Frank Zappa releases ‘Zoot Allures,’ an album featuring ‘The Torture Never Stops’ (1976)

Frank Zappa’s ‘Zoot Allures’ is an album titled from the French expression ‘Zut alors!’ and released on October 20, 1976 by Warner Bros.

Track Listing : 1.Wind Up Workin’ In A Gas Station (Frank Zappa) – 02:29 . 2.Black Napkins (Frank Zappa) – 04:15 . 3.The Torture Never Stops (Frank Zappa) – 09:45 . 4.Ms. Pinky (Frank Zappa) – 03:40 . 5.Find Her Finer (Frank Zappa) – 04:07 . 6.Friendly Little Finger (Frank Zappa) – 04:17 . 7.Wonderful Wino” (Simmons, Zappa) . 8.Zoot Allures (Frank Zappa) – 04:12 . 9.Disco Boy (Frank Zappa) – 05:11


Gary Heery

Musicians : Frank Zappa – Guitar, Synthesizer On (1 – 4 – 5 – 9), Bass On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 6 – 7 – 9), Keyboards On (3 – 5 – 7 – 9), Lead Vocals On (1 – 3 – 4 – 5 – 7 – 9) . Terry Bozzio – Drums, Backing Vocals On (5 – 9) . Davey Moiré – Lead Vocals On (1), Backing Vocals On (1 – 9) . Andre Lewis – Organ On (2), Vocals On (2), Backing Vocals On (5 – 9) . Roy Estrada – Bass Guitar On (2), Vocals On (2), Backing Vocals On (2 – 4 – 5 – 9) . Napoleon Murphy Brock – Saxophone & Vocals On (2) . Ruth Underwood – Synthesizer On (4 – 7), Marimba On (6 – 8) . Captain Beefheart – Harmonica On (5) . Ruben Ladron De Guevara – Backing Vocals On (5) . Dave Parlato – Bass Guitar On (8) . Lu Ann Neil – Harp On (8) . Sparky Parker – Backing Vocals On (9)


Cal Schenkel

Production : Produced By Frank Zappa . Michael Braunstein – Engineer . Davey Moiré – Engineer . Arnie Acosta – Mastering

Package : Amy Bernstein – Layout Design . Gary Heery asterisques RVM – Photography . Cal Schenkel asterisques RVM – Design

Recorded May – June, 1976 At Record Plant Studios In Los Angeles, California Except “Wonderful Wino” (1972/73), “Friendly Little Finger” (1973/October 1975) And “Black Napkins” (Recorded Live In Osaka, Japan, February 3, 1976).

Released On October 20, 1976 By Warner Bros..

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Rolling Stone
With regard to poo-poo, snot, vomit, depersonalized sex, booze, zoot suits and the banality of mainstream rock, Frank Zappa, one of rock’s original angry young men, remains vehement. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
If you are a non-beleiver or haven’t ever heard any Zappa before, at least sample “Black Napkins.” It’s instantly likable yet has amazing long term valueand will give you a good taste of the personality and proficiency in Zappa’s guitar playing. […]

The Beat Patrol
Frank, no stranger to promiscuity and its psychologically liberating effects, saw similarities between the media’s product-selling portrayals of ideal sexuality and the propaganda of fascist regimes. […]

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