The Tubes

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An idiosyncratic outfit, the Tubes are as much a group of social satirists as they are a rock band. After forming in Arizona in the late 1960s, the original members moved to San Francisco where they built a following thanks to their outrageously theatrical live shows. Songwriter and vocalist Fee Waybill would dress up as a variety of characters, each a parody of a popular cultural archetype (the wasted rock star Quay Lewd was one of his most famous). The song “White Punks on Dope” became a radio favorite, but the band’s albums never fared well commercially; nevertheless, the Tubes recorded through the ‘70s and ‘80s (including concept albums like 1979’s television-themed REMOTE CONTROL). The success of pop-minded, early-‘80s singles like “Talk to You Later” and “She’s a Beauty” raised the band’s profile, but they broke up in ’85. They later reunited and continued touring and recording into the 2000s.

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She's A Beauty

Talk To Ya Later

White Punks On Dope

What Do You Want From Life

Sushi Girl

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Their self-titled debut album was released in 1975 and featured the single "White Punks on Dope."

In 1983, their single "She's a Beauty" became a top-10 hit in the U.S.

The band's music video for "She's a Beauty" received significant airplay during the early days of MTV.

The Tubes also had a role in the 1980 film "Xanadu," where they performed the rock segment of the cross-genre song "Dancin'" alongside a big band. 

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Hi. We are Jay Siegan Presents. We are the talent liaisons that curate, ideate, and connect you to the right artists to transform special events into experiences of a lifetime. Our roots are those of musicologists and culture hawks, deeply embedded in the living performing arts. This is the foundation of our work, the soul of our business, and what we've been doing for over 25 years. We have the capacity and capability to bring any artist from anywhere in the world to your event. 

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