All selections Composed by FZ/Published by Frank Zappa Music, Ascap
Cover design by Cal Schenkel, NT&B
Director of engineering: Val Valentine
The Mothers of Invention and NT&B are divisions of Intercontinental Absurdities.
Engineered by Ami Hadani, Tom Hidley,
Gary Kelgren & Dick Kunc.
Mothermania was originally released on Vinyl, March, 1969. This compilation was created by FZ in a resolution agreement with MGM Verve over their endless-at-the-time-of-this-creation ELEVEN!!!!!!!!!!! unauthorized & unappreciated by the Artist compilations from the original albums in release by Verve.
About this download: The original 2-track 15 ips analog masters were transferred at 96k 24b by Joe Travers at UMRK. Track 4 is an exclusive edit by FZ and as such, a derivative work of the original. All mixes are exclusive to this release EXCEPT Tracks 1, 3, 4, 9 & 11. These songs are copyrighted 1967. Vive la difference in the mastering. This is our first Official Digital Download at Barfko-Swill of Frank Zappa on Zappa Records.
Vaultmeisterment by Joe Travers for UMRK & the Zappa Family Trust. Info & NT&B by gz.
2009 Mastering by Bob Ludwig at Gateway Mastering Studios.
The Final Word:
We used the Vaultmeister's personal album for the cover of MOTHERMANIA for the Official Digital Download. Thanks Joe!