Hot Tuna: Same

In May 1970, “RCA Victor” label released the self-titled, debut Hot Tuna album. It was recorded in September 1969, at “New Orleans House” in Berkeley, and was produced by Al Schmitt.

Personnel:

  • Jorma Kaukonen – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Will Scarlett – harmonica
  • Jack Casady – bass guitar
  • Allen Zentz – engineer
  • Pat Leraci – master of the machines
  • Margareta Kaukonen – painting
  • Gut – art direction
  • Mike Frankel – photography

Track listing:

  1. Hesitation Blues – traditional, arranged by Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
  2. How Long Blues – Leroy Carr
  3. Uncle Sam Blues – traditional, arranged by Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
  4. Don’t You Leave Me Here – Jelly Roll Morton
  5. Death Don’t Have No Mercy – Reverent Gary Davis
  6. Know Your Rider – traditional, arranged by Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady
  7. Oh Lord, Search My Heart – Reverent Gary Davis
  8. Winin’ Boy Blues – Jelly Roll Morton
  9. New Song (for the Morning) – Jorma Kaukonen
  10. Mann’s Fate – Jorma Kaukonen
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