H to He, Who Am the Only One is the third album by the British progressive rock band Van der Graaf Generator. It was released in 1970.
During the recording of the album, Nic Potter quit the band. Organist Hugh Banton offered to play bass guitar on the two tracks that had not yet been finished. In concert, Banton would play bass pedals to substitute for the lack of a bassist. H to He, Who Am the Only One also featured Robert Fripp of King Crimson playing lead guitar on one track.
The album contains several references to modern physics: “H to He” in the title refers to “the fusion of hydrogen nuclei to form helium nuclei”; c in ‘Pioneers over c.’ refers to the speed of light.
The mid-priced “Charisma Classics” re-issue from the early 1980s had a blue cover. The first U.S. issue of the album was on the Dunhill Records division of ABC Records. It featured a revised cover with a white background instead of purple. A re-mastered version of this album added bonus tracks and was released in 2005. One of the additions is a rough studio version of “Squid / Octopus”, a song that had been a staple of early Van der Graaf Generator concerts.