Posted: Mar 9, 2006 2:17 am
On Parole and the s/t are the same thing, right?
Not if we're talking about Motorhead they ain't. The self-titled Motorhead record (the one with the black cover) was the first LP to get released (by Chiswick), but it's got Fast Eddie on it and is more uptempo and harder. The On Parole material was recorded earlier with Larry Wallis and was supposed to be their first album, but United Artists (Hawkwind's label) thought the album wouldn't sell, so refused to put it out. It's got most of the same songs on it, but entirely different versions. When Motorhead got popular, United Artists finally released the album to cash in.