freak out (7/66)
01 hungry freaks, daddy
02 i ain't got no heart
03 who are the brain police
04 go cry on somebody else's shoulder
05 motherly love
06 how could i be such a fool
07 wowie zowie
08 you didn't try to call me
09 any way the wind blows
10 i'm not satisfied
11 you're probably wondering why i'm here
12 trouble every day
13 help i'm a rock
14 the return of the son of monster magnet

FZ
Ray  Collins -- lead vocalist, harmonica, tambourine, finger cymbals, bobby  pin & tweezers
Jim Black -- drums (also sings in some foreign  language)
Roy Estrada -- bass & guitarron, boy soprano
Elliot  Ingber -- alternate lead & rhytm guitar with clear white light
The Mother's auxiliary:
Gene Estes, Eugene DiNovi, Neil Le Vang, John  Rotella, Kurt Reher, Raymond Kelley, Paul Bergstrom,
Emmet Sargeant, Joseph Saxon, Edwin V. Beach, Arthur Maebe, George Price, John Johnson, Carol Kaye,
Virgil Evans, David Wells, Kenneth Watson, Plas  Johnson, Roy Caton, Carl Franzoni, Vito, Kim Fowley
(featured on  hypophone), Benjamin Barrett, David Anderle

 

 

absolutely free (5/67)
01 plastic people
02 the duke of prunes
03 amnesia vivace
04 the duke regains his chops
05 call any vegetable
06 invocation and ritual dance of the young pumpkin
07 soft-cell conclusion
08 big leg emma
09 why don'tcha do me right?
10 america drinks
11 status back baby
12 uncle bernie's farm
13 son of suzy creamcheese
14 brown shoes don't make it
15 america drinks and goes home

FZ
Ray  Collins -- vocals
Jimmy Carl Black, Billy Mundi -- drums
Roy  Estrada -- bass
Don Preston -- keyboards
Bunk Gardner -- woodwinds
Jim Sherwood -- soprano & baritone sax
2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 trumpet and 1 contra-bass clarinet added on 'Brown Shoes Don't Make It'

 

 

we're only in it for the money (1/68)
01 are you hung up?
02 who needs the peace corps?
03 concentration moon
04 mom & dad
05 telephone conversation
06 bow tie daddy
07 harry, you're a beast
08 what's the  ugliest part of your body
09 absolutely free
10 flower punk
11 hot poop
12 nasal retentive calliope music
13 let's make the water turn black
14 the idiot bastard son
15 lonely little girl
16 take your clothes off when you dance
17 what's the ugliest part of your body (reprise)
18 mother people
19 the chrome plated megaphone of destiny

FZ
Billy Mundi -- drums, vocal, yak & black lace underwear
Bunk Gardner  -- all woodwinds, mumbled weirdness
Roy Estrada -- electric bass, vocals, asthma
Don Preston -- retired
Jimmy Carl Black -- Indian  of the group, drums, trumpet, vocals
Ian Underwood -- piano, woodwinds, wholesome
Euclid James Motorhead Sherwood -- road manager, soprano & baritone saxophone,
all purpose weirdness & teen  appeal (we need it desperately)
Suzy Creamcheese -- telephone
Dick Barber -- snorks
Also: Gary Kellgren, Dick Kunc, Eric Clapton,  Spider

 

 

lumpy gravy (5/68)

01 lumpy gravy part 1
02 lumpy gravy part 2

 

The  Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra & Chorus: Piano,  celeste,
electric harpsichord -- Paul Smith, Mike Lang, Lincoln  Mayorga, Pete Jolly
Drums -- Johnny Guerin, Frankie Capp, Shelly  Manne
Percussion (gongs, bells, vibes, marimba, timpani, timbales  & assorted insanity) -- Emil Richards, Gene Estes,
Alan Estes,  Victor Feldman
Woodwinds (flute, bass flute, piccolo, oboe, English  horn, Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, bass clarinet, contra-bass clarinet,
alto sax, bass sax, bassoon & contrabassoon) -- Ted Nash, Jules Jacob,  John Rotella, Bunk Gardner, Don Christlieb,
Gene Cipriano
French  horns -- Arthur Maebe, Vincent De Rosa, Richard Parisi
Trumpet --  Jimmy Zito
Trombone -- Kenneth Shroyer
Guitars -- Jim Haynes,  Tommy Tedesco, Tony Rizzi, Al Viola, Dennis Budimer
Bass -- Bob West, John Balkin, Jimmy Bond, Lyle Ritts, Chuck Berghofer
Strings --  Alexander Koltun, Tibor Zelig, Ralph Schaeffer, Bernard Kundell, William Kurasch, James Getzoff,
Philip Goldberg, Leonard Selic, Arnold  Belnick, Leonard Malarsky, Harold Ayres, Jerome J. Reisler, Harry Hyams,
Joseph DiFiore, Jerome A. Kessler, Raymond J. Kelly, Joseph Saxon,  Jessa Ehrlich, Harold G. Bemko
Chorus -- Louie The Turkey (Kuneo), Ronnie, Foon The Younger, Roy Estrada, Spider, Jim Motorhead Sherwood,
J.K. Adams and Tony, Gilly, Maxine, Becky, Monica, All Night John (Kilgore), The Other John, Cal Schenkel,
Pumpkin, Larry Fanoga, Eric & Charlotte, Jimmy Carl Black, Sammy, Harold, Charlie, Bruce etc.

 

 

cruisin with ruben & the jets (11/68)
01 cheap thrills
02 love of my life
03 how could i be such a fool
04 deseri
05 i'm not satisfied
06 jelly roll gum drop
07 anything
08 later that night
09 you didn't try to call me
10 fountain of love
11 'no. no. no.'
12 any way the wind blows
13 stuff up the cracks

FZ
Ray  Collins -- lead vocals
Roy Estrada -- high weazlings, dwaedy-doop  & electric bass
Jimmy Carl Black & Arthur Dyer Tripp III --  lewd pulsating rhythm
Ian Underwood & Don Preston -- redundant  piano triplets
Jim Motorhead Sherwood -- baritone sax &  tambourine
Bunk Gardner & Ian Underwood -- tenor and alto saxes

 

 

uncle meat (4/69)
01 uncle meat: main title theme
02 the voice of cheese
03 nine types of industrial pollution
04 zolar czakl
05 dog breath, in the year of plague
06 the legend of the golden  arches
07 louie louie (at the royal albert hall in  london)
08 the dog breath variations
09 sleeping in a jar
10 our bizarre relationship
11 the uncle meat variations
12 electric aunt jemima
13 prelude  to king kong
14 god bless america (live at the whisky a go go)
15 a pound for a brown on the bus
16 ian underwood whips it out (live on stage in copenhagen)
17 mr. green genes
18 we can shoot you
19 'if we'd all been living in california...'
20 the air
21 project x
22 cruising for burgers
23 uncle meat film excerpt part i
24 uncle meat film excerpt part ii
25 tengo na minchia tanta
26 king kong itself
27 king kong ii
28 king kong iii
29 king kong iv
30 king kong v
31 king kong vi

FZ
Ray  Collins -- swell vocals
Jimmy Carl Black -- drums, droll humor,  poverty
Roy Estrada -- electric bass, cheeseburgers, Pachuto falsetto
Don (Dom De Wild) Preston -- electric piano, tarot cards, brown rice
Billy (The Oozer) Mundi -- drums on some pieces before he quit to join  'Rhinoceros'
Bunk (Sweetpants) Gardner -- piccolo, flute, clarinet,  bass clarinet, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax, bassoon (all of these  electric and/or non-electric depending)
Ian Underwood -- electric  organ, piano, harpsichord, celeste, flute, clarinet, alto sax, baritone  sax, special assistance, copyist, industrial relations & teen appeal
Artie (With the Green Mustache) Tripp -- drums, timpani, vibes, marimba,  xylophone, wood blocks, bells, small chimes, cheerful outlook &  specific enquiries
Euclid James (Motorhead/Motorishi) Sherwood -- pop star, frenetic tenor sax stylings, tambourine, choreography, obstinance & equipment setter- upper when he's not hustling local groupies
Special thanks to:
Ruth Komanoff -- marimba, vibes
Nelcy Walker --  soprano voice

 

 

hot rats (10/69)
01 peaches en regalia
02 willie the pimp
03 son of mr. green genes
04 little umbrellas
05 gumbo variations
06 it must be a camel

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- piano, organus maximus, all clarinets, all saxes
Captain Beefheart -- vocals
Sugar Cane Harris, Jean-Luc Ponty -- violin
John Guerin, Paul Humphrey, Ron Selico -- drums
Max Bennett, Shuggy Otis  -- bass

 

 

burnt weeny sandwich (2/70)
01 wplj
02 igor's boogie, phase one
03 overture to a holiday in berlin
04 theme from burnt weeny sandwich
05 igor's boogie, phase two
06 holiday in berlin, full-blown
07 aybe sea
08 the little house i used to live in
09 valarie

FZ
Lowell George -- rhythm guitar, vocal
Roy Estrada -- bass, vocal
Bunk  Gardner -- woodwinds
Ian Underwood -- keyboards, woodwinds
Don  Preston -- keyboards
Motorhead Sherwood -- woodwinds, vocal
Don  "Sugarcane" Harris -- violin on "Little House I Used To Live In"
Jimmy Carl Black and Art Tripp -- drums, percussion

 

 

weasels ripped my flesh (8/70)
01 didja get any onja?
02 directly from my heart to you
03 prelude to the afternoon of a sexually aroused gas mask
04 toads of the short forest
05 get a little
06 the eric dolphy memorial barbecue
07 dwarf nebula procession march & dwarf nebula
08 my guitar wants to kill your mama
09 oh no
10 the orange county lumber truck
11 weasels ripped my flesh

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- alto sax
Bunk Gardner -- tenor sax
Jim Motorhead  Sherwood -- baritone sax and snorks
Buzz Gardner -- trumper and  flugel horn
Roy Estrada -- bass and vocal
Jimmy Carl Black, Art  Tripp -- drums
Don Preston -- piano, organ and electronic effects
Ray Collins -- vocal
Don "Sugar Cane" Harris -- electric violin and  vocal
Lowell George -- rhythm guitar and vocal

 

 

chunga’s revenge (10/70)
01 transsylvania boogie
02 road ladies
03 twenty small cigars
04 the nancy & mary music
05 tell me you love me
06 would you go all the way?
07 chunga's revenge
08 the clap
09 rudy wants to buy yez a drink
10 sharleena

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- piano, electric piano, organ, pipe organ, electric alto sax with wah-wah pedal, tenor sax, rhythm guitar
George Duke -- electric piano, organ, trombone, vocal drum imitations
Sugar Cane Harris --  organ
Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan -- vocals
Jeff Simmons -- bass,  vocals
Max Bennett -- bass
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums, tambourine
John Guerin -- drums

 

 

fillmore east, june 1971(8/71)
01 little house i used to live in
02 the mud shark
03 what kind of girl do you think we are?
04 bwana dik
05 latex solar beef
06 willie the pimp part one
07 do you like my new car?
08 happy together
09 lonesome electric turkey
10 peaches en regalia
11 tears began to fall

FZ
Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan -- lead vocals & dialog
Ian Underwood --  winds & keyboards & vocals
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums
Jim  Pons -- bass & vocals & dialog
Bob Harris -- 2nd keyboard  & vocals
Don Preston -- Mini-Moog

 

 

200 motels (10/71)
01 semi-fraudulent / direct-from-hollywood overture
02 mystery roach
03 dance of the  rock & roll interviewers
04 this town is a sealed tuna sandwich (prologue)
05 tuna fish  promenade
06 dance of the just plain folks
07 this town is a sealed tuna sandwich (reprise)
08 the sealed tuna bolero
09 lonesome cowboy burt
10 touring can make you crazy
11 would you like a snack?
12 redneck eats
13 centerville
14 she painted up her face
15 janet's big dance number
16 half a dozen provocative squats
17 mysterioso
18 shove it right in
19 lucy's seduction of a bored violinist & postlude
20 i'm stealing the towels
21 dental hygiene dilemma
22 does this kind of life look interesting to you?
23 daddy, daddy, daddy
24 penis dimension
25 what will this evening bring me this morning
26 a nun suit painted on some old boxes
27 magic fingers
28 motorhead's midnight ranch
29 dew on the newts we  got
30 the lad searches the night for his newts
31 the girl wants to fix him some broth
32 the girl's dream
33 little green scratchy  sweaters & courduroy ponce
34 stricty genteel (the finale)
200 motels promotional radio spots:
35 cut 1 'coming soon!...'
36 cut 2 'the wide screen erupts...'
37 cut 3 'coming  soon!...'
38 cut 4 'frank zappa's 200 motels...'
39 magic fingers (single edit)
40 enhanced track: original theatrical trailer 3:13

 

FZ
Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan -- vocals & special material
Ian Underwood -- keyboards & winds
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums
George Duke --  keyboards & trombone
Martin Lickert -- bass
Jimmy Carl Black  -- vocal on "Lonesome Comboy Burt"
Ruth Underwood -- orchestra drum  set
Jim Pons -- voice of the "Bad Conscience"

 

The Royal  Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Elgar Howarth
The Top Score  Singers conducted by David van Asch
Classical guitar ensemble  supervised by John Williams
Narrated by Theodore Bikel

 

 

just another band from l.a. (5/72)
01 billy the mountain
02 call any vegetable
03 eddie are you kidding?
04 magdalena
05 dog breath

FZ
Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan -- lead vocals
Ian Underwood -- winds,  keyboards & vocals
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums
Don Preston --  keyboards & Mini-Moog
Jim Pons -- bass & vocals

 

 

waka jawaka (7/72)
01 big swifty
02 your mouth
03 it just might be a one-shot deal
04 waka jawaka

FZ
Tony Duran -- slide guitar, vocal
George Duke -- ring-modulated &  echoplexed electric piano, tack piano
Don Preston -- piano &  Mini-Moog
Sal Marquez -- many trumpets & chimes, flugel horn,  vocal
Mike Altschul -- baritone sax, tenor sax, piccolo, bass flute,  bass clarinet
Bill Byers, Ken Shroyer -- trombone & baritone horn
Joel Peskin -- tenor sax
Erroneous (Alex Dmchowski) -- electric bass,  fuzz bass, vocal
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums, washboard, tambourine
Chris Peterson, Janet Ferguson -- vocal
Jeff Simmons -- Hawaiian guitar  & vocal
"Sneaky Pete" Kleinow -- pedal steel solo

 

 

the grand wazoo (12/72)
01 the grand wazoo
02 for calvin (and his next two hitch-hikers)
03 cletus awreetus-awrightus
04 eat that question
05 blessed relief

FZ
George Duke -- keyboards, vocals
Don Prestpn -- Mini-Moog
Tony Duran --  guitar
Erroneous (Alex Dmchowski) -- bass
Aynsley Dunbar -- drums
Janet Neville-Ferguson, "Chunky" (Ilene Rapaport) -- vocals
Mike Altschul, Earl Dumler, Tony "Bat Man" Ortega, Joanne Caldwell McNabb, Johnny  Rotella, Fred Jackson, Ernie Watts, Joel Peskin -- woodwinds
Sal  Marquez -- brass, vocals
Malcolm McNabb, Bill Byers, Ken Shroyer,  Ernie Tack -- brass
Bob Zimmitti, Alan Estes -- percussion
Lee  Clement -- gong

 

 

overnight sensation (6/73)
01 camarillo brillo
02 i'm the slime
03 dirty love
04 50/50
05 zomby woof
06 dinah-moe-hum
07 montana

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- flute, clarinet, alto & tenor sax
George Duke --  keyboards & synthesizer
Jean-Luc Ponty -- violin & baritone  violin
Sal Marquez -- trumpet & vocals
Bruce Fowler --  trombone
Ricky Lancelotti, Kin Vassy -- vocals
Ruth Underwood --  marimba, vibes & percussion
Tom Fowler -- bass
Ralph Humphrey  -- drums

 

 

apostrophe (´) (4/74)

01 don't eat the yellow snow
02 nanook rubs it
03 st. alphonzo's pancake breakfast
04 father o'blivion
05 cosmik debris
06 excentrifugal forz
07 apostrophe'
08 uncle remus
09 stink foot

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- saxophone
Napoleon Murphy Brock -- saxophone, back-up  vocals
Sal Marquez -- trumpet
George Duke -- keyboards, back-up  vocals
Tony Duran -- guitar
Sugar Cane Harris, Jean-Luc Ponty --  violin
Ruth Underwood -- percussion
Jack Bruce, Erroneous, Tom  Fowler -- bass
Jim Gordon, Johnny Guerin, Aynsley Dunbar, Ralph  Humphrey -- drums
Ray Collins, Kerry McNabb, Susie Glover, Debbie,  Lynn, Ruber Ladron De Guevara, Robert "Frog" Camarena -- back-up vocals

 

 

roxy & elsewhere (9/74)
01 penguin in bondage
02 pygmy twylyte
03 dummy up
04 village of the sun
05 echidna's arf (of you)
06 don't you ever wash that thing?
07 cheepnis
08 son of orange county
09 more trouble every day
10 be-bop tango (of the old jazzmen's church)

 

FZ
George Duke -- keyboards, synthesizer, vocals
Tom Fowler -- bass
Ruth  Underwood -- percussion
Jeff Simmons -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Don  Preston -- synthesizer
Bruce Fowler -- trombone, dancing (?)
Walt  Fowler -- trumpet
Napoleon Murphy Brock -- tenor sax, flute, lead  vocals
Ralph Humphrey, Chester Thompson -- drums
Debbi, Lynn,  Ruben, George & Froggy -- additional back-up vocals

 

 

one size fits all (6/75)
01 inca roads
02 can't afford no shoes
03 sofa no.1
04 po-jama people
05 florentine pogen
06 evelyn, a modified dog
07 san ber'dino
08 andy
09 sofa no.2

FZ
George Duke -- keyboards, syntesizers, vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brock --  flute, tenor sax, vocals
Chester Thompson -- drums
Tom Fowler,  James "Bird Legs" Youman -- bass
Ruth Underwood -- vibes, marimba,  other percussion
Johnny "Guitar" Watson -- vocals
Bloodshot  Rollin' Red -- harmonica

 

 

bongo fury (10/75)
01 debra kadabra
02 carolina hardcore ecstasy
03 sam with the showing scalp flat top
04 poofter's froth wyoming plans ahead
05 200 years old
06 cucamonga
07 advance romance
08 man with the woman head
09 muffin man

FZ
Captain Beefheart -- harp, vocals, shopping bags
George Duke -- keyboards,  vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brock -- sax, vocals
Bruce Fowler --  trombone, fantastic dancing
Tom Fowler -- bass, also dancing
Denny Walley -- slide guitar, vocals
Terry Bozzio -- drums, moisture
Chester Thompson -- drums

 

 

zoot allures (10/76)
01 wind up workin' in a gas station
02 black napkins
03 the torture never stops
04 ms pinky
05 find her finer
06 friendly little finger
07 wonderful wino
08 zoot allures
09 disco boy

 

FZ
Terry Bozzio -- drums, bg. vocals
Davey Moire -- vocals
Andre Lewis --  organ, vocals
Roy Estrada -- bass, vocals
Dave Parlato -- bass
Napoleon Murphy Brock -- sax, vocals
Ruth Underwood -- synthesizer, marimba
Donnie Vliet -- harmonica
Lu Ann Neil -- harp
Ruben Ladron de Guevara,  Sharkie Barker -- bg. vocals

 

 

zappa in new york (3/78)
01 titties & beer
02 cruisin' for burgers
03 i promise not to come in your mouth
04 punky's whips
05 honey, don't you want a man like me?
06 the illinois enema bandit
07 i'm  the slime
08 pound for a brown
09 manx needs women
10 black page drum solo / black page #1
11 big leg emma
12 black page #2
07 sofa
13 the torture never stops
14 the purple lagoon / approximate

FZ
Ray  White -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Eddie Jobson -- keyboards, violin,  vocals
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass, vocals
Terry Bozzio -- drums,  vocals
Ruth Underwood -- percussion, synthesizer, various humanly  impossible overdubs
Don Pardo -- sophisticated narration
David  Samuels -- vibes
Randy Brecker -- trumper
Mike Brecker -- tenor  sax, flute
Lou Marini -- alto sax, flute
Ronnie Cuber -- baritone  sax, clarinet
Tom Malone -- trombone, trumpet, piccolo
John  Bergamo, Ed Mann -- percussion over-dubs
Louanne Neil -- osmotic harp over-dub

 

 

studio tan (9/78)
01 the adventures of greggery peccary
02 revised music for guitar and low-budget orchestra
03 lemme take you to the beach
04 rdnzl

 

FZ
George Duke -- keyboards, vocals
Ruth Underwood -- percussion, synthesizer
Bruce Fowler -- trombone
Tom Fowler, Max Bennett, James "Bird Legs" Youman -- bass
Chester Thompson, Paul Humphrey -- drums
Davey Moire --  vocals
Eddie Jobson -- keyboards, yodeling
Don Brewer – bongos

 

 

sleep dirt (1/79)
01 filthy habits
02 flambay
03 spider of destiny
04 regyptian strut
05 time is money
06 sleep dirt
07 the ocean is the ultimate solution

 

FZ
George Duke -- keyboards
Dave Parlato, Patrick O'Hearn -- bass
James  "Bird Legs" Youman -- bass, guitar
Terry Bozzio, Chester Thompson,  Chad Wackerman -- drums
Ruth Underwood -- percussion
Thana Harris  -- vocals
Bruce Fowler -- all brass

 

 

sheik yerbouti (3/79)
01 i have been in you
02 flakes
03 broken hearts are for assholes
04 i'm so cute
05 jones crusher
06 whatever happened to all the fun in the world
07 rat tomago
08 wait a minute
09 bobby brown goes down
10 rubber  shirt
11 the sheik yerbouti tango
12 baby snakes
13 tryin' to grow a chin
14 city of tiny lites
15 dancin' fool
16 jewish princess
17 wild love
18 yo mama

 

FZ
Adrian Belew -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards, vocals
Peter Wolf -- keyboards, butter
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass, vocals
Terry  Bozzio -- drums, vocals
Ed Mann -- percussion, vocals
David Ocker  -- clarinets on "Wild Love"
Napoleon M. Brock, Andre Lewis, Randy  Thornton, Dave Moire -- bg. Vocals

 

 

orchestral favourites (5/79)
01 strictly genteel
02 pedro's dowry
03 naval aviation in art?
04 duke of prunes
05 bogus pomp

 

FZ
Dave Parlato -- bass
Terry Bozzio -- drums
Emil Richards -- percussion Conducted by Michael Zearott

 

 

joe's garage (Act I 9/79 – Acts II & III 11/79)
01 the central scrutinizer
02 joe's garage
03 catholic girls
04 crew slut
05 wet t-shirt nite
06 toad o-line
07 why does it hurt when i pee?
08 lucille has messed my mind up
09 a token of his  extreme
10 stick it out
11 sy borg
12 doing work for yuda
13 keep it greasy
14 outside now
15 he used to cut the grass
16 packard goose
17 watermelon in easter hay
18 a little green rosetta

 

Joe´s Garage Act I:

FZ
Warren Cucurullo -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Denny Walley -- slide guitar,  vocals
Ike Willis -- lead vocals
Peter Wolf, Tommy Mars --  keyboards
Arthur Barrow -- bass, vocals
Ed Mann -- percussion
Vinnie Colaiuta -- drums, conbustible vapors
Jeff -- tenor sax
Marginal  Chagrin -- baritone sax
Stumuk -- bass sax
Dale Bozzio, Al Malkin  -- vocals
Craig Steward -- harmonica

 

Joe´s Garage Acts II & III:

FZ
Warren Cucurullo -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Denny Walley -- slide guitar,  vocals
Ike Willis -- lead vocals
Peter Wolf -- keyboards
Arthur Barrow -- bass, vocals
Ed Mann -- percussion, vocals
Vinnie  Colaiuta -- drums, optometric abandon
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass on  "outside now"

 

 

tinsel town rebellion (5/81)
01 fine girl
02 easy meat
03 for the young sophisticate
04 love of my life
05 i ain't got no heart
06 panty rap
07 tell me you love me
08 now you see it - now you don't
09 dance contest
10 the blue light
11 tinsel town rebellion
12 pick me, i'm clean
13 bamboozled by love
14 brown shoes don't make it
15 peaches iii

 

FZ
Ike  Willis, Ray White, Steve Vai, Warren Cucurullo -- rhythm guitar &  vocals
Denny Walley -- slide guitar & vocals
Tommy Mars --  keyboards & vocals
Peter Wolf -- keyboards
Bob Harris --  keyboards, trumpet & high vocals
Ed Mann -- percussion
Arthur  Barrow -- bass & vocals
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass on "Dance  Contest"
Vinnie Colaiuta -- drums
David Logemann -- drums on "Fine Girl" & 1st half of "Easy Meat"
Creg Cowan -- featured in a role of eccentric well-to-do Oregonian party giver

 

 

shut up 'n play yer guitar (5/81)
01 five-five-five
02 hog heaven
03 shut up 'n play yer guitar
04 while you were out
05 treacherous cretins
06 heavy duty judy
07 soup 'n old clothes
08 variations on the carlos santana secret chord progression
09 gee, i like your pants
10 canarsie
11 ship ahoy
12 deathless horsie
13 shut up 'n' play yer guitar some more
14 pink napkins
15 beat it with your fist
16 return of the  song of shut up 'n' play yer guitar
17 pinnocchio's furniture
18 why johnny can't read
19 stucco homes
20 canard du jour

FZ
Denny Walley, Ike Willis, Steve Vai, Ray White -- rhythm guitar
Warren  Cucurullo -- rhythm guitar, electric sitar
Tommy Mars, Peter Wolf,  Bob Harris, Andre Lewis, Eddie Jobson -- keyboards
Arthur Barrow,  Patrick O'Hearn, Roy Estrada -- bass
Ed Mann -- percussion
Vinnie  Colaiuta, Terry Bozzio -- drums
Jean-Luc Ponty -- baritone violin

 

 

you are what you is (9/81)
01 teen-age wind
02 harder than your husband
03 doreen
04 goblin girl
05 theme from the 3rd movement of sinister footwear
06 society pages
07 i'm a beautiful guy
08 beauty knows no pain
09 charlie's enormous mouth
10 any downers?
11 conehead
12 you are what you is
13 mudd club
14 the meek shall inherit nothing
15 dumb all over
16 heavenly bank account
17 suicide chump
18 jumbo go away
19 if only she woulda
20 drafted again

FZ
Ike  Willis, Ray White -- rhythm guitar and vocals
Bob Harris -- boy  soprano and trumpet
Steve Vai -- Strat abuse
Tommy Mars --  keyboards
Arthur Barrow -- bass
Ed Mann -- percussion
David  Ocker -- clarinet and bass clarinet
Motorhead Sherwood -- tenor sax,  bg. vocals
Denny Walley -- slide guitar, bg. vocals
David Logeman  -- drums
Craig "Twister" Stewart -- harmonica
Jimmy Carl Black,  Ahmet, Moon, Mark Pinske -- bg. vocals

 

 

ship arriving too late to save a  drowning witch (5/82)
01 no not now
02 valley girl
03 i come from nowhere
04 drowning witch
05 envelopes
06 teen-age prostitute

 

FZ
Steve Vai -- impossible guitar parts
Ray White -- rhythm guitar, vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Bobby Martin -- keyboards, sax & vocals
Ed  Mann -- percussion
Scott Thunes, Arthur Barrow, Patrick O'Hearn --  bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Roy Estrada, Ike Willis, Bob Harris  -- vocals
Lisa Popeil -- vocal on "Teen-Age Prostitute"
Moon Zappa -- vocal on "Valley Girl"

 

 

baby snakes (3/83)
01 intro rap / baby snakes
02 titties 'n' beer
03 the black page #2
04 jones crusher
05 disco boy
06 dinah moe humm
07 punky's whips

 

FZ
Terry Bozzio -- drums
Roy Estrada -- high vocals, bass
Adrian Belew --  guitar
Ed Mann -- percussion
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Peter Wolf – keyboards

 

 

man from utopia (3/83)
01 cocaine decisions
02 sex
03 tink walks amok
04 the radio is broken
05 we are not alone
06 the dangerous kitchen
07 the man from utopia meets mary lou (medley)
08 stick together
09 the jazz discharge party hats
10 luigi & the wise guys
11 moggio

 

FZ
Steve Vai -- impossible guitar parts (on Strat & acoustic)
Ray White  -- guitar & vocals
Roy Estrada -- pachuto falsettos etc.
Bob  Harris -- boy soprano
Ike Willis -- bionic baritone
Bobby Martin  -- keyboards, sax & vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Arthur  "Tink" Barrow -- keyboards, bass, micro bass, rhythm guitar
Ed Mann  -- percussion
Scott Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Vinnie Colaiuta -- drums
Craig "Twister" Steward -- harmonica
Dick Fegy  -- mandolin
Marty Krystall – saxophones

 

 

london symphony orchestra volume 1(6/83)
01 sad jane
02 mo 'n herb's vacation i
03 mo 'n herb's vacation ii
04 mo 'n herb's vacation iii
05 bogus pomp

 

The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, and
David Ocker --  solo clarinet
Chad Wackerman -- drum set
Ed Mann -- featured  percussionist

 

 

the perfect stranger (8/84)
01 the perfect stranger
02 naval aviation in art?
03 the girl in the magnesium dress
04 dupree's paradise
05 love story
06 outside now again
07 jonestown

 

1,2,4: Ensemble  InterContemporain, conducted by Pierre Boulez
3,5,6,7: The Barking Pumpkin  Digital Gratification Consort (Synclavier)

 

 

them or us (10/84)
01 the closer you are
02 in france
03 ya hozna
04 sharleena
05 sinister footwear ii
06 truck driver divorce
07 stevie's spanking
08 baby, take your teeth out
09 marqueson's chicken
10 planet of my dreams
11 be in my video
12 them or us
13 frogs with dirty little lips
14 whippin' post

 

FZ
Ray  White -- guitar, vocals
Steve Vai -- guitar
Dweezil Zappa --  guitar
Ike Willis -- vocals
Bobby Martin -- keyboards, harmonica,  vocals
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson -- vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brock --  vocals
Roy Estrada -- vocals
Moon Zappa -- vocals
George Duke  -- piano, vocals
Bob Harris -- vocals
Thana Harris -- vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Brad Cole -- piano
Ed Mann -- percussion
Scott Thunes -- bass
Arthur Barrow -- bass
Patrick O'Hearn -- bass
Chad Wackerman – drums

 

 

francesco zappa (11/84)
01 no.1 1st movement andante
02 2nd movement allogro con brio
03 no.2 1st movement andantino
04 2nd movement minuetto grazioso
05 no.3 1st movement andantino
06 2nd movement presto
07 no.4 1st movement andante
08 2nd movement allegro
09 no.5 2nd movement minuetto grazioso
10 no.6 1st movement largo
11 2nd movement  minuet
12 no.1 1st movement andantino
13 2nd movement allegro assai
14 no.2 2nd movement allegro assai
15 no.3 1st movement andante
16 2nd movement tempo di minuetto
17 no.4 1st movement minuetto

 

The  Barking Pumpkin Digital Gratification Consort (Synclavier)
(The music is from the collection of the Music Library at the University of  California, Berkeley.)



 

thing fish (11/84)
01 prologue
02 the mammy nuns
03 harry & rhonda
04 galoot update
05 the 'torchum' never stops
06 that evil prince
07 you are what you is
08 mudd club
09 the meek shall inherit nothing
10 clowns on velvet
11 harry as-a-boy
12 he's so gay

13 the massive improve'lence
14 artificial rhonda
15 the crab-grass baby
16 the white boy troubles
17 no not now
18 briefcase boogie
19 brown moses
20 wistful wit a fist-full
21 drop dead
22 won ton on

 

FZ
Steve Vai -- guitar
Ray White -- guitar, vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Chuck Wild -- broadway piano
Arthur Barrow -- bass
Scott Thunes -- bass
Jay Anderson -- string bass
Ed Mann -- percussion
Chad Wackerman --  drums
Steve De Furia & David Ocker -- synclavier programmers
Ike Willis, Terry Bozzio, Dale Bozzio, Napoleon Murphy Brock,
Bob  Harris, Johnny 'Guitar' Watson – vocals

 

 

fz meets the mothers of prevention (11/85)
01 i don't even care
02 one man, one vote
03 little beige sambo
04 aerobics in bondage
05 we're turning again
06 alien orifice
07 yo cats
08 what's new in baltimore?
09 porn wars

 

FZ
Steve Vai -- guitar
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson -- guitar, vocals
Ike Willis -- guitar, vocals
Ray White -- guitar, vocals
Bobby Martin --  keyboards, vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Scott Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Ed Mann -- percussion
Voices on 'Porn Wars' -- Moon, Dweezil, Senator Danforth (R-Missouri), Senator Hollings (D-South Carolina), Senator Trible (R-Virginia), Senator Hawkins (R-Florida),  Senator Exon (D-Nebraska), Senator Gorton (R-Washington), Senator Gore  (D-Tennessee), Tipper Gore, Reverend Jeff Ling, Spider Barbour, All Nite John, unknown girl in piano

 

European Version:

FZ
Steve Vai -- guitar
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson -- guitar, vocals
Ike Willis -- guitar, vocals
Ray White -- guitar, vocals
Bobby Martin --  keyboards, vocals
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Scott Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Ed Mann – percussion

 

 

does humor belong in music? (1/86)
01 zoot allures
02 tinsel-town rebellion
03 trouble every day
04 penguin in bondage
05 hot-plate heaven at the green hotel
06 what's new in baltimore?
07 cock-suckers' ball
08 wplj
09 let's move to cleveland
10 whippin' post

 

FZ
Ray  White -- rhythm guitar, vocal
Ike Willis -- rhythm guitar, vocal
Bobby Martin -- keyboards, sax, vocal
Alan Zavod -- keyboards
Scott  Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Dweezil Zappa -- guitar  solo on 'Whippin' Post'

 

 

jazz from hell (11/86)
01 night school
02 the beltway bandits
03 while you were art ii
04 jazz from hell
05 g-spot tornado
06 damp ankles
07 st. etienne
08 massagio galore

 

Synclavier, except "St. Etienne": FZ
Steve Vai -- rhythm guitar
Ray White --  rhythm guitar
Tommy Mars -- keyboards
Bobby Martin -- keyboards
Ed Mann -- percussion
Scott Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman – drums

 

 

london symphony orchestra volume 2 (9/87)

01 Sad Jane
02 Mo 'N Herb's Vacation I
03 Mo 'N Herb's Vacation II
04 Mo 'N Herb's Vacation III
05 Bogus Pomp

 

The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kent Nagano, and
Chad Wackerman --  drum set
Ed Mann -- featured percussionist

 

 

guitar (4/88)
01 sexual harassment in the workplace
02 which one is it?
03 republicans
04 do not pass go
05 chalk pie
06 in-a-gadda-stravinsky
07 that's not really reggae
08 when no one was no one
09 once again, without the net
10 outside now (original solo)
11 jim & tammy's upper room
12 were we ever really safe in san antonio?
13 that ol' g minor thing again
14 hotel atlanta incidentals
15 that's not really a shuffle
16 move it or park it
17 sunrise redeemer

 

01 variations on sinister #3
02 orrin hatch on skis
03 but who was fulcanelli?
04 for duane
05 goa
06 winos do not march
07 swans? what swans?
08 too ugly for show business
09 system of edges
10 do not try this at home
11 things that look like meat
12 watermelon in easter hay
13 canadian customs
14 is that all there is?
15 it ain't necessarily the st.james infirmary

 

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 1 (4/88)
01 the florida airport tape
02 once upon a time
03 sofa #1
04 the mammy anthem
05 you didn't try to call me
06 diseases of the band
07 tryin' to grow a chin
08 let's make the water turn black
.. harry, you're a beast
.. the orange county lumber truck
09 the groupie routine
10 ruthie-ruthie
11 babbette
12 i'm the slime
13 big swifty
14 don't eat the yellow snow

 

01 plastic people
02 the torture never stops
03 fine girl
04 zomby woof
05 sweet leilani
06 oh no
07 be in my video
08 the deathless horsie
09 the dangerous kitchen
10 dumb all over
11 heavenly bank account
12 suicide chump
13 tell me you love me
14 sofa #2

 

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 2 (10/88)
01 tush tush tush (a token of my extreme)
02 stinkfoot
03 inca roads
04 rdnzl
05 village of the sun
06 echidna's arf (of you)
07 don't you ever wash that thing?
08 pygmy twylyte
09 room service
10 the idiot bastard son
11 cheepnis

 

01 approximate
02 dupree's paradise
03 satuuma (finnish tango)
04 t'mershi duween
05 the dog breath variations
06 uncle meat
07 building a girl
08 montana (whipping floss)
09 big swifty

 

FZ
Napoleon Murphy Brock -- sax, vocal
George Duke -- keyboard, vocal
Ruth  Underwood -- percussion
Tom Fowler -- bass
Chester Thompson --  drums

 

 

broadway the hard way (10/88)
01 elvis has just left the building
02 planet of baritone women
03 any kind of pain
04 dickie's such an asshole
05 when the lie's so big
06 rhymin' man
07 promiscuous
08 the untouchables
09 why don't you like me?
10 bacon fat
11 stolen moments
12 murder by numbers
13 jezebel boy
14 outside now
15 hot plate heaven at the green hotel
16 what kind of girl?
17 jesus thinks you're a jerk

 

FZ
Ike  Willis -- guitar, vocal
Mike Keneally -- guitar, synth, vocal
Bobby Martin -- keyboard, vocal
Ed Mann -- percussion
Walt Fowler --  trumpet
Bruce Fowler -- trombone
Paul Carman -- alto sax
Albert Wing -- tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick -- baritone sax
Scott Thunes -- bass
Chad Wackerman -- drums
Guest vocalist -- Eric Buxton

 

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 3 (11/89)
01 sharleena
02 bamboozled by love
03 lucille has messed my mind up
04 advance romance (1984)
05 bobby brown goes down
06 keep it greasey
07 honey, don't you want a man like me?
08 in france
09 drowning witch
10 ride my face to chicago
11 carol, you fool
12 chana in de bushwop
13 joe's garage
14 why does it hurt when i pee?

 

01 dickie's such an asshole
02 hands with a hammer
03 zoot allures
04 society pages
05 i'm a beautiful guy
06 beauty knows no pain
07 charlie's  enormous mouth
08 cocaine decisions
09 nig biz
10 king kong
11 cosmic debris

 

 

the best band you never heard in  your life (4/91)
01 heavy duty judy
02 ring of fire
03 cosmik debris
04 find her finer
05 who needs the peace corps?
06 i left my heart in san francisco
07 zomby woof
08 bolero
09 zoot allures
10 mr. green genes
11 florentine pogen
12 andy
13 inca roads
14 sofa #1

 

01 purple haze
02 sunshine of your love
03 let's move to cleveland
04 when  irish eyes are smiling
05 "godfather part ii" theme
06 a few moments with brother a. west
07 the torture never stops part one
08 theme  from "bonanza"
09 lonesome cowboy burt (swaggart  version)
10 the torture never stops part two
11 more trouble every day (swaggart version)
12 penguin in bondage (swaggart version)
13 the eric dolphy memorial barbecue
14 stairway to heaven

 

FZ
Ike  Willis -- rhythm guitar, computer-synth, vocal
Mike Keneally --  rhythm guitar, synth, vocal
Bobby Martin -- keyboards, vocal
Ed  Mann -- vibes, marimba, electronic percussion
Walt Fowler -- trumpet, flugel horn, synth
Bruce Fowler -- trombone
Paul Carman -- alto  sax, soprano sax, baritone sax
Albert Wing -- tenor sax
Kurt  McGettrick -- baritone sax, bass sax, contrabass clarinet
Scott  Thunes -- electric bass, mini-moog
Chad Wackerman -- drums,  electronic percussion

 

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 4 (5/91)
01 little rubber girl
02 stick together
03 my guitar wants to kill your mama
04 willie the pimp
05 montana
06 brown moses
07 the evil prince
08 approximate
09 love of my life  mudd club version
10 let's move to cleveland solos (1984)
11 you call that music?
12 pound for a brown solos (1978)
13 the  black page (1984)
14 take me out to the ballgame
15 filthy habits
16 the torture  never stops original version

 

01 church chat
02 stevie's spanking
03 outside now
04 disco boy
05 teen-age wind
06 truck driver divorce
07 florentine pogen
08 tiny sick tears
09 smell my beard
10 the booger man
11 carolina hardcore ecstasy
12 are you upset?
13 little girl of mine
14 the closer you are
15 johnny darling
16 no no cherry
17 the man from utopia
18 mary lou

 

 

make a jazz noise here (6/91)
01 stinkfoot
02 when yuppies go to  hell
03 fire and chains
04 let’s make the water turn black
05 harry, you're a beast
06 the orange county lumber truck
07 oh no
08 theme from lumpy gravy
09 eat that question
10 black napkins
11 big swifty
12 king kong
13 star wars won't work

 

01 the black page (new age version)
02 t'mershi duween
03 dupree's paradise
04 city of tiny lights
05 royal march from  l'histoire du soldat
06 theme from the bartok piano concert no.3
07 sinister footwear 2nd mvt.
08 stevie's spanking
09 alien orifice
10 cruisin' for burgers
11 advance romance
12 strictly genteel

 

FZ
Ike  Willis -- rhythm guitar, synth, vocal
Mike Keneally -- rhythm guitar, synth, vocal
Bobby Martin -- keyboards, vocal
Ed Mann -- vibes,  marimba, electronic percussion
Walt Fowler -- trumpet, flugel horn,  synth
Bruce Fowler -- trombone
Paul Carman -- alto sax, soprano  sax, baritone sax
Albert Wing -- tenor sax
Kurt McGettrick --  baritone sax, contrabass clarinet
Scott Thunes -- electric bass,  mini-moog
Chad Wackerman -- drums, electronic percussion

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 5 (6/92)
01 the downtown talent scout
02 charles ives
03 here lies love
04 piano/drum duet
05 mozart ballet - piano sonata in b flat
06 chocolate halvah
07 jcb & kansas on the bus #1
08 run home slow: main title theme
09 the little  march
10 right there
11 where is johnny velvet?
12 return of the hunch-back duke
13 trouble every day
14 proto-minimalism
15 jcb & kansas on the bus #2
16 my head?
17 meow
18 baked-bean boogie
19 where's our equipment?
20 fz/jcb drum duet
21 no waiting for the peanuts to dissolve
22 a game of cards
23 underground freak-out music
24 german lunch
25 my guitar wants to kill your mama

 

01 easy meat
02 dead girls of london
03 shall we take ourselves seriously?
04 what's new in baltimore?
05 moggio
06 dancin' fool
07 rdnzl
08 advance romance
09 city of tiny  lites
10 a pound for a brown (on the bus)
11 doreen
12 the black page #2
13 geneva farewell

 

 

you can't do that on stage anymore volume 6 (7/92)
01 the m.o.i. anti-smut loyalty oath
02 the poodle lecture
03 dirty love
04 magic fingers
05 the madison panty-sniffing festival
06 honey, don't you want a man like me?
07 farther o'blivion
08 is that guy kidding or what?
09 i'm so cute
10 white person
11 lonely person devices
12 ms. pinky
13 shove it right in
14 wind up workin' in a gas station
15 make a sex noise
16 tracy is a snob
17 i have been in you
18 emperor of ohio
19 dinah-moe humm
20 he's so gay
21 camarillo brillo
22 muffin man

 

01 n.y.c. halloween audience
02 the illinois enema bandit
03 thirteen
04 lobster girl
05 black napkins
06 we're turning again
07 alien orifice
08 catholic girls
09 crew slut
10 tryin' to grow a chin
11 take your clothes off when you dance
12 lisa's life story
13 lonesome cowboy nando
14 200 motels finale
15 strictly genteel

 

 

playground psychotics (10/92)
a typical day on the road, part 1:

01 here comes the gear, lads
02 the living garbage truck
03 a typical sound check
04 "this is neat"
05 the motel lobby
06 getting stewed
07 the motel room
08 "don't make me down"
09 the  dressing room
10 learning "penis dimension"
11 "you there, with the hard-on!"
12 zanti serenade
13 divan
14 sleeping in a jar
15 "don't eat there"
16 brixton still life
17 super grease
18 wonderful wind
19 sharleena
20 cruisin' for burgers
21 diphteria blues
22 well
23 say please
24 aaawk
25 scumbag
26 a small eternity with yoko ono

 

a typical day  on the road, part 2:
01 beer shampoo
02 champagne lecture
03 childish perversions
04 playground psychotics
05 the mud shark interview
06 "there's no lust in jazz"
07 botulism on the hoof
08 you got your armies
09 the spew king
10 i'm doomed
11 status back baby
12 the london cab tape
13 concentration moon, part one
14 the sanzini brothers
15 "it's a good thing we get paid to do this"
16 concentration moon, part two
17 mom & dad
18 intro to music for low budget orchestra
19 billy the mountain
the true story of 200 motels:
20 he's watching us
21 if you're not a professional actor
22 he's right
23 going for the money
24 jeff quits
25 a bunch of adventures
26 martin lickert's story
27 a great guy
28 bad acting
29 the worst reviews
30 a version of himself
31 i could be a star now

 

FZ
Mark Volman -- vocal, dialog
Howard Kaylan -- vocal, dialog
Jim Pons  -- bass, vocal
Bob Harris -- wurtilitzer
Don Preston -- keyboards, electronics
Ian Underwood -- keyboards, alto sax, dialog
Aynsley  Dunbar -- drums, dialog
Jeff Simmons -- dialog
George Duke --  dialog
Martin Lickert – dialog

 

 

ahead of their time (3/93)
01 prologue
02 progress?
03 like it or not
04 the jimmy carl black philosophy lesson
05 holding the group back
06 holiday in berlin
07 the rejected mexican pope leaves the stage
08 undaunted, the band plays on
09 agency man
10 epilogue
11 king kong
12 help, i'm a rock
13 transylvania boogie
14 pound for a brown
15 sleeping in a jar
16 let's make the water turn black
17 harry, you're a beast
18 the orange county lumber truck (part i)
19 oh no
20 the orange county lumber truck (part ii)

 

FZ
Ian  Underwood -- alto sax, piano
Bunk Gardner -- tenor sax, clarinet
Euclid James Motorhead Sherwood -- baritone sax, tambourine
Roy Estrada --  bass, vocals
Don Preston -- electric piano, odd noises
Arthur Dyer Tripp III -- drums, percussion
Jimmy Carl Black -- drums
Members  of The BBC Symphony Orchestra

 

 

the yellow shark (11/93)
01 intro
02 dog breath variations
03 uncle meat
04 outrage at valdez
05 times beach ii
06 iii revised
07 the girl in the magnesium dress
08 be-bop tango
09 ruth is sleeping
10 none of the above
11 pentagon afternoon
12 questi cazzi di piccione
13 times beach iii
14 food gathering in post-industrial america, 1992
15 welcome to the united states
16 pound for a brown
17 exercise #4
18 get whitey
19 g-spot tornado

 

Ensemble  Modern, conducted by Peter Rundel and FZ

 

 

civilization phase lll (12/94)
01 "this is phaze iii"
02 put a motor in yourself
03 "oh-umm"
04 they made me eat it
05 reagan at bitburg
06 "a very nice body"
07 navanax
08 "how the pigs' music work"
09 xmas values
10 "dark water!"
11 amnerika
12 "have you heard  their band?"
13 religious superstition
14 "saliva can only take so much"
15 buffalo voice
16 "someplace else right now"
17 get a life
18 "a kayak (on snow)"
19 n-lite
.. i. negative light
.. ii. venice submerged
.. iii. the new world order
.. iv. the lifestyle you deserve
.. v. creationism
.. vi. he is risen

 

01 "i wish motorhead would come back"
02 secular humanism
03 "attack! attack! attack!"
04 i was in a drum
05 "a different octave"
06 "this ain't cnn"
07 "the pigs' music"
08 a pig with wings
09 "this is all wrong"
10 hot & putrid
11 "flowing inside-out"
12 "i had a dream about that"
13 gross man
14 "a tunnel into muck"
15 why not?
16 "put a little motor in 'em"
17 "you're just insulting me, aren't you!"
18 "cold  light generation"
19 dio fa
20 "that would be the end of that"
21 beat the reaper
22 waffenspiel

 

Synclavier
Ensemble Modern, conducted by FZ

Voices --  Spider Barbour, All-Night John, Frank Zappa, Euclid James 'Motorhead'  Sherwood, Roy Estrada,
Louis 'The Turkey' Cuneo, Monica, Gilly  Townley, Unknown Girl #1, Unknown Girl #2, Moon Unit Zappa,
Michael  Rappaport, Ali N. Askin, Catherine Milliken, Walt Fowler, Todd Yvega,  Michael Svoboda, Michael Gross, William Formann, Uwe Dierksen, Stefan  Dohr, Daryl Smith, Franck Ollu, Hermann Kretzschmar, Dweezil Zappa

 

 

the lost episodes (2/96)
01 the blackouts
02 lost in a whirlpool
03 ronnie sings?
04 kenny's booger story
05 ronnie'sbooger story
06 mount st. mary's concert excerpt
07 take your clothes off when you dance
08 tiger roach
09 run home slow theme
10 fountain of love
11 run home cues, #2
12 anyway the wind blows
13 run  home cues, #3
14 charva
15 the dick kunc story
16 wedding dress song
17 handsome cabin boy
18 cops & buns
19 the big squeeze
20 i'm a band leader
21 alley cat
22 the grand wazoo
23 wonderful wino
24 kung fu
25 rdnzl
26 basement music #1
27 inca roads
28 lil' clanton shuffle
29 i don't wanna get drafted
30 sharleena

 

 

läther (9/96)
01 re-gyptian strut
02 naval aviation in art?
03 a little green rosetta
04 duck duck goose
05 down in the dew
06 for the young sophisticate
07 tryin' to grow a chin
08 broken hearts are for assholes
09 legend of the illinois enema bandit
10 lemme take you to the beach
11 revised music for guitar & low budget orchestra
12 rdnzl

 

01 honey, don't you want a man like me?
02 the black page #1
03 big leg emma
04 runky's whips
05 flambé
06 the purple lagoon
07 pedro's dowry
08 läther
09 spider of destiny
10 duke of orchestral prunes

 

01 filthy habits
02 titties 'n beer
03 the ocean is the ultimate solution
04 the adventures of greggary peccary
05 regyprtian strut (1993)
06 leather goods
07 revenge of the knick knack people
08 time is money

 

 

fz plays the music of fz (10/96)

01 black napkins (ljubljana, yugoslavia 11-22-75)
02 black napkins (zoot allures album  version)
03 zoot allures (tokyo, japan 2-5-76)
04 merely a blues in a (paris, france 9-27-74)
05 zoot allures (zoot allures album version)
06 watermelon in easter hay (january or february 1978)
07 watermelon in easter hay (joe's garage album version)

 

 

have i offended someone?(4/97)
01 bobby brown goes down
02 disco boy
03 goblin girl
04 in france
05 he's so gay
06 sex
07 titties 'n beer
08 we're turning again
09 dumball over
10 catholic girls
11 dinah-moe humm
12 tinsel town  rebellion
13 valley girl
14 jewish princess
15 yo cats

 

 

strictly genteel (3/97)
01 uncle meat: main title theme
02 regyptian strut
03 pedro's dowry
04 outrage at valdez
05 little umbrellas
06 run home slow theme
07 dwarf nebula processional march & dwarf nebula
08 dupree's paradise
09 opus 1, no.3, 2nd movement, presto
10 duke of prunes
11 aybe sea
12 naval aviation in  art?
13 g-spot tornado
14 bob in dacron, first movement
15 opus 1, no.4, 2nd movement allogro
16 dog breath variations
17 uncle meat
18 strictly genteel

 

 

mystery disc (1998)

01 theme from run home slow

02 original duke of prunes

03 opening night party at studio z (collage)

04 the village inn

05 steal away

06 i was a teen-age malt shop

07 the birth of captain beefheart

08 metal man has won his wings

09 power trio segment from the saints 'n sinners

10 bossa nova pervertamento

11 excerpt from the uncle frankie show

12 charva

13 speed-freak boogie

14 original mothers at the broadside (pomona)

15 party scene from mondo hollywood

16 original mothers rehearsal

17 how could i be such a fool?

18 band introductions at the fillmore west

19 harry you're a beast

20 don interrupts

21 piece one

22 jim/boy

23 piece two

24 agency man

25 agency man (studio version)

26 lecture from festival hall show

27 wedding dress song/the handsome cabin boy

28 skweezit skweezit skweezit

29 the story of willie the pimp

30 black beauty

31 chucha

32 mothers at kpfk

33 harmonica fun



 

cheap thrills (1998)
01 i could be a star now
02 catholic girls (live version)
03 bobby brown goes down (live version)
04 you are what you  is
05 we are not alone
06 cheap thrills
07 the mudshark interview
08 hot plate heaven in the green hotel
09 zomby woof (live version)
10 the torture never stops (original version)
11 joe's garage (live version)
12 my guitar wants to kill your mama (live version)
13 going for the money
14 rykodisc zappa catalogue

 

 

son of cheep thrills (1999)
01 wplj
02 twenty small cigars
03 the legend of the golden arches
04 ya hozna
05 it might just be a one-shot deal
06 love of my life (live version)
07 disco boy (live soundtrack version)
08 night school
09 sinister footwear 2nd mvt. (live version)
10 the idiot bastard son (live version)
11 what's new in baltimore
12 rykodisc zappa catalogue

 

 

everything is healing nicely (1999)

01 library card

02 this is a test

03 jolly good fellow

04 a) roland's big event
    b) strat vindaloo

05 master ringo

06 t'mershi duween

07 nap time

08 9/8 objects

09 naked city

10 whitey (prototype)

11 amnerika goes home

12 none of the above (revised & previsited)

13 wonderful tattoo!



 

fz:oz (2002)

01 hordern intro (incan art vamp)

02 stink-foot

03 the poodle lecture

04 dirty love

05 filthy habits

06 how could i be such a fool?

07 i ain't got no heart

08 i'm not satisfied

09 black napkins

10 advance romance

11 the illinois enema bandit

12 wind up workin' in a gas station

13 the torture never stops

14 canard toujours

15 kaiser rolls

16 find her finer

17 carolina hard-core ecstasy

18 lonely little girl

19 take your clothes off when you dance

20 what's the ugliest part of your body?

21 chunga's revenge

22 zoot allures

23 keep it greasy

24 dinah-moe humm

25 camarillo brillo

26 muffin man

27 kaiser rolls (du jour)

 

 

halloween (2003)

01 nyc audience

02 ancient armaments

03 dancin' fool

04 easy meat

05 magic fingers

06 don't eat the yellow snow

07 conehead

08 "zeets"  (vinnie colaiuta)

09 stink-foot

10 dinah-moe humm

11 camarillo brillo

12 muffin man

13 black napkins (the deathless horsie)

14 'suicide chump'

15 'dancin' fool'

16 saturday night live, 21 october 1978

 

 

joe's corsage (2004)

01 "pretty pat"

02 motherly love

03 plastic people

04 anyway the wind blows

05 i ain't got no heart
06 a) "the phone call"
    b) my babe

07 wedding dress song / handsome cabin boy

08 hitch hike
09 i'm so happy i could cry

10 go cry on somebody else's shoulder

11 how could i be such a fool
12 "we made our reputation doing it that way"

 

 

joe's domage (2004)

01 when it's perfect . . .

02 the new brown clouds

03 frog song

04 it just might be a one shot deal

05 the ending line . . .

06 blessed relief/the new brown clouds

07 it ain't real so what's the deal

08 think it over (some)/think it over (some more)

09 another whole melodic section

10 when it feels natural . . .

 

 

quaudiophiliac (2004)

01 naval aviation in art?

02 lumpy gravy

03 rollo

04 drooling midrange accountants on easter hay

05 wild love

06 ship ahoy

07 chunga's basement

08 venusian time bandits

09 waka/jawaka

10 basement music #2

 

 

joe's xmasage (2005)

01 mormon xmas dance report

02 prelude to “the purse”

03 mr. clean (alternate mix)

04 why don’tcha do me right?

05 the muthers/power trio

06 the purse

07 the moon will never be the same

08 gtr trio

09 suckit rockit

10 mousie’s first xmas

11 the uncle frankie show

 

 

imaginary diseases (2006)

01 oddients

02 rollo

03 been to kansas city in a minor

04 farther o'blivion

05 d.c. boogie

06 imaginary diseases

07 montreal

 

 

the mofo project/object – 2cd (2006)

01 hungry freaks, daddy

02 i ain't got no heart

03 who are the brain police?

04 go cry on somebody else's shoulder  (zappa, collins)

05 motherly love

06 how could i be such a fool

07 wowie zowie

08 you didn't try to call me

09 any way the wind blows

10 i'm not satisfied

11 you're probably wondering why i'm here

12 trouble every day

13 help, i'm a rock

14 the return of the son of monster magnet


01 trouble every day (basic tracks)

02 who are the brain police?

03 i ain't got no heart (basic tracks)

04 you didn't try to call me (basic tracks)

05 how could i be such a fool?

06 anyway the wind blows

07 go cry on somebody else's shoulder (vocal overdub take 2)

08 motherly love - vocal overdub master takes

09 "tom wilson"

10 "my pet theory"

11 hungry freaks, daddy (basic tracks)

12 help, i'm a rock

13 it can't happen here

14 freak out drum track w/ timp. & lion

15 watts riot demo / fillmore sequence

16 freak out zilofone

17 "low budget rock & roll band"

 

 

the mofo project/object – 4cd (2006)

disc #1: freak out!   (verve version) 

01 hungry freaks, daddy

02 i ain't got no heart

03 who are the brain police?

04 go cry on somebody else's shoulder

05 motherly love

06 how could i be such a fool

07 wowie zowie

08 you didn't try to call me

09 any way the wind blows

10 i'm not satisfied

11 you're probably wondering why i'm here

12 trouble every day

13 help, i'm a rock

14 it can't happen here

15 the return of the son of monster magnet


disc #2 (all tracks mono, except * = stereo)

01 hungry freaks daddy (vocal overdub take 1)

02 any way the wind blows (vocal overdub)

03 go cry on somebody else's shoulder (vocal overdub take 2)

04 i ain't got no heart (vocal overdub master take)

05 motherly love (vocal overdub master takes)

06 i'm not satisfied (2nd overdub master, take 2)

07 you're probably wondering why i'm here (incomplete takes)

08 you're probably wondering why i'm here (basic tracks)

09 who are the brain police (basic tracks)

10 how could i be such a fool (basic tracks)

11 any way the wind blows (basic tracks)

12 go cry on somebody else's shoulder (basic tracks)

13 i ain't got no heart* (basic tracks)

14 you didn't try to call me (basic tracks)

15 trouble every day (basic tracks)

16 help i'm a rock (fz edit)

17 who are the brain police (alternate take)

18 groupie bang bang* (unleased take from the freak out! sessions)

19 hold on to your small tiny horses....*


disc #3 (all tracks mono)

01 objects

02 freak trim (kim outs a big idea)

03 percussion insert session snoop

04 freak out drum track with timp and lion

05 percussion object 1 & 2 (fz edit)

06 lion roars and drums from freak out

07 vito rocks the floor (greek out!)

08 "low budget rock & roll band"

09 suzy creamcheese (what's got into you?)

10 motherly love  (live at  the fillmore - san francisco, 1966/06/25)

11 you didn't try to call me   (live at  the fillmore - san francisco, 1966/06/25)

12 i'm not satisfied   (live at  the fillmore - san francisco, 1966/06/25)

13 hungry freaks daddy   (live at  the fillmore - san francisco, 1966/06/25)

14 go cry on somebody else's shoulder   (live at  the fillmore - san francisco, 1966/06/25)


disc #4 (all tracks stereo, except * = stereo)

01 wowie zowie (remixed by frank zappa with stan agol at "the record plant", la, 1970/01/08)

02 who are the brain police (sections a, c, b)  (remixed by frank zappa with stan agol at "the record plant", la, 1970/01/08)

03 hungry freaks, daddy  (remixed by frank zappa with stan agol at "the record plant", la, 1970/01/08)

04 cream cheese (work part)  (remixed by frank zappa with stan agol at "the record plant", la, 1970/01/08)

05 trouble every day (mgm edit)  *

06 it can't happen here (mothermania version)

07 psychedelic music   (interview excerpts)

08 mgm   (interview excerpts)

09 dope fiend music   (interview excerpts)

10 how we made it sound that way   (interview excerpts)

11 poop rock   (interview excerpts)

12 machinery   (interview excerpts)

13 psychedelic upholstery   (interview excerpts)

14 psychedelic money   (interview excerpts)

15 who are the brain police (remixed - bob stone at umrk, 1987)

16 any way the wind blows (remixed - bob stone at umrk, 1987)

17 hungry freaks daddy (remixed - bob stone at umrk, 1987)

18 the original group   (from bbc interview with nigel leigh 3/93)

19 necessity   (from bbc interview with nigel leigh 3/93)

20 the union scale   (from bbc interview with nigel leigh 3/93)

21 25 hundred signing fee   (from bbc interview with nigel leigh 3/93)

22 tom wilson  (from 1986 mtv interview and an fz build reel)

23 my pet theory  (from 1986 mtv interview and an fz build reel)

24 there is no need  (1986 playboy interview)

 

 

trance-fusion (2006)

01 chunga's revenge (1988/04/19)
02 bowling on charen (
1977/10/28, early show)
03 good lobna (
1984/12/04)
04 a cold dark matter (
1988/03/19)
05 butter or cannons ( 
1984/08/25)

05 ask dr. stupid (1979/03/21)
06 scratch & sniff (
1988/04/16)
07 trance-fusion (
1988/03/24)
08 gorgo (
1988/05/01)

09 diplodocus(1984/10/26)
10 soul polka (
1988/03/19)
11 for giuseppe franco (
1984/12/17, late show)
12 after dinner smoker (
1988/06/09)
13 light is all that matters (
1984/12/17, late show)
14 finding higgs' boson (
1988/05/08)

15 bavarian sunset (1988/05/09)

 

 

buffalo (2007)

01 chunga’s revenge

02 you are what you is

03 mudd club

04 the meek shall inherit nothing

04 cosmik debris

05 keep it greasy

06 tinsel town rebellion

07 buffalo drowning witch

08 honey, don’t you want a man like me?

09 pick me, i’m clean

10 dead girls of london

11 shall we take ourselves seriously?

12 city of tiny lites


01 easy meat

02 ain’t got no heart

03 the torture never stops

04 broken hearts are for assholes

05 i’m so cute

06 andy

07 joe’s garage

08 dancing fool

09 the “real world” thematic extrapolations

10 stick it out

11 i don’t wanna get drafted

12 bobby brown

13 ms pinky

 

 

the dub room special (2007)

01 a token of my extreme (vamp)

02 stevie's spanking

03 the dog breath variations

04 uncle meat

05 stink-foot

06 easy meat

07 montana

08 inca roads

09 room service

10 cosmik debris

11 florentine pogen

 

 

wazoo (2007)

01 intro intros

02 the grand wazoo (think it over)

03 approximate

04 big swifty


01 "ulterior motive"

02 the adventures of greggery peccary

03 movement I

04 movement II

05 movement III

06 movement IV - the new brown clouds

07 penis dimension

08 variant I - processional march

 

 

one shot deal (2008)

01 bathtub man

02 space boogers

03 hermitage

04 trudgin' across the tundra

05 occam's razor

06 heidelberg

07 the illinois enema bandit

08 australian yellow snow

09 rollo

 

 

joe's menage (2008)

01 honey, don't you want a man like me?

02 the illinois enema bandit

03 carolina hard-core ecstasy

04 lonely little girl

05 take your clothes off when you dance

06 what's the ugliest part of your body?

07 zoot allures

 

 

lumpy money (2009)

lumpy money - disc #1

lumpy gravy (1967 original orchestral edit)

01 I sink trap

02 II gum joy

03 III up & down

04 IV local butcher

05 V gypsy airs

06 VI hunchy punchy

07 VII foamy soaky

08 VIII let's eat out

09 IX teen-age grand finale

we're only in it for the money (1968 original mono mix)

10 are you hung up?

11 who needs the peace corps?

12 concentration moon

13 mom & dad

14 telephone conversation

15 bow tie daddy

16 harry, you're a beast

17 what's the ugliest part of your body?

18 absolutely free

19 flower punk

20 hot poop

21 nasal retentive calliope music

22 let's make the water turn black

23 the idiot bastard son

24 lonely little girl

25 take your clothes off when you dance

26 what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise)

27 mother people

28 the chrome plated megaphone of destiny


lumpy money - disc #2

lumpy gravy (1984 umrk remix)
01 lumpy gravy - part one

02 lumpy gravy - part two

we're only in it for the money (1984 umrk remix)

03 are you hung up?

04 who needs the peace corps?

05 concentration moon

06 mom & dad

07 telephone conversation

08 bow tie daddy

09 harry, you're a beast

10 what's the ugliest part of your body?

11 absolutely free

12 flower punk

13 hot poop

14 nasal retentive calliope music

15 let's make the water turn black

16 the idiot bastard son

17 lonely little girl

18 take your clothes off when you dance

19 what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise)

20 mother people

21 the chrome plated megaphone of destiny


lumpy money - disc #3

01 how did that get in here?

02 lumpy gravy "shuffle"

03 dense slight

04 unit 3a, take 3

05 unit 2, take 9

06 section 8, take 22

07 "my favorite album"

08 unit

09 n. double a, aa

10 theme from lumpy gravy

11 "what the fuck's wrong with her?"

12 intelligent design

13 lonely little girl (original composition - take 24)

14 "that problem with absolutely free"

15 absolutely free (instrumental)

16 harry, you're a beast (instrumental)

17 what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise/instrument al)

18 creationism

19 idiot bastard snoop

20 the idiot bastard son (instrumental)

21 "what's happening of the universe"

22 "the world will be a far happier place"

23 lonely little girl (instrumental)

24 mom & dad (instrumental)

25 who needs the peace corps? (instrumental)

26 "really little voice"

27 take your clothes off when you dance (instrumental)

28 lonely little girl - the single

29 "in conclusion"

 

 

philly '76 (2009)

01 the purple lagoon

02 stink-foot

03 the poodle lecture

04 dirty love

05 wind up workin' in a gas station

06 tryin' to grow a chin

07 the torture never stops

08 city of tiny lites

09 you didn't try to call me

10 manx needs women

11 chrissy puked twice


01 black napkins

02 advance romance

03 honey, don't you want a man like me?

04 rudy wants to buy yez a drink

05 would you go all the way?

06 daddy, daddy, daddy

07 what kind of girl do you think we are?

08 dinah-moe humm

09 stranded in the jungle

10 find her finer

11 camarillo brillo

12 muffin man

 

 

greasy love songs (2010)

01 cheap thrills

02 love of my life

03 how could i be such a fool

04 deseri

05 i'm not satisfied

06 jelly roll gum drop

07 anything

08 later that night

09 you didn't try to call me

10 fountain of love

11 "no. no. no."

12 any way the wind blows

13 stuff up the cracks

14 jelly roll gum drop - alternate mix - mono

15 "no. no. no." -  long version

16 stuff up the cracks - alternate mix

17 "serious fan mail"

18 valerie - mono mix

19 jelly roll gum drop - single version

20 "secret greasing"

21 love of my life

 

 

congress shall make no law (2010)

01 congress shall make no law

02 perhaps in maryland

03 thou shalt have no other gods before me

04 thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image - any likeness of anything in heaven above,

    nor in the earth beneath, nor ?n the water under the earth

05 thou shalt not take the name of the lord thy god in vain

06 thou shalt keep holy the sabbath day

07 thou shalt honor thy father and thy mother

08 thou shalt not kill

09 thou shalt not commit adultery

10 thou shalt not steal

11 thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor

12 thou shalt not covet the house of thy neighbor, the wife of thy neighbor, nor his male servant,

    nor his female servant, nor his ass, nor anything that belongs to thy neighbor

13 reagan at bitburg some more

 

 

hammersmith odeon (2010)

01 convocation / purple lagoon

02 dancin' fool

03 peaches en regalia

04 the torture never stops

05 tryin' to grow a chin

06 city of tiny lites

07 baby snakes

08 pound for a brown


01 i have been in you

02 flakes

03 broken hearts are for assholes

04 punky's whips

05 titties 'n beer

06 audience participation

07 the black page #2

08 jones crusher

09 the little house i used to live in


01 dong work for yuda

02 bobby brown

03 envelopes

04 terry firma

05 disco boy

06 king kong

07 watermelon in eater hay

08 dinah-moe humm

09 camarillo brillo

10 muffin man

11 black napkins

12 san ber'dino

 

 

penguin in bondage - the little known history of the mothers of invention (2011)

penguin in bondage - the little known history of the mothers of invention

 

 

feeding the monkies at ma maison (2011)

01 feeding the monkies at ma maison

02 buffalo voice

03 scular humanism

04 worms from hell

05 samba funk

 

 

carnegie hall (2011)

the persuasions show:

01 i just can’t work no longer

02 working all the live long day / chain gang

03 medley #1

04 pieces of a man

05 buffalo soldier

06 medley #2

07 medley #3

fz show #1

08 hello (to foh) / ready?! (to the band)

09 call any vegetable

10 anyway the wind blows

11 magdalena

12 dog breath


fz show #1

01 peaches en regalia

02 tears began to fall

03 shove it right in

04 king kong

05 200 motels finale

06 who are the brain police?


fz show #2

01 auspicious occasion

02 once upon a time

03 sofa #1

04 magic pig

05 stick it out

06 divan ends here

07 pound for a brown

08 sleeping in a jar

09 wonderful wino

10 sharleena

11 cruising for burgers


fz show #2

01 billy the mountain – part 1

02 billy the mountain – the carnegie solos

03 billy the mountain – part 2

04 the $600 mud shark prelude

05 the mud shark

 

 

road tapes - kerrisdale arena, vancouver bc, 25 august 1968 (2012)

01 the importance of an earnest attempt (by hand)

02 help, i'm a rock/transylvania boogie

03 flopsmash musics

04 hungry freaks, daddy

05 the orange county lumber truck

06 the rewards of a career in music

 

01 trouble every day

02 shortly: suite exists of holiday in berlin full blown

03 pound for a brown

04 sleeping in a jar

05 oh, in the sky

06 octandre

07 king kong

 

 

understanding america (2012)

01 hungry freaks, daddy

02 plastic people

03 mom & dad

04 it can't happen here

05 who are the brain police?

06 who needs the peace corps?

07 brown shoes don't make it

08 concentration moon

09 trouble every day

10 you're probably wondering why i'm here

11 we're turning again

12 road ladies

13 what kind of girld do you think we are?

14 camarillo brillo

15 find her finer

16 dinah-moe humm

17 disco boy

18 200 years old

 

01 i'm the slime

02 be in my video

03 i don't even care

04 can't afford no shoes

05 heavenly bank account

06 cocaine decisions

07 dumb all over

08 promiscuous

09 thing-fish intro

10 the central scrutinizer

11 porn wars deluxe

12 tinsel town rebellion

13 jesus thinks you're a jerk

 

 

finer moments (2012)

01 intro

02 sleazette

03 mozart piano sonata in Bb

04 the walking zombie music
05 the old curiosity shoppe
06 you never know who your friends are
07 uncle rhebus

01 music from the big squeeze
02 enigmas 1 thru 5
03 pumped and waxed
04 there is no heaven from where slogans go to die
05 squeeze it, squeeze it, squeeze it
06 the subcutaneous peril

 

 

aaafnraa - 21 december 2012
"baby snakes" soundtrack

 

01 baby snakes rehearsal

02 this is the show they never see

03 baby snakes - the song

04 bruce bickford / disco outfreakage

05 the poodle lecture

06 she said / city of tiny lites

07 new york's finest crazy persons

08 the way the air smells… / flakes

09 pound bass & keyboard solo

10 in you rap / dedication

11 manuaga / police car / drum solo

12 disco boy

13 give people somewhere to x-scape thru

14 king kong / roy's halloween gas mask

15 bobby brown goes down

 

 

01 conehead / all you need to know

02 i'm so cute / entertainment all the way

03 titties 'n' beer

04 audience participation / the dance contest

05 the black page #2

06 jones crusher

07 broken hearts are for assholes

08 punky's whips

09 thank you / dinah-moe-humm

10 camarillo brillo

11 muffin man

12 san ber'dino

13 black napkins

14 new york's finest crazy persons 2

15 good night

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals
terry bozzio: drums
roy estrada: vocals, bass
adrian belew: guitar
ed mann: percussion
patrick o'hearn: bass
tommy mars: keyboards
peter wolf: keyboards

 

 

road tapes - finlandia hall, helsinki, finland 23, 24 august 1973 (2013)

01 introcious

02 the eric dolphy memorial barbecue

03 kung fu

04 penguin in bondage

05 exercise #4

06 dog breath

07 the dog breath variations

08 uncle meat

09 rdnzl

10 montana

11 your teeth and your shoulders and sometimes your foot goes like this . . . /pojama prelude

12 dupree's paradise

13 all skate/dun-dun-dun (the finnish hit single)

 

01 village of the sun

02 echidna's arf (of you)

03 don't you ever wash that thing?

04 big swifty

05 farther o'blivion

06 brown shoes don't make it

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals
jean-luc ponty: violin
george duke: keyboards, vocals£
ian underwood: woodwinds, synthesizer
ruth underwood: percussion
bruce fowler: trombone
tom fowler: bass
ralph humphrey: drums

 

 

a token of his extreme soundtrack (2013)

01  the dog breath variations/uncle meat

02  montana

03  earl of duke

04  florentine pogen

05  stink-foot

06  pygmy twylyte

07  room service

08  inca roads

09  oh no / son of orange county

10  more trouble every day

11  a token of my extreme

 

frank zappa: guitar, percussion, vocals
napoleon murphy brock: sax, vocals
george duke: keyboards, finger cymbals, tambourine, vocals
ruth underwood: percussion
tom fowler: bass
chester thompson: drums

 

 

joe's camouflage (2014)

01 phyniox (take 1)

02 t'mershi duween

03 reeny ra

04 who do you think you are

05 slack 'em all down

06 honey, don't you want a man like me?

07 the illinois enema bandit

08 sleep dirt - in rhearsal

09 black napkins

10 take your clothes off when you dance

11 denny & froggie relate

12 choose your foot

13 any downers?

14 phyniox (take 2)

15 i heard a note!

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals

denny walley: guitars, vocals

robert 'frog' camarena: vocals, guitar
novi novog: viola, keyboards, vocals
napoleon murphy brock: tenor sax, vocals
roy estrada: bass, vocals
terry bozzio: drums
andre lewis: keyboards, vocals

 

 

roxy by proxy (2014)

01  carved in the rock

02  inca roads

03  penguin in bondage

04  t'mershi duween

05  dog breath variations/uncle meat

06  rdnzl

07  village of the sun

08  echidna's arf (of you)

09  don't you ever wash that thing

10  cheepnis-percussion

11  cheepnis

12  dupree's paradise

13  king kong/chunga's revenge/mr. green genes

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals
napoleon murphy brock: tenor sax, flute, vocals
george duke: keyboards, vocals
bruce fowler: trombone
ruth underwood: percussion
tom fowler: bass
ralph humphrey: drums
chester thompson: drums

 

 

dance me this (2015)

01dance me this

02 pachuco gavotte

03 wolf harbor

04 wolf harbor II

05 wolf harbor III

06 wolf harbor IV

07 wolf harbor V

08 goat polo

09 rykoniki

10 piano

11 calculus

 

 

feeding the monkies at ma maison (lp) (2015)

01 feeding the monkies at ma maison

 

01 buffalo voice

02 scular humanism

 

 

los angeles philharmonic: frank zappa - 200 motels the suites (2015)

01 overture

02 went on the road

03 centerville

04 this town is a sealed tuna sandwich

05 the restaurant scene

06 touring can make you crazy

07 what's the name of your group?

08 can i help you with this dummy?

09 the pleated gazelle

 

01 i'm stealing the room

02 shove it right in

03 penis dimension

04 finale: strictly genteel

 

esa-pekka salonen: conductor
los angeles philharmonic
los angeles master chorale

jeff taylor: larry the dwarf
michael des barres: rance
matt marks: mark
zach villa: howard
rich fulcher: lonesome cowboy burt
hila plitmann: sporano solo
morris robinson: bass solo
joel david moore: frank
joe fria: jeff
ann cusack: donovan / good conscience
alan ruck: ginger / bad conscience
diva zappa: janet
sheila vand: lucy

ian underwood: keyboard 1 / electric alto sax
randy kerber: keyboard 2 / hammond organ
joe travers: drum set
scott carter thunes: electric bass
jamie kime: electric guitar

 

 

roxy the movie (2015)

01 something terrible has happened

02 cosmik debris

03 penguin in bondage

04 t'mershi duween

05 the dog breath variations

06 uncle meat

07 rdnzl

08 inca roads

09 echidna's arf (of you)

10 don't you ever wash that thing?

11 cheepnis-percussion

12 cheepnis

13 i'm the slime

14 big swifty

15 be-bop tango (of the old jazzmen's church)
16 don't eat the yellow snow

17 father o'blivion

 

frank zappa: guitar, percussion, vocals
ruth underwood: percussion
ralph humphrey: drums and percussioni
george duke: keyboards and vocals
tom fowler: bass
bruce fowler: trombone
napoleon murphy brock: tenor saxophone, flute and vocals
chester thompson: drums

 

 

road tapes - tyrone guthrie theater, minneapolis, mn 5 july 1970 (2016)

01 tyrone start the tape

02 king kong

03 wonderful wino (zappa, simmons)

04 concentration moon

05 mom & dad

06 the air

07 dog breath

08 mother people

09 you didn't try to call me

10 agon - interlude  (stravinsky)

11 call any vegetable

12 king kong / igor's boogie

13 it can't happen here

14 sharleena

15 the 23rd 'mondellos'

16 justine  (harris, terry)

 

01 pound for a brown

02 sleeping in a jar

03 sharleena

04 a piece of contemporary music

05 the return of the hunchback duke

06 cruising for burgers

07 let's make the water turn black

08 harry, you're a beast

09 oh no / orange county lumber truck

10 call any vegetable

11 mondello's revenge

12 the clap (chunga's revenge)

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals
mark volman: vocal, tambourine
howard kaylan: vocals
ian underwood: electric piano, organ, alto sax
george duke: electric piano, organ, vocal drum imitations
jeff simmons: bass, vocal
aynsley dunbar: drums

 

 

the crux of the biscuit (2016)

01 cosmik debris

02 uncle remus

03 down in the dew (alternate mix)

04 apostrophe' (mix outtake

05 the story of don't eat the yellow snow / st. alphonzo's pancake breakfast

06 don't eat the yellow snow / st. alphonzo's pancake breakfast (live)

07 excentrifugal forz (mix outtake)

08 enery frontier (take 4)

09 energy frontier (take 6 with overdubs)

10 energy frontier (bridge)

11 cosmik debris (basic tracks - take 3)

12 don't eat the yellow snow (basic tracks - alternate take)

13 nanook rubs it (basic tracks - outtake)

14 nanook rubs it (session outtake)

15 frank's last words

 

 

frank zappa for president (2016)

01 overture to uncle sam

02 brown shoes don't make it (remix)

03 amnerika (vocal version)

04 if i was president

05 when the lie's so big (live 1988/03/25)

06 medieval ensemble

07 america the beautiful (live 1988/03/25)

 

 

zappatite (2016)

01 i'm the slime

02 dirty love

03 dancin' fool

04 trouble every day

05 peaches en regalia

06 tell me you love me

07 bobby brown goes down

08 you are what you is

09 valley girl

10 joe's garage

11 cosmik debris

12 sofa no.1

13 don't eat the yellow snow

14 titties & beer

15 g-spot tornado

16 cocaine decisions

17 zoot allures

18 strictly genteel

 

 

meat light (2016)

original 1969 vinyl mix

01 uncle meat - main title theme

02 the voice of cheese

03 nine types of industrial pollution

04 zolar czakl

05 dog breath, in the year of the plague

06 the legend of the golden arches

07 louie louie (at the royal albert hall in london) (berry)

08 the dog breath variations

09 sleeping in a jar

10 our bizarre relationship

11 the uncle meat variations

12 electric aunt jemima

13 prelude to king kong

14 god bless america (live at the whisky a go go) (berlin)

15 a pound for a brown on the bus

16 ian underwood whips it out (live on stage in copenhagen)

17 mr. green genes

18 we can shoot you

19 "if we'd all been living in california..."

20 the air

21 project x

22 cruising for burgers

23 king kong itself (as played by the mothers in a studio)

24 king kong (it's magnificence as interpreted by dom dewild)

25 king kong (as motorhead explains it)

26 king kong (the gardner varieties

27 king kong (as played by 3 deranged good humor trucks)

28 king kong (live on a flat bed diesel inthe middle on a race track at a miami pop festival - the underwood ramifications)

 

disc two - original sequence, produced and constructed by frank zappa and dick kunc

01 part one

- dog breath, in the year of the plague

- the legend of the golden arches

- the voice of cheese

- whiskey wah

- nine types of industrial pollution

- louie louie (live at the royal albert hall in london) (berry)

- the dog breath variations

- shoot you pecussion item

02 part two

- the whip

- the uncle meat variations

- king kong

03 part three

- project x minus .5

- a pound for a brown on the bus

- electric aunt jemima

- prelude to king kong

- god bless america (live at the whiskey a go go)

- sleeping in a jar

- cops & buns

- zolar czakl

 

disc three - original sequence (continued)

01 part four

- we can not shoot you

- mr. green genes

- "pooyeahrg"

- uncle meat: main title theme

- our bizarre relationship

- "later we can shoot you"

- "if we'd all been living in california..."

- "ere ian whips it / jcb spits it / motorhead rips it"

- the air

- project x .5

- cruising for burgers

02 from the vault

- "a bunch of stuff"

- dog breath (single version - stereo)

- tango

- the string quartet

- electric aunt jemima (mix outtake)

- exercise 4 variant

- zolar czackl (mix outtake)

- "more beer!"

- green genes snoop

- mr. green genes (mix outtake)

- echo pie

- 1/4 tone unit

- sakuji's march

- no.4

- prelude to king kong (extended version)

- blood unite

- my guitar (proto I - excerpt)

- nine types of industrial pollution (guitar track, normal speed)

- uncle meat (live at columbia university 1969)

- dog breath (instrumental)

- the dog breath variations (mix outtake)

 

frank zappa: guitar, low grade vocals, percussion
ray collins: swell vocals
jimmy carl black: drums, droll humor, poverty
roy estrada: electric bass, cheeseburgers, pachuto falsetto
don (dom dewilde) preston: electric piano, tarot cards, brown rice
billy (the oozer) mundi: drums
bunk (sweetpants) gardner: piccolo, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax, bassoon
ian underwood: electric organ, piano, harpsichord, celeste, flute, clarinet, alto sax, baritone sax, special assistance,...
artie (with the green moustache) tripp: drums, timpani, vibes, marimba, xylophone, wood blocks, bells, small chimes,...
euclid james 'motorhead / motorishi' sherwood: pop star, frenetic tenor sax stylings, tambourine, choreography, obstinance & equipment ...
ruth komanoff who plays marimba and vibes with artie on many of the tracks
nelcy walker the soprano voice with ray & roy on 'dog breath' & 'the uncle meat variations'

 

 

chicago '78 (2016)

01 chicago walk-on

02 twenty-one

03 dancin' fool

04 easy meat

05 honey, don't you want a man like me?

06 keep it greasy

07 village of the sun

08 the meek shall inherit noghing

09 bamboozled by love

10 sy borg

 

01 little house i used to live in

02 paroxysmal splendor  (includes 'fz & pig', 'i'm a beautiful guy', 'crew slut')

03 yo mama

04 magic fingers

05 don't eat the yellow snow

06 strictly genteel

07 black napkins

 

frank zappa: guitar, vocals
ike willis: guitar, vocals
denny walley: slide guitar, vocals
tommy mars: keyboards, vocals
peter wolf: keyboards
ed mann: percussion, vocals
arthur barrow: bass, vocals
vinnie colaiuta: drums, vocals

 

 

little dots (2016)

01 cosmik debris

02 little dots

03 rollo

04 kansas city shuffle

05 columbia s.c.

 

frank zappa: conductor, guitar, vocals
malcolm mcnab: trumpet
gary barone: trumpet
tom malone: tuba, saxes, piccolo trumpet, trumpet
earl dumler: woodwinds
glenn ferris: trombone
bruce fowler: trombone
tony duran: slide guitar
dave parlato: bass
jim gordon: drums, steel drum  1, 2, 3, 4
maury baker: drums, steel drum  5