Band: The Cramps
Album: Live At Napa State Mental Hospital
Release Date: February 2004
Music Genre: Punk Rock Garage Rock Psychobilly
Label: Target Video
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 11 Tracks DVD Reissue
The Cramps was an American punk band originally from Sacramento, California; formed in 1976 and disbanded 2009. Their line-up rotated much over their existence, with the husband and wife duo of lead singer Lux Interior and lead guitarist Poison Ivy as the only permanent members.
The band was disbanded following Lux Interior's death in 2009.
* Lux Interior (Erick Purkhiser) – vocals, March 1973 to February 2009
* Poison Ivy (Kristy Wallace) – lead guitar, March 1973 to February 2009
* Harry Drumdini – drums, February 1993 – July 2003 and August 2006 to February 2009
* Bryan Gregory (Greg Beckerleg) – guitar, April 1976 – May 1980
* Pam Balam (Pam Beckerleg) – drums, April 1976 – September 1976
* Miriam Linna – drums, October 1976 (...)
|Live At Napa State Mental Hospital||20:21|
|2||Way I Walk|
|3||What's Behind The Mask|
|7||Twist & Shout|
|Bonus Target Video|
"A free concert at the Napa State Hospital"
In June of 1978, The Cramps played to a room full of enthusiastic patients at the Napa State Mental Institute and instantly established a benchmark in public rock.
Running time: 60 min. Region 0
Lo-res footage in Black & White.
Includes around 30 minutes of bonus footage and samples of various Target Videos recorded between 1978 and 1984, including on Part 1, live footage of Flipper, Mark Pauline & Research Labs, Toxic Reasons, MDC and Throbbing Gristle and on Part 2, Crime live at San Quentin Prison, experimental noise and performance artists at Mabuhay Gardens and the Afterhours Club.