‘One Size Fits All’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention

‘One Size Fits All’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention is an album released on June 25, 1975 by Discreet.

Track Listing : 1.Inca Roads (Frank Zappa) – 08:45 . 2.Can’T Afford No Shoes (Frank Zappa) – 02:38 . 3.Sofa No. 1 (Frank Zappa) – 02:39 . 4.Po-Jama People (Frank Zappa) – 07:39 . 5.Florentine Pogen (Frank Zappa) – 05:27 . 6.Evelyn, A Modified Dog (Frank Zappa) – 01:04 . 7.San Ber’Dino (Frank Zappa) – 05:57 . 8.Andy (Frank Zappa) – 06:04 . 9.Sofa No. 2 (Frank Zappa) – 02:42

Musicians : Frank Zappa – Vocals, Guitar . George Duke – Keyboards, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Synthesizer . Ruth Underwood – Marimba, Vibraphone, Percussion . Johnny “Guitar” Watson – Vocals On (7 – 8) . James “Bird Legs” Youman – Bass Guitar . Chester Thompson – Drums, Sound Effects, Voices . Tom Fowler – Bass Guitar . Captain Beefheart – Harmonica . Napoleon Murphy Brock – Tenor Saxophone, Vocals, Backing Vocals, Flute

Production : Produced By Frank Zappa . Kerry Mcnab – Engineer . Robert Stone – Engineer . Michael Braunstein – Engineer . Unity – Assistant Engineer . Dick Barber – Assistant Engineer . Gary O. – Engineer . Coy Featherstone – Assistant Engineer . Paul Hof – Assistant Engineer . Matti Laipio – Voices, Assistant Engineer . Bill Romero – Voices, Assistant Engineer . Richard “Tex” Abel – Assistant Engineer . Jukka – Engineer

Package : Cal Schenkel – Illustrations, Paintings . Ferenc Dobronyi – Design . J.E. Tully – Design

Recorded August 1974 – April 1975 At Ecord Plant Studios, Los Angeles; Caribou Ranch, Nederland, Co; And Paramount Studios, Los Angeles.

Released On June 25, 1975 By Discreet.

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So now in the twilight hours of this review I beseech you, with all of the strings I can pluck from my heart, share this album. Share it with your friends, your family, your pet, or whatever is cognizant enough to jiggle back and forth. […]

It isn’t marred by the dreaded sounds of the 1980’s that loomed ahead, it doesn’t sound too thin or too thickand the ability for Frank to use live pieces and make them sound like studio-quality recordings is no small feat, either. […]

I don’t think I’ve ever been this unenthused about writing a review for a B-level album before. There just comes a point where you have to ask yourself: how many weird rhythmic left-turns, or great guitar/synth/vibe breaks, or clever bizarre post-modern lyrics, or whatever else that Zappa throws onto this album, can a person handle before that person starts to get bored with them? […]


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