WEIRD AL YANKOVIC & OSAKA POPSTAR: BEAT
ON THE BRAT 12' SPLIT MAXI SINGLE FEATURING MARKY RAMONE
BACK TO MARKY
Release date: July 14, 2021.
Osaka Popstar is helmed by John Cafiero. Original line-up had
Cafiero on vocals, Marky Ramone on drums, Jerry Only (The Misfits etc.)
on bass, Dez Cadena (Black Flag/ Ex-The Misfits) on guitar and Ivan
Julian (Richard Hell & The Voidoids) on guitar. They released Osaka Popstar And The
American Legends Of Punk album in 2006. Marky, Jerry, Dez and Ivan
left soon Osaka Popstar. Read story of my trip to see Osaka Popstar and
The Misfits in 2006.
12' split maxi-single titled Weird Al Yankovic & Osaka Popstar: Beat On
The Brat is Black Friday 2021 release. Original Osaka Popstar
line-up plays in three live songs on B-side. Those Ramones songs Beat
On The Brat, Blitzkrieg Bop and The KKK Took My Baby Away.
Those three songs are from an live CDEP titled Rock'Em O-Sock'Em
Line-up on those live songs is Marky Ramone, John Cafiero, Jerry Only,
Dez Cadena and Ivan Julian. All songs are recorded on Halloween night (October 31, 2006)
at the Starland Ballroom, Sayerville, NJ, USA.
First song on B-side is a new studio version of Beat On The Brat by John
Cafiero and his new line-up.
Weird Al Yankovic is Osaka Popstar's guest on A-side where he sing main
vocals and plays accordion on Beat On The Brat (studio version). Then
there are live versions of Beat On The Brat and I Wanna Be Sedated by
Weird Al Yankovic and his band. Those two live songs are recorded in
A-side: (Weird Al Yankovic side):
1) Beat On The Brat (studio version) by Weird Al Yankovic and Osaka
2) Beat On The Brat (live version) by Weird Al Yankovic and his
3) I Wanna Be Sedated (live version) by Weird Al Yankovic and his
B-side: (Osaka Popstar side):
1) Beat On The Brat by Osaka Popstar
(studio version from the expanded edition of Osaka Popstar &
The American Legends of Punk).
2) Beat On The Brat (live version) by
original Osaka Popstar.
3) Blitzkrieg Bop (live version) by original Osaka Popstar.
4) The KKK Took My Baby Away (live version) by original Osaka
Read more of the Osaka Popstar here.