They can be purchased on line by contacting Celtic Ceramics & Crafts.
The first offering was a cassette entitled 'The Hot Rats with Doug Hudson' which featured Ian, Dougie, Mick and Rico with lead electric guitar from Steve Shorey and some fiddle and keyboard work from Ian's sister, Val.
Track listings are:
These are the tracks on Happy Now?
Hot Rats Three signifies not only the third album but the fact that the band is a three piece outfit and sounds 'live' like what is on the album. What is on the album?
Ian Cutler has just recorded his own solo album which is called 'Slaughterhouse'. There are some interesting musicians on this new album, including Steeleye Span's Peter Knight, Hugh Crabtree from Feast of Fiddles, Carlton Hunt (the drummer with Bad Manners), Colin Reece, who used to play with Ian in the Bully Wee Band and Charlotte de Speville vocalising on Mercedes with S.J plus the usual Rats in one form or another.
Here are the track listings on Slaughterhouse
- Preacher Ring the Bell
- Mercedes in the Drive
- Even Hookers Sing the Blues
- Orange Blossom Special
- Sally Free and Easy
- When Mother Says Move
- Princess Royal/Battle of the Somme
- The Swan
If you want to hear some examples of the Hot Rats' music, go to HOT RATS SOUND CLIPS