We're Only In It For The Money

March 4th 1968
Zappa Records
Are You Hung Up?
85
Who Needs The Peace Corps?
154
Concentration Moon
142
Mom & Dad
136
Telephone Conversation
49
Bow Tie Daddy
33
Harry, You're A Beast
81
What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body?
63
Absolutely Free
204
Flower Punk
184
Hot Poop
27
Nasal Retentive Calliope Music
123
Let's Make The Water Turn Black
121
The Idiot Bastard Son
199
Lonely Little Girl
70
Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
93
What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body? (Reprise)
58
Mother People
152
The Chrome Plated Megaphone Of Destiny
385

Official Release #4
Catalog Number: ZR 3837
Produced by: FZ
Executive Producer: Tom Wilson
 
The Mothers Today (as of 1967):
FZ: Guitar, Piano, Lead Vocals, Weirdness & Editing 
Billy Mundi: Drums, Vocal, Yak & Black Lace Underwear 
Bunk Gardner: All Woodwinds, Mumbled Weirdness 
Roy Estrada: Electric Bass, Vocals, Asthma 
Don Preston: Retired
Jimmy Carl Black: Indian of the Group, Drums, Trumpet, Vocals 
Ian Underwood: Piano, Woodwinds, Wholesome 
Euclid James “Motorhead” Sherwood: Visible on back cover, road manager, soprano & baritone saxophone, all purpose weirdness & TEEN APPEAL
 
Suzy Creamcheese: Telephone 
Dick Barber: SNORKS
also: 
Gary Kellgren engineer for two months of basic sessions at MAYFAIR STUDIOS is the one doing all the creepy whispering
Dick Kunc record and remix engineer for the final month of recording at APOSTOLIC STUDIOS is the one responsible for the cheerful Interruptions
Eric Clapton (noted philosopher and guitarist with THE CREAM) has graciously consented to speak to you in several critical area
Spider (from a group that hasn't destroyed your minds yet) is the one who wants you to turn your radio around
 
Note: All the music heard on this album was compsed, arranged & scientifically mutilated by Frank Zappa (with the exception of a little bit of surf music). None of the sounds are generated electronically - they are all the product of electronically altering the sounds of NORMAL instruments.
 
The orchestral segments were conducted by Sid Sharp under the supervision of the composer.
 
THIS WHOLE MONSTROSITY WAS CONCEIVED AND EXECUTED AS A RESULT OF SOME UNPLEASANT PREMONITIONS*, AUGUST THROUGH OCTOBER 1967. 
 
*All premonitions continuing to come true.