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The Fugs


Oddball New York City rock band, active 1964-70.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Tuli Kupferberg
28-Sep-1923 12-Jul-2010 The Fugs


The Fugs First Album (1965, ESP)
1Slum Goddess
2Ah, Sunflower Weary of Time
4Swinburne Stomp
5I Couldn't Get High
6How Sweet I Roamed from Field to Field (poem by William Blake)
7Carpe Diem
8My Baby Done Left Me
9Boobs A Lot
11We're the Fugs
13The Ten Commandments
14CIA Man
15In the Middle of Their First Recording Session the Fugs Sign the Worst Contract Since Leadbelly's
16I Saw the Best Minds of My Generation Rock (poem by Allen Ginsberg)
17Spontaneous Salute to Andy Warhol
18War Kills Babies (live)
19The Fugs National Anthem (live)
20The Fugs Spaghetti Death (No Redemption No Redemption) - A Glop of Spaghetti for Andy Warhol
21The Rhapsody of Tuli

The Fugs (1966, ESP)
2I Want to Know (poem by Charles Olson)
3Skin Flowers
4Group Grope
5Coming Down
6Dirty Old Man
7Kill for Peace
8Morning, Morning
9Doin' All Right
10Virgin Forest

Virgin Fugs (1966, ESP)
1We're the Fugs
2New Amphetamine Shriek
3Saran Wrap
4The Ten Commandments by God
5Hallucination Horrors
6I Command the House of the Devil
7CIA Man
8Coca Cola Douche
9My Bed Is Getting Crowded
10Caca Rocka
11I Saw the Best Minds of My Generation Rot

Tenderness Junction (1967, Reprise)
1Turn on, Tune in, Drop Out
2Knock Knock
3The Garden Is Open
4Wet Dream
5Hare Krishna
6Exorcising the Evil Spirits From the Pentagon Oct. 21, 1967
7War Song
8Dover Beach
9Fingers of the Sun
10Aphrodite Mass: I. Litany of the Street Grope
11Aphrodite Mass: II. Genuflection at the Temple of Squack
12Aphrodite Mass: III. Petals In the Sea
13Aphrodite Mass: IV. Sappho's Hymn to Aphrodite
14Aphrodite Mass: V. Homage to Throb Thrills

It Crawled Into My Hand, Honest (1968, Reprise)
1Crystal Liaison
2Ramses II Is Dead, My Love
3Burial Waltz
4Wide, Wide River
5Life Is Strange
6Johnny Pissoff Meets the Red Angel
9When the Mode Of Music Changes
10Whimpers from the Jello
11The Divine Toe, Part I
12We're Both Dead Now, Alice
13Life Is Funny
14Grope Need, Part 1
15Tuli, Visited By the Ghost of Plotinus
16More Grope Need (Grope Need, Part 2)
17Robinson Crusoe
18Claude Pelieu and J.J. Lebel Discuss the Early Verlaine Bread Crust Fragments
19The National Haiku Contest
20The Divine Toe, Part II

Golden Filth (1969, Reprise)
1Slum Goddess
3How Sweet I Roamed
4I Couldn't Get High
5Saran Wrap
6I Want To Know

Recorded live at the Filmore East on 1 June 1968.

The Belle of Avenue A (1969, Reprise)
1Bum's Song
2Dust Devil
4Four Minutes to Twelve
5Mr. Mack
6The Belle of Avenue A
7Queen of the Nile
8Flower Children
9Yodeling Yippie
10Children of the Dream

No More Slavery (1986, New Rose)
1No More Slavery
2Cold War
3Dreams of Sexual Perfection
4South Africa
5Dover Beach
6The Smoking Gun
7Working for the Yankee Dollar
8Just Like a Jail
9Here Comes the Levellers
10What Would Tom Paine Do?
11Technology (Is Going to Set Us Free)
12Hymn to America
13Days of Auld Lang Hippie
14The Ballade of the League of Militant Agnostics
15You Can't Go into the Same River Twice

Live from the 60s (1994, Big Beat)
1Doin' All Right
2The Swedish Nada
3Homage to Catherine and William Blake
4I Couldn't Get High
5Johnny Pissoff Meets the Red Angel
7My Baby Done Left Me
8The Garden Is Open
9The Exorcism of the Grave of Sentor Joseph McCarthy
10Yodeling Yippie
11A Medley from the Fugs' First Concert

The Real Woodstock Festival (1995, Big Beat)
Disc 1
1Nova Slum Goddess
2Poe Job
3CIA Man
4Crystal Liaison
5The Golden Age
6Tuli Kupferberg: Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
8Sonnet 29: Fortune and Men's Eyes
9The Postmodern Nothing
10Ramses II Is Dead, My Love
11When the Mode of the Music Changes
12The Ten Commandments, Together With the Ten Amendments
13Woodstock Nation
Disc 2
1Auguries of Innocence
2They're Closing up the Loopholes of Life
3Einstein Never Wore Socks
4Shadows of Paradise
5I Want to Know
6A Song for Janis Joplin
7Cave 64
8Down by the Salley Gardens
9Coming Down
10Wide, Wide River
11How Sweet I Roamed
12Morning, Morning
13Nurse's Song (And All the Hills Echoed)

Recorded live in 1994.

Final CD (part 1) (2003, Sheridan Square)
1Burn, Bridges, Burn
2Try to Be Joyful
3Government Surveillance Yodel
4Septuagenarian in Love
5Where Is My Wandering Jew?
7I Will Be a Shadow
8A Western Ballad
9Ultimate Things
10Advice from the Fugs
11I've Been Working for the Landlord
12Go Down, Congress
14A Short History of the Human Race
17A Poem by Charles Bukowski (Having the Flu With Nothing Else to Do)
18Luke Was a Physician and a Saint

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