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Mothers of Invention

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Works: 205 works in 558 publications in 4 languages and 4,962 library holdings
Genres: Rock music  Progressive rock music  Psychedelic rock music  Humorous songs  Music  Orchestral music  Drama  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Actor, Vocalist, Musician
Classifications: M1630.18.Z36, 781.66
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We're only in it for the money by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 506 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 )
38 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 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 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absolutely free by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Son of rogues gallery pirate ballads, sea songs & chanteys ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 227 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
Uncle Meat by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Over-nite sensation by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and German and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Burnt weeny sandwich by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One size fits all by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
16 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weasels ripped my flesh by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The grand wazoo by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2002 in Undetermined and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lumpy gravy by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1995 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roxy & elsewhere by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
13 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Just another band from LA by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bongo fury by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1975 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Frank Zappa's 200 motels by Frank Zappa ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Mothers of Invention, road-wrecked musicians, wreak havoc in Centerville, a typical American town. The first color movie made on videotape and then transferred to film, it includes many visual effects
Some time in New York City Live jam by John Lennon ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 81 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 72 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
Fillmore East, June 1971 by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ahead of their time by Frank Zappa ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ahead of their time? No kidding. Another archival release, from 1993, this documents the early Mothers Of Invention as they perform live, along with members of The BBC Symphony Orchestra, at London's Royal Festival Hall in October of 1968. FZ spent some time in court dodging archaic British obscenity laws as a result of these very shows, so listen with some respect
 
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Alternative Names
Captain Glasspack & his magic mufflers
Frank Zappa and the Mothers of invention
Mères de l'invention
Mothers
˜The œMothers 1964-1975
Mothers Mothers of Invention
Mothers of Invention (hudební skupina)
Soul giants
The Mothers
Zappa and the Mothers
Zappa and the Mothers of Invention
Languages
English (237)
German (5)
French (4)
Dutch (1)
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