Hot Rats

October 10th 1969
Zappa Records
Peaches En Regalia
219
Willie The Pimp
563
Son Of Mr. Green Genes
537
Little Umbrellas
189
The Gumbo Variations
774
It Must Be A Camel
317

Official Release #8
Catalog Number: ZR3841
Produced/Composed/Directed by Frank Zappa
 
Musicians:
Frank Zappa: Guitar, Octave Bass, Percussion 
Ian Underwood: Piano, Organus Maximus, All Clarinets, All Saxes 
Lowell George: Rhythm Guitar
 
Captain Beefheart: Vocal on “Willie The Pimp”
Sugar Cane Harris: Violin on “Willie The Pimp” & “The Gumbo Variations”
Jean Luc Ponty: Violin on “It Must Be A Camel” 
John Guerin: Drums on “Willie The Pimp”, “Little Umbrellas” & “It Must Be A Camel”
Paul Humphrey: Drums on “Son Of Mr. Green Genes” & “The Gumbo Variations”
Ron Selico: Drums on “Peaches En Regalia”
Max Bennett: Bass on “Willie The Pimp”, “Son Of Mr. Green Genes”, “Little Umbrellas”, “The Gumbo Variations” & “It Must Be A Camel”
Shuggy Otis: Bass on “Peaches En Regalia”
 
Engineers: Dick Kunc-Whitney Studios • Jack Hunt-T.T.G. • Cliff Goldstein-T.T.G. • Brian Ingoldsby-Sunset Sound
Recorded 16 track August through September 1969 
 
Mastered 2008 by Bernie Grundman from FZ’s original edited master.
Art Direction, Concept, Liner Notes & Text by Frank Zappa, NT&B.
Cover Art Photo: Andee Nathanson
Cover design: Cal Schenkel 
Interior design: John Williams
 
This movie for your ears was produced and directed by Frank Zappa.