200 Motels

October 4th 1971
Bizarre/United Artists
Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture
119
Mystery Roach
152
Dance Of The Rock & Roll Interviewers
48
This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue)
55
Tuna Fish Promenade
149
Dance Of The Just Plain Folks
280
This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Reprise)
58
The Sealed Tuna Bolero
100
Lonesome Cowboy Burt
239
Touring Can Make You Crazy
172
Would You Like A Snack?
83
Redneck Eats
182
Centerville
151
She Painted Up Her Face
101
Janet's Big Dance Number
78
Half A Dozen Provocative Squats
117
Mysterioso
48
Shove It Right In
152
Lucy's Seduction of A Bored Violinist & Postlude
241
I'm Stealing The Towels
134
Dental Hygiene Dilemma
311
Does This Kind of Life Look Interesting To You?
179
Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
191
Penis Dimension
277
What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning
212
A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes
68
Magic Fingers
233
Motorhead's Midnight Ranch
88
Dew On The Newts We Got
69
The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts
41
The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth
70
The Girl's Dream
54
Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce
60
Strictly Genteel (The Finale)
670

Official Release #13
Originally Released: October 1971
Produced by Frank Zappa

The Mothers on this particular occasion:

FZ: guitar & bass
Mark Volman: vocals & special material
Howrd Kaylan: vocals & special material
Ian Underwood: keyboards & winds
Aynsley Dunbar: drums
George Duke: keyboards & trombone
Martin Lickert: bass
Jimmy Carl Black: vocal on “Lonesome Cowboy Burt”
Ruth Underwood: orchestra drum set
Jim Pons: voice of the “Bad Conscience”

The Top Score Singers conducted by: David Van Asch
Soprano: Phyllis Bryn-Julson
Classical Guitar Ensemble supervised by: John Williams
Narrated by: Theodore Bikel

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by: Elgar Howarth

 

Pinewood Studios, London, UK
January 28-February 5, 1971

Overdubs at Whitney Studios, L.A.
Summer 1971

 

Live recording facilities: The Mobile Rolling Stones
Live recording engineer: Bob Auger
Overdub & re-mix engineer: Barry Keene
Reduction facilities: Whitney Studios
Road manager: Dick Barber
Technicians: Paul Hoff & Dave O'Neil

Album package & book design: Cal Schenkel
Cover/poster design & illustration: Dave McMacken