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Frank ZappaI Don't Wanna Get Drafted/Ancient Armaments ... 12-inch
Zappa (Canada), 1980. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $9.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Frank ZappaMan From Utopia ... LP
Barking Pumpkin, 1983. Very Good+ ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaStudio Tan ... LP
DiscReet, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Frank Zappa/MothersRoxy & Elsewhere ... LP
DiscReet, 1974. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
"Mostly" live genius from Frank Zappa and the Mothers Of Invention – recorded at The Roxy with some studio additions – and the players include George Duke, Tom Fowler, Ruth Underwood, Walt Fowler, Ralph Humphrey and the other great players from this peak period! It's astonishing stuff – and as strong of a mix of the tightly rock-centric and exploratory/hard fusiony sides of Zappa as you could hope for – shoot, even the stage banter is priceless! Includes "Penguin In Bondage", "Pygmy Twylyte", "Village Of The Sun", "Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?", "More Trouble Everyday" and "Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church)" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionBurnt Weeny Sandwich ... LP
Reprise, 1970. Very Good- Gatefold ... $16.99
A burnt weeny sandwich from Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention – and a record that shows just how far they'd come in just a few short years! In a way, the record feels almost like a summation of all the best ideas that Frank had come up with in the studio – some serious musical compositions, mixed with pop music parody, and still a touch of that sharper wit from the initial records – yet all delivered with a dexterity that nobody would have expected from The Mothers at the start! And if anything, there's almost more care and sensitivity here at times – especially on some of the piano parts – showing that Zappa's way more than just a freak letting his flag fly – and has plenty of ears for sounds that go way beyond his scene. Titles include "WPLJ", "Igor's Boogie", "Aybe Sea", "Holiday In Berlin Full Blown", "Valarie", and "The Little House I Used To Live In". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Bizarre pressing.)

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Mothers (Frank Zappa)Just Another Band From LA ... LP
Reprise, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $18.99
A key record in showcasing Frank Zappa's blend of complicated compositions and all-out jamming – that mix of hard rock and serious songwriting that would direct his energy for most of the 70s – yet still pretty darn raw at this point! The album's a live one – with some of the same great spontaneous energy of the Fillmore set, but even less silliness – even amidst the album's longer songs and weirdass lyrics! The set begins with the extended "Billy The Mountain" – definitely a journey in music – then rolls into "Call Any Vegetable", "Eddie Are You Kidding", "Magdalena", and "Dog Breath". LP, Vinyl record album

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Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Freak Out ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A fabulous furry freak out from Frank Zappa – the start of a legendary run in the late 60s – and a record that is still as mindblowing now as it was all those many years back! There's a deadpan quality to the vocals that's unlike anything other groups were trying for at the time – a snotty aspect that's often forgotten amidst all the celebrations of Zappa's hippiedom, but which really makes the record stand out from the pack – giving it a kind of darkness that's a wonderful change from some of the too-earnest psych or folk rock elements of the period. Music is great too – and a lot more simple than in later years – a really tight blend of garage and psych that furthers the almost punky quality of the record. Titles include "The Return Of The Son Of Monster Magnet", "Motherly Love", "I Ain't Got No Heart", "Hungry Freaks Daddy", "Wowie Zowie", "You Didn't Try To Call Me", "Any Way The Wind Blows", and "I'm Not Satisfied". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing. Cover has some ringwear, and a bit of waviness due to moisture in the bottom left corner.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Mothermania – The Best Of The Mothers ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Frank Zappa/LA PhilharmonicOverture From 200 Motels (colored vinyl) (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
Zappa, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Around April 18, 2015
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Sunday, 4/19/15. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Record Store Day. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, the day after Record Store Day, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Frank ZappaJoe's Garage Act 1 ... LP
Zappa, 1979. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Wet T Shirt Nite", "Toad O Line", "Why Does It Hurt When I Pee", and "Joe's Garage". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaJoe's Garage Acts 2 & 3 ... LP
Zappa, 1979. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cut corner & some light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaThem Or Us ... CD
Ryko, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaZoot Allures ... LP
Warner, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)We're Only In It For The Money ... LP
Verve, 1968. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An early masterpiece from Frank Zappa – one of those records that looks like it's going to be a big ol' mess when you first see the cover – but which turns out to be a carefully calculated act of madness in the end! The Mothers have all their freeform freaky brilliance intact here – still some of the snide edges of the early years, but also really learning their craft as well – and stretching out under Zappa's direction into a pastiche of songs that explore the anxieties and inanities of late 60s America! Frank produced the whole thing with an approach that others wouldn't reach for years – shifting styles, instrumentation, and sound sources with effortless ease – over tracks that include "Hot Poop", "The Idiot Bastard", "Lonely Little Girl", "Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance", "Harry You're A Beast", "Mom & Dad", "Who Needs The Peace Corps", and "Flower Punk". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, missing the insert. Cover has some ring & edge wear, with some moisture stains.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaHot Rats ... LP
Bizarre, 1969. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of those records that should be an insane dark mess, given the look of the cover – but which turns out to be a surprisingly well put-together effort all the way through! Zappa does a great job of hiding behind his hair here – never acting with the pomp that a pop genius like him could easily have enacted – and instead passing off the record as if it's just another freakout – despite the fact that the arrangements are some of his tightest, most focused, and downright groovy so far! There's plenty of key musical help to make the whole thing come out right – including bass from Shuggie Otis, guitar from Captain Beefheart, violin from Jean-Luc Ponty, drums from Paul Humphrey, and bass from Max Bennett – all players who really live up to the musical complexity of Zappa's compositions – often with a pre-fusion vibe that's almost unexpected. Titles include "Willie The Pimp", "Son Of Mr Green Grass", "The Gumbo Variations", "It Must Be A Camel", "Peaches In Regalia", and "Little Umbrellas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bizzare pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of InventionOne Size Fits All ... LP
DiscReet, 1975. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Frank Zappa's got some fantastic fusion touches on this sweet little set from the 70s – thanks to keyboards and a bit of vocals from George Duke, heavy drums from Chester Thompson, and even some brief help from Johnny Guitar Watson! The set's still got a very Zappa-esque feel, but it's clear he's also letting Duke stretch his wings a bit too as there's parts of the record that almost echo the style of some of George's more far-out recordings for MPS. The balance is great – and one that makes the album a lot more soulful at points than we're used to hearing from Zappa. Titles include "Florentine Pogen", "Can't Afford No Shoes", "Inca Roads", "Po-Jama People", "Evelyn A Modified Dog", and "San Ber'Dino". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionAbsolutely Free ... LP
Verve, 1967. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the most mindblowing pop culture pastiches of the 60s – a record that's as absolutely mad as it is absolutely free – and proof that a whole new generation of musicians like Zappa were using the studio like an instrument itself! This is work that could have never existed away from record – as the mix of sounds, moods, and music comes together with a maddening frenzy – hardly the languid speed you'd expect from the early years of hippiedom – and instead, an inspirational stream of styles and ideas delivered with trademark Zappa dexterity and wit! The album's divided into two long passages – "Absolutely Free" and "The MOI American Pageant" – with tracks that include "Plastic People", "Amnesia Vivace", "The Duke Regains His Chops", "America Drinks & Goes Home", "Son Of Suzy Creamcheese", "Status Back Baby", and "The Duke Of Prunes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has splitting on the spine & seams and some wear.)
 
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✨✧ Michel Choquette, edSomeday Funnies (hardcover) ... Book
Abrams Comic Arts, 2011. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing project, with amazing results – a set of separate comics all about the 60s – drawn by some of the hippest talents of both that generation, and the 70s as well! The project was begun many years ago by Michael Choquette – who contacted creators as diverse as William S Burroughs, Jack Kirby, Frank Zappa, Wally Wood, Pete Townshend, Walt Simonson, Denny O'Neil, Harvey Kurtzman, Tuli Kupferberg, Sergio Aragones, Kim Deitch, Will Eisner, Russ Heath, Archie Goodman, Harlan Ellison, and many others – all of whom combined in these really unique ways to create oversized comic strips that feel like they've fallen out of some weird hippie version of a Sunday comics section from the newspaper! The project features 169 different talents in all – with 129 different strips as a result – all presented here in full color, with the oversized feel of a newspaper – but in a lavish hardcover volume. Someday Funnies was unpublished in this full format for years, but finally gets its due – in this heavy book that runs for over 212 pages – complete with a great forward by Jeet Heer. Book

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✨✧ Jean-Luc Ponty with George DukeLive In Los Angeles (aka Jean-Luc Ponty Experience With The George Duke Trio) ... LP
Liberty/Sunset (UK), 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
A better album than you'd expect – without any of the too-familiar modes of either players' later albums! At the time of this set, George Duke and Jean-Luc Ponty were both playing with Frank Zappa – but they're breaking out of the hippie weirdness here to get a bit more serious – working through some long, extended modal grooves that rank with the best MPS work by either player – especially their early recordings! Duke's on electric piano, ringing out in a weird spacey sound, and Ponty's violin is mostly restrained, used to cast waves of sound over the top of the tracks, in a way that works well with Duke's soulful resonant approach. Titles include "Foosh", "Cantaloupe Island", and "Starlight Starbright". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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