‘Bongo Fury’ by Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart is an album released on October 2, 1975 by Discreet.
Track Listing : 1.Debra Kadabra (Frank Zappa) – 03:54 . 2.Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy (Frank Zappa) – 05:59 . 3.Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top (Don Van Vliet) – 02:51 . 4.Poofter’S Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead (Frank Zappa) – 03:03 . 5.200 Years Old (Frank Zappa) – 04:32 . 6.Cucamonga (Frank Zappa) – 02:24 . 7.Advance Romance (Frank Zappa) – 11:17 . 8.Man With The Woman Head (Don Van Vliet) – 01:28 . 9.Muffin Man (Frank Zappa) – 05:34
Musicians : Frank Zappa – Vocals, Guitar . Denny Walley – Vocals, Slide Guitar . Tom Fowler – Bass, Dancer . Terry Bozzio – Drums . Chester Thompson – Drums . Captain Beefheart – Vocals, Saxophone, Harmonica . George Duke – Keyboards, Vocals . Napoleon Murphy Brock – Saxophone, Vocals . Bruce Fowler – Trombone, Dancer
Production : Produced By Frank Zappa . Michael Braunstein – Engineer . Frank Hubach – Engineer . Kelly Kotera – Engineer . Kerry Mcnabb – Engineer . Davey Moire – Engineer . Bob Stone – Engineer . Mike Stone – Engineer
Package : Cal Schenkel – Design . John Williams – Photography, Cover Photo
Recorded On May 20 & 21, 1975 At The Armadillo World Headquarters In Austin, Texas.
Released On October 2, 1975 By Discreet.
The Ripple Effect
My mother was already very annoyed that I loved to play Apostrophe all the time so she wasn’t too thrilled to see another album by that Zappa creep entering the house. She also REALLY hated the fact that the band was called The Mothers. […]
Compared to Zappa’s other albums, this one contains the most guitar workouts. I would definitely recommend this one for people looking for great Zappa solos. “Muffin Man”, is one of Zappa’s best ever. […]
Likewise, the two Captain Beefheart penned spoken-word selections, “Sam With the Showing Scalp Flat Top” and “Man With a Woman Head,” are key entries into his anthology of surrealistic prose. […]