the mothers of invention
uncle meat (7)
|1969||2lp||usa||bizarre ms 2024|
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apostolic studios, nyc
august 1967 - february 1968
percussion overdubs at sunset sound, l.a.
released march 1969
lyrics & extra info:
frank zappa: guitar, vocals, percussion
ray collins: swell vocals
jimmy carl black: drums, droll humor, poverty
roy estrada: electric bass, cheeseburgers, pachuto falsetto
don (dom dewilde) preston: electric piano, tarot cards, brown rice
billy (the oozer) mundi: drums
bunk (sweetpants) gardner: piccolo, flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax, alto sax, tenor sax, bassoon
ian underwood: electric organ, piano, harpsichord, celeste, flute, clarinet, alto sax, baritone sax, special assistance,...
artie (with the green moustache) tripp: drums, timpani, vibes, marimba, xylophone, wood blocks, bells, small chimes,...
motorhead sherwood: pop star, frenetic tenor sax stylings, tambourine, choreography, obstinance & equipment ...
special thanks to:
ruth komanoff who plays marimba and vibes with Artie on many of the tracks
nelcy walker the soprano voice with ray & roy on 'dog breath' & 'the uncle meat variations'
pamela zarubica as suzy creamcheese
all compositions by frank zappa except where noted
produced by frank zappa
engineer: richard "dick dynamite" kunc
overdubs engineered by jerry
package designed by cal schenkel