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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
Professional reviews
Hot Tuna chronology
First Pull Up, Then Pull Down
The Phosphorescent Rat

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. 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

Side one
# 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
# 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



Additional Personnel

  • Nick Buck – organ, piano on "True Religion" and "Keep On Truckin'"
  • Richmond Talbott – vocals, slide guitar on "99 Year Blues"
  • David Crosby – vocals on "Highway Song"


  • 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



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