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Mothers Of Invention-Absolutely Free-NEW 2LP 180gr

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Mothers Of Invention-Absolutely Free-NEW 2LP 180gr

The Mothers Of Invention* ‎– Absolutely Free
Zappa Records ‎– ZR 3835-1, UMe ‎– 00824302383513
Zappa – 2
Vinyl, LP, Stereo, 180 gram
Vinyl, LP, Single Sided, Etched, Stereo, Mono, 180 gram
All Media, Album, Reissue, Remastered, No Mispress
Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Avantgarde, Prog Rock

    Absolutely Free (#1 In A Series Of Underground Oratorios)
A1     Plastic People     3:42
A2a     The Duke Of Prunes     2:13
A2b     Amnesia Vivace     1:01
A2c     The Duke Regains His Chops     1:52
A3a     Call Any Vegetable     2:15
A3b     Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin     7:00
A3c     Soft-Sell Conclusion & Ending Of Side #1     1:40

    The M.O.I. American Pageant (#2 In A Series Of Underground Oratorios)
B1     America Drinks     1:53
B2     Status Back Baby     2:54
B3     Uncle Bernie's Farm     2:10
B4     Son Of Suzy Creamcheese     1:34
B5     Brown Shoes Don't Make It     7:30
B6     America Drinks & Goes Home     2:45

    Bonus Section
C1     Absolutely Free Radio Ad #1     1:01
C2     Why Don’tcha Do Me Right? (1967 Single - Mono)     2:39
C3     Big Leg Emma (1967 Single - Mono)     2:32
C4     Absolutely Free Radio Ad #2     1:01
C5     “Glutton For Punishment…”     0:24
C6     America Drinks (1969 Re-Mix)     1:55
C7     Brown Shoes Don’t Make It (1969 Re-Mix)     7:27
C8     America Drinks & Goes Home (1969 Re-Mix)     2:42

Companies, etc.

    Record Company – Universal International Music B.V.
    Licensed To – Universal Music Enterprises
    Distributed By – Universal Music Distribution
    Manufactured By – Pallas USA
    Phonographic Copyright (p) – Zappa Family Trust
    Copyright (c) – Zappa Family Trust
    Pressed By – Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH – 44696
    Pressed By – Schallplattenfabrik Pallas GmbH – 44697
    Published By – Munchkin Music
    Recorded At – T.T.G. Studios
    Edited At – MGM Studios NYC
    Remixed At – MGM Studios NYC
    Mastered At – Bernie Grundman Mastering


    Artwork [Cover Art, Collages], Layout, Liner Notes – Zappa*
    Composed By, Arranged By, Conductor – Frank Zappa
    Engineer [Director Of Engineering] – Val Valentin
    Engineer [Recording Engineer] – Ami Hadani
    Engineer [Remix] – David Greene
    Lacquer Cut By – BG*
    Layout [Art & Package Restoration] – Michael Mesker
    Mastered By – Bernie Grundman
    Musician [The Mothers Today] – Billy Mundi, Bunk Gardner, Don Preston, Frank Zappa, Jim Black*, Jim Sherwood*, Ray Collins, Roy Estrada
    Photography By [Additional] – Barry Feinstein, David Gahr
    Photography By [Front Cover] – Alice Ochs
    Photography By [Others] – Jerry Deiter, Marshal Harmon
    Producer – Frank Zappa (tracks: C1, C4 to C8), Tom Wilson (2) (tracks: A1 to B6, C2, C3)
    Production Manager – Melanie Starks
    Reissue Producer [Produced For Release By] – Ahmet Zappa, Joe Travers
    Remix – Dick Kunc (tracks: C6 to C8)
    Transferred By [96K/24B Digital Transfers] – Joe Travers

50th Anniversary Release, 180 Gram Double LP Edition
All analog mastering from the original 1967 tape at Bernie Grundmand Mastering, Hollywood CA 2017.
Includes "The Complete Libretto" booklet, previously available in 1967 by mail order.
Released in a gatefold cover.

© 1967 ℗ 2017, mmxvii Zappa Family Trust.
Published worldwide Munchkin Music.
This is Official Release #2.

Recorded the week before Thanksgiving, November 1966 in Los Angeles at the Sunset-Highland Studios of T.T.G. Inc.
Edited and re-mixed in New York City at the MGM Studios the following week.

1st disc label has no track titles. They are listed inside the gatefold cover.
2nd disc label has no track titles. They are listed in "The Complete Libretto" booklet.
Side D has laser-etched artwork, no tracks.

Corrected Reissue of The Mothers Of Invention* - Absolutely Free, with black [not white] label attached over the etching on side D
and correct page order of the libretto.

Bonus section (Side C):
tracks C1, C4 & C5 © ℗ 2017, previously unreleased
tracks C2 & C3 © 1967 ℗ 1967, 2012, previously released
tracks C6 & C8 © 1967 ℗ 2017, previously unreleased
track C7 © 1967 ℗ 2016, previously released
Barcode and Other Identifiers

    Barcode: 8 24302 38351 3
    Label Code: LC01846
    Matrix / Runout (Label side A): ZR 3835-1-A
    Matrix / Runout (Label side B): ZR 3835-1-B
    Matrix / Runout (Label side C): ZR 3835-1-C
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, etched): FVZ -2017-A HAPPY 50TH WWW.ZAPPA.COM BG
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side A, stamped): -44 696- P.USA
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, etched): FVZ -2017-B HAPPY 50TH WWW.ZAPPA.COM BG
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side B, stamped): P.USA -44696-
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, etched): FVZ -2017-C PIGS WWW.ZAPPA.COM BG
    Matrix / Runout (Runout side C, stamped): P.USA -44697-
    Rights Society: BIEM/SDRM

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