King Louie Bankston: Harahan Fats

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Release Date: 11-10-2023

SKU: 795154141319

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King Louie Bankston: Harahan Fats

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Goner Records is honored to release Harahan Fats, an extraordinary posthumous album by King Louie Bankston (December 18, 1972 - February 12, 2022). The collection showcases an American artist at the pinnacle of his musical and personal identity. An aural roadmap to South Louisiana that's imbued with personal mythologies and blurry, beer-soaked and drug-skewed memories, Harahan Fats was recorded over a four-year period that culminated in mid-October 2021. As co-founder and drummer of the Royal Pendletons, Bankston recorded with power-pop legend Alex Chilton. He picked up a Gibson Flying V for his work in Bad Times, a garage rock supergroup that Bankston helmed alongside Eric Oblivian and Jay Reatard. In the 1990s, Bankston channeled his energy into bands like the Persuaders, Intelligenitals, the Clickems, Harahan Crack Combo, and Gerry And The Bastard Makers. At the dawn of the new century, he founded the legendary King Louie One Man Band. In 2000, Louie pulled up stakes in New Orleans and moved to Portland, Oregon, where he joined the power-pop punk band The Exploding Hearts. Bankston wrote many of the songs and played keyboards on their only album, the highly acclaimed Guitar Romantic, released mere weeks before three members of the band were killed in a van wreck, and recently reissued by Third Man Records. Bankston then landed in Memphis, where he formed the Loose Diamonds, a ramshackle bar band, with Jack Oblivian, Harlan T. Bobo, and Gary Wrong. With guitarist Julian Fried, he formed Missing Monuments and Black Rose Band, founded a New Orleans biker-rock band called Kondor with Mr. Quintron, and reconnected with Exploding Hearts guitarist Terry Six for Terry And Louie.

  1. 1. (Theme from) Crawzilla
  2. 2. Gentilly Woman
  3. 3. Coke-A-Cola Cowboy
  4. 4. Places Like This
  5. 5. Trinkets
  6. 6. Pawn Shop Row
  7. 7. Rehab Legend
  8. 8. Gone Too Far
  9. 9. Air Conditioning Cold Drinks Pussy ; Pickles
  10. 10. Wasted at Work
  11. 11. Harahan Boogie Man
  12. 12. Down ; Out
  13. 13. Gin Road Ramble
  14. 14. When God Dips His Pen
  15. 15. Writing the Same Song Over Again

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