KID CONGO POWERS, Pt 1: 1981-1986
Introduction to Kid Congo Powers Pt 1
Congo Powers Oral History Pt 1
Here you will
find both MP3s and text transcriptions of recordings made on October
19 and 20, 2005. Kid Congo Powers discusses his life and career
up to 1986. He provides an in-depth look into his pre-Gun Club days,
the first two incarnations of The Gun Club, his years in The Cramps,
The Gun Club's Las Vegas Story era, backing up the Legendary
Stardust Cowboy, his London project with Patricia Morrison, The
Fur Bible, and his invitation to join Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Congo Powers’ Cramps Scrapbook
Kid was kind enough to scan
a few pages out of the scrapbook he kept during his first year in
the Cramps. Amazing punk collages of Polaroids, clippings, and notations.
Magazine 1984 Gun Club Article
A Creem feature from
The Gun Club's The Las Vegas Story era.
Congo Powers’ Discography (1981 – 1985)
The first part of our
overview of Kid Congo Powers' prolific body of recorded work. You
will find reviews of The Cramps, The Gun Club, Chris D. and the
Divine Horsemen, and The Fur Bible.
New York Night Train , 2005