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Who else digs The Tubes?

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Stinsok, Mar 28, 2005.

  1. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    A little strange, but they can play. They have some cool hooks and grooves. Always wanted to, but I never got to see them live.
  2. White punks on dope....

    I'll talk to you later.

    (non-Tubes fans won't get it)
  3. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    I like 'em.

    What began as a 'band' became a 'group' with sessioneers.
    Steve Lukather played the solo on "Talk To Ya Later" & "She's A Beauty". IIRC, Nathan East is also on "She's A Beauty".

    How 'bout "Tip Of My Tongue" from Inside Outside The Tubes?
    They almost sound like Earth, Wind, & Fire.
  4. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    A friend loaned me his CD with live cuts on it. "Tip of my Tongue" was done without horns. Instead, the used synths but they pulled it off pretty well.
  5. Finger Blister

    Finger Blister

    Jul 8, 2003
    "Quay Lewd Lives"

    White Dopes on Punk.
  6. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Supporting Member

    She's a beauty is a very cool song. Don't know many other Tubes tunes.
  7. Bard2dbone


    Aug 4, 2002
    Arlington TX
    I remember that I really liked them back in about 1982. But I don't remember much of their music now. I might have to break some out.
  8. Wasn't their big thing their live show? You know, the nekkid dancing girls?
  9. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
  10. Commreman

    Commreman Faith, Family, Fitness, and Frets Supporting Member

    Feb 12, 2005
    New Jersey
    TV is king was a great track! White punks on dope was a staple of cover bands in the late '70's/early 80's. They were a great theatrical live band...Fee Waybil, Prarie Prince, et al..........their music had great hooks, and their harmonies were huge!
  11. Stinsok

    Stinsok Supporting Member

    Dec 16, 2002
    Central Alabama
    There is a photo on their website of Fee Waybill dressed up for the " Rocky Horror Picture Show." He makes Tim Curry look pretty.