You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish

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You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish
Studio album by REO Speedwagon
ReleasedMarch 16, 1978
Recorded1977-78 at Sound City, Los Angeles, CA and Vocals recorded at Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, CA and Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
GenreHard rock
Length33:47
LabelEpic
ProducerKevin Cronin and Gary Richrath with Paul Grupp
REO Speedwagon chronology
Live: You Get What You Play For
(1977)
You Can Tune a Piano but You Can't Tuna Fish
(1978)
Nine Lives
(1979)
 
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You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish
Studio album by REO Speedwagon
ReleasedMarch 16, 1978
Recorded1977-78 at Sound City, Los Angeles, CA and Vocals recorded at Record Plant Studios, Los Angeles, CA and Paragon Recording Studios, Chicago, IL
GenreHard rock
Length33:47
LabelEpic
ProducerKevin Cronin and Gary Richrath with Paul Grupp
REO Speedwagon chronology
Live: You Get What You Play For
(1977)
You Can Tune a Piano but You Can't Tuna Fish
(1978)
Nine Lives
(1979)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone(favorable) [2]

You Can Tune a Piano, but You Can't Tuna Fish, REO Speedwagon's seventh studio album, was the first to be co-produced by lead singer Kevin Cronin and lead guitarist Gary Richrath. The album was REO's first to make the Top 40, peaking at #29. The album sold over 2 million copies in the U.S. which led it to go 2x Platinum.

This is the first album to feature Bruce Hall on bass. He replaced Gregg Philbin.

The track "Time for Me to Fly" was covered by Dolly Parton on her 1989 album White Limozeen.

Contents

Track listing

  1. "Roll with the Changes" (Kevin Cronin) - 5:37
  2. "Time for Me to Fly" (Cronin) - 3:42
  3. "Runnin' Blind" (Gary Richrath/Debbie Mackron) - 3:08
  4. "Blazin' Your Own Trail Again" (Cronin) - 3:32
  5. "Sing to Me" (Richrath) - 2:34
  6. "Lucky for You" (Richrath/Cronin) - 5:02
  7. "Do You Know Where Your Woman Is Tonight?" (Richrath) - 2:53
  8. "The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot" (Richrath) - 2:17
  9. "Say You Love Me or Say Goodnight" (Richrath/Cronin) - 4:58

Personnel

Catalog numbers

Singles

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