President Yo La Tengo

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President Yo La Tengo
Studio album by Yo La Tengo
Released 1989
Recorded at Waterhouse (except #4, #6 at CBGB)
Genre Alternative rock
Length 31:16
Label Coyote
Producer Gene Holder
Yo La Tengo chronology
New Wave Hot Dogs
President Yo La Tengo
Alternative cover
Matador re-release

President Yo La Tengo (1989) is the third album of the Hoboken-based alternative rock band Yo La Tengo. It was released on Coyote/Twin Tone Records along with New Wave Hot Dogs and the "Asparagus Song" single on one record, and later re-released by Matador Records in 1996. "The Evil That Men Do" are two new versions of the song featured in the 1986 album Ride the Tiger.

The lineup includes Georgia Hubley on drums, Ira Kaplan on guitar and vocals, and Gene Holder on bass guitar (except tracks 4 and 6, recorded live with Stephan Wichnewski on bass).[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Barnaby, Hardly Working" (Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley) – 4:35
  2. "Drug Test" (Kaplan) – 4:06
  3. "The Evil That Men Do" [Craig's Version] (Kaplan) – 2:41
  4. "Orange Song" (Tim Harris, Tara Key) – 3:22
  5. "Alyda" (Kaplan, Hubley) – 3:39
  6. "The Evil That Men Do" [Pablo's Version] (Kaplan) – 10:37
  7. "I Threw It All Away" (Bob Dylan) – 2:17


  1. ^ "Matador Records". Retrieved 7 Sep 2013.