Verve publish The Mothers of Invention’s debut album : ‘Freak Out!’ (1966)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Freak Out!' is their debut album (one of the first concept rock albums) released on June 27, 1966 by Verve.1 . Who are the brain police Track Listing : 1.Hungry Freaks, Daddy (Frank Zappa) - 03:32 . 2.I Ain'T Got No Heart (Frank Zappa) - 02:34 . 3.Who Are The Brain Police? (Frank Zappa) - 03:25 . 4.Go Cry On Somebody Else'S Shoulder (Frank Zappa, Ray Collins) - 03:43 .…

Discreet release ‘One Size Fits All’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention (1975)

'One Size Fits All' by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention is an album released on June 25, 1975 by Discreet.1 . Inca Roads 2 . Florentine Pogen (w/ The Mothers) 3 . San Ber'dino 4 . Sofa No.2 (Munich, 1978) 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 .…

Verve publish The Mothers of Invention’s second album : ‘Absolutely Free’ (1967)

'Absolutely Free' by The Mothers of Invention is their second album produed by Frank Zappa and released on May 26, 1967 by Verve.Track Listing : 1.Plastic People (Frank Zappa) - 03:40 . 2.The Duke Of Prunes (Frank Zappa) - 02:12 . 3.Amnesia Vivace (Frank Zappa) - 01:01 . 4.The Duke Regains His Chops (Frank Zappa) - 01:45 . 5.Call Any Vegetable (Frank Zappa) - 02:19 . 6.Invocation & Ritual…

Bizarre publish ‘Uncle Meat’ by The Mothers of Invention produced by Frank Zappa (1969)

The Mothers of Invention's 'Uncle Meat' is their fifth studio album produced by Frank Zappa and released on April 21, 1969 as a double album by Bizarre/Reprise. Track Listing : 1.Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme (Frank Zappa) - 01:54 . 2.The Voice Of Cheese (Frank Zappa) - 00:27 . 3.Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution (Frank Zappa) - 05:56 . 4.Zolar Czakl (Frank Zappa) - 00:57 . 5.Dog Breath, In The…

The Mothers Of Invention visit Paris (1970)

December 15, 1970 - The Mothers of Invention - that is Frank Zappa (gtr,voc), Aynsley Dunbar (d), Jeff Simmons (b), George Duke (kb), Ian Underwood (p, s), Mark Volman (voc), Howard Kaylan (voc) and Jean-Luc Ponty (viol) - is at the Gaumont Palace movie theater in Paris, France. The concert is to be filmed by French TV and aired early next year.

The Mothers of Invention release their fourth album : ‘Cruising with Ruben & the Jets’ (1968)

'Cruising with Ruben & the Jets' by the Mothers of Invention is their fourth studio album released on December 2, 1968 by Bizarre And Verve Records.Track Listing : 1.Cheap Thrills (Frank Zappa) - 02:23 . 2.Love Of My Life (Frank Zappa, Ray Collins) - 03:10 . 3.How Could I Be Such A Fool (Frank Zappa) - 03:35 . 4.Deseri (Collins, Paul Buff) - 02:07 . 5.I’M Not Satisfied (Frank Zappa) - 04:03 .…

DiscReet publish ‘Over-Nite Sensation,’ Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention’s seventeenth album (1973)

'Over-Nite Sensation' by Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention is their seventeenth studio album released on September 7, 1973 by DiscReetTrack listing : 1.Camarillo Brillo (Frank Zappa) - 04:01 . 2.I'm the Slime (Frank Zappa) - 03:35 . 3.Dirty Love (Frank Zappa) - 03:00 . 4.Fifty-Fifty (Frank Zappa) - 06:08 . 5.Zomby Woof (Frank Zappa) - 05:11 . 6.Dinah-Moe Humm (Frank Zappa) - 06:05 .…

The Mothers record ‘Fillmore East – June 1971,’ live in New York City (1971)

The Mothers' 'Fillmore East – June 1971' is a live album recorded at the famous New York City venue on June 5–6, 1971 and released on August 2, 1971 by Bizarre/Reprise. 1 . A day with Frank Zappa ( Doc 197). Track Listing : 1.Little House I Used To Live In (Frank Zappa) - 04:58 . 2.The Mud Shark (Frank Zappa) - 05:16 . 3.What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are? (Frank Zappa) - 04:51 . 4.Bwana Dik…

Frank Zappa & The Mothers publish a live album : ‘Just Another Band from L.A.’ (1972)

'Just Another Band from L.A.' by The Mothers of Invention is a live album recorded on August 7, 1971 on The Campus Of UCLA In Los Angeles and released on March 26, 1972 by Bizarre.Track Listing : 1.Billy The Mountain (Frank Zappa) - 024:47 . . 2.Call Any Vegetable (Frank Zappa) - 07:22 . 3.Eddie, Are You Kidding? (John Seiter, Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan, Frank Zappa) - 03:10 . 4.Magdalena (Mark…

We remember Frank Zappa. ‘No End To Invention’

This day ( December 4, 1993), in  Los Angeles, California, died Frank Zappa, an American composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, record producer and film director.Tracklist : w/ Ensemble Modern - The Yellow Shark (1992) . My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama . w/ Steve Vai - Stevie'S Spanking . The Decline Of The Music Business . w/ Pierre Bouez - On Frank Zappa . Baby Snakes (Munich, 1978)…

Barking Pumpkin publish ‘Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention’ (1985)

Frank Zappa Meets the Mothers of Prevention' is an album released as a protest against warning stickers on albums on November 21, 1985 by Barking Pumpkin.Track Listing : 1.We'Re Turning Again (Frank Zappa) - 04:55 . 2.Alien Orifice (Frank Zappa) - 04:03 . 3.Yo Cats (Frank Zappa, Tommy Mars) . 4.What'S New In Baltimore? (Frank Zappa) - 05:21 . 5.Little Beige Sambo (Frank Zappa) - 03:02 . 6.Porn…

Frank Zappa releases his debut solo album ‘Lumpy Gravy’ recorded with the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra (1967)

Frank Zappa's 'Lumpy Gravy' is his debut solo album (with Zappa conducting the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra) released on August 7, 1967.1 . Oh No 2 . King Kong (w/ And The Mothers Of Invention, 1968, BBC) 3 . King Kong (w/ And The Mothers Of Invention, Essen, 1968) Track Listing : 1.The Way I See It, Barry (Frank Zappa) - 00:06 . 2.Duodenum (Frank Zappa) - 01:32 . 3.Oh No (Frank…

Frank Zappa releases his second solo album : ‘Hot Rats’ featuring ‘Peaches en Regalia’ (1969)

Frank Zappa's 'Hot Rats' is his second solo (and his first after the dissolution of the Mothers of Invention) album recorded from July 18 till August 30, 1969 and released on October 10, 1969 by Bizarre/Reprise. 1 . Peaches and Regalia 2 . Mr.Green Genes Medley (Texas, 1973) Track listing : 1.Peaches en Regalia (Frank Zappa) - 03:38 . 2.Willie the Pimp (Frank Zappa) - 09:21 . 3.Son of Mr. Green…

Last week In Visual Artists 02

Glen E. Friedman, Warwick Saint, Henry Diltz, Greg Gorman, Cal Schenkel, Andy Warhol, Craig McDean, Jay Maisel, Bob Carlos Clarke, Jim Marshall, Linda McCartney, Pedro Bell. They are the 16 Visual Artists selected among the 163 Posts we published last week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Glen E. Friedman - Street Photography (by ARTE Creative) Lifted…

Stones Throw publish Madvillain’s debut album : ‘Madvillainy’ produced by members MF Doom and Madlib (2004)

Madvillain's 'Madvillainy' is their debut studio album produced by members of the duo, MF Doom and Madlib and released on March 23, 2004 by Stones Throw Records. Track Listing : 1.The Illest Villains (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 01:55 . 2.Accordion (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 01:58 . . 3.Meat Grinder (Daniel Dumile, Otis Jackson Jr.) - 02:11 . . 4.Bistro (Daniel Dumile, Otis…

Geffen publish ‘Liquid Swords,’ GZA’s second solo album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members a guests (1995)

GZA's 'Liquid Swords' is his second solo studio album featuring Wu-Tang Clan members among ather guests, produced by RZA and released on November 7, 1995 by GeffenTrack Listing : 1.Liquid Swords (Eddie Brigati, Felix Cavaliere, Robert Diggs, Gza, Joe Zawinul) - 04:32 . . 2.Duel Of The Iron Mic (Robert Diggs, Gza, Russell Jones, Herbert Magidson, Allie Wrubel) - 04:05 . . 3.Living In The World…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 36/52

Rickie Lee Jones, Santana, David Bowie, Gary Numan, John Lennon, Frank Zappa, The Who, Ramones, Pretenders, Janis Joplin, Joni Mitchell, Pink Floyd They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 323 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Rickie Lee Jones . Young Blood Lifted from : Rickie Lee Jones sings in London (1979)2 .…

Jean-Luc Ponty’s Turning Point

The end of the Sixties and the beginning of the Seventies mark the real start of Jean-Luc Ponty's international stardom.Hooking up with 23 years old George Duke.Recording his own "King Kong: Jean-Luc Ponty Plays the Music of Frank Zappa" album.Recording the "Open Strings" album in Germany with Philip Catherine and Joachim Kühn.Relocating to Los Angeles with family. Embarking on various tours with…

Happy Birthday Aynsley Dunbar

January 10, 1946 - Aynsley Dunbar, Brirish drummer is 75. Happy Birthday SirReleased on February 17, 1967, "A Hard Road" is the third album by John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers featuring guitarist Peter Green, bassist John McVie and drummer Aynsley Dunbar. >> The Mothers of Invention - that is Frank Zappa (gtr,voc), Aynsley Dunbar (d), Jeff Simmons (b), George Duke (kb), Ian Underwood…

Bon Anniversaire Jean-Luc Ponty. ‘Cool Hand Jean-Luc’

This day (September 29, 1942), in Avranches, France, is born Jean-Luc Ponty, a French violinist and jazz composer.Digest Tracklist : Stay With Me (2018) . The Gardens Of Babylon (2017) . New Country (w/ Jon Anderson) (2016) . Lotus Feet (w/ John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain) (2015) . Round Midnight (w/ Eddie Louiss & Daniel Humair) (2012) . Mirage (1982) . The Struggle Of The Turtle To The Sea .…