Tom Waits - Mule Variations

Tom Waits
Mule Variations
Label: Epitaph ‎– none
Type: Cassette, Album, Promo
Country: US
Date of released: 1999
Category: Rock, Blues
Style: Blues Rock, Art Rock


A1 Big In Japan
A2 Lowside Of The Road
A3 Hold On
A4 Get Behind The Mule
A5 House Where Nobody Lives
A6 Cold Water
A7 Pony
A8 What's He Building?
B1 Black Market Baby
B2 Eyeball Kid
B3 Picture In A Frame
B4 Chocolate Jesus
B5 Georgia Lee
B6 Filipino Box Spring Hog
B7 Take It With Me
B8 Come On Up To The House

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Prairie Sun Recording Studios
  • Recorded At – Sputnik Sound
  • Copyright (c) – Jalma Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Anti, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Anti, Inc.
  • Manufactured By – Epitaph
  • Distributed By – Epitaph


  • Art Direction – Kristin Vanderlip
  • Coordinator [Production Coordinator (before, During, After)] – Jeff Sloan
  • Design – Christie Rixford
  • Engineer [2nd] – Jeff Sloan (tracks: A1, A3 to B8)
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
  • Mixed By – Jacquire King, Oz Fritz
  • Photography By [Album Photography] – Matt Mahurin
  • Producer – Kathleen Brennan, Tom Waits
  • Producer [Pre-production Assistance] – Darren Kramer, Holly Ferguson
  • Producer [Production Assistant] – Heather Fremling
  • Recorded By – Gene Cornelius (tracks: A2), Jacquire King (tracks: A1, A3 to B8), Oz Fritz (tracks: A1, A3 to B8)


All songs recorded at Prairie Sun Recording Studios, except 'Lowside Of The Road' recorded at Sputnik Sound.

Les Claypool, Larry LaLonde and Brain appear courtesy of Interscope Records.
John Hammond and Charlie Musselwhite appear courtesy of Pointblank/Virgin Records America Inc.
Marc Ribot appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation.

All songs © 1999 Jalma Music (ASCAP)

Thanks to: Mathilde, Michael M., Thad, Kellesimone, Casey, Sullivan, Pat Barlow, Clive, Elizabeth, Danny and Erica.

℗&© 1999 Anti, Inc. Manufactured and distributed by Epitaph.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
86547-2 Tom Waits Mule Variations ‎(CD, Album, Dig) Anti-, Epitaph 86547-2 US 1999
6547-2 Tom Waits Mule Variations ‎(CD, Album, RP, Dig) Anti-, Epitaph 6547-2 Europe Unknown
6547-1, 6547-2 Tom Waits Mule Variations ‎(2xLP, Album, RE, 180 + CD, Album) Anti-, Epitaph, Anti-, Epitaph 6547-1, 6547-2 Europe Unknown
6547-2 Tom Waits Mule Variations ‎(CD, Album, Unofficial) Anti- , Epitaph 6547-2 Russia Unknown
6547-3, 86547-3 Tom Waits Mule Variations ‎(MD, Album) Anti-, Epitaph 6547-3, 86547-3 1999