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On May 18, 1989.

On May 18, 1989, “Warner Bros” label released “Nearly Human”, the twelve Todd Rundgren album. It was recorded June 1988 – February 1989, at “Fantasy Studios” in Berkeley and “The Plant” in Sausalito, California, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – guitar, arranger, artwork, typography
  • Brent Bourgeois– keyboards
  • Larry Tagg – bass guitar
  • Jimmy Pugh – Hammond organ
  • Roger Powell – synthesizer
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Scott Mathews– vocals
  • Bobby Womack- vocals
  • Narada Michael Walden– choirmaster
  • Clarence Clemons- backing vocals
  • Byron Allred – keyboards
  • Michael Pluznick- congas, shekere and percussion
  • Paul Shaghoian – trumpet
  • Mike Rose – trumpet
  • John Tenney – strings

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren, except where noted.

  1. The Want of a Nail
  2. The Waiting Game
  3. Parallel Lines
  4. Two Little Hitlers – Elvis Costello
  5. Can’t Stop Running
  6. Unloved Children
  7. Fidelity
  8. Feel It – Todd Rundgren, The Tubes, Vince Welnick
  9. Hawking
  10. I Love my Life

 

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On January 16, 1981.

On January 16, 1991, “Warner Bros” label released “2nd Wind”, the thirteenth Todd Rundgren studio album. It was recorded in 1991, at “Palace of Fine Arts” in San Francisco, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Todd Rundgren – vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Roger Powell– vocals, keyboard
  • Vince Welnick– vocals, keyboards
  • Ross Valory– bass
  • Lyle Workman– guitar
  • Prairie Prince– drums
  • Max Haskett – vocals, brass
  • Bobby Strickland – vocals, reeds, winds
  • Scott Mathews– vocals, percussion, guitar, samples
  • Shandi Sinnamon– vocals
  • Michele Gray – vocals
  • Jenni Muldaur- vocals

Track listing:

All tracks by Todd Rundgren.

  1. Change Myself
  2. Love Science
  3. Who’s Sorry Now?
  4. The Smell of Money (from the musical Up Against It)
  5. If I Have to Be Alone (from the musical Up Against It)
  6. Love in Disguise (from the musical Up Against It)
  7. Kindness
  8. Public Servant
  9. Gaya’s Eyes
  10. Second Wind

In February 1985.

In February 1985, “Capitol” label released “Love Bomb”, the seventh Tubes album. It was recorded in 1984, and was produced by Todd Rundgren.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill – vocals
  • Bill Spooner – vocals, guitar
  • Roger Steen – vocals, guitar
  • Vince Welnick – keyboards
  • Todd Rundgren – mixing, engineer
  • Michael Cotton – synthesizer, cover art
  • Prairie Prince – drums, cover art
  • Jim Welch – art direction
  • Stacy Baird, Wally Buck – engineer
  • Tom Size – assistant engineer

Track listing:

  1. Piece by Piece
  2. Stella
  3. Come as You Are
  4. One Good Reason
  5. Bora Bora 2000/Love Bomb
  6. Night People
  7. Say Hey
  8. Eyes
  9. Muscle Girls
  10. Theme from a Wooly Place (Wooly Bully/Theme from a Summer Place)
  11. For a Song
  12. Say Hey (Part 2)
  13. Feel It
  14. Night People (Reprise)

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

 

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 April 1976.

In April 1976, “A&M” label released “Young and Rich”, the second Tubes album. It was recorded in 1976 at “A&M Studios” in Hollywood, and was produced by Ken Scott.

Personnel:

  • Fee Waybill- vocals
  • Bill “Sputnik” Spooner- guitar, vocals
  • Roger Steen – guitar, harp, vocals
  • Rick “Gator” Anderson – bass, vocals
  • Vince Welnick- keyboards, synthesizer
  • Michael Cotten – synthesizer
  • “Preposterous” Prairie Prince- percussion
  • Re Styles (Shirley MacLeod) – “funky-pretty” vocals
  • David Paich, Jack Nitzsche– arrangements
  • Chuck Domanico– bass
  • Don Randi– piano
  • Alan Estes, Julius Wechter– percussion
  • Jay Migliori, Steve Douglas– saxophone
  • Bobby Shew– trumpet
  • George Bohanon– trombone
  • Deniece Williams, Julia Tillman Waters, Maxine Williard Waters, The Ron Hicklin Singers – backing vocals
  • Allan Harshman, Assa Drori, Harry Bluestone, Herschel Wise, James Getzoff, Jesse Ehrlich, Leonard Malarsky, Lou Klass, Marshall Sosson, Marvin Limonick, Murray Adler, Nathan Ross, Ray Kelley, Samuel Boghossian, Virginia Majewski, William Kurasch – strings
  • Armand Kaproff, David Speltz – cello
  • Ed Thacker – engineer
  • Michael Cotten, Prairie Prince – album design
  • Harry Mittman, Norman Seeff– photography

Track listing:

  1. Tubes World Tour – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen, Fee Waybill
  2. Brighter Day – Roger Steen
  3. Pimp – Bill Spooner
  4. Stand Up and Shout – Ray Trainer, Mike Condello
  5. Don’t Touch Me There – Ron Nagle, Jane Dornacker
  6. Slipped My Disco – Bill Spooner, Roger Steen
  7. Proud to Be an American – Bill Spooner
  8. Poland Whole/Madam I’m Adam – Roger Steen, Bill Spooner
  9. Young and Rich – Bill Spooner

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