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Various - Potatoes Vol. 1 Album

Various - Potatoes Vol. 1 Album Performer: Various
Title: Potatoes Vol. 1
Style: Abstract, Downtempo, Folk, Experimental
Label: Ralph Records
# Cat: RRC 717
Released: 1987
Country: US
FLAC album: 1678 mb
MP3 album: 2203 mb
Rating: 4.9
Genre: Electronic / Jazz / World


1Rhythm & NoiseBerta's Hammer
Vocals – Big Louisiana JoeVoice, Sampler – Desmond Shea, Naut HumonWritten-By – Traditional
2The ResidentsI'm So Lonesome I Could Cry
Written-By – Hank Williams
3Snakefinger's Midi-Evil Vestal VirginsThe Ballad Of Sawney Bean / Sawney's Death Dance
Engineer – Howard JohnstonProducer – Eric Feldman, Howard Johnston, SnakefingerWritten-By – Snakefinger
4NegativlandPerfect 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
5Maria Marquez & Frank HarrisCanto Del Pilon
Written-By – Traditional
6Renaldo & The LoafHaul On The Bowline
Written-By – Traditional
7The Step One Nursery School Just Plain Folk SingersPotatoes
Performer – Betsy Nachman, Charlie Vincent, Jane Timberlake, Mark Hosler, Sue BritsonWritten-By – Traditional
8Voice FarmMama Made Me Do It
Producer – Charley Brown, Myke Reilly, Wally BrillWritten-By – Charley Brown, Myke Reilly
9BlitzoidsFire On The Mountain
Written-By – Traditional
10Club Foot OrchestraJapanese Song Too
Written-By – Richard Marriot
11Artist Unknown The Billy Bee Song1:30
12Mark MothersbaughMy Home Town
Written-By – Mark Mothersbaugh
13Terra Incognita Rank Stranger
Bass – Katie RauhFiddle – Mark TwohyGuitar – Max KleinWritten-By – Traditional


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
RR 8717Various Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1) ‎(LP, Comp)Ralph RecordsRR 8717US1987
RRC 717, RR14Various Potatoes Vol. 1 ‎(Cass, Comp + 7", Single, Ltd, Mixed + Ltd, Num, Co)Ralph Records, Ralph RecordsRRC 717, RR14US1987
RR 8717Various Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records - Vol. 1) ‎(LP, Comp, Ltd, Bro)Ralph RecordsRR 8717US1987
VG 50305Various Potatoes (A Collection Of Folk Songs From Ralph Records) ‎(LP, Comp)Torso, VirginVG 50305Greece1987
RR 8717, RR14Various Potatoes Collector's Edition ‎(LP, Comp, Whi + 7", Whi + Ltd)Ralph Records, Ralph RecordsRR 8717, RR14US1987


  • Art DirectionRex Ray
  • Executive-ProducerLaurah Ellah von Schpec
  • Illustration [Cover Drawing]Cathy Sampson
  • LegalDiane Juzaitis


Regular cassette version release.
Also available in a very limited collector's edition (75 copies) including: standard cassette, little burlap potatoe sack, poster, postcard, numbered cardboard insert, numbered Ralph Records sticker and white vinyl 7" "Mashed Potatoe".

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: Groveling Marsupial Music (BMI).
Track B6: traditional. Portions released by Arhoolie Records as "Berta" and "All Teamed Up In Angolas Mule Lot".
Track B7: traditional.

© ℗ Ralph Records 1987
Manufactured by Ralph Records
Printed in Canada


  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Manufactured By – Ralph Records
  • Produced For – Rotcod Productions
  • 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 Music
  • Published By – Rightsong Music
  • Published By – Si. Co. Publishing
  • Published By – Groveling Marsupial Music
  • Recorded At – Different Fur Studios
  • Recorded At – The Justice Room