Yo La Tengo discography

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Yo La Tengo discography

Yo La Tengo performing in 2005
Releases
Studio albums 13
Compilation albums 4
EPs 14
Singles 14
Collaborations 1
Film scores 1
Cover albums 1
Original songs 216
Cover songs 98

This is a comprehensive discography of Yo La Tengo, an indie rock band based in Hoboken, New Jersey. As of 2013, the band has released thirteen studio albums, four compilation albums, twelve extended plays, fourteen singles, one film score, one collaborative album, and one album of cover songs.

Studio albums[edit]

Year Title Label
1986 Ride the Tiger
  • Release date: 1986
  • Format: LP
1987 New Wave Hot Dogs
  • Release date: 1987
  • Format: LP
  • Coyote Records (US)
  • What Goes On Records (UK)
  • City Slang (UK re-release, 1993)
  • Matador (US re-release, 1996)
1989 President Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: 1989
  • Format: LP
  • Coyote Records (US)
  • City Slang (UK re-release, 1993)
  • Matador (US re-release, 1996)
1990 Fakebook
  • Release date: 1990
  • Format: CD, LP
1992 May I Sing with Me
  • Release date: February 28, 1992
  • Format: CD, LP
1993 Painful
  • Release date: October 5, 1993
  • Format: CD, LP
1995 Electr-O-Pura
  • Release date: May 2, 1995
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records (US)
  • City Slang (UK)
1997 I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
  • Release date: April 22, 1997
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
2000 And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out
  • Release date: February 22, 2000
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
2003 Summer Sun
  • Release date: April 8, 2003
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
2006 I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass
  • Release date: September 12, 2006
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
2009 Popular Songs
  • Release date: September 8, 2009
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
2013 Fade[1]
  • Release date: January 15, 2013
  • Format: CD, LP, Digital
  • Matador Records

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
1996 Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: September 10, 1996
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
  • Bandai Music (Japan)
Consists of rarities, alternate versions, and out-takes, spanning 1988 to 1995
2000 Mishmoshi-Moshi
  • Release date: 2000
  • Format: CD
  • Trama Records (Brazil)
Brazilian edition of 2000 Japanese compilation, and is a combination of UK's 'You Can Have It All' CD single & the 'Danelectro' CD EP.
2003 Prisoners of Love: A Smattering of Scintillating Senescent Songs: 1985–2003
  • Release date: 2003
  • Format: 2xCD, 3xCD
  • Matador Records
A best-of compilation album, available in two or three disc editions where the third CD consisted of out-takes and rarities from 1986–2002
2006 Yo La Tengo Is Murdering the Classics
  • Release date: 2006
  • Format: CD
  • Egon Records
A compilation of cover songs performed at the annual WFMU fundraisers (1996–2003).
2008 They Shoot, We Score
  • Release date: September 12, 2008
  • Format: CD
  • Egon Records
Compiles songs written and recorded for the films Old Joy (2006), Junebug (2005), Game 6 (2005) and Shortbus (2006)

Extended plays[edit]

Year Title Label
1991 That Is Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: 1991
  • Format: 12", CD
  • City Slang
1992 Upside-Down
  • Release date: 1992
  • Format: CD
  • Alias Records
1993 Shaker
  • Release date: August 24, 1993
  • Format: CD
  • Matador Records
1994 From a Motel 6
  • Release date: January 7, 1994
  • Format: CD
  • Matador Records
1995 Tom Courtenay
  • Release date: March 21, 1995
  • Format: CD
  • Matador Records
  • City Slang
Camp Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: September 19, 1995
  • Format: CD
  • Matador Records
  • City Slang
1997 Little Honda
  • Release date: 1997
  • Format: CD
  • Matador Records
Autumn Sweater
  • Release date: 1997
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records
2000 Danelectro
  • Release date: 2000
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records
2002 Nuclear War
  • Release date: 2002
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records
Merry Christmas from Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: 2002
  • Format: CD
  • Egon Records
2003 Today Is the Day
  • Release date: November 2, 2003
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records
2010 Here To Fall Remixes
  • Release date: June 8, 2010
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records
2012 Stupid Things
  • Release date: September 25, 2012
  • Format: CD, 12"
  • Matador Records

Singles[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
1985 "The River of Water" b/w "A House Is Not a Motel"
  • Release date: 1985
  • Format: 7"
  • Egon Records
"A House Is Not a Motel" by Arthur Lee
1987 "The Asparagus Song" b/w "For the Turnstiles"
  • Release date: 1987
  • Format: 7"
  • Coyote Records
"For the Turnstiles" by Neil Young
1990 "Speeding Motorcycle"
  • Release date: 1990
  • Format: 7"
  • Singles Only Label
With Daniel Johnston
1991 "Walking Away from You" b/w "Cast a Shadow"
  • Release date: 1991
  • Format: 7"
  • Bar/None Records
"Cast A Shadow" by Beat Happening
1993 "Shaker" b/w "For Shame of Doing Wrong"
  • Release date: 1993
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
Green; "For Shame of Doing Wrong" by Richard Thompson
"Big Day Coming" b/w "Double Dare (Sominextraction)"
  • Release date: September 30, 1993
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
1995 "Tom Courtenay" b/w "The Bisexual Boogie"
  • Release date: 1995
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records (US)
  • City Slang (UK)
Camp Yo La Tengo
  • Release date: September 19, 1995
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
Contains "(Thin) Blue Line Swinger" and "Tom Courtenay"
1996 "Blue/Green Arrow" b/w "Watching the Sun Rise or Johnny Carson"
  • Release date: 1996
  • Format: 7"
"Rocket #9" b/w "Wig Out with Charly Dapper"
  • Release date: 1996
  • Format: 7"
  • Planet Records (UK)
1997 "Sugarcube" b/w "Busy with Me Thoughts"
  • Release date: 1997
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
"Little Honda"
  • Release date: 1997
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
"Little Honda" by The Hondells
1998 "Run Run Run" b/w "Urban Crusher"
  • Release date: 1998
  • Format: 7"
  • Egon Records
"Run Run Run" (instrumental) by Velvet Underground
2000 "You Can Have It All (edit)" b/w "Ready-Mades"
  • Release date: 2000
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
2006 "Mr. Tough" b/w "I'm Your Puppet"
  • Release date: 2006
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
2013 "Ohm" b/w "Oriole"
  • Release date: 2013
  • Format: 12"
  • Matador Records
ORANGE COVER "Ohm" (album version) b/w "Oriole" (mix 12); RED COVER "Ohm" (live rock version) b/w "Oriole" (mix 15); BLUE COVER "Ohm" (live quiet version) b/w "Oriole" (mix 29)
2013 "Super Kiki" b/w "A Day in the Life Of a Tree"
  • Release date: 2013
  • Format: 7"
  • Matador Records
"A day in the Life Of a Tree" by Beach Boys

Collaborations[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
1998 Strange but True
  • Release date: 1998
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
Collaboration with Jad Fair

Film scores[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
2002 The Sounds of the Sounds of Science
  • Release date: September 2002
  • Format: CD/LP
  • Egon Records
78 minutes of instrumental music to accompany his eight short documentary-style films shot underwater for filmmaker Jean Painlevé
2009 Adventureland
  • Release date: September 8, 2009
  • Format: LP
  • Matador Records
Made available only on LP upon pre-ordering Popular Songs through the Matador online store.

Cover albums[edit]

Year Title Label Notes
2009 Fuckbook
  • Release date: 2009
  • Format: CD, LP
  • Matador Records
Released under the name Condo Fucks


Music videos[edit]

Date Title Director(s) Notes Ref.
1988 "Teenager in Love" Mike McGonigal released on the VHS Mouthful of Sweat Video: Chemical Imbalance Video Compilation #1 [2]
"Everyday"
Aug 1990 "The Summer" Phil Morrison [3]
Apr 1992 "Upside-Down" Peter Walsh
1993 "Big Day Coming" Phil Morrison [4]
"From a Motel 6" Hal Hartley scrapped by Atlantic for being too arty [5]
Jan 23, 1994 David Kleiler
Mar 1995 "Tom Courtenay" Phil Morrison cameo by Marshall Crenshaw [6]
Oct 1995 "Blue Line Swinger" George Spyros [7]
Aug 3, 1997 "Sugarcube" Phil Morrison cameos by Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, & John Ennis [8]
Jul 28, 2009 "Here to Fall" John McSwain first in a series of four clips [9]
Aug 4, 2009 "Periodically Double or Triple" second in a series of four clips [10]
Aug 11, 2009 "Avalon or Someone Very Similar" third in a series of four clips [11]
Aug 18, 2009 "Nothing to Hide" Pelham Johnston & Brandon Reichard [12]
Sep 1, 2009 "When It's Dark" John McSwain fourth in a series of four clips [13]
Nov 15, 2012 "Before We Run" Emily Hubley [14]
Jan 28, 2013 "I'll Be Around" Phil Morrison [15]
Jul 10, 2013 "Ohm" Donick Cary animated by Sugarshack Animation [16]
Aug 6, 2013 "Is That Enough" [17]
Jan 14, 2014 "Tree" Jim Woodring (characters & storyboard)
& Drop (animation)
released as DVD [18]
[19]

Songs[edit]

As of September 2009, Yo La Tengo have released 216 original songs and 97 cover songs.

Originals[edit]

Year Title Available on Written by
1985 "The River of Water" Ira Kaplan
1986 "The Cone of Silence"
  • Ride the Tiger (1986)
Ira Kaplan
"The Evil That Men Do"
"The Forest Green" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"The Pain of Pain" Ira Kaplan
"The Way Some People Die" Dave Schramm
"Alrock's Bells" Ira Kaplan
"Five Years" Dave Schramm, Tony Rubin
"Screaming Dead Balloons" Ira Kaplan
"Crispy Duck"
  • Ride the Tiger reissue (1993, 1996)
1987 "Clunk"
"Did I Tell You"
"House Fall Down"
"Lewis"
  • New Wave Hot Dogs (1987)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Lost in Bessemer"
  • New Wave Hot Dogs (1987)
"3 Blocks from Groove St."
"Serpentine" Ira Kaplan, Phil Milstein
"A Shy Dog" Ira Kaplan
"No Water" Ira Kaplan, Phil Milstein
"The Story of Jazz"
  • New Wave Hot Dogs (1987)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Ira Kaplan
"The Asparagus Song" Ira Kaplan, Emily Hubley
1989 "Barnaby, Hardly Working" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"Drug Test"
  • President Yo La Tengo (1987)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Ira Kaplan
"The Evil That Men Do (Craig's Version)"
  • President Yo La Tengo (1987)
"Alyda" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"The Evil That Men Do (Pablo's Version)" Ira Kaplan
1990 "Can't Forget"
  • Fakebook (1990)
 ?
"The Summer"
  • Fakebook (1987)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"What Comes Next"
  • Fakebook (1990)
"Did I Tell You"
  • Fakebook (1987)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
1991 "Out the Window"
  • That Is Yo La Tengo 12" and CD (1991)
"Swing for Life"
"Walking Away from You"
  • That Is Yo La Tengo 12" and CD (1991)
  • "Walking Away from You" 7" (1991)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Georgia Hubley
"Five Cornered Drone (Crispy Duck)" Ira Kaplan
"Fog Over Frisco"
  • That Is Yo La Tengo 12" and CD (1991)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
1992 "Detouring America with Horns"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
Georgia Hubley
"Upside-Down"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
  • Upside-Down CD EP (1992)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Ira Kaplan
"Mushroom Cloud of Hiss"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"Swing for Life"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Some Kinda Fatigue"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Ira Kaplan
"Always Something"
  • May I Sing with Me (1992)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"86-Second Blowout" Ira Kaplan
"Out the Window"
"Sleeping Pill" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Satellite" Ira Kaplan
"Upside-Down One More Time"
  • Upside-Down CD EP (1992)
"Sunsquashed"
  • Upside-Down CD EP (1992)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
1993 "Big Day Coming" [Slow Version] Ira Kaplan
"From a Motel 6"
  • Painful (1993)
  • "From a Motel 6" CD single (1993)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"Double Dare"
  • Painful (1993)
Ira Kaplan
"Superstar-Watcher" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Nowhere Near" Georgia Hubley
"Sudden Organ" Ira Kaplan
"A Worrying Thing"
"I Was the Fool Beside You for Too Long" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Big Day Coming" [Fast Version]
  • Painful (1993)
  • "Big Day Coming" 7" (1993)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
  • A Smattering of Outtakes and Rarities (2005) [Demo]
Ira Kaplan
"I Heard You Looking"
  • Painful (1993)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Shaker"
  • "Shaker" 7" (1993)
  • "Shaker" CD single (1993)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"What She Wants"
  • "Shaker" CD single (1993)
"Double Dare (Sominextraction)"
  • "Big Day Coming" 7" (1993)
Ira Kaplan
1994 "Nutricia"
  • "From a Motel 6" CD single (1994)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"From a Motel 6 (Remix)"
  • "From a Motel 6" CD single (1994)
Ira Kaplan
1995 "Decora" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Flying Lesson (Hot Chicken #1)"
"The Hour Grows Late"
"Tom Courtenay"
  • Electr-O-Pura (1995)
  • Camp Yo La Tengo CD EP (1995)
  • Camp Yo La Tengo 7" (1995)
  • "Tom Courtenay" 7" (1995)
  • Tom Courtenay CD EP (1995)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
  • A Smattering of Outtakes and Rarities (2005) [Live Acoustic]
"False Ending"
  • Electr-O-Pura (1995)
"Pablo and Andrea"
  • Electr-O-Pura (1995)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Paul Is Dead"
  • Electr-O-Pura (1995)
"False Alarm"
"The Ballad of Red Buckets"
"Don't Say a Word (Hot Chicken #2)"
"(Straight Down to the) Bitter End"
"My Heart's Reflection"
"Attack on Love"
"Blue Line Swinger"
  • Electr-O-Pura (1995)
  • Camp Yo La Tengo CD EP (1995) [Remix, Edit]
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"(Thin) Blue Line Swinger"
  • Camp Yo La Tengo 7" (1995)
"Mr. Ameche Plays the Stranger"
"Treading Water"
  • Tom Courtenay CD EP (1995)
"Bad Politics"
"My Heart's Reflection (Take 3)"
"The Bisexual Boogie"
  • "Tom Courtenay" 7" (1995)
1996 "Blue/Green Arrow"
  • "Blue/Green Arrow" 7" (1996)
  • A Smattering of Outtakes and Rarities (2005)
"Watching the Sun Rise or Johnny Carson"
  • "Blue/Green Arrow" 7" (1996)
"Evanescent Psychic Pez Drop"
  • 7" split with Stereolab (1996)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Demons"
  • I Shot Andy Warhol OST (1996)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"Something to Do"
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Ira Kaplan
"Ultra-Powerful Short Wave Radio Picks Up Music from Venus" David Fair, Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Up to You" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Artificial Heart" Ira Kaplan, Brookings
"Her Grandmother's Gift" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"From a Motel 6 #2"
"Gooseneck Problem" Ira Kaplan
"Ecstasy Blues" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Too Much, Part I" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"One Self: Fish Girl"
"Enough"
"Drum Solo" Georgia Hubley
"From a Motel 6 #1" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan
"Too Much, Part II"
1997 "Return to Hot Chicken" Georgia Hubley, Ira Kaplan, James McNew
"Moby Octopad"
"Sugarcube"
  • I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
  • "Sugarcube" 7" (1997)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Damage"
  • I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
"Deeper Into Movies"
"Shadows"
"Stockholm Syndrome"
  • I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Autumn Sweater"
  • I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
  • Autumn Sweater EP (1997)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Green Arrow"
  • I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)
"One PM Again"
"The Lie and How We Told It"
"Center of Gravity"
"Spec Bebop"
"We're an American Band"
"Rocket #9 (Long Version)"
  • "Rocket #9" 7" (1997)
"Wig-Out with Charley Dapper"
"Rocket #9 (Short Version)"
"Busy with Me Thoughts"
  • "Sugarcube" 7" (1997)
1998 "Looney Tunes"
  • "Little Honda" CD EP (1998)
"Urban Crusher"
  • "Urban Crusher" 7" (1998)
2000 "Everyday"
"Our Way to Fall"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Saturday"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
  • "Saturday" CD single and 10" (2000)
"Let's Save Tony Orlando's House"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
"Last Days of Disco"
"The Crying of Lot G"
"Tears Are in Your Eyes"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Cherry Chapstick"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
  • Today Is the Day! CD and 12" EP (2003) [Live]
"From Black to Blue"
  • And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside-Out (2000)
"Madeline"
"Tired Hippo"
"Night Falls on Hoboken"
"Danelectro 3"
  • Danelectro CD and 12" EP (2000)
  • "Saturday" CD and 10" single (2000)
"Danelectro 2"
"Danelectro 1"
  • Danelectro CD and 12" EP (2000)
2002 "Sea Urchins"
"Hyas and Stenorhynchus"
"Shrimp Stories"
"How Some Jellyfish Are Born"
"Liquid Crystals"
"The Love Life of the Octopus"
"Acera or the Wtiches' Dance"
"The Sea Horse"
2003 "Beach Party Tonight"
"Little Eyes"
  • Summer Sun (2003)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Nothing But You and Me"
  • Summer Sun (2003)
"Season of the Shark"
  • Summer Sun (2003)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
"Today Is the Day"
  • Summer Sun (2003)
  • Today Is the Day! CD and 12" EP (2003) [Rock Version]
"Tiny Birds"
  • Summer Sun (2003)
"How to Make a Baby Elephant Float"
"Georgia Vs. Yo La Tengo"
"Don't Have to Be So Sad"
"Winter A-Go-Go"
"Moonrock Mambo"
"Let's Be Still"
"Styles of the Times"
  • Today Is the Day! EP (2003)
"Outsmartener"
"Dr. Crash"
2005 "Stay Away from Heaven"
  • A Smattering of Outtakes and Rarities (2005)
"Pencil Test"
"Almost True"
"Weather Shy"
2006 "Pass the Hatchet, I Think I'm Goodkind"
"Beanbag Chair"
"I Feel Like Going Home"
"Mr. Tough"
  • I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass (2006)
  • "Mr. Tough" 7" (2006)
"Black Flowers"
  • I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass (2006)
"The Race Is on Again"
"The Room Got Heavy"
"Sometimes I Don't Get You"
"Daphnia"
"I Should Have Known Better"
"Watch Out for Me Ronnie"
"The Weakest Part"
"Song for Mahila"
"Point and Shoot"
"The Story of Yo La Tango"
2008 "Leaving Home"
"Getting Lost"
"Path to Springs"
"Driving Home"
"Leaving Home (Alternate Version)"
"Old Joy: End Credits"
"Ashley"
"Meerkats"
"Madeline" [2]
"A Roomful of Ladies" (Outtake)
"David Wark"
"Aftermath" (Outtake)
"George"
"This Could Be It"
"The Phantom Who Haunts Broadway"
"Game Time"
"Pharaoh Blues"
"Zoo Chant"
"Love Chant"
"Asbestos"
"Return of the Pharaoh"
"Spec Bebop" (Shorter Version)
"Buckner's Boner"
"Isolation Tank"
"Panic in Central Park (Outtake)"
"Panic in Central Park"
"Wizard's Sleeve"
2009 "Here to Fall"
"Avalon or Someone Very Similar"
"By Two's"
"Nothing to Hide"
"Periodically Double or Triple"
"If It's True"
"I'm On My Way"
"When It's Dark"
"All Your Secrets"
"More Stars Than There Are in Heaven"
"The Fireside"
"And the Glitter Is Gone"
2013 "Ohm"
"Is That Enough"
"Well You Better"
"Paddle Forward"
"Stupid Things"
"I'll Be Around"
"Cornelia and Jane"
"Two Trains"
"The Point of It"
"Before We Run"
"Super Kiwi"
  • Super Kiwi 7" (2013)
  • Fade Deluxe Edition CD - Fade out (2013)
"Note to self"
  • Fade Deluxe Edition CD - Fade out (2013)
"Oriole"
  • Fade Deluxe Edition CD - Fade out (2013)
  • Ohm 12" (2013)

Covers[edit]

Year Title Available on Written by
1985 "A House Is Not a Motel" Arthur Lee
1986 "Big Sky"
  • Ride the Tiger (1986)
Ray Davies
"The Empty Pool" Dave Weckerman
"Living in the Country" Pete Seeger
"Closing Time"
  • Ride the Tiger reissue (1993, 1996)
Sammy Walker
1987 "It's Alright (The Way That You Live)"
  • New Wave Hot Dogs reissue (1987)
Lou Reed
"Let's Compromise" Information
"For the Turnstiles"
  • "The Asparagus Song" 7" (1987)
Neil Young
"Orange Songs"
  • President Yo La Tengo (1989)
Tara Key, Tim Harris[disambiguation needed]
"I Threw It All Away" Bob Dylan
1990 "Griselda" Antonio Apodeca
"Here Comes My Baby" Cat Stevens
"Yellow Sarong" The Scene Is Now
"You Tore Me Down" Chris Wilson, Cyril Jordan
"Emulsified" Rex Garvin
"Speeding Motorcycle" Daniel Johnston
"Tried So Hard"
  • Fakebook (1990)
Gene Clark
"Oklahoma, U.S.A." Ray Davies
"The One to Cry" The Escorts
"Andalucia" John Cale
"What Can I Say" Joey Spampinato
"Cast a Shadow"
  • "Walking Away from You" 7" (1991)
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Beat Happening
1992 "(The) Farmer's Daughter"
  • Upside-Down CD EP (1992)
The Beach Boys
"Out of Control" Channel 3
"Dreaming"
  • Freedom of Choice: Yesterday's New Wave Hits Compilation (1992)
Blondie
1993 "The Whole of the Law" Peter Perrett
"For Shame of Doing Wrong (Slide Version)"
  • “Shaker” CD single (1993)
Richard Thompson
"For Shame of Doing Wrong"
  • “Shaker” 7" single (1993)
1994 "Ashes on the Ground" David Fair, Mark Jickling
1995 "Can't Seem to Make You Mine"
  • Camp Yo La Tengo CD EP (1995)
Sky Saxon
1996 "Too Late"
  • Genius + Love = Yo La Tengo (1996)
Bruce Gilbert
"Hanky Panky Nohow" John Cale
"I'm Set Free" Lou Reed
"Surfin' with the Shah" John Talley-Jones
"Blitzkrieg Bop" Ramones
1997 "Little Honda" Brian Wilson, Mike Love
"My Little Corner of the World" Bob Hilliard, Lee Pockriss
"Be Thankful for What You Got"
  • "Little Honda" CD EP (1997)
William DeVaughn
"No Return" Ray Davies
"Black Hole" Jones
"How Much I've Lied" David Rivkin, Gram Parsons
"By the Time It Gets Dark" Sandy Denny
"We Are the Champions" (Live)
  • "Little Honda" CD EP (1997)
Queen
1998 "Run Run Run"
  • "Urban Crusher" 7" (1998)
Lou Reed
2000 "You Can Have It All" Harry Wayne Casey
"Ready-Mades"
  • "You Can Have It All" CD single and 7" (2000)
Neil Innes, Vivian Stanshall
2002 "Rock N Roll Santa"
  • Merry Christmas from Yo La Tengo (2002)
Jan Terri
"It's Christmas Time" Alton Abraham, Sun Ra
"Santa Claus Goes Modern" Sven Swanson
"Nuclear War"
  • Nuclear War EP (2002)
  • Prisoners of Love (2005)
Sun Ra
"Fancy"
  • This Is Where I Belong: The Songs Of Ray Davies & The Kinks (2002)
Ray Davies
2003 "Take Care" Alex Chilton
"Needle of Death" Bert Jansch
2005 "Dreaming" The Cosmic Rays
"Bad Politics" The Dead C
"Dreams" Stevie Nicks
"Magnet" Joey Spampinato, Terry Adams
2006 "I'm Your Puppet"
  • "Mr. Tough" 7" (2006)
Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham
"Tighten Up" Archie Bell and the Drells
"The Night Chicago Died" Paper Lace
"Raw Power" The Stooges
"Sea Cruise" Huey "Piano" Smith
"Favorite Thing" The Replacements
"Baseball Altamont" Ned Hayden, Philip Shelley
"Meet the Mets" Bill Katz, Ruth Roberts
"Oh Bondage, Up Yours!" X-Ray Spex
"Ding Dang/Interplanetary Music" Brian Wilson, Roger McGuinn, Sun Ra
"Captain Lou" NRBQ
"Oh! Sweet Nuthin'" The Velvet Underground
"Route 66" Bobby Troup
"Roadrunner" Jonathan Richman
"Tijuana Taxi" Eryan Coleman
"Mendocino/Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head" Doug Sahm, Burt Bacharach
"Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)" Eurythmics
"Baby's on Fire" Brian Eno
"Mary Anne with the Shaky Hand" The Who
"The Hokey Pokey" Larry Laprise, Taftt Baker, Charles Macak
"You May Be Right" Billy Joel
"Mama Told Me (Not to Come)" Randy Newman
"Roundabout" Yes
"You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" Bachman-Turner Overdrive
"Don’t Worry, Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for Her Hand in the Snow)" Yoko Ono
"Downtown" Petula Clark
"Let the Good Times Roll" Shirley Goodman, Leonard Lee
"Never on Sunday" Manos Hadjidakis, Billy Towne
"20th Century Boy" T. Rex
"Rock the Boat" Hues Corporation
"Shotgun" Junior Walker and the All-Stars
2007 "Fourth Time Around" Bob Dylan
"I Wanna Be Your Lover" Bob Dylan
2009 "Gentle Hour" Peter Gutteridge
"What'cha Gonna Do About It" Brian Potter, Ian Samwell
"Accident" Brian McMahon
"This Is Where I Belong" Ray Davies
"Shut Down" Brian Wilson, Roger Christian
"Shut Down Part 2" Carl Wilson
"What a Girl Like You" Reg Presley
"The Kid with the Replaceable Head" Richard Hell
"Dog Meat" Chris Wilson, Cyril Jordan
"So Easy Baby" Billy Miller
"Come On Up" Felix Cavaliere
"Gudbuy T'Jane" Jim Lea, Noddy Holder
"Coloured"
  • Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox (2009)
Chris Knox
"You've Got a Friend" Carole King
2010 "You Make Me Feel Good"
  • Sweetheart : Our Favorite Artists Sing Their Favorite Love Songs (2010)
Chris White[disambiguation needed]
2013 "I Saw the Light"
  • Fade (bonus 7") (Deluxe Edition CD - Fade out) (2013)
Todd Rundgren
"Move To California" Times New Viking
"A Day in the Life of a Tree"
  • Super Kiwi 7" (2013)
  • Fade Deluxe Edition CD - Fade out (2013)
Brian Wilson, Jack Rieley

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gerard (2012-11-14). "Yo La Tengo’s ‘Fade’ LP/CD/Digital Album Coming January 15, North American Tour Starts January 23". Matador Records. Retrieved 2012-12-08. 
  2. ^ Jesse Jarnow, Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo and the Rise of Indie Rock, 2012, p. 146.
  3. ^ Jesse Jarnow, op. cit., p. 164.
  4. ^ Jesse Jarnow, op. cit., p. 207.
  5. ^ Jesse Jarnow, op. cit., pp. 203–204.
  6. ^ Jesse Jarnow, op. cit., p. 237.
  7. ^ http://www.bigcitypix.com/george-spyros-founder-creative-director-executive-producer-profile-bio
  8. ^ Jesse Jarnow, op. cit., p. 237.
  9. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGQmN76FAGc
  10. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmpelduRY3I
  11. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNhW7pqCJY8
  12. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17zFF3Wu2A8
  13. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sN1renD54oc
  14. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CDojbuBQlmo
  15. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KJyjzHIgqr4
  16. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Py2KOyrtq6o
  17. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IwA9IimYSc
  18. ^ http://store.matadorrecords.com/yo-la-tengo-tree-soft-vinyl-dolls-dvd-set
  19. ^ http://www.web-drop.co.jp/top/animation/new/index.html

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