Chris Spedding produced Dee Dee's album Greatest & Latest in Los
Angeles, USA in March, 2000. Album feature 10 new versions of the
classic Ramones hits, as well as new solo material and cover
Chris Spedding also plays on this record. He has released his own
solo efforts, one of which was a small hit in the 1970's. The song was
entitled, Motorbikin'. Dee Dee covered this song for the Greatest And
Spedding also produced Dee Dee's album Hop
Around. You can read my interview with Spedding in my second book
Rock In Peace: Dee
Dee And Joey Ramone.
Greatest And Latest was first available for sale online through the Los
Angeles based Conspiracy Music.
Album was released in Japan on June 2000, through Toshiba EMI. In
Europe it was released on August; Playground
in Scandinavia, Eagle Records Rock in UK. BMG/Virgin/PIAS/Edel released
in other parts of Europe.
Tracklistings are different in Europe, USA and Japan. Japan and
Europe pressings of CD offers a bonus track: Sidewalk Surfin',
As I wrote in above, Motorbikin' is Spedding's song, so Dee Dee covered
it and Spedding also
played a bit of guitar on it.
TRACKLIST OF THE CD (CONSPIRACY MUSIC
1) Blitzkrieg Bop
2) Time Bomb
3) Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
4) Shaking All Over
5) I Wanna Be Sedated
6) Cretin Hop
7) Teenage Lobotomy
8) Gimme Gimme Shock Treatment
10) Come On Now
11) Cathy's Clown
13) Rockaway Beach
14) Fix Yourself Up
15) Sidewalk Surfin'
16) Beat On The Brat
(17) Sidewalk Surfin' (Instrumental version))