Stay Sick! would prove to be the band's last album with Nick Knox on drums, and the Cramps were never quite this good again, but these wild grooves are a pulsating reminder of what they could achieve at the height of their powers.
The Cramps certainly epitomise the old soundbite of 'just the blues sped up'. Upon first listen to The Cramps one may think perhaps Jello Biafra decided to do a tribute album to Sha Na Na. That is precisely what Stay Sick! sounds like to me for most of the ride, almost every song a warbling, off-kilter ode to the origins of rock and roll. By this album perhaps The Cramps were running out of different ways to cut .
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Dec 25, · "Mama OO Pow Pow" is a naughty barnyard ditty about spankings, bondage and other acts of kinky behavior. However, one of the CD's bonus tracks, a nostalgic cover of Carl Perkins's "Her Love Rubbed Off," is probably the ONE Cramps track that officially crosses the invisible line of obscenity.