Shocking Blue - The Shocking Blue
Label: Birchmount ‎– BM 596
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album, Repress
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1971
Category: Rock
Style: Pop Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Genre: Rock
Musician: Shocking Blue
Album's name: The Shocking Blue
ZIP archive size: 1288

Shocking Blue - The Shocking Blue


A1 Long And Lonesome Road 2:41
A2 Love Machine 3:15
A3 The Butterfly And I 3:50
A4 Venus 3:00
A5 California Here I Come 3:15
A6 Poor Boy 4:50
B1 Mighty Joe 3:04
B2 Bool Weevil 2:40
B3 Acka Ragh 3:10
B4 Love Buzz 3:40
B5 I'm A Woman 3:00
B6 Send Me A Postcard 2:33

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – Quality Records Limited
  • Distributed By – Quality Records Limited
  • Copyright (c) – Quality Records Limited


  • Bass Guitar – Klaasje Van Der Wal
  • Design [Cover] – David E. Krieger*
  • Drums – Cornelis Van Der Beek
  • Engineer [Sound] – Dick Bakker
  • Lead Guitar, Sitar – Robby Van Leeuwen*
  • Lead Vocals – Mariska Veres
  • Mixed By – Robby Van Leeuwen*
  • Producer – Shocking Blue
  • Written-By – Robby Van Leeuwen*


Original Colossus cover with a Birchmount sticker over the the Colossus logo, back cover has new pasted on graphics with Birchmount information, the spine still has the original information.
The runout has the original information crossed out and the new information added.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): BM 596-S1 C̶S̶-̶1̶0̶0̶0̶-S1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): BM 596-S2 C̶S̶-̶1̶0̶0̶0̶-S2

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CS 1000, CS-1000 Shocking Blue The Shocking Blue ‎(LP, Album) Colossus, Colossus CS 1000, CS-1000 US 1970
MP 2080 Shocking Blue The Shocking Blue ‎(LP, Album, Gat) Polydor MP 2080 Japan 1970
2310008 Shocking Blue The Shocking Blue ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Polydor 2310008 Argentina 1971
CCS-1000, CS-1000 Shocking Blue The Shocking Blue ‎(LP, Album) Colossus, Colossus CCS-1000, CS-1000 Canada 1970
LPG 624.040 The Shocking Blue* Venus ‎(LP, Album, Mono) Polydor LPG 624.040 Brazil 1970