Thursday, December 23, 2010

Sonny Sharrock - Monkey-Pockie-Boo (1970)

An album recorded in Paris on June 22nd, 1970 with wife Linda plus Ben Guerin (bass) and Jacques Thollot (drums). Sonny Sharrock was one of the top avant-garde guitarists and his playing was intense and ferocious. He mixed together Jimi Hendrix and Pharoah Sanders. "Sharrock was the first guitarist to really embrace fire music. He wanted his playing to mirror the emotional scream of the tenor saxophone' (Thurston Moore and Byron Coley)".


1. 27th Day 17:01 Written BySonny Sharrock
2. Soon 7:59 Written By Linda Sharrock
3. Monkey-Pockie-Boo 9:00 Written By Linda Sharrock


Bass - Beb Guérin
Drums - Jacques Thollot
Engineer - Daniel Vallencien
Guitar, Whistle [Slide], Vocals - Warren «Sonny» Sharrock
Photography, Coordinator [Coordination] - Jacques Bisceglia
Producer - Jean Georgakarakos , Jean-Luc Young
Vocals - Linda Sharrock

Recorded June 22, 1970 at Studio Saravah, Paris.