frank zappa

lumpy money  (85)

2009 3cd usa zappa records zr20008

http://globalia.net/donlope/fz/lyrics/The_Lumpy_Money_Project_Object.html

lumpy money - disc one

lumpy gravy (primordial) c & p 2008 zft
fz's original orchestral edit for capitol records.
original tracking sessions at capitol studios, produced by nick venet
mono version, 4-track master tape sequence
source: " analog master tape t-2719 dated 19 may 1967.

  1. I sink trap 2:45
  2. II gum joy 3:44
  3. III up & down 1:52
  4. IV local butcher 2:36
  5. V gypsy airs 1:41
  6. VI hunchy punchy 2:06
  7. VII foamy soaky 2:34
  8. VIII let's eat out 1:49
  9. IX teen-age grand finale 3:30

tt: 22:37

we're only in it for the money c & p 1968 zft
1968 original mono mix, produced by frank zappa.
this is not a fold-down mix from stereo to mono. this is a separate discreet mono mix
created by fz with dick kunc in 1968.
source: " analog master

  1. are you hung up? 1:26
  2.  who needs the peace corps? 2:32
  3. concentration moon 2:22
  4. mom & dad 2:16
  5. telephone conversation :49
  6. bow tie daddy :33
  7. harry, you're a beast 1:21
  8. what's the ugliest part of your body? 1:02
  9. absolutely free 3:26
  10. flower punk 3:03
  11. hot poop :26
  12. nasal retentive calliope music 2:03
  13. let's make the water turn black 1:58
  14. the idiot bastard son 3:22
  15. lonely little girl 1:10
  16. take your clothes off when you dance 1:34
  17. what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise) :58
  18. mother people 2:31
  19. the chrome plated megaphone of destiny 6:23

tt: 39:15

this disc: mastering & audio restoration engineer - john polito, 2008.
tt: 61:52

lumpy money - disc two

lumpy gravy c 1968 p 2008 zft
1984 umrk remix
although this version was never released, fz did include a track entitled lumpy gravy (excerpt)
in a promotional disc for the old masters, box one. all 3:01 of it is here. this promo disc was serviced to radio station program directors. lucky them.
source: 1630 digital master

  1. lumpy gravy - part one 15:57
  2. lumpy gravy - part two 17:15

tt: 34:12

we're only in it for the money c 1968 p 1986 zft
1984 umrk remix, originally released on cd, 1986
source: 3324 digital master

  1. are you hung up? 1:30
  2. who needs the peace corps? 2:35
  3. concentration moon 2:17
  4. mom & dad 2:16
  5. telephone conversation :49
  6. bow tie daddy :33
  7. harry, you're a beast 1:22
  8. what's the ugliest part of your body? 1:03
  9. absolutely free 3:28
  10. flower punk 3:04
  11. hot poop :29
  12. nasal retentive calliope music 2:03
  13. let's make the water turn black 1:45
  14. the idiot bastard son 3:17
  15. lonely little girl 1:12
  16. take your clothes off when you dance 1:35
  17. what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise) :57
  18. mother people 2:31
  19. the chrome plated megaphone of destiny 6:26

tt 40:12
produced by frank zappa

this disc: mastered by bernie grundman, 2008.
tt: 74:24

lumpy money - disc three

all fz recordings were transferred from original 2-track analog tapes except tracks 4 through 6 & 13. all titles c & p 2008 except as noted.

  1. how did that get in here? 25:01
    recorded on sunday, 13 february 1967 at capitol (original multi-track masters are currently not in evidence.) this is an fz construction. small excerpts from this material appear in fz's masterwork, lumpy gravy. source: " stereo mixdown.
  2. lumpy gravy "shuffle" :30
    recorded 21 february 1969 at the new school, nyc, during fz lecture/q&a.
  3. dense slight 1:42
    lumpy gravy building block by fz.
  4. unit 3a, take 3 2:24
  5. unit 2, take 9 1:10
  6. section 8, take 22 2:39
    tracks 4-6 recorded for lumpy gravy 14 march 1967 at capitol. mixed from the original 4-tracks by joe travers, umrk, 2008.
  7. "my favorite album" :59
    interview excerpt, 22 october 1971, kbey- fm, kansas city.
  8. unit 9 :41
    in lumpy gravy, this piece is vso-controlled by fz. recorded at capitol records.
  9. n. double a, aa :55
    lumpy gravy building block by fz.
  10. theme from lumpy gravy [ 1991] 1:56
    note: in lumpy gravy this piece is vso-controlled by fz. recorded & mixed by fz at studio z, cucamonga.
  11. "what the fuck's wrong with her?" 1:07
    west village apt. nyc, working on lumpy gravy, late 1967.
  12. intelligent design 1:11
    alternate fz building block of the gary-kellgren- whispering/ jcb-dialog.
    note: includes the famously censored line infamously deleted by mgm from the masterwork. recorded at mayfair.
  13. lonely little girl (original composition - take 24) 3:35
    from the original 8-track masters recorded at mayfair. mixed by joe travers at umrk 2008.
  14. "that problem with absolutely free" :30
    interview, mixed media, detroit, 13 november 1967.
  15. absolutely free (instrumental) 3:59
  16. harry, you're a beast (instrumental) 1:16
  17. what's the ugliest part of your body? (reprise/instrument al) 2:01
  18. creationism 1:11
    recorded during the "money" sessions, mayfair, 6 september 1967.
  19. idiot bastard snoop :47
    mayfair studios 1967, vocal overdub session snippet as-is.
  20. the idiot bastard son (instrumental) 2:48
  21. "what's happening of the universe" 1:37
    interview with david silver, boston, 1969.
  22. "the world will be a far happier place" :21
    recorded at mayfair.
  23. lonely little girl (instrumental) 1:26
  24. mom & dad (instrumental) 2:16
  25. who needs the peace corps? (instrumental) 2:51
  26. "really little voice" 2:28
    recorded during the money sessions, mayfair studios 1967.
  27. take your clothes off when you dance (instrumental) 1:24
  28. lonely little girl - the single [c p 1967] 2:45
    released prior to the album in november, 1967. curiously, fz considered this thoroughly discrete construct (yes, that's right, this is a collage) potentially commercial.
  29. "in conclusion" :25
    recorded at mayfair.

tt: 71:54

all music produced/composed & performed/conducted by frank zappa.

this disc: mastering & audio restoration engineer - john polito, 2008.

lumpy money compiled & produced by gail zappa & joe travers
all musics & recordings from the vault
vaultmeisterment by joe travers for umrk, 2008
liner notes by david fricke
original art direction by nt&b (fz)
conceptual & continuous stuff & text by gz
production manager: melanie starks
solar dominance by jupiter
cover art, package design & layout by michael mesker
fz portrait photo by linda mccartney
all art elements from the vault & courtesy zft archives
very special thanks with nod of head & hand over heart to: tom wilson & nick venet for moving in mysterious ways.
special thanks to: hans bohlmeijer for being special & capitol records for the return of the vault masters (go back and read that again like a 1950's movie ad for a king of the monsters tribute) &
a special sleuth merit badge for inventorial service beyondo to david k teddes; capitol records for the courtesy window on their photo archives of the lumpy gravy sessions & greg parkin
thanks again to: eric pallone at shorewood/ karen stone & rick goldman at cds/ marilyn, matt, nick & everyone at shorefire
more than can be said in one place to: all the usual suspects including art kelm, richard landers, keith lawler, owen sloane, david fricke, andrew tenenbaum, eva silva travers, joe & our own
mikey, melanie, holland, antonio, gorgeous, inca et alia
reverential thanks & gratitude to: diva, ahmet, dweezil, moon & eric clapton
the lumpy money project/object is #2 in the series of 4tieth anniversary fz audio documentaries
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