The artist LeRoy Stevens spent six months (from October 2008-March 2009) going around Manhattan to every single record store. He asked employees at each one to tell him their favorite scream from a piece of music. He ended up with screams from heavy metal, punk and rock 'n roll, but also opera, the blues and rap. Stevens ordered them according to when he received the selections, and pressed the three-minute collection onto a 12-inch vinyl disk in an edition of 500. It has 74 screams, some of which are easily identifiable, like the opening howl from The Who's "We Won't Get Fooled Again" or Iggy Pop's bellow from The Stooges' "TV Eye."
Name That Scream: Songs That Shriek, Howl And Wail
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