You Are What You Eat (film)

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You Are What You Eat
Directed by Barry Feinstein
Produced by Michael Butler
Barry Feinstein
Peter Yarrow
Associate Producers
Phil Ramone
A. Joseph Tandet
Starring Paul Butterfield
David Crosby
Dave Dixon
John Herald
Sharmagne Leland
Barry McGuire
Rosko
Marilyn Salisbury
Super Spade
John Simon
Tiny Tim
Peter Yarrow
Frank Zappa
The Band
Music by John Simon
Musical Director
Peter Yarrow
Cinematography Barry Feinstein
Edited by Howard Alk
Distributed by Commonwealth United Entertainment (USA Theatrical)
Release date
1968
Country United States
Language English

You Are What You Eat is a 1968 American counterculture semi-documentary movie that attempts to capture the essence of the 1960s flower power hippie era and the Haight-Ashbury scene. The film features locally known personalities including well known and somewhat mythical pot dealer Super Spade and musicians of the day including Tiny Tim, David Crosby and Peter Yarrow etc. and radio disc jockey, Rosko.

The film soundtrack features music by John Simon and by artists as diverse as Paul Butterfield, The Electric Flag, Eleanor Barooshian, Peter Yarrow, John Herald and Harpers Bizarre, accompanied by several members of The Band.[1]

Soundtrack[edit]

  • You Are What You Eat – Columbia OS-3240 – 1968
  • You Are What You Eat – Sony Records, Japan, SRCS-8522 – 1997[2]


1. Rosko - Teenage Fair

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Vocals – Nancy Pliday, Peter Yarrow
  • Vocals, Organ, Ondiolin – John Simon

2. Peter Yarrow- Moments Of Soft Persuasion

  • Electric Piano – John Simon
  • Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Peter Yarrow

3. Peter Yarrow- Silly Girl

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Organ – John Simon
  • Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Peter Yarrow

4. John Simon - Desert Moog Music

  • Guitar – Al Gorgoni
  • Percussion – Peter Yarrow
  • Percussion, Moog, Ondiolin – John Simon

5. Tiny Tim - Be My Baby

6. John Herold - The Family Dog

  • Backing Vocals – Peter Yarrow
  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Piano, Backing Vocals – John Simon
  • Vocals – John Herald

7. Hamsa El Din - The Nude Dance

  • Uood – H. El Din

8. John Simon - My Name Is Jack

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Piano – Paul Griffin
  • Vocals, Piano – John Simon

9. Tiny Tim & Eleanor Baruchian - I Got You Babe

  • Bass – Rick Danko
  • Guitar – Robbie Robertson
  • Organ – Garth Hudson
  • Piano – Richard Manuel
  • Vocals – Eleanor Baruchian, Tiny Tim

10. Paul Butterfield - You Are What You Eat

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Harmonica, Vocals – Paul Butterfield
  • Organ – Paul Griffin

11. John Simon - Beach Music

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Piano – John Simon

12. Peter Yarrow / John Simon - The Wabe

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Organ – Paul Griffin
  • Vocals – John Simon, Peter Yarrow

13. Peter Yarrow - Don't Remind Me Now Of Time

  • Harpsichord – John Simon
  • Vocals, Acoustic Guitar – Peter Yarrow

14. John Simon - Painting For Freakout

  • Bass – Bill Crow
  • Drums – Bill Lavorgna
  • Piano – John Simon

15. John Simon / The Electric Flag - Freakout


  • Tracks 1, 2, 3, 10, 12 & 13 Written by John Simom and Peter Yarrow
  • Tracks 4, 6, 8, 11 & 14 Written by John Simon
  • Track 5 Written by Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich & Phil Spector
  • Track 7 Written by Hamsa El Din
  • Track 9 Written by Sonny Bono
  • Track 15 Written by John Simon & The Electric Flag[3]

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