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In June 1975.

In June 1975, “A&M” label released the debut, self-titled Tubes album. It was recorded March-April, 1975, at “Record Plant” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Al Kooper.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill– vocals
  • Bill Spooner– guitar, vocals
  • Roger Steen – guitar, vocals
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • Vince Welnick– keyboards
  • Rick Anderson – bass
  • Prairie L’Emprere Prince– drums
  • Dominic Frontiere– string and horn arrangements
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Michael Cotten – design
  • Prairie Prince – design
  • Ian Patrick – photography
  • Harry Mittman – photography
  • Lee Rhett Kiefer – engineer
  • Al Kooper– mixing
  • Lee Rhett Kieger – mixing

Track listing:

  1. Up from the Deep – Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Michael Cotton, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, Ray Trainer
  2. Haloes – Al Kooper, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen
  3. Space Baby – Bill Spooner, Mike Carpenter, Vince Welnick
  4. Malagueña Salerosa – Pedro Galindo, Elpidio Ramirez
  5. Mondo Bondage – Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Michael Cotton, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson
  6. What Do You Want from Life? – Bill Spooner, Michael Evans
  7. Boy Crazy – Bill Spooner
  8. White Punks on Dope – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Michael Evans

 

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In May 1977.

In May 1977, “A&M” label released “Now”, the third Tubes album. It was recorded in 1976, at “His Masters Wheels” and “Funky Features” in San Francisco, “The Record Plant” in  Los Angeles; “The Record Plant” in  Sausalito,  and was produced by John Anthony.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill- vocals
  • Bill “The Swami” Spooner- guitar, vocals
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • Mingo Lewis – drums, percussion
  • Prairie Prince- drums
  • Roger Steen – guitar, vocals
  • Re Styles – vocals
  • Vince Welnick- keyboards
  • Rick Anderson – bass
  • Bud Scoppa – voices
  • Don Van Vliet- soprano saxophone
  • Harry Duncan – harmonica
  • Roberta Burger – violin
  • Don Wood – engineer, production assistance
  • Roland Young – art direction
  • Michael Cotten, Prairie Prince – design

Track listing:

  1. Smoke (La Vie en Fumér) – Bill Spooner, Michael Cotten, Vince Welnick
  2. Hit Parade – Bill Spooner, Vince Welnick
  3. Strung Out on Strings – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Michael Evans
  4. Golden Boy – Bill Spooner, Michael Evans
  5. My Head Is My Only House Unless It Rains – Don Van Vliet
  6. God-Bird-Change – Mingo Lewis
  7. I’m Just a Mess – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen
  8. Cathy’s Clone – Fee Waybill, Bill “The Swami” Spooner, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Roger Steen, Re Styles, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson
  9. This Town – Lee Hazlewood
  10. Pound of Flesh – Ron Nagle, Scott Mathews
  11. You’re No Fun – Michael Cotten, Vince Welnick

 

In March 1983.

In March 1983, “Capitol” label released “Outside Inside” the sixth Tubes studio album. It was recorded in 1982, and was produced by David Foster, Prairie Prince and Stacy Baird.

Personnel:

  • Rick Anderson – bass
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • Mingo Lewis – percussion
  • Prairie Prince- drums, art direction
  • Bill Spooner- guitar, vocals
  • Roger Steen – guitar, vocals
  • Fee Waybill- vocals, mixing
  • Vince Welnick– keyboards
  • Maurice White – vocals
  • Patti Austin- background vocals
  • Bill Burks – contribution
  • Bill Champlin- background vocals
  • Martha Davis– vocals
  • Nathan East– bass
  • Chuck Finley– horn
  • David Foster– keyboards
  • Gary Grant – horn
  • Jay Graydon – horn
  • Gary Herbig – horn
  • Jerry Hey- arranger, horn
  • James Newton Howard– keyboards
  • Bobby Kimball- background vocals
  • Steve Lukather– guitar
  • George Massenburg – mixing
  • David Paich– keyboards
  • Steve Porcaro– keyboards
  • Bill Reichenbach Jr.– horn
  • Freddy Washington – guitar
  • Jim Welch – contribution
  • David Williams – bass
  • Larry Williams – horn
  • Greg Ladanyi– mixing
  • Tom Fouce – assistant engineer
  • Humberto Gatica – engineer, mixing
  • Larry Ferguson – assistant engineer
  • Jack Leahy – engineer
  • Gene Wooley – assistant engineer
  • Barbara Rooney – assistant engineer
  • Marnie Moore – assistant engineer
  • Gregg Jampol – assistant engineer
  • Howard Johnston – assistant engineer
  • Jeff Kliment – assistant engineer
  • Dennis Kirk – engineer
  • Ken Kessie – engineer
  • Stacy Baird – engineer
  • David Cole – engineer
  • Bob Bullock – assistant engineer
  • Paul Knotter – collaboration
  • Roy Kohara – art direction
  • Jim McCrary – photography

Track listing:

  1. She’s a Beauty – David Foster, Fee Waybill, Steve Lukather
  2. No Not Again – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  3. Out of the Business – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  4. The Monkey Time – Curtis Mayfield, Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  5. Glass House – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  6. Wild Women of Wongo – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  7. Tip of My Tongue – Maurice White, M. Snyder
  8. Fantastic Delusion – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  9. Drums – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  10. Theme Park – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick
  11. Outside Lookin’ Inside – Rick Anderson, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill, Vince Welnick

 

In March 1979.

In March 1979, “A&M” label released “Remote Control” the fifthTubes album. It was recorded 1978-1979, at “Music Annex Studios” in Menio Park, California, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill – vocals
  • Bill Spooner – guitar, vocals
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • Mingo Lewis – percussion
  • Prairie Prince- drums
  • Roger Steen – guitar, vocals
  • Re Styles – vocals
  • Vince Welnick – keyboards
  • Rick Anderson – bass
  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, keyboards

Track listing:

All tracks by Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Roger Steen, Re Styles, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, except where noted.

  1. Turn Me On
  2. V. Is King – Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Roger Steen, Re Styles, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, Todd Rundgren
  3. Prime Time
  4. I Want It All Now
  5. No Way Out
  6. Getoverture
  7. No Mercy
  8. Only the Strong Survive
  9. Be Mine Tonight
  10. Love’s a Mystery (I Don’t Understand) – Fee Waybill, Bill Spooner, Michael Cotton, Mingo Lewis, Prairie Prince, Roger Steen, Re Styles, Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, Todd Rundgren
  11. Telecide