Bop Rap

by Shuffle Demons

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    The most humour packed of all the Demons' albums, Bop Rap also provides the most variety of music styles. It contains a T.V. theme, a true story told in rap, a drinking song, Indian sounding music, Reggae, Christmas Music, a Thelonius Monk tune, and some classic Demon heads.

    Recorded in 1988, this album featured the debut of the new Shuffle Demons wardrobe (by Kurt Swinghammer) and spawned the 'Personal Blues' video. 'East Berlin Angst' is a classic cold war rap, 12 Beer my Dear is everybody's favourite drinking song, and Oliagosi is just plain crazy!.Also contains the world famous Hockey Night in Canada Theme. and 2 Christmas bonus tracks!

    © 1988 Shuffle Demon Productions
    Recorded at Grant Avenue Studio, Hamilton, Ontario - August 1987
    Produced by Bob Doidge & Barry Elmes

    Cover: Photo - Eden Robbins, Suits - Kurt Swinghammer

    Demon Richard Underhill - alto and baritone saxes, rheta, vocals
    Demon Mike Murley - tenor and soprano saxes, vocals
    Demon Dave Parker - tenor sax, fiddle, waltzing, vocals
    Demon Jim Vivian - bass, vocals
    Demon Stich Wynston - drums, percussion, vocals, language conceptualization

    # Title Length Info
    1. Hockey Night in Canada Theme 3:04 Delores Claman
    2. Personal Blues 5:41 Richard Underhill
    3. East Berlin Angst 5:24 Mike Murley / Richard Underhill
    4. I Mean You 4:13 Thelonius Monk
    5. 12 Beer My Dear 5:09 David Parker
    6. Demon Reggae 5:19 Stich Wynston
    7. Cruise Blues 5:13 Richard Underhill
    8. Oliagosi 6:46 Stich Wynston
    9. The Curse 4:14 Mike Murley
    10. Low Life 0:43 Shuffle Demons
    11. Funkin Punkin 2:53 R. Underhill / D. Parker
    12. Father Hipness 4:20 R. Underhill / D. Parker
    12. Jingle Bells 3:30 P.D. Arranged by R. Underhill
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I Mean You 04:17
Demon Reggae 05:23
Cruise Blues 05:17
Oliagosi 06:50
The Curse 04:17
Low Life 00:48
Jingle Bells 03:30


released September 1, 1988


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Shuffle Demons Toronto, Ontario

The Shuffle Demons leaped onto the scene in 1984 with an electrifying musical fusion that drew from Sun Ra, Charles Mingus, Run DMC and the Beastie Boys. This genre bending, visually entertaining, virtuosic jazz funk group have 10 CDs, 4 hit videos, several music awards, toured 25 times in Canada, 5 in the US, 17 in Europe, Caribbean, Central and South America, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. ... more

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