the tubes

    - feat.don van vliet; incl. 'my head is my only house' (van vliet)

1977 lp usa a & m sp4632
1977 lp uk a & m amlh64632

re-released on cd in 2014 and in 2018

recorded in san francisco

  roger steen: lead guitar, vocals
  fee waybill: lead vocals
  bill 'the swami' spooner: lead guitar, vocals, etc
  re styles: vocals
  vince welnick: keyboards, etc
  rick anderson: bass
  prairie prince: drums
  michael cotton: synthesizers
  mingo lewis: percussion, etc
  don van vliet: saxophone on 8

produced by john anthony

side one

  1. smoke (la vie en fumér)
  2. hit parade
  3. strung out on strings
  4. golden boy
  5. my head is my only house unless it rains (don van vliet)

side two

  1. god-bird-change
  2. i'm just a mess
  3. cathy's clone
  4. this town
  5. pound of flesh
  6. you're no fun