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Frank Zappa - Weasels Ripped My Flesh - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 09:47


Weasels Ripped My Flesh is an album by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, released in 1970 (see 1970 in music).

Conceptually, the album could be considered Phase Two of Burnt Weeny Sandwich. Both albums consist of previously unreleased Mothers tracks released after the demise of the original band. Whereas the pieces on Burnt Weeny Sandwich generally have a more rigid and planned feel captured by quality studio equipment, Weasels Ripped My Flesh mostly captures the Mothers on stage, where they employ frenetic and chaotic improvisation characteristic of avant-garde free jazz. The album's infamous closer and title track is nothing more than every man on stage producing as much noise and feedback as they can for two minutes. Interestingly, an audience member is heard yelling for more at its conclusion. The album also contains such surprising treats as Don "Sugarcane" Harris's straight-ahead blues violin and vocal performance of "Directly From My Heart to You".

The CD version of the album features different versions of "Didja Get Any Onya?" and "Prelude to the Afternoon of a Sexually Aroused Gas Mask", which featured music edited out of the LP versions. Some of this extra music was used as the backing track for "The Blimp" on the Captain Beefheart album Trout Mask Replica, produced by Frank Zappa.

Burnt Weeny Sandwich and Weasels Ripped My Flesh were also reissued together on vinyl as 2 Originals of the Mothers of Invention, with the original covers used as the left and right sides of the inner spread, and the front cover depicting a pistol shooting toothpaste onto a toothbrush.


  1. Didja Get Any Onya
  2. Directly From My Heart To You
  3. Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Sexually Aroused Gas Mask
  4. Toads Of The Short Forest
  5. Get A Little
  6. Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
  7. Dwarf Nebula Processional March/Dwarf Nebula
  8. Oh No
  9. Orange County Lumber Truck
  10. Weasels Ripped My Flesh
  11. Charles Ives


Frank Zappa - Burnt Weeny Sandwich - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 22:37


Burnt Weeny Sandwich is an album by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention, released in 1970 (see 1970 in music).

The album was essentially a "posthumous" Mothers release having been released after Frank Zappa dissolved the band. Presumably a favorite musician of Zappa's, the versatile Ian Underwood's contributions are significant on this album. The album, like its counterpart Weasels Ripped My Flesh, comprises tracks from the Mothers vault that were not previously released. Whereas Weasels mostly showcases the Mothers in a live setting, much of Burnt Weeny Sandwich features studio work and structured Zappa compositions, like the centerpiece of the album, "The Little House I Used To Live In," which consists of several movements and employs compound meters such as 11/8. And when the 11/8 beat is played, the melody on top of that is in 10/8.

The album's rather unusual title, Frank would later say in an interview, comes from an actual snack that Frank enjoyed eating, consisting of a burnt Hebrew National hot dog sandwiched between two pieces of bread with mustard. It could also refer to the "sandwiching" of Zappa's ambitious and complex works between two innocuous doo-wop covers, as well as the "sandwiching" an alternating pattern of Igor's Boogie to Holiday In Berlin (Phase I, Overture to..., Phase II, Full-Blown).

Burnt Weeny Sandwich and Weasels Ripped My Flesh were also reissued together on vinyl as 2 Originals of the Mothers of Invention, with the original covers used as the left and right sides of the inner spread, and the front cover depicting a pistol shooting toothpaste onto a toothbrush.

Igor's Boogie is a reference to a major Zappa influence, composer Igor Stravinsky.


Igor's Boogie Phase One
Overture To A Holiday In Berlin
Burnt Weeny Sandwich
Igor's Boogie Phase Two
Holiday In Berlin Full Blown
Aybe Sea
Little House I Used To Live In


Frank Zappa - Freak Out! - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 22:31


Freak Out! is the debut album by American experimental rock band The Mothers of Invention, released June 27, 1966 on Verve Records. Though often cited as one of rock music's first concept albums, the real unifying theme of the album is not musical, but a satirical attitude based on frontman Frank Zappa's unique perception of American pop culture. It was also one of the earliest double albums in the history of rock music.

The album was produced by Tom Wilson, who signed The Mothers, formerly a bar band called the Soul Giants, to a record deal in the belief that they were a white blues band. The album features vocalist Ray Collins, along with bass player Roy Estrada, drummer Jimmy Carl Black and guitar player Elliot Ingber, who would later join Captain Beefheart's Magic Band[ under the name Winged Eel Fingerling.

The band's original repertoire consisted entirely of cover songs. When Zappa joined the band, he not only changed their name but also expanded its music to include a wide range of original material. The musical content of Freak Out! ranges from rhythm and blues, doo-wop and standard blues-influenced rock to orchestral arrangements and avant-garde sound collages. Although the album was initially poorly received in the United States, it was a success in Europe. It gained a cult following in America, where it continued to sell in substantial quantities until it was prematurely discontinued in the early 1970s.

The album influenced the production of The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.In 1999, it was honored with theGrammy Hall of Fame Award, and in 2003, Rolling Stone500 Greatest Albums of All Time.[7] In 2006, The MOFO Project/Object, an audio documentary on the making of the album, was released in honor of its 40th anniversary.


  1. Hungry Freaks Daddy
  2. I Ain't Got No Heart
  3. Who Are The Brain Police
  4. Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder
  5. Motherly Love
  6. How Could I Be Such A Fool
  7. Wowie Zowie
  8. You Didn't Try To Call Me
  9. Any Way The Wind Blows
  10. I'm Not Satisfied
  11. You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here
  12. Trouble Everyday
  13. Help I'm A Rock
  14. It Can't Happen Here


Frank Zappa - Sheik Yerbouti - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 22:17


Sheik Yerbouti is a double vinyl album by Frank Zappa featuring material recorded in 1977 and 1978. It was first released on March 3, 1979 (see 1979 in music) as the first release on Zappa Records. It was re-issued on compact disc by Rykodisc on May 9, 1995 (see 1995 in music). The title is a play on words; Zappa appears on the cover in character in Arab headdress, and the name, meant to resemble an Arabic transcription, is pronounced like the title of KC and the Sunshine Band's 1976 disco hit "Shake Your Booty".

Sheik Yerbouti represented a major turning point in Zappa's career. The first album to be released on his own eponymous label after his departure from Warner Bros. Records, it emphasized the comedic aspect of his lyrics more than ever before, beginning a period of increased record sales and mainstream media attention.

The album featured more of Zappa's satirical and otherwise humorous or offensive material. "I Have Been in You" pokes fun at Peter Frampton's 1977 hit "I'm in You" while maintaining a sexually driven structure. "Dancin' Fool", a Grammy nominee, became a popular disco hit despite its obvious parodical reflection of disco music. "Flakes" includes a parody of Bob Dylan. "Jewish Princess", a humorous look at Jewish stereotyping, attracted attention from the Anti-Defamation League, to which Zappa denied an apology, arguing: "Well, I didn't make up the idea of a Jewish Princess. They exist, so I wrote a song about them".

Some of Zappa's solos from the album began life as improvisations from Zappa's earlier work. "Rat Tomago" was edited from a performance of "The Torture Never Stops", which originally appeared on Zoot Allures; "The Sheik Yerbouti Tango" likewise from a live "Little House I Used to Live In", originally a Burnt Weeny Sandwich track. The song "City of Tiny Lites" featured an animation video made by Bruce Bickford which featured on the Old Grey Whistle Test.

Most of the basic tracks were recorded live, then extensively overdubbed in the studio. "Rat Tomago" is bookended by two brief pieces of musique concrète, constructed of studio dialogue, sound effects, and assorted musical fragments. In making "Rubber Shirt," Zappa combined a track of Terry Bozzio playing drums in one musical setting with one of Patrick O'Hearn playing bass in another, and totally different, musical setting. The tracks differed in time signature and in tempo. Zappa referred to this technique as xenochrony. Nearly every song on the album features numerous overdubs.


  1. I Have Been In You
  2. Flakes
  3. Broken Hearts Are For *******s
  4. I'm So Cute
  5. Jones Crusher
  6. Whatever Happened To All The Fun In The World
  7. Rat Tomago
  8. We Gotta Get Into Something Real
  9. Bobby Brown
  10. Rubber Shirt
  11. 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


Frank Zappa - Fillmore East - June 1971 - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:59


Fillmore East – June 1971 is a live album by The Mothers, released in 1971.

This was a live concept-like album. It was a quick peek behind the curtain of the life of a rock band on the road as narrated by Frank Zappa, and contains many thematic elements that, due to time and budget constraints, couldn't be included on the similar movie 200 Motels. The most famous part of the album is "The Mud Shark", a telling of a story told to Mother Don Preston by some members of Vanilla Fudge about a hotel (the Edgewater Inn) where guests could fish from their rooms (see Shark episode). In the tale, a mud shark is caught by one of the members of Vanilla Fudge or its crew and, when combined with a groupie and a movie camera, depravity ensues.

Frank Zappa at the Fillmore East, June 5, 1971, during recording of the album

Frank and the Mothers then portray stereotypically egotistical members of a rock band "negotiating" with a groupie and her girlfriends for a quick roll in the hay. The girls are insulted that the band thinks they are groupies and that they would sleep with the band just because they are musicians. They have standards; they will only have sex with a guy in a group with a "big, hit single in the charts – with a bullet!" and a "dick that’s a monster." In "Bwana Dik", singer Howard Kaylan assures the girls that he is endowed beyond their "wildest Clearasil-spattered fantasies." And, not to be put off by the standards of these groupies, the band sings the girls the Turtles (of which Kaylan, Volman, and Pons had been members) hit "Happy Together", to give them their "bullet". The album ends with an encore excerpt including both Zappa's familiar "Peaches en Regalia" and what was possibly his most successful early-rock and roll pastiche, "Tears Begin to Fall" (also issued as a single).

When this album was reissued on compact disc by Rykodisc, "Willie the Pimp, Pt. 2" was omitted from the track line-up. It has yet to appear on a legitimate digital release.

John Lennon used a copy of the cover (adding his own red-inked credits to the album's black-ink handwritten ones) to provide liner notes for Live Jam, a bonus disc included with Some Time in New York City, which included a June 1971 Fillmore East performance of Zappa and The Mothers with Lennon and Yoko Ono.


  1. Little House I Used to Live In
  2. Mud Shark
  3. What Kind of Girl Do You Think We Are?
  4. Bwana Dik
  5. Latex Solar Beef
  6. Willie the Pimp
  7. Do You Like My New Car?
  8. Happy Together
  9. Lonesome Electric Turkey
  10. Peaches en Regalia
  11. Tears Began to Fall


Frank Zappa - Uncle Meat - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:55


Uncle Meat, released in 1969, is the soundtrack to The Mothers of Invention's long-delayed film of the same name; the front cover, designed by Cal Schenkel, included the words "(Most of the Music from the Mother's [sic] Movie of the Same Name Which We Haven't Got Enough Money to Finish Yet)". The film was released straight to video in 1987.

Uncle Meat marked an evolution in frontman Frank Zappa's career, moving further into jazz and classical music—as Zappa saw them. It also contains half-mocking, half-homage elements of doo-wop, blues, rock and roll, and sound clips from the movie. The album is united by its dreamy melodies, stream of consciousness lyrics (many about places and events in suburban LA teenagers' lives), and a set of musical themes and subthemes and variations idiomatic of film soundtracks. It also features Suzy Creamcheese.

The CD version was released in 1987, and contained a new song, "Tengo Na Minchia Tanta" (meaning "I've Got a Big Cock" in Sicilian), sung in Italian by Massimo Bassoli, and nearly 40 minutes' worth of sound-bites from the movie. However, many fans have resented these additions, since "Tengo Na Minchia Tanta" was recorded in an entirely different time period, and the movie soundbites are considered by some to be superfluous to the listening tracks. Additionally, their additions force the reissue to use two discs, when the album in its original form could fit on just one disc. Many fans refer to these so-called bonuses as "penalty tracks."


  1. Uncle Meat
  2. Uncle Meat Film Excerpt Part 1
  3. The Voices Of Cheese
  4. Tengo Na Minchia Tanta
  5. Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution
  6. Uncle Meat Film Excerpt Part II
  7. Zolar Czakl
  8. King Kong Itself
  9. Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague
  10. King Kong II
  11. The Legend Of The Golden Arches
  12. King Kong III
  13. Louie Louie
  14. King Kong IV
  15. The Dog Breath Variations
  16. King Kong V
  17. Sleeping In A Jar
  18. King Kong VI
  19. Our Bizarre Relationship
  20. The Uncle Meat Variations
  21. Electric Aunt Jemima
  22. Prelude To King Kong
  23. God Bless America
  24. A Pound For A Brown On The Bus
  25. Ian Underwood Whips It Out
  26. Mr. Green Genes
  27. We Can Shoot You
  28. If We'd All Been Living In California...
  29. The Air
  30. Project X
  31. Cruising For Burgers


Frank Zappa - Grand Wazoo - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:52






  1. Grand Wazoo
  2. For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch Hikers)
  3. Cletus Awreetus Awrightus
  4. Eat That Question
  5. Blessed Relief





Frank Zappa - Joe's Garage - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:32


Joe's Garage: Acts I, II & III is a 1979 rock opera by Frank Zappa. The album features Ike Willis as the voice of "Joe", a stereotypical garage band youth who unwittingly journeys through the miasma of the music business. Zappa provides the voice of the "Central Scrutinizer" character—a mechanical voice which narrates the story and haunts Joe's psyche with McCarthyistic 50s-era discouragement and "scrutiny."

The album was originally issued in two parts, the first part being a single LP of Act I, and the second part being a double-LP set of Acts II & III. All three acts were later issued together as a box set, and on compact disc as a double-CD. The major themes of the story include groupie migration, mockery of Scientology, appliance fetishism, garage bands, and above all censorship of music as an artform (eerily predicting the formation of the PMRC).

Joe's Garage is particularly noteworthy for its extensive use of Zappa's xenochrony technique, in which guitar solos from older, completely unrelated recordings were extracted and overdubbed onto new songs. With the exception of "Watermelon in Easter Hay" and "Crew Slut", all Zappa's solos on the album were constructed in this way.

  1. The Central Scrutinizer
  2. Joe's Garage
  3. Catholic Girls
  4. Crew Slut
  5. Fembot In A Wet T-Shirt
  6. On The Bus
  7. Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?
  8. Lucille Has Messed My Mind Up
  9. Scrutinizer Of Postlude
  10. A Token Of My Extreme
  11. Stick It Out
  12. Sy Borg
  13. Dong Work For Yuda
  14. Keep It Greasy
  15. Outside Now
  16. He Used To Cut The Grass
  17. Packard Goose
  18. Watermelon In East Hay
  19. A Little Green Rosetta


Frank Zappa - Hot Rats - 320 kbps

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:19


Hot Rats is the second solo album by Frank Zappa. It was released in October 1969. The album consists of six songs, five of which are instrumental (the song "Willie the Pimp" features a short vocal by Captain Beefheart). It was Zappa's first recording project after the dissolution of the original Mothers of Invention. Because it focuses on long instrumental jazz-like compositions with extensive soloing, the music sounds very different than earlier Zappa albums which featured short songs with satirical vocal performances. It features none of the Mothers, save Ian Underwood, who was also the primary collaborator and sideman. In his original sleeve notes Zappa described the album as "a movie for your ears."

This was the first Frank Zappa album recorded on 16-track equipment and one of the first of such 16-track recordings released to the public. Recording machines with 16 individual tracks allow for much more flexibility in multi-tracking and overdubbing than the 4 and 8-track tape recorders that were standard in 1969. While Zappa was recording Hot Rats in Los Angeles, The Beatles were working on their Abbey Road album at EMI's soon to be famous Abbey Road Studios in London. By comparison, The Beatles were limited to 8-track technology. Hot Rats still stands out as one of Zappa's greatest musical and technological achievements.


  1. Peaches En Regalia
  2. Willie The Pimp
  3. Son Of Mr. Green Genes
  4. Little Umbrellas
  5. The Gumbo Variations
  6. It Must Be A Camel


Frank Zappa - Over-Nite Sensation - 320 kpbs

Frank Zappa — Autor renovcevic @ 21:15


Over-Nite Sensation is an album by Frank Zappa, released in 1973 (see 1973 in music). It was recorded in March – June 1973 at these studios: Bolic Sound in Inglewood, Whitney, in Glendale, and Paramount in Los Angeles. The album was released in both the 2-channel stereoquadraphonic formats. and 4-channel

The album is considered a turning point in Zappa's career, since its approach to music is very different from what he had done before. It was a more accessible sound - his first album to go gold - with a series of relatively straightforward songs, though not without Zappa's typical musical challenges. Zappa manages to craft in 3-to-6-minute structures complicated progressive jazz-rock arrangements, as well as some funk and other styles. The lyrics tend toward parody, being either about sex ("Dirty Love", "Camarillo Brillo", "Zomby Woof" and the paradigmatic example of "Dinah-Moe Humm") or social commentary ("I'm the Slime", a bash on TV programming) and others ("Fifty-Fifty", "Montana").

Over-Nite Sensation and the following album Apostrophe ('), recorded with the same group of musicians, are the subject of a Classic Albums series documentary from Eagle Rock Entertainment, released on DVD May 1, 2007.


  1. Camarillo Brillo
  2. I'm The Slime
  3. Dirty Love
  4. Fifty-Fifty
  5. Zombie Woof
  6. Dinah-Moe Humm
  7. Montana



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