Burgers (album)

Burgers is the third album by Hot Tuna, the folk rock offshoot of Jefferson Airplane members Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady, and Papa John Creach, released in 1972 as Grunt FTR-1004. 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. Hot Tuna did not release the song as a single until June 1982. 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.

Hot Tuna Burgers
Studio album by
ReleasedFebruary 1972
RecordedNovember - December 1971 at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco
GenreFolk rock, blues rock
ProducerJorma Kaukonen
Hot Tuna chronology
First Pull Up, Then Pull Down
The Phosphorescent Rat
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]
Rolling Stone(not rated)[2]

Track listing

Side one
1."True Religion"Jorma Kaukonen4:42
2."Highway Song"Kaukonen3:14
3."99 Year Blues"Julius Daniels3:58
4."Sea Child"Kaukonen5:00
Side two
1."Keep On Truckin'"Bob Carleton3:40
2."Water Song" (instrumental)Kaukonen5:17
3."Ode for Billy Dean"Kaukonen4:49
4."Let Us Get Together Right Down Here"Rev. Gary Davis3:27
5."Sunny Day Strut" (instrumental)Kaukonen3:14


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


  • Burgers (Vinyl back cover). Hot Tuna. New York City: Grunt Records. 1972. FTR-1004.
  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2011). "Burgers - Hot Tuna | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
  2. ^ Edmonds, Ben (2011). "Hot Tuna: Burgers : Music Reviews : Rolling Stone". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on September 6, 2008. Retrieved 17 August 2011.
Highway Song

Highway Song may refer to:

"Highway Song (James Taylor song)" from James Taylor's 1971 album Mudslide Slim and the Blue Horizon

"Highway Song", a song by the hard rock band Blackfoot, from their album, Strikes

"Highway Song", a song by Krokus from To You All

"Highway Song", a song by System of a Down from Steal This Album!

"Highway Song", a song by Hot Tuna from Burgers (album)

List of Columbia Records artists

A partial listing of recording artists who currently or formerly recorded for Columbia Records (known in most of the world as CBS Records prior to 1991) include the following list.

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