Thursday 9 April Friday 10 April Saturday 11 April Sunday 12 April Monday 13 April Tuesday 14 April Wednesday 15 April Friday 17 April Saturday 18 April Sunday 19 April Monday 20 April Tuesday 21 April Wednesday 22 April Thursday 23 April Friday 24 April Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Saturday 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Fee Waybill and the Tubes exploded out of San Francisco in the mid-'70s with a bracing blend of wild onstage camp and theatrical shock-rock tracks like the infamous single, "White Punks on Dope.
Waybill and the band went through myriad changes over the years, even grabbing a starring role in the notorious big-screen sci-fi fantasy, Xanadu , behind Olivia Newton-John. The Tubes scored the band's biggest hit with single, "She's a Beauty. The tune peaked at 10 on the Hot for the week of July 2, The 1 song in America that week: Irene Cara's "Flashdance What a Feeling.
Taken from the group's Outside In album, the song was crafted after Waybill had a very memorable encounter in San Francisco: "There was a red-light district downtown.
It was called the Tenderloin, and it was where there were seedy clubs, bars, prostitutes Maybe I was going downtown to Macy's or something like that.
But in front of massage parlors and houses of prostitution, they used to have these little kiosks. Out in front of this one massage parlor there was a kiosk that was like a phone booth. Waybill continued: "It was supposed to arouse you so you would go into the 'happy ending' type of massage parlor. Watch the song video She's A Beauty.
Out of the Business. Wild Women of Wongo. Fantastic Delusion. Outside Lookin' Inside. Michael J. You're Making Me Dance T…. Raymond Coats. Hidden Cities City's T…. The music was largely written by Foster, who was also the source for the song's title.
When released as a single, "She's a Beauty" became the band's biggest chart hit. The release was boosted by a popular music video, featuring a boy riding a carnival ride with Waybill portraying a carnival barker.
Drummer Prairie Prince attributed the song's lyrics to Waybill and the music to Foster. I lived in San Francisco, and there was a red-light district downtown. It was called the Tenderloin, and it was where there were seedy clubs, bars, prostitutes I can't remember why I was there - I wasn't going to a massage parlor or anything.
Maybe I was going downtown to Macy's or something like that. But in front of massage parlors and houses of prostitution, they used to have these little kiosks. Out in front of this one massage parlor there was a kiosk that was like a phone booth. It was supposed to arouse you so you would go into the "happy ending" type of massage parlor.
It had been there for years, and I'd never done anything like that before, but for some reason, I went up to it and put a dollar in the thing because I was curious. You put a dollar in, the wall slides down, and there is a girl in there who is scantily clad. She starts disrobing, at the same time talking about, "Hey baby, come on in.Apr 15, · THE TUBES - She's A Beauty Vinyl LP Conversion. Song She's A Beauty; Artist The Tubes; Licensed to YouTube by UMG (on behalf of Universal Music Enterprises); BMG Rights Management (US), LLC.