A Fistful of Alice

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A Fistful of Alice
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Live album by Alice Cooper
Released July 29, 1997 (1997-07-29)
Recorded June 2, 1996
Venue Cabo Wabo Club, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Genre Rock, hard rock, heavy metal [1]
Length58:16
Label Angel
Producer Alice Cooper
Alice Cooper chronology
The Last Temptation
(1994)
A Fistful of Alice
(1997)
Brutal Planet
(2000)
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A Fistful of Alice is a live album by Alice Cooper. It was released in 1997, and was recorded the previous year at Sammy Hagar's Cabo Wabo club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Slash plays guitar for part of the album (returning the favor after Cooper guested on "The Garden from the 1991 Guns N' Roses album Use Your Illusion I ) and Cooper says before the song "Desperado" that it was written about Jim Morrison, who died in 1971, the same year Cooper wrote the song. Also featured in the album are Rob Zombie on vocals and Sammy Hagar on guitar. The only song from the show that has not been commercially released is the title track from 1991's Hey Stoopid . The last song, "Is Anyone Home?", is a studio recording recorded specifically for the album.

Alice Cooper American rock singer, songwriter and musician

Alice Cooper is an American singer, songwriter, and actor whose career spans over fifty years. With his distinctive raspy voice and a stage show that features guillotines, electric chairs, fake blood, deadly snakes, baby dolls, and dueling swords, Cooper is considered by music journalists and peers alike to be "The Godfather of Shock Rock". He has drawn equally from horror films, vaudeville, and garage rock to pioneer a macabre and theatrical brand of rock designed to shock people.

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1997.

Sammy Hagar American musician

Samuel Roy Hagar, also known as The Red Rocker, is an American rock vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, musician, and entrepreneur. Hagar came to prominence in the 1970s with the hard rock band Montrose. He afterwards launched a successful solo career, scoring an enduring hit in 1984 with "I Can't Drive 55". He enjoyed commercial success when he replaced David Lee Roth as the lead singer of Van Halen in 1985, but left the band in 1996. He returned to the band for a two-year reunion from 2003 to 2005. On March 12, 2007, Hagar was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Van Halen. His musical style primarily consists of hard rock and heavy metal.

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Live At Cabo Wabo '96 is a 2005 re-packaged release of A Fistful of Alice, using the UK track listing (see below).

This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 2005.

Track listing

US Track Listing

No.TitleWriter(s)Length
1."School's Out" (featuring Sammy Hagar)Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith4:21
2."I'm Eighteen"Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith3:47
3."Desperado"Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce4:10
4."Lost in America" (featuring Slash)Alice Cooper, Dan Wexler, Bud Saylor4:14
5."Teenage Lament '74"Alice Cooper, Neal Smith3:28
6."I Never Cry"Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner3:53
7."Poison"Alice Cooper, Desmond Child, John McCurry4:50
8."Billion Dollar Babies"Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Neal Smith, Reggie Vinson3:21
9."Welcome to My Nightmare"Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner4:59
10."Only Women Bleed" (featuring Slash)Alice Cooper, Dick Wagner6:54
11."Feed My Frankenstein" (featuring Rob Zombie)Alice Cooper, Zodiac Mindwarp, Nick Coler, Ian Richardson4:29
12."Elected" (featuring Rob Zombie and Slash)Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith5:00
13."Is Anyone Home?"Alice Cooper, Dan Wexler4:21

UK Track Listing

No.TitleLength
1."School's Out" (featuring Sammy Hagar)4:21
2."Under My Wheels" (Michael Bruce, Dennis Dunaway, Bob Ezrin)3:29
3."I'm Eighteen"3:47
4."Desperado"4:10
5."Lost in America" (featuring Slash)4:14
6."Teenage Lament '74"3:28
7."I Never Cry"3:53
8."Poison"4:50
9."No More Mr. Nice Guy" (Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce)3:01
10."Welcome to My Nightmare"4:59
11."Only Women Bleed" (featuring Slash)6:48
12."Feed My Frankenstein" (featuring Rob Zombie)4:29
13."Elected" (featuring Rob Zombie)5:00
14."Is Anyone Home?"4:21

Japanese Track Listing

No.TitleLength
1."School's Out" (featuring Sammy Hagar)4:21
2."Under My Wheels"3:29
3."I'm Eighteen"3:47
4."Desperado"4:10
5."Lost in America" (featuring Slash)4:14
6."Teenage Lament '74"3:28
7."I Never Cry"3:53
8."Poison"4:50
9."Bed of Nails" (Alice Cooper, Desmond Child, Diane Warren)3:48
10."Clones" (David Carron)3:00
11."No More Mr. Nice Guy"3:01
12."Billion Dollar Babies"3:21
13."Welcome to My Nightmare"4:59
14."Only Women Bleed" (featuring Slash)6:48
15."Feed My Frankenstein" (featuring Rob Zombie)4:29
16."Elected" (featuring Rob Zombie & Slash)5:00
17."Is Anyone Home?"4:21

Australian Track Listing

No.TitleLength
1."School's Out" (featuring Sammy Hagar)4:21
2."Under My Wheels"3:29
3."I'm Eighteen"3:47
4."Desperado"4:10
5."Lost in America" (featuring Slash)4:14
6."Teenage Lament '74"3:28
7."I Never Cry"3:53
8."Poison"4:50
9."No More Mr. Nice Guy"3:01
10."Bed of Nails" (imported UK versions contain Welcome to My Nightmare here)3:48
11."Only Women Bleed" (featuring Slash)6:48
12."Feed My Frankenstein" (featuring Rob Zombie)4:29
13."Elected" (featuring Rob Zombie)5:00
14."Is Anyone Home?"4:21

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Todd Jensen is a bassist who has played for various artists, including the bands Sequel, Hardline, and Harlow, as well as David Lee Roth, Ozzy Osbourne, Steve Perry, Alice Cooper, and Paul Rodgers.

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Slash (musician) British-American musician and songwriter

Saul Hudson, better known by his stage name Slash, is a British–American musician and songwriter. He is the lead guitarist of the American hard rock band Guns N' Roses, with whom he achieved worldwide success in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Slash has received critical acclaim and is considered one of the greatest guitarists in rock history.

Rob Zombie American singer and film director

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