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✨✧ Zapp & RogerAll The Greatest Hits (180 gram neon half & half colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner/Reprise, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... On June 18, 2021
The true heroes of mainstream funk in the early 80s – the legendary Roger Troutman and Zapp – key heirs to the sounds of P-Funk in the 70s, with a groove that stretched all the way from their native Ohio to make a huge impact in LA! This collection features most of the group's key tracks from their Warner albums of the early 80s, plus some added remixes done in 1993 for the package – and together, the combination of styles helped to make this a record that's sold as well as any of the original albums in the group's catalog! Titles include "More Bounce To The Ounce", "Be Alright", "Do It Roger", "Doo Wa Ditty (Blow That Thing)", "So Ruff So Tuff", "Dance Floor", "Heartbreaker (parts 1 & 2)", "Slow & Easy", "Mega Medley", and "Computer Love" – plus 1993 remixes of "Midnight Hour", "Curiosity", and "Night & Day". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ George ClintonBest Of George Clinton ... CD
Capitol, Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A selection of tracks pulled from Clinton's early 80s records for Capitol – post Parliament/Funkadelic offerings that were actually surprisingly successful at the time, and which have a Zapp-like approach to funk that's kept them bubbling with the old school crowd. Titles include "Atomic Dog", "R&B Skeletons In The Closet", "Do Fries Go With That Shake", "Hey Good Lookin", "Nubian Nut", and "Double Uh Oh". CD
(Out of print.)

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Roger (Roger Troutman)Saga Continues ... LP
Warner, 1984. Very Good ... $6.99
Crisply popping grooves from Roger – a great solo record from the voice of Zapp! The Saga Continues finds Roger still rocking his trademark effects laden vocals and vamping guitar work into the middle of the decade – with even tighter syncopated percussion, funky keys, and sharp synth bursts – sailing in a killer groove throughout! Roger produced the record along with Larry Troutman – and they bring in Maceo Parker for a horn solo and Ohio Player Billy Beck for keyboards as well! Tracks include a vocoder funk reading of Wilson Pickett's "Midnight Hour", plus "In The Mix", "Play Your Guitar Brother Roger", "The Break Song", "I Keep Trying", "Bucket Of Blood", "T C Song", and "Girl Cut It Out". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a small rip on the back opening – less than an inch.)

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✨✧ Graham Central StationMirror ... LP
Warner, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Larry Graham and crew are definitely going for a fuller sound on this set – starting off the record with a funky marching band, in Tusk-like fashion – then rolling into some bass-heavy funk that tops even their previous records for tightness! The groove is a key element in the growth of west coast funk in the 70s – bass in the lead, but keyboards percolating in all over the place, in a style that's almost got touches of jazz – and which sets the stage for many of the Zapp-sounding projects of the future. Titles include "Love", "Mirror", "Entrow", "Do Yah", "Save Me", and "I Got A Reason". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, light surface wear, and a bent corner at the top left.)
 
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Ruben & The Jets (Frank Zappa)Cruising With Ruben & The Jets ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $11.99
Frank Zappa's amazing tribute to the sounds of LA that inspired him in his youth – not just the early rock and roll of the late 50s, but the way the music was picked up and given a home by the scene in East LA! There's a surprising amount of nascent soul elements in the music here – especially the early harmony groups, who Frank's clearly paying tribute to with The Jets – sometimes dealing with subject matter that goes way beyond what most of those groups would have touched – but other times, right in line with the most heartfelt sounds of the 60s! Titles include "Deseri", "How Could I Be Such A Fool", "Cheap Thrills", "No No No", "Anyway The Wind Blows", "Stuff Up The Cracks", and "Jelly Roll Gum Drop". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Vinyl has a small mark that clicks on "Cheap Thrills" and "Love Of My Life". Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole.)

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Frank Zappa200 Motels ... LP
United Artists, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, a cut corner and 3-inch seam splits on the top seams.)

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Frank ZappaChunga's Revenge ... LP
Bizarre/Reprise, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most jamming Zappa albums from the early days – a set that's still got some of Frank's complicated musical leanings in play – but which features interpretation by a smoking group who no doubt helped the great one reach a much larger audience! George Duke plays lots of organ and heavy keyboards – and other players include Aynsley Dunbar on drums, giving the whole thing a great punch at the bottom – plus Mothers luminary Ian Underwood on more keyboards and electric alto sax, Jeff Simmons and Max Bennett on bass, and Frank himself on some mighty amazing guitar! Titles include "The Clap", "Chunga's Revenge", "Tell Me You Love Me", "The Nancy & Mary Music", "Twenty Small Cigars", and "Would You Go All The Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bizarre pressing. Cover has surface wear and some stains and waviness at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaHot Rats ... LP
Bizarre, 1969. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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, the inimitable voice Captain Beefheart, on the cassic "Willie The Pimp", 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. Other titles include "Son Of Mr Green Grass", "The Gumbo Variations", "It Must Be A Camel", "Peaches In Regalia", and "Little Umbrellas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, aging, and a small center split on the bottom seam.)
Also available Hot Rats (180 gram pink vinyl pressing) ... LP 24.99

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Frank ZappaHot Rats (180 gram pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Bizarre/Zappa, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 29.99
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, the inimitable voice Captain Beefheart, on the cassic "Willie The Pimp", 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. Other titles include "Son Of Mr Green Grass", "The Gumbo Variations", "It Must Be A Camel", "Peaches In Regalia", and "Little Umbrellas". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition translucent pink colored heavyweight vinyl!)

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Frank ZappaI Don't Wanna Get Drafted/Ancient Armaments ... 7-inch
Zappa, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Frank ZappaJoe's Garage Act 1 ... LP
Zappa, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
Titles include "Wet T Shirt Nite", "Toad O Line", "Why Does It Hurt When I Pee", and "Joe's Garage". LP, Vinyl record album
(With fully intact booklet.)

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Frank ZappaJoe's Garage Acts 2 & 3 ... LP
Zappa, 1979. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent a bit at the top right, in great shape otherwise with fully intact booklet and minimal wear.)

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Frank ZappaSheik Yerbouti ... CD
Ryko, 1979. Used ... $6.99
Titles include "Rat Tomato", "I Have Been In You", "Flakes", "I'm So Cute", "Jones Crusher", "Dancin Fool", "Baby Snakes", "Bobby Brown Goes Down", and "Rubber Shirt". CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank ZappaSheik Yerbouti ... LP
DiscReet, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Rat Tomato", "I Have Been In You", "Flakes", "I'm So Cute", "Jones Crusher", "Dancin Fool", "Baby Snakes", "Bobby Brown Goes Down", and "Rubber Shirt". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Sheik Yerbouti ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Frank ZappaShip Arriving Too Late To Save A Drowning Witch ... LP
Barking Pumpkin, 1982. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Features the classic "Valley Girl" – plus "Drowning Witch", "Teen Age Prostitute", and "I Come From Nowhere". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top seam, some surface wear, discoloration along the top seam and opening, and some peeled spots on back.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaSleep Dirt ... LP
DiscReet, 1979. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and is bent a bit around the edges.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaTinseltown Rebellion ... LP
Barking Pumpkin, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover is lightly bent at the bottom right corner.)

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Frank ZappaWe're Only In It For The Money ... CD
Ryko, 1968. Used ... $7.99
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". CD

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Frank ZappaYou Can't Do That On Stage Anymore (Sampler) (180 gram red & yellow vinyl pressing) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Ryko, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $38.99
A special vinyl sampler from Frank Zappa – intended to point the way towards the big run of releases that would soon come on CD under the same title! The set brings together some of the best of that enterprise – and features live performances from 1969 through 1984 – all mastered by Bernie Grundman, with sound that really made most of the Zappa bootlegs on the market obsolete! Titles include "The Florida Airport Tape", "Sharleena", "Nanook Rubs It", "The Evil Prince", "You Call That Music", "King Kong", "Dickie's Such An Asshole", "Cosmic Debris", "Montana", "The Torture Never Stops", and "Plastic People". New version remastered again by Bernie Grundman! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited transparent yellow & red heavyweight vinyl – pressed by Pallas!)

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Frank Zappa & The MothersOver-Nite Sensation ... LP
DiscReet, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $16.99
One of Frank Zappa's biggest-selling albums of the early 70s and it's also one of his best ever! Over-Nite Sensation finds Zappa's leftfield weirdness and sly social satire at play within adventurous, but accessible arrangements. It's got some early fusiony rock bits paired with heavy drums and muscular rock riffs – and it's a hell of a great sound! The songs themselves are sharp here, too. If forced to make a list of favorite Zappa songs, it'd certainly include "Camarillo Brillo", which kicks this record off – and other titles include "I'm The Slime", "Montana", "Dinah-Moe Humm", "Zomby Woof", and "Dirty Love". Features keyboards from George Duke and violin from Jean Luc Ponty – plus horns by Ian Underwood, Sal Marquez, Tom Fowler and Bruce Fowler – plus percussion by Ruth Underwood and amazing drums by Ralph Humphrey. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a trace of a price sticker and some light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of InventionMothers 1970 (4CD set) ... CD
Zappa, 1970. New Copy 4CD ... $53.99 59.99
A mindblowing treat for anyone even remotely interested in the music of Frank Zappa – as this box set brings together 70 unreleased tracks by a group that was one of Zappa's coolest ever – the 1970 version of the Mothers, with George Duke on a variety of cool keyboards, Ian Underwood on organ and more keyboards, Aynsley Dunbar on drums, Jeff Simmons on bass, Mark Volman on percussion, and both Volman and Howard Kaylan on added vocals! The tunes are a mix of studio tracks recorded live at Trident Studios in June of 1970, plus more live material recorded at a variety of summer shows in that year, and a few more tour recordings too – all brought together to showcase a razor-sharp group of artists who were perfectly tuned to the workings of Zappa's ever-expansive creative mind at the time. The box features unusual tunes, unusual versions of familiar tunes, and lots more gems – and comes with a booklet and button too! CD

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Frank Zappa/John FrizzellZappa – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (3CD set) ... CD
Zappa, Late 60s/1970s/2021. New Copy 3CD ... $36.99 39.99
A huge package of Frank Zappa music, packed with classics, unreleased tracks, and selections from the score to the well-done documentary on Frank's life and music by Alex Winter! The first 2CDs feature all Zappa music – including some never-issued tracks pulled from Frank's vaults, mixed with other key cuts that really illustrate his genius – titles that include "The Black Page 1 (piano version)", "Call Any Vegetable (excerpts)", "Happy Together", "Scumbag", "You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here", "Any Way The Wind Blows", "Motherly Love", "Mother People", "Firebird Suite Finale", "Road Ladies", "FZ On Varese", "Agency Man (studio version)", "G Spot Tornado", "Fembot In A Whet T-Shirt", "Mo's Vacation", and "Valley Girl" – plus related cuts "No Longer Umpire" by Alice Cooper, "The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes" by The GTOs, and "Every Time I See You" by The Heartbreakers. CD3 features the whole new score for the film, including bits from the film – composed by John Frizzell with help from Nick Cimity and Davit Stal. Also includes more Zappa cuts that include "Watermelon In Easter Hay (live)", "Get Whitey", "Nap Time", "Overture", and "Envelopes (1983 original vinyl mix)". CD

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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 some ring and edge wear.)

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Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionAbsolutely Free (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Reprise/Ryko, 1967. Used ... $6.99
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". CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank Zappa/Mothers Of InventionBurnt Weeny Sandwich ... LP
Bizarre/Reprise, 1970. Very Good- Gatefold ... $19.99
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
(Blue label pressing.)

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Mothers (Frank Zappa)Just Another Band From LA ... LP
Bizarre, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Original blue label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Freak Out ... CD
Ryko, 1966. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A fabulous furry freakout 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". CD
(Out of print.)

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Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Mothermania – The Best Of The Mothers ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover surface wear, and some staining on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaApostrophe ... LP
DiscReet, 1975. Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features George Duke on keyboards, Jean-Luc Ponty on violin, and Jack Bruce on bass – and titles include Frank's classic "Don't Eat The Yellow Snow" – plus "Nanook Rubs It", "Father O'Blivion", "Cosmik Debris", "Exentrifugal Forz", "Stink Foot", and "Apostrophe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaHot Rats ... CD
Ryko, 1969. Used ... Temporarily 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, the inimitable voice Captain Beefheart, on the cassic "Willie The Pimp", 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. Other titles include "Son Of Mr Green Grass", "The Gumbo Variations", "It Must Be A Camel", "Peaches In Regalia", and "Little Umbrellas". CD
Also available Hot Rats (180 gram pink vinyl pressing) ... LP 24.99

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✨✧ Frank ZappaWaka/Jawaka ... LP
Bizarre/Reprise, 1972. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful stuff from Frank Zappa – a set that still has all the freak-out feel of the early years, yet which also shows a real maturation in his arrangement styles as well! The instrumentation is fantastic – not just great guitar from Frank, but heavy keyboards from George Duke, slide guitar from Tony Duran, raw drums from Aynsley Dunbar, and even some great horn arrangements that bring in a jazzy undercurrent that's mighty nice – almost grounding the free-form energy of the band's impulses with a sophisticated groove that really makes you take them seriously! Titles include the side-long "Big Swifty" – plus "Waka/Jawaka", "Your Mouth", and "It Might Be A One Shot Deal". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label Reprise pressing. Cover has light wear and some wrinkling at the bottom left corner.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaYou Are What You Is ... LP
Barking Pumpkin, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaZappa In New York ... LP
DiscReet, 1977. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Frank Zappa live in the 70s – working with a surprisingly hip large ensemble, with all the sharp changes and unusual moments of his classic studio albums! Like some of Zappa's other concert performances, there's an approach that steps a few years back – clearly to please the group coming to hear their favorites, but in a way that also offers up a nice sharpening-up of the music too – especially given that the whole thing's happening live on stage! There's some great jazz help here – horns from The Brecker Brothers, Lou Marini, Ronnie Cuber, and Tom Malone – plus wonderful vibes from Dave Samuels and keyboards from Eddie Jobson – and even a bit of narration from Don Pardo. Titles include "I'm The Slime", "Titties & Beer", "Cruisin For Burgers", "The Illinois Enema Bandit", "Punky's Whips", "Big Leg Emma", and "Sofa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Censored version – without "Punky's Whips". Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of InventionOne Size Fits All ... LP
DiscReet, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily 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 some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Mothers (Frank Zappa)Fillmore East – June 1971 ... CD
Ryko, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Frank Zappa & The Mothers, live at the Fillmore East – showing the world they've got plenty of greatness to offer away from the studio! The band here is super-tight – with the ferocity of Chunga's Revenge, but still enough room between the jamming for some mad bits of dialog and vocals – which are then offset by great keyboards and saxes from Ian Underwood, electronics from Don Preston, and heavy drums from Aynsley Dunbar! There's a focus to the sound of the group here that really draws together all the strands from the previous few years – and titles include "The Mud Shark", "What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are", "Willie The Pimp", "Happy Together", "Lonesome Electric Turkey", and "Tears Began To Fall". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Freak Out ... LP
Verve, 1966. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fabulous furry freakout 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
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear and half split top seams.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)We're Only In It For The Money ... LP
Verve, 1968. Very Good- 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 stereo pressing with REV etch. Cover has a cutout hole, some ring and edge wear, and splitting in the top seam.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaJazz From Hell ... LP
Barking Pumpkin, 1987. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear and is lightly bent at the top right.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaStudio Tan ... LP
DiscReet, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Frank ZappaZoot Allures ... LP
Warner, 1976. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)We're Only In It For The Money (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve/Zappa, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... 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
Also available We're Only In It For The Money ... CD 7.99

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Dos CafundosCapitao Coracao ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2012. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
One of the more far out-sounding records we've heard on Far Out Records – a wild one from Rio's Dos Cafundos! It's a sometimes funky, sometimes noisy, but always evolving sound – with raw tropical funk mixed with diverse strains of noise rock and jazz, a la Zorn and Zappa. It's never predictable, even if they proudly wear myriad influences on their sleeves! It's got lots of great acoustic and electric guitar work, plus heavy drums and percussion, flutes, violin and more in the mix. There's a lot going on here that would make the group sound right at home on Ipecac Records as much as they do on Far Out – but the Brazilian roots are still very strong! Includes "Coriza", "Disse Me Disse". "Tupraca", "Carnica (O Barao Da Birosca)", "Carranca", "Un -Berum" and the 5-part epic title track. CD

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✨✧ Babe RuthFirst Base ... LP
Harvest, 1973. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A group so great and so groovy, they ended up having a huge influence on the early sound of hip hop – thanks to a wonderfully funky sound at the core of their progressive rock groove! Babe Ruth have this rhythmic impulse that's really amazing – a way of working bass, drums, and percussion together with qualities that go way past just prog rock noodling – and have this focus that really fits the lead vocals and guitar of Alan Shacklock, who also handled all the arrangements for this mighty debut too! Titles include their classic cut "The Mexican" – a famous sample cut from way back, with nice use of acoustic guitar and a Morricone riff too – plus versions of Zappa's "King Kong" and Jesse Winchester's "Black Dog" – and the originals "Wells Fargo", "The Runaways", and "Joker". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Lord BuckleyMost Immaculately Hip Aristocrat ... CD
Straight/Enigma Retro, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the strongest recordings ever made of the mad mad Lord Buckley! The album was issued in the late 60s for Frank Zappa's Straight label – but it features material recorded more than a decade before – at a time when Buckley was still alive, and one of the most bad-rapping comedian's to ever hit a stage. The approach is somewhat freer than some of Buckley's earlier sides – allowing the ersatz comedian a chance to really riff on a variety of subjects – talking with almost a jazz improvisational energy, in the way that made him a big favorite for the beat generation. The overall nature of the record is kind of hard to pin down – as it's not really comedy, just more of a freewheeling spoken session that's a bit jive, a bit beatnik, and plenty darn crazy! Titles include "The Raven", "The King Of Bad Cats", "Governor Slugwell", and "The Hip Einie". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Babe RuthFirst Base (180 gram red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Harvest/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A group so great and so groovy, they ended up having a huge influence on the early sound of hip hop – thanks to a wonderfully funky sound at the core of their progressive rock groove! Babe Ruth have this rhythmic impulse that's really amazing – a way of working bass, drums, and percussion together with qualities that go way past just prog rock noodling – and have this focus that really fits the lead vocals and guitar of Alan Shacklock, who also handled all the arrangements for this mighty debut too! Titles include their classic cut "The Mexican" – a famous sample cut from way back, with nice use of acoustic guitar and a Morricone riff too – plus versions of Zappa's "King Kong" and Jesse Winchester's "Black Dog" – and the originals "Wells Fargo", "The Runaways", and "Joker". LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 1000 – on heavyweight translucent red vinyl)

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✨✧ Jean-Luc PontyCanteloupe Island (King Kong/Jean-Luc Ponty Experience With The George Duke Trio) ... LP
World Pacific/Blue Note, 1969. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A great double-header – one that features 2 classic Jean-Luc Ponty albums from the 60s! Record one presents the album King Kong – an album that features Ponty, who was working with Frank Zappa at the time, playing a set of electric jazz takes on Zappa tunes – with lots of added help from George Duke, who was also working with Zappa too! The set's almost a "birth of fusion" one – with Zappa arrangements that are clearly in a jazz-rock mode – and lots of electric bass, electric piano, and electric violin in the set. Tracks are long, and riff-heavy – and other players include Ernie Watts, Wilton Felder, Buell Neidlinger, and Ian Underwood. Titles include "America Drinks & Goes Home", "Music For Electric Violin & Low Budget Orchestra", "King Kong", and "Twenty Small Cigars". Record two features The Jean Luc Ponty Experience With The George Duke Trio – a much better album than you'd expect, without any of the noodling of the players' later albums! At the time of this set, Duke and Ponty are breaking out of the hippie weirdness of the Zappa records, and get a bit more serious – working through some long, extended modal grooves that rank with the best MPS work by either player. Duke's on electric piano, ringing out in a weird spacy 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
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Ezra BooksteinSmith Tapes 1969 to 1972 – Lost Interviews With Rock Stars & Icons ... Book
Princeton Architectural Press, Late 60s/Early 70s/2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Not rare tapes by The Smiths – but a book of rare interviews conducted by journalist Howard Smith – an overlooked counterculture figure whose questions and commentary here go way past the usual fluff! The book features complete interviews conducted between 1966 and 1972 – key American cultural years, in which Smith interacts with a diverse array of figures – including Norma Mailer, Yoko Ono, Jerry Garcia, Allen Ginsberg, Dick Gregory, George Harrison, R Buckminster Fuller, Sly Stone, Lou Reed, Frank Zappa, Andy Warhol, Pete Townshed, Jane Fonda, and dozens of others! There's a definite hippie bent to some of the subject matter – but a surprising amount of depth – the kind of insight and writing that Rolling Stone was known for at the start. 415 pages of very dense text, with some black and white images – softcover. Book

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✨✧ HarumiHarumi ... CD
Verve/Early Dawn (Germany), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the trippiest albums recorded for Verve in the 60s – a unique 2LP set by Japanese psych artist Harumi – and a record that stands proudly next to the best by Zappa or the Velvets at the time! The double-length space of the record really helps give it some shape – as Harumi starts out sweet, then gets a bit wilder, and increases the sense of experimentation as the set rolls on – so that the final track is a side-long psychedelic jam that's topped with spoken passages by Harumi's parents and sister! We like the poppier tunes the best, though – and they feature a mix of orchestrations, fuzzy guitar, and vibes – all layered with a really beautiful sense of sound, to accompany vocals by Harumi and Rosko. There's a gentle, breezy, and sometimes slightly funky quality to these numbers – Sunshine Pop with a trace of jazz – and exactly the kind of psyche album you might imagine from Verve in the 60s! Titles include "Sugar In Your Tea", "Caravan", "Hunters Of Heaven", "Talk About It", "First Impressions", "Don't Know What I'm Gonna Do", "Hello", "What A Day For Me", "We Love", "Fire By The River", and "Samurai Memories". CD
 
 
 



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