Burgers (album)

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Burgers
Studio album by Hot Tuna
Released February, 1972
Recorded November - December, 1971 at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco
Genre Folk rock
Length 37:21
Label Grunt
Producer Jorma Kaukonen
Hot Tuna chronology
First Pull Up, Then Pull Down
(1971)
Burgers
(1972)
The Phosphorescent Rat
(1973)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone (not rated)[2]

Burgers is the third album by Hot Tuna, the Folk rock off-shoot of Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, and Papa John Creach, released in 1972 as Grunt FTR-1004. It was the band's first studio album, the previous two being live recordings. "Water Song" and "Sunny Day Strut" are instrumentals composed for this album. In 1996, RCA released the CD box set Hot Tuna in a Can which included a remastered version of this album, along with remasters of the albums Hot Tuna, First Pull Up, Then Pull Down, America's Choice and Hoppkorv.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "True Religion"   Jorma Kaukonen 4:42
2. "Highway Song"   Kaukonen 3:14
3. "99 Year Blues"   Julius Daniels 3:58
4. "Sea Child"   Kaukonen 5:00
Side two
No. Title Writer(s) Length
1. "Keep On Truckin'"   Bob Carleton 3:40
2. "Water Song" (instrumental) Kaukonen 5:17
3. "Ode for Billy Dean"   Kaukonen 4:49
4. "Let Us Get Together Right Down Here"   Rev. Gary Davis 3:27
5. "Sunny Day Strut" (instrumental) Kaukonen 3:14

Personnel[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • The Unknown Engineer (Joe Lopes) – recording engineer
  • The Masked Mixer – mixer
  • Betty Cantor – mixer
  • Bruce Steinberg – design, photography
  • Allen Zentz – assistant engineer
  • The Mighty Maurice (Pat Ieraci) – assistant engineer
  • Recorded at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco
  • A Fishobaby Production
  • Reissue Liner Notes: William Ruhlmann

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2011). "Burgers - Hot Tuna | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Edmonds, Ben (2011). "Hot Tuna: Burgers : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Retrieved 17 August 2011.