Release date: 04.27.99
Label: Anti

01 . Big In Japan
02 . Lowside Of The Road
03 . Hold On
04 . Get Behind The Mule
05 . House Where Nobody Lives
06 . Cold Water
07 . Pony
08 . What's He Building?
09 . Black Market Baby
10 . Eyeball Kid
11 . Picture In A Frame
12 . Chocolate Jesus
13 . Georgia Lee
14 . Filipino Box Spring Hog
15 . Take It With Me
16 . Come On Up To The House


Created by:
Tom Waits (vocals, guitar, piano, organ, pump organ, Chamberlain, optigon, percussion)
Smokey Hormel (guitar, dobro)
Larry Taylor (guitar, bass)
Larry LaLonde, Marc Ribot, Joe Gore (guitar)
Linda Delucia-Gbidossi (violin)
Charlie Musselwhite, John Hammond (harmonica)
Larry Rhodes (bassoon)
Ralph Carney (bass clarinet, reeds, alto saxophone, saxophone, trumpet)
Nik Phelps (baritone saxophone)
Chris Grady (trumpet)
Greg Cohen (bass, percussion)
Les Claypool, Dalton Dilligham III (bass)
Andrew Borger (drums, percussion)
Brain Mantia, Christopher Marvin (drums)
Stephen Hodges, Jeff Sloan (percussion)
Jacquire King (programming)
DJ M. Mark Reitman (turntable)
Kathleen Brennan.
Engineers: Oz Fritz, Jacquire King, Gene Cornelius.


MULE VARIATIONS won the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. "Hold On"
was nominated for the 2000 Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance.