frank zappa

hot rats (8)

1969 lp usa bizarre rs 6370
      go to different pressings

t.t.g., la, sunset sound, la & whitney studios, glendale
july-august, 1969

released october 10, 1969

lyrics & extra info:

frank zappa: guitar, octave bass, percussion
ian underwood: piano, organus maximus, all clarinets, all saxes
lowell george: (uncredited) rhythm guitar

captain beefheart: vocal  2
sugercane harris: violin  2,5
jean luc ponty: violin  6
john guerin: drums  2,4,6
paul humphrey: drums  3,5
ron selico: drums  1
max bennet: bass  2,3,4,5,6
shuggy otis: bass  1

all compositions by frank zappa except where noted

produced by frank zappa

dick kunc (whitney studios), jack hunt (ttg), cliff goldstein (ttg), brian ingoldsby (sunset sound)

photo: andee nathanson  (and not ed caraeff)
cover design: cal schenkel
interior design: john williams

  1. peaches en regalia
  2. willie the pimp
  3. son of mr. green genes
  4. little umbrellas
  5. the gumbo variations
  6. it must be a camel