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Discography of ALVARO

"The largest discography of a Chilean composer dead or alive" - HISTORIA DEL ROCK CHILE (Escárate)

Distributors of ALVARO records in Germany, Paris, New York and Valparaiso

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2018 I AM A COWARD     (Audio CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records

1.   CANDY FLOSS
2.   I LIKE THAT
3.   I AM A COWARD
4.   RANDEVOUS
5.   REST IN PEACE
6.   SEVEN BOOKS
7.   THE KNIFE GRINDER
8.   A LONG RIDE
9.   THIS SONG
10. YOU ONLY DIE ONCE
11. SAND
All songs written by Alvaro Peña.
Copyright GEMA 2018. All rights reserved.
Recording by Gerhard Kranz, Konstanz, Germany 2018.

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2016 12 inch yellow vinyl     (Vinyl LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records SSR-21

Twelve inch record in yellow vinyl, 33 RPM, Mono

SIDE A:
1. WHITE CLIFFS OF DOVER
2. RAMPANT RABBIT
3. WHITE MAN BLACK SHADOW
4. STONE INSIDE MY SHOE
SIDE B:
1. SEBASTIAN
2. SUN & SALT
3. NAMELESS GIRL
4. FOG IN MY SOUL
5. I'M A SINNER
All songs by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
ALVARO: vocals and piano
Chris Zschammer: bass and guitar
Giorgos Notaras: drums and percussion
Producer Edgar Lend
Recorded in Potsdam, Germany 2016
GEMA

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2015 DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM     (Vinyl LP)
ALVARO'S LEGENDARY 1977 vinyl LP re-released by FEEDING TUBE RECORDS, USA

LATINO AMERICA
PALIDO SOL
DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
THREE TREES
THE WHIP OF INDIFFERENCE
VALPARAISO
LOST FOR WORDS
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Antonio Narvaez played drums, bombo julero,
backing vocals, stones, introduction, laughs, rrrrrrrs, etc.
Cathy Williams vocalised on "PALIDO SOL".
ALVARO played piano, assorted percussion, pinquillo,
double flute, bass, stones, lead vocals, whistle.
This was his first LP.
All songs written and arranged by Alvaro Peña-Rojas,
except "PALIDO SOL" lyrics by Eduardo Arancibia

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2014 (September) DARLINGS     (Audio CD)
To Michael and Toto
Squeaky Shoes Records SSR-20

1. THE HORSE
2. THE TIME
3. THE CONDOR
4. THE DEATH
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA 2014. All rights reserved.
ALVARO: vocals & piano
GIORGOS NOTARAS: percussion
Recorded and mixed by Edgar Lend, Konstanz, Germany 2014. Coordination Gerhard Kranz.

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2014 (March) TRANSITIONAL MUSIC     (Audio CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records

1. EL STRESS (1984)
2. GREEN VELVET SUIT (1984)
3. MUMS MILK NOT POWDER (1984)
4. LEJOS (1978)
5. SSSI VU Play (1978)
6. BOLERO 8 (1978)
7. STRONG AS A BULL (1979)
8. WOULD YOU MARRY HER? (1980)
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA. All rights reserved.
ALVARO: vocals, piano
P. GUNDRY-WHITE: french horn
H. EBERHARD: tenor sax
G. NOTARAS: drums, bongos
TRANSITIONAL MUSIC was created by ALVARO in the seventies and eighties on cassettes. Initially as an excuse, today the unmistakenly style of this unique artist. Re-mastering by Gerhard Kranz, Konstanz, Germany 2014.

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2013 ALVARO SEVENTY YEARS OLD     (Vinyl LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records SSR-19

SIDE A:
1. NEW TOWELS DON'T DRY
2. MY HOME TOWN
3. I HAVE BEEN WON
SIDE B:
1. PAJARITOS MANQUEHUE
2. mañana
3. SHE'S SO PRETTY
4. BYE BYE
alvaro peña: PIANO & VOCALS
felipe zúñiga: ACCOUSTIC & ELECTRIC GUITARS, BACKING VOCALS, ELECTRONICS á galore
marcelo baeza: BASS GUITAR
Recorded in Chile 2013. Producer Dr.800XL.
Cover photo of alvaro Peña at 70-years-old by jorge aceituno, Chile 2013.
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA 2013. All rights reserved.
Packaging design by MUSICA RARA.
Limited Edition of 500 copies

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2012 ALVARO & FATIGA:
MY FRIEND JOE / THE BANK SNATCHERS     (Yellow Vinyl SINGLE)

Squeaky Shoes Records

Seven inch (45RPM) record in yellow vinyl
A: MY FRIEND JOE
B: THE BANK SNATCHERS
ALVARO & FATIGA
Both songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA. All rights reserved.
Recorded and produced by oveja negra hachazo, Chile 2012
Collector's item, all copies are numbered between 5 and 100 which is the maximum of copies made

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2008 LAS CANCIONES DE ALVARO PEÑA     (2 Books and 1 CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records / CDpro
Printed in Valparaiso, Chile diciembre de 2008
proyecto financiado por Gobierno de Chile
Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes
Edicion: Nacho Corces / Gonzalo Ilabaca
Diseño grafico y diagramacion: Constanza Jarpa-Lico
Primera edicion: 500 ejemplares
This edition contents:
Book No. 1:
LAS CANCIONES DE ALVARO PEÑA
All textes of ALVARO 1974-2008
271 pages with many pictures
ISBN: 978-956-319-536-1
Book No. 2:
RENE CEVASCO MATTHEI: SEÑALES CRUJIENTES
77 pages, with many photographs
ISBN: 978-956-319-609-2
CD:
LAS CANCIONES DE ALVARO PEÑA - ANTOLOGIA
1. VALPARAISO
2. MUMS MILK NOT POWDER
3. GREEN VELVET SUIT
4. MADE OUT OF WOOD
5. LA REPETICION MATA
6. CASI, CASI GANE
7. POCIONES DE AMOR
8. OIGA!
9. NORTH/SOUTH
10. CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ECHO
11. DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
12. LEJOS DE MI
13. LICEO UNO DE NIÑAS
14. TONTERAS
15. EL STRESS
16. MIRE - PARE - ESCUCHE
17. STRONG AS A BULL
18. UNCLE VICTOR'S SQUEAKY SHOES
19. ERRARE HUMANUM EST
20. NAVEL NAVIGATOR
21. RUBBER HAMMER

Todas las canciones pertenecen a Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA, Alemania 2008. Todos los derechos reservados.
Coordinacion general: Gonzalo Ilabaca
Masterizacion: Pancho Leon (CDpro)
Diseño: Constanza Jarpa-Luco
Valparaiso 2008

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2008 THE TONGUE     (Vinyl LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 18-LP)

SIDE A
1. BIRDS ARE FLYING HOME (5:17)
2. I WAS RAPED (6:05)
3. THE TONGUE (6:52)
4. M.P.E. (4:18)
SIDE B
1. DARK AT LAST (4:34)
2. I LOVE YOU ON TUESDAYS (5:28)
3. YOUNG WATER (6:23)
4. KÜRN (2:54)
ALVARO: vocals, Casio mini-organ
JENS VOLK: bass, backing vocals
GIORGOS NOTARAS: percussion, backing vocals
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA 2008. All rights reserved.
Recorded in Konstanz, Germany in 2008, LP pressed in 2010.
Producer Jens Volk. Hand-made packaging by ALVARO.
Was also released in 2008 as CD 'THE TONGUE'

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2008 THE TONGUE     (Audio CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 18)

1. BIRDS ARE FLYING HOME
2. I WAS RAPED
3. THE TONGUE
4. M.P.E.
5. DARK AT LAST
6. I LOVE YOU ON TUESDAYS
7. YOUNG WATER
8. KÜRN
ALVARO: vocals, Casio mini-organ
JENS VOLK: bass, backing vocals
GIORGOS NOTARAS: percussion, backing vocals
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA 2008. All rights reserved.
Recorded in Konstanz, Germany in 2008.
Producer Jens Volk. Hand-made packaging by ALVARO.
Was also released in 2008 as LP 'THE TONGUE'

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2007 M.P.E.     (Blue Vinyl SINGLE)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 17)

Seven inch (45RPM) record in blue vinyl
1. M.P.E. (2:28)
2. M.P.E. (Instr.) (1:43)
ALVARO: vocals, organ, hands.
J.-P.VOLK: bass, backing vocals, hands.
Both songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA. All rights reserved.
Recorded and produced by VOLKMUSIK in Konstanz, Germany, November 2006

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2006 8 FINGERS     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 16)

1. SEÑOR JOHNY CASH (2000)
2. LICEO UNO DE NIÑAS (2000)
3. STRONG AS A BULL (1986)
4. UNCLE VICTOR'S SQUEAKY SHOES (1990)
5. BOLERO 8 (1981)
6. NADA (1987)
7. ZDENKA (1974)
8. BED & BREAKFAST (1975)
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
Copyright GEMA all rights reserved.
ALVARO: vocals, piano, organ
J.-P. VOLK: bass, backing vocals
H. GREINER: drums, production
GIORGOS NOTARAS: percussion
HENRY EBERHARD: tenor sax
DONALD POWELL: interview in London
PETER NIEMAND: tuba
Recorded in London and Germany
Overall 2006 production J.-P. Volk
Cover by ALVARO in original finger prints.
Serial number SSR-16
Made in Germany

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2005 HEY TAXI TAKE ME TO HEAVEN     (YELLOW VINYL Single)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 15)

Seven inch (45RPM) record in yellow vinyl.
Limited edition of only 100 copies, every copy numbered.
ALVARO vocals and Casio organ,
ROY FILE drums and J.-P.VOLK bass and Production.
SIDE A: HEY TAXI TAKE ME TO HEAVEN (2:30)
SIDE B: THE STEAM OF THE KETTLE (2:55)
Music and lyrics Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Copyright GEMA 2005.
Recorded in Konstanz, Germany in July 2005
Manufactured by Ameise Vinyl Pressing, Hamburg

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2004 KONSTANZ LAKE     (DVD Musiclip)
Squeaky Shoes Records

Music/Lyrics: Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Music production: VOLK
Film production: T.Haas & O.Würffel
Made in Germany (Konstanz)

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2004 VALPARAÍSO / THE MUSICAL    (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 14)

1.   VALPARAÍSO
2.   PASEO ATKINSON
3.   VALPARAÍSO ME APLASTA
4.   BEAUTIFUL ICE-CREAM
5.   OIGA!
6.   TRAGIC MAGIC
7.   STOLEN FLOWER
8.   LA VELITA
9.   LONDON SKY
10. THREADING THE NEEDLE
11. NORTH/SOUTH
12. KONSTANZ LAKE
13. VALPARAÍSO QUE NUNCA ME VERA MORIR
14. LA PALA!
15. AL FARO!
16. LENGUA SECA














All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
ALVARO: piano and vocals
JENS-PETER VOLK: bass
ANDREAS SPAETT: drums
Recorded by Jens-Peter Volk and Bernhard Rudolf
Logo VALPARAISO by M. Espindola
Overall production Jens-Peter Volk
Coordination: Pit Fischer
Serial number SSR14
Made in Germany
Opening of the Dance Experience VALPARAÍSO in May 2004 in Konstanz, Germany.
Information   /   Poster   /   Pictures
(With financial support from the city of Konstanz, we thank the University of Konstanz)

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2003 ALVARO EN VALPARAÍSO     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records (SSR 13)

PRESENTATION
VALPARAÍSO
CASI, CASI Gane
ESPINAS
LA REPETICION MATA
MADE OUT OF WOOD
LEJOS DE MI
LECHE MATERNA
NADA
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ECHO
LICEO UNO DE NIÑAS
EL ESTRES
RUBBER HAMMER
TONTERAS
LATIGO DE LA INDIFERENCIA

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All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
ALVARO: piano and vocals
RODRIGO CATALAN: bass
POROTO FIGUEROA: drums
Presentation by Ronald Smith.
Recorded live by Pancho León at the Studio Musicámara, University of Valparaíso, Chile in March 2003.
Mixed by Jens Volk and Bernhard Rudolf in Konstanz, Germany.
Coordination Gonzalo Ilabaca in Valparaíso and Pit Fischer in Konstanz.
Serial number SSR13
TOTAL TIME: 54 MINUTES

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2003 BOLEROS - SÜDAMERIKANISCHE SCHNULZEN     (CD Re-edition of 1995 Tape)
Squeaky Shoes Records

1. BESAME MUCHO (Consuelo Velázquez, 1941)
2. TRES PALABRAS (Osvaldo Farrés, 1945)
3. EL RELOJ (Ramón Cantoral, 1945)
4. TRIGAL (Sandro, 1965)
5. SOLAMENTE UNA VEZ (Augustín Lara, 1941)
6. QUIZAS (Osvaldo Farrés, 1947)
7. NO ME AMENACES (Alfredo Jiménez, 1940)
8. VANIDAD (González Malbrán, 1936)

ALVARO: Voz; Piano (5. and 7.)
Rainer Rothenhäusler: Piano (except 5. and 7.)
Ingeniero: Bernhard Rudolf
Studio: Rail Studio Konstanz
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2003 DIE FÜNF SORGLOSEN     (CD Re-edtion of 1982 Single Cassette)
Squeaky Shoes Records

ICH HAB MEIN MANN AUF DEM FLOHMARKT
GEFUNDEN
Lyrics
ALVARO: piano
Hilde Schneider: vocals
Daniela Notaras: backing vocals and xylophone
Giorgios Notaras: drums
Pit Fischer: bass
Music & Lyrics by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Recorded and mixed by Bernhard Rudolf, Klang & Hammer Studio Konstanz

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2002 a boy named sue, Johnny Cash Revisited     (CD)
Trikont, Germany (Sampler, compiled by Franz Dobler)

SEÑOR JOHNNY CASH
          Lyrics / Deutsch
ALVARO: Voice & keyboards
Jens-Peter Volk: bass, b.vocals
Hubl Greiner: Drums
Overall production: Hubl Greiner
Mixed and mastered by K.H.Backes 2001
Music & lyrics by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Rezension von Thomas Zoch im Südkurier
More information:   Franz Dobler   /   Trikont   /   Johnny Cash

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2001 5, 6, 7, 8,     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records

CASI, CASI GANE
POCIONES DE AMOR
RIO RIO
ERRARE HUMANUM EST
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ALVARO: Voice, Hohner Pianet
Jens-Peter Volk: Bass, Rhythms
Overall production Jens-Peter Volk
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
except RIO RIO, Chilean folk song (unknown author)

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2000 1, 2, 3, 4,     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records

PEPPERMINT ARMPITS
IMANI-AL-JAHL
THE SUN
I'VE PAID MY DEBTS
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            Lyrics
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ALVARO: Voice, Hohner Pianet
Jens-Peter Volk: Bass, Rhythms
Overall production Jens-Peter Volk
Rezension von Thomas Zoch im Südkurier
Rezension von Thomas Bohnet in Leeson

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1999 25 years of demo cassettes     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records

BILLY THE YO-YO
AVALANCHE!
MARIPOSA
GOLDEN THUMB
GREEN VELVET SUIT
WOULD YOU MARRY AN ENGLISH GIRL?
MADE OUT OF WOOD
DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
HIROSHIMA/HIROHITO
RUBBER HAMMER
WATCHING THE FRIDGE DEFROST
TONTERAS
MEN DON'T CRY, THEY SING
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ECHO
LECHE MATERNA
TIO VICTOR
NAVEL NAVIGATOR
LEJOS DE MI


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All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Overall production: Jens-Peter Volk, Germany 1999
Cover photo by Heribert Schneider
Schloß Kürn, Germany 1982
Please note, that most songs have kept their
original rugged, mono cassette quality
Rezension von Thomas Zoch im Südkurier
Rezension von Thomas Bohnet in Leeson

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1997 DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM     (CD)
Squeaky Shoes Records
Re-edition, recorded 1977

LATINO AMERICA
PALIDO SOL
DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
THREE TREES
THE WHIP OF INDIFFERENCE
VALPARAISO
LOST FOR WORDS
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Antonio Narvaez played drums, bombo julero,
backing vocals, stones, introduction, laughs, rrrrrrrs, etc.
Cathy Williams vocalised on "PALIDO SOL".
ALVARO played piano, assorted percussion, pinquillo,
double flute, bass, stones, lead vocals, whistle.
Re-edition of his first LP.
Don't worry about the bum notes.
Packaging design by Neil Renard.
All songs written and arranged by Alvaro Peña-Rojas,
except "PALIDO SOL" lyrics by Eduardo Arancibia
Rezension von Thomas Bohnet in Leeson Nr. 7/1997

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1995 ALVARO IN BERLIN     (EP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

TONTERAS
GREEN VELVET SUIT
CONVERSATIONS WITH THE ECHO
WATCHING THE FRIDGE DEFROST
MADE OUT OF WOOD
LOST FOR WORDS
MARIPOSA
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Recorded live (solo piano and vocals) in Berlin:
Institut Unzeit 12.6.1994 und Ex'n'Pop 17.6.1994
Ein Produkt aus dem Hause TOASTER IM TeSt
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Cover: ALVARO

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1995 BOLEROS - SÜDAMERIKANISCHE SCHNULZEN     (Tape)
Squeaky Shoes Records

1. BESAME MUCHO (Consuelo Velázquez, 1941)
2. TRES PALABRAS (Osvaldo Farrés, 1945)
3. EL RELOJ (Ramón Cantoral, 1945)
4. TRIGAL (Sandro, 1965)
5. SOLAMENTE UNA VEZ (Augustín Lara, 1941)
6. QUIZAS (Osvaldo Farrés, 1947)
7. NO ME AMENACES (Alfredo Jiménez, 1940)
8. VANIDAD (González Malbrán, 1936)

ALVARO: Voz; Piano (5. and 7.)
Rainer Rothenhäusler: Piano (except 5. and 7.)
Ingeniero: Bernhard Rudolf
Studio: Rail Studio Konstanz
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1993 50 YEARS ALVARO     (Single)
Squeaky Shoes Records

I'M NOT SO YOUNG ANYMORE
WATCHING THE FRIDGE DEFROST

A. Peña-Rojas / N. González
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1992 TOSHI & ALVARO: Men don't cry they sing     (Single)
Hard Disc, Japan/USA

MEN DON'T CRY THEY SING
PERFECTION IS BORING
      Lyrics
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Written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Arrangement: Toshiyuki Hiraoka
Alvaro Peña-Rojas: vocals
Toshiyuki Hiraoka: guitars, bass
Recorded at Gen San No le, 1992, Yokohama, JAPAN
and Human Touch Production, 1992, Konstanz, GERMANY

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1991 ALVARO THE CHILEAN WITH THE SINGING NOSE     (Tape)
Squeaky Shoes Records

VALPARAISO
TONTERAS
MARIPOSA
WOULD YOU MARRY AN ENGLISH GIRL?
PLEASE DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SET
PART TWO
      Lyrics
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All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Mixed at Phonomotion by Bernhard Rudolf
Produced by ALVARO

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1989 THE SQUEAK     (Single)
Squeaky Shoes Records

THE SQUEAK
IT'S VERY, VERY, VERY...

Written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Produced by CAM-MUSIKPRODUKTION

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1988 IS THE GARMENT READY?     (LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

PART ONE
PART TWO
PART THREE
PART FOUR



Lyrics
All parts written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas.
ALVARO: Clavier and Vocals
Giorgos Notaras: Drums
Jens Volk: Bass
Digitally recorded at
KLANG & HAMMER STUDIOS, Konstanz
Engineered by Bernhard Rudolf
Produced by ALVARO

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1987 STRONG AS A BULL - The Vegetarian Cassette     (Single Cassette)
Squeaky Shoes Records

STRONG AS A BULL
      Lyrics
Text & Music: Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Recorded at KLANG & HAMMER, W. Germany
Produced by B. Rudolf and E. Höfler

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1987 THE CLIP     (Video VHS)
Squeaky Shoes Records

PLEASE DO NOT ADJUST YOUR SET (11:00)

ALVARO: vocals, piano
GIORGOS NOTARAS: drums, bongos
HERBERT SAILER: bass, cello
Director: Rod Iverson (London)
Music & Lyrics: Alvaro Peña-Rojas

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1985 MARIPOSA     (Single)
Squeaky Shoes Records

MARIPOSA
MEN DON'T CRY, THEY SING

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Written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
ALVARO: vocals, piano, d.flute, pinquillo
GIORGOS NOTARAS: drums
HENRY EBERHARD: t.sax

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1983 DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM     (Tape)
Squeaky Shoes Records
Re-edition, recorded 1977

LATINO AMERICA
PALIDO SOL
DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
THREE TREES
THE WHIP OF INDIFFERENCE
VALPARAISO
LOST FOR WORDS
Lyrics

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Antonio Narvaez played drums, bombo julero,
backing vocals, stones, introduction, laughs, rrrrrrrs, etc.
Cathy Williams vocalised on "PALIDO SOL".
ALVARO played piano, assorted percussion, pinquillo,
double flute, bass, stones, lead vocals, whistle.
Re-edition of his first LP.
Packaging design by Neil Renard.
All songs written and arranged by Alvaro Peña-Rojas,
except "PALIDO SOL" lyrics by Eduardo Arancibia

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1982 REPETITION KILLS     (LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

MADE OUT OF WOOD
OUR SON
MEN DONT CRY THEY SING
A BIT TOO MUCH
EL STRESS
REPETITION KILLS
MARIPOSA
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All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
GEORGES NOTARAS: Drums, Bongos,
Kiupi (Greak olive oil vase), Sang
ALVARO PEÑA-ROJAS: Vocals, Piano, Pinquillo
(S.American bamboo flute), Flauta doble (S.American
double barrel flute), Accordion (only left side)
Made in Switzerland for SQUEAKY SHOES RECORDS
STEREO LP NUMBER SSR-6
Jacket design by SQUEAKY SHOES OPTIKA
Cover photograph by Miller Studio, Chile 1952

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1982 DIE FÜNF SORGLOSEN     (Single Cassette)
Squeaky Shoes Records

ICH HAB MEIN MANN AUF DEM FLOHMARKT
GEFUNDEN
Lyrics
ALVARO: piano
Hilde Schneider: vocals
Daniela Notaras: backing vocals and xylophone
Giorgios Notaras: drums
Pit Fischer: bass
Music & Lyrics by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
Recorded and mixed by Bernhard Rudolf, Klang & Hammer Studio Konstanz

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1981 FOUR SAD SONGS     (Tape)
Squeaky Shoes Records

LEJOS DE MI
SSSI VU PLAY
BOLERO 8
MADE OUT OF WOOD
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Four of ALVARO's best weepers never recorded before.
All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
GIORGOS NOTARAS played bongos and bass drum
HENRY EBERHARD played tenor saxophone
ALVARO PEÑA-ROJAS played the piano and sang

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1979 THE WORKING CLASS     (LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

RUBBER HAMMER
GREEN VELVET SUIT
LINDA GILDA
THE WORKING CLASS
PAPAYAS
TIO VICTOR'S SQUEAKY SHOES
WOULD YOU MARRY AN ENGLISH GIRL?
THEY DONT LIKE YOU AT HOME
INVENTO INFANTIL
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All songs written by Alvaro Peña-Rojas
This is a solo LP with no overdubs.
ALVARO played upright piano, South American double flute,
akordion and sang.
Recorded by STUDIO OCTOPUS in Bavaria the year the Neo-Nazis
bombed Bologna railway-station and Oktober Fest
Produced by ALVARO

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1978 MUMS MILK NOT POWDER     (LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

CHOOSE YOUR CHEESE
MUMS MILK NOT POWDER
MARZIPAN ELEFANT
HONEY
PAJARITO (INNOCENT)
SWEET TOOTH
BROWN LOAF
WASHINDISHES
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Words & Music: ALVARO PEÑA-ROJAS
ANTONIO NARVÀEZ played drums, percussion
and washin the dishes sounds.
HILDEGARD SCHNEIDER did the recipe for the
brown loaf and designed the cover.
ALVARO sang, playd the piano, percussion,
Faik bass and nose-whistle.
RECORDED on location by Olaf Dung/RPM TINY STUDIO,
Konstanz, West Germany
PRODUCED by ALVARO for Squeaky Shoes Records

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1977 DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM     (LP)
Squeaky Shoes Records

LATINO AMERICA
PALIDO SOL
DRINKIN MY OWN SPERM
THREE TREES
THE WHIP OF INDIFFERENCE
VALPARAISO
LOST FOR WORDS
Lyrics

Lyrics
Lyrics
Lyrics
Lyrics
Lyrics
Antonio Narvaez played drums, bombo julero,
backing vocals, stones, introduction, laughs, rrrrrrrs, etc.
Cathy Williams vocalised on "PALIDO SOL".
ALVARO played piano, assorted percussion, pinquillo,
double flute, bass, stones, lead vocals, whistle.
This is his first LP.
Don't worry about the bum notes.
Packaging design by Neil Renard.
All songs written and arranged by Alvaro Peña-Rojas,
except "PALIDO SOL" lyrics by Eduardo Arancibia

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1967 LOS BUMERANGS     (Single)
CRC - Corporacion de Radio de Chile

EL TWIST DEL INFIERNO
EL CIELO EN UNA PIEZA

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1965 LOS CHALLENGERS     (2nd Single)
Odeon, Chile

SHAKE PARA TI
POR QUE TE QUIERO

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1965 LOS CHALLENGERS     (1st Single)
Odeon, Chile

PARE CHOFER
NENA


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Squeaky Shoes Records

Distributors of ALVARO records in USA, France, Germany and Chile

ALVARO records are catalogued in:
Deutsches Musikarchiv Berlin
BBC Record Library London
Badische Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe
Bibliothek der Universität Konstanz, Mediothek
Southwest Germany Union Catalog

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