WorldCat Identities

Mothers of Invention

Overview
Works: 210 works in 716 publications in 4 languages and 5,344 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Progressive rock (Music)  Psychedelic rock music  Humorous songs  Music  Jazz-rock (Music)  Drama  Orchestral music  Live sound recordings  Doo-wop 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Actor, Singer, Musician
Classifications: M1630.18.Z36, 781.66
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We're only in it for the money by Frank Zappa( Recording )

34 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Zappa's 1968 satirical masterpiece is back in its original glory with Frank's satirical wit intact. We're Only in It for the Money offers the ultimate stab at the idealistic world of hippiedom and the counterculture
Freak out! by Frank Zappa( Recording )

48 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Zappa and his Mothers of Invention make their debut with an album that enters into new rock territory. Freak Out features many kinds of musical styles from parodies of teen pop to avant-garde sound experiments
Strictly commercial by Frank Zappa( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolutely free by Frank Zappa( Recording )

33 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uncle Meat by Frank Zappa( Recording )

30 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Son of rogues gallery : pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys( Recording )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producer Hal Willner has made a specialty of matching maverick artists, often in unexpected pairings, with surprising material; in 2006, he offered up a supreme example with the first volume of Rogues Gallery, hatched up on the set of Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest with actor Johnny Depp and director Gore Verbinski, who serve as executive producers of both volumes
Over-nite sensation by Frank Zappa( Recording )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weasels ripped my flesh by Frank Zappa( Recording )

30 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One size fits all by Frank Zappa( Recording )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Burnt weeny sandwich by Frank Zappa( Recording )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The grand wazoo by Frank Zappa( Recording )

21 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frank Zappa's 200 motels by Frank Zappa( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A psychedelic precursor to music videos, in which The Mothers of Invention, a touring musical group, wreak havoc in Centerville, a stereotypical American town
Fillmore East, June 1971 by Frank Zappa( Recording )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roxy & elsewhere by Frank Zappa( Recording )

15 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumpy gravy by Frank Zappa( Recording )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music by eclectic artist, Frank Zappa
Bongo fury by Frank Zappa( Recording )

18 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just another band from LA by Frank Zappa( Recording )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some time in New York City Live jam by John Lennon( Recording )

22 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2005 reissue which omits the majority of the original version's second disc which includes a John and Yoko live performance at the Fillmore East with Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention. Some of the track times, notably, "We're All Water" and "Don't Worry Kyoko", differ from those on the original vinyl release
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention in the 1960s by Frank Zappa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most detailed, informative, and enjoyable documentary on Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention yet to emerge. Features rare footage of Frank and the Mothers throughout the 1960s, archive interviews, seldom-seen live performances, and a host of other features. Track listing features: Who Are the Brain Police?, Hungry Freaks Daddy, Trouble Every Day, Brown Shoes Don't Make it, America Drinks and Goes Home, and many more
Cruising with Ruben & the Jets by Frank Zappa( Recording )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Alternative Names
Captain Glasspack & his magic mufflers

Captain Glasspack & his magic mufflers

Frank Zappa and the Mothers of invention

Mres de l'invention

Mothers

Mothers Mothers of Invention

Mothers of Invention (hudebn skupina)

Soul giants

The Mothers

The Mothers 1964-1975

The Mothers of Invention

The Mothers of Invention Amerikaanse rockband

The Mothers of Invention groupe de musique amricain

The Mothers of Invention gruppo musicale statunitense

The Mothers of Invention US-amerikanische Band

Zappa and the Mothers

Zappa and the Mothers of Invention

더 머더스 오브 인벤션

マザーズ・オブ・インヴェンション

Languages
English (300)

German (5)

French (4)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Necessity is-- : the early years of Frank Zappa & the Mothers of InventionHungry freaks, daddy : the recordings of Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention