTYBEATS Chapel Hill, North Carolina

THEE DIRTYBEATS (Chapel Hill NC) specialize in aggressive, maximally fuzzed-out vintage garage rock and psych from the 60s, the sound that inspired early proto-punk pioneers like the MC5 and the Stooges.

Debut ep lineup photo by Maria Brubeck: (from L to R) Ken Friedman - drums, vox on "Wild Man"; Andras Fekete - vox, guitar; Andrew Meadors - bass; Jamie McLendon - vox, guitar
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