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I Am A Tree

Credits:


Author/Publisher
PublisherFlippant Music
SongwriterDoug Gillard
Musicians
VocalsRobert Pollard
GuitarRobert Pollard
Acoustic GuitarRobert Pollard
PianoRobert Pollard
Bass GuitarDoug Gillard
Vocals-BackingDoug Gillard
GuitarDoug Gillard
Acoustic GuitarDoug Gillard
Lead GuitarDoug Gillard
Vocals-BackingJohn Petkovic
GuitarJohn Petkovic
SynthesizersJohn Petkovic
Bass GuitarDon Depew
Vocals-BackingDon Depew
GuitarDon Depew
OrganDon Depew
SynthesizersDon Depew
Vocals-BackingDave Swanson
Drums and PercussionDave Swanson
Production
EngineerDon Depew
ProducerRobert Pollard
ProducerDoug Gillard
ProducerJohn Petkovic
ProducerDave Swanson
Studio
Recording Location609
 

Other Versions:


Song Version
I Am A Tree [Live]
I Am A Tree [Demo]
I Am A Tree [Edit]
I Am A Tree [Original Version]
 

Lyrics:

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Source: GBV.com - Originally Transcribed By Yin Pin

Notes:


(Re-zoom/Busy signals from the home front)

Appears On:


Artist Title Year Format Label Catalog #
Guided By Voices The Best of Guided By Voices: Human Amusements At Hourly Rates [Bonus Tracks] 2004 CD P-Vine/Blues Interactions PCD-4276
Guided By Voices The Best of Guided By Voices: Human Amusements At Hourly Rates 2003 CD Matador OLE 565
Guided By Voices Hardcore UFOs: Revelations, Epiphanies and Fast Food in the Western Hemisphere 2003 5 CD + DVD Box Set Matador OLE 550
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! [Bonus Tracks] 2000 CD P-Vine/Blues Interactions PCD-24006
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! [Bonus Tracks] 1998 CD Bandai/Matador APCY-8426
Various Artists Musikexpress 12 [Promo] 1997 CD Musikexpress Sounds
Guided By Voices I Am A Tree 1997 CD Single Matador OLE 264-2
Guided By Voices I Am A Tree 1997 7" Single Matador OLE 264-7
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! 1997 CD Matador OLE 241-2
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! 1997 LP Matador OLE 241-1
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! 1997 Cassette Matador OLE 241-4
Guided By Voices Mag Earwhig! [Promo] 1997 CD Matador OLE 241-2P
Guided By Voices Do The Collapse 1997 Proposed/Aborted Album
Various Artists Musikexpress 12 1997 CD

Played Live:


Artist Date Venue Set Opener/Closer Version
Doug Gillard 05/23/2014 Bowery Ballroom - New York, NY Main
Doug Gillard 07/28/2005 Beachland Tavern - Cleveland, OH Main
Doug Gillard 04/02/2005 Henderson Gymnasium (Shippensburg University) - Shippensburg, PA Main
Doug Gillard 03/05/2005 Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH Main
Doug Gillard 02/10/2005 Ex Plex Club - Silverlake, CA Main
Guided By Voices 12/31/2004 Metro - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 12/30/2004 Metro - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 12/13/2004 Tabu Night Club - Orlando, FL Main
Guided By Voices 12/05/2004 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 12/04/2004 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 12/03/2004 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 11/16/2004 Berbati's Pan - Portland, OR Main
Guided By Voices 11/15/2004 Berbati's Pan - Portland, OR Main
Guided By Voices 11/13/2004 Fillmore - San Francisco, CA Main
Guided By Voices 11/11/2004 Canes - San Diego, CA Main
Guided By Voices 11/09/2004 KLRU Studio 6A - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/07/2004 Engine Room - Houston, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/06/2004 Gypsy Ballroom - Dallas, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/05/2004 Stubb's - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/03/2004 40 Watt Club - Athens, GA Main
Guided By Voices 10/26/2004 Majestic Theater - Detroit, MI Main
Guided By Voices 10/25/2004 Bluebird - Bloomington, IN Main
Guided By Voices 10/23/2004 Beachland Ballroom - Cleveland, OH Main
Guided By Voices 10/22/2004 Southgate House - Newport, KY Main
Guided By Voices 10/21/2004 Alrosa Villa - Columbus, OH Main
Guided By Voices 09/28/2004 Cat's Cradle - Carrboro, NC Main
Guided By Voices 09/22/2004 Pageant - St. Louis, MO Main
Guided By Voices 09/11/2004 9:30 Club - Washington, DC Main
Guided By Voices 09/10/2004 Theater Of The Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA Main
Guided By Voices 09/09/2004 Paradise - Boston, MA Main
Guided By Voices 04/28/2000 Be Here Now Club - Asheville, NC Main
Guided By Voices 04/18/2000 Bimbo's 365 - San Francisco, CA Main
Guided By Voices 04/15/2000 Showbox - Seattle, WA Main
Guided By Voices 04/12/2000 Neurolux - Boise, ID Encore 1
Guided By Voices 04/11/2000 Liquid Joe's - Salt Lake City, UT Encore 1
Guided By Voices 04/08/2000 Sokol Underground - Omaha, NE Main
Guided By Voices 04/07/2000 Gabe's Oasis - Iowa City, IA Main
Guided By Voices 03/25/2000 Southgate House - Newport, KY Main
Guided By Voices 03/18/2000 SE Corner Of 4th & Lavaca (In Empty Building) - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 02/22/2000 Corner Hotel - Melbourne Main
Guided By Voices 02/16/2000 Powerstation - Auckland Main
Guided By Voices 01/22/2000 40 Watt Club - Athens, GA Main
Guided By Voices 01/21/2000 Elbow Room - Columbia, SC Main
Guided By Voices 01/17/2000 Middle East - Cambridge, MA Encore 1
Guided By Voices 01/15/2000 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 01/14/2000 9:30 Club - Washington, DC Encore 1
Guided By Voices 12/10/1999 Metro - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 11/20/1999 La Zona Rosa - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/18/1999 Trees - Dallas, TX Main
Guided By Voices 11/13/1999 Bellyup Tavern - Solana Beach, CA Main
Guided By Voices 10/16/1999 Cockpit - Leeds Main
Guided By Voices 09/18/1999 Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA Main
Guided By Voices 09/16/1999 Avalon - Boston, MA Main
Guided By Voices 09/10/1999 9:30 Club - Washington, DC Main
Guided By Voices 09/08/1999 Cotton Club - Atlanta, GA Main
Guided By Voices 08/27/1999 Reading Festival - Reading Main
Guided By Voices 08/06/1999 Metro - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 08/05/1999 Shank Hall - Milwaukee, WI Main
Guided By Voices 08/04/1999 First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN Main
Guided By Voices 07/27/1999 Crocodile Cafe - Seattle, WA Main
Guided By Voices 07/04/1999 Oak Creek Ranch - Irvine, CA Main
Guided By Voices 07/02/1999 Greek Theatre - Berkeley, CA Main
Guided By Voices 05/21/1999 South Oval Lawn (Ohio State University) - Columbus, OH Main
Guided By Voices 05/01/1999 Hill Of Three Oaks (Carleton College) - Northfield, MN Main
Guided By Voices 03/20/1999 Waterloo Park - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 02/27/1999 Bimbo's 365 - San Francisco, CA Main
Guided By Voices 02/13/1999 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 12/31/1998 Maxwell's - Hoboken, NJ Main
Guided By Voices 11/07/1998 Little Brother's - Columbus, OH Main
Guided By Voices 10/17/1998 Magic Stick - Detroit, MI Main
Guided By Voices 10/16/1998 Phantasy Nite Club - Lakewood, OH Main
Guided By Voices 08/08/1998 Theater Of The Living Arts - Philadelphia, PA Main
Guided By Voices 07/11/1998 Metro - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 06/20/1998 Tramps - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 10/20/1997 Bimbo's 365 - San Francisco, CA Main
Guided By Voices 10/08/1997 Garage - London Main
Guided By Voices 10/07/1997 Melkweg - Amsterdam Main
Guided By Voices 09/27/1997 Irving Plaza - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 07/26/1997 Phoenix Hill Tavern - Louisville, KY Main
Guided By Voices 07/25/1997 Bogart's - Cincinnati, OH Main
Guided By Voices 07/21/1997 Howlin' Wolf - New Orleans, LA Main
Guided By Voices 07/15/1997 Paradise - Boston, MA Main
Guided By Voices 07/14/1997 Met Cafe - Providence, RI Main
Guided By Voices 06/27/1997 Liberty Lunch - Austin, TX Main
Guided By Voices 06/18/1997 La Luna - Portland, OR Main
Guided By Voices 06/17/1997 Showbox - Seattle, WA Main
Guided By Voices 06/14/1997 First Avenue - Minneapolis, MN Main
Guided By Voices 06/13/1997 Union Terrace (University Of Wisconsin) - Madison, WI Main
Guided By Voices 06/07/1997 Little Brother's - Columbus, OH Main
Guided By Voices 06/06/1997 Asylum - Dayton, OH Main
Guided By Voices 05/17/1997 University Of Chicago - Chicago, IL Main
Guided By Voices 05/03/1997 Haverford College - Haverford, PA Main
Guided By Voices 05/02/1997 Westbeth Theater - New York, NY Main
Guided By Voices 04/26/1997 Phantasy Nite Club - Lakewood, OH Main
Guided By Voices 02/21/1997 Westbeth Theater - New York, NY Main
Total # Times Played95