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FRANK ZAPPA – SHEIK YERBOUTI 2LP – Nr MINT A1 UK 1979 MOTHERS OF INVENTION

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Frank Zappa – Sheik Yerbouti
(CBS Records  1979  88339)
Matrix No’s: A1/B1/C1/D1 – UK Pressing

Gatefold Sleeve in Nr MINT- condition
– some slight wear to edges & faint sticker mark in top right corner
Inner Sleeves in Nr MINT condition

Double Vinyl in Nr MINT condition
(there are some surface marks visible on the vinyl when held up to the light but they don’t affect the sound quality)

Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, songwriter, composer, guitarist, record producer, actor and filmmaker.

Sheik Yerbouti is a live double album with studio elements by Frank Zappa made up of material recorded in 1977 and 1978.

Track listing

All songs composed, written and arranged by Frank Zappa except where noted. Dates & venues infos from Information Is Not Knowledge

Side one
No. Title Recording dates and venues Length
1. “I Have Been in You” January 25, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 3:33
2. “Flakes” January 25, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 6:41
3. “Broken Hearts Are for Assholes” January 27, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 3:42
4. “I’m So Cute” January 24–28 or February 27–28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK. Ending cropped on CD reissues, reducing the run time to 3:09; restored on 2012 reissue. 4:27
Side two
No. Title Recording dates and venues Length
5. “Jones Crusher” October 31, 1977 – The Palladium, NYC 2:49
6. “What Ever Happened to All the Fun in the World” 0:33
7. “Rat Tomago” Guitar solo from “The Torture Never Stops” played live on February 15, 1978 – Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany 5:17
8. “We’ve Got to Get into Something Real” (Listed under the title “Wait a Minute” on the CD version) 0:31
9. “Bobby Brown” (Listed under the title “Bobby Brown Goes Down” on the CD version) January 24–28 or February 27–28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 2:49
10. “Rubber Shirt” (Bozzio/O’Hearn/Zappa) Bass part: September 25, 1974 – Goteborg, Sweden 2:45
11. “The Sheik Yerbouti Tango” Guitar solo from “The Little House I Used to Live In” played live on February 15, 1978 – Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany 3:56
Side three
No. Title Recording dates and venues Length
12. “Baby Snakes” February 28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 1:50
13. “Tryin’ to Grow a Chin” January 24–28 or February 27–28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 3:31
14. “City of Tiny Lites” January 24–28 or February 27–28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 5:32
15. “Dancin’ Fool” February 28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 3:43
16. “Jewish Princess” October 30, 1977 – The Palladium, NYC 3:16
Side four
No. Title Recording dates and venues Length
17. “Wild Love” February 28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 4:09
18. “Yo’ Mama” Vocal sections February 28, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK; Guitar solo: February 25, 1978 – Hemmerleinhalle, Neunkirchen am Brand, Germany; Part of the backing track for the solo: January 27, 1978 – Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK 12:36

Personnel

Musicians

  • Frank Zappa – lead guitar, vocals, arranger, composer, producer, remixing
  • Adrian Belew – rhythm guitar, vocals, Bob Dylan impersonation
  • Patrick O’Hearn – bass, vocals
  • Terry Bozzio – drums, vocals
  • Ed Mann – percussion, vocals
  • Tommy Mars – keyboards, vocals
  • Peter Wolf – keyboards, butter, flora margarine
  • David Ocker – clarinet on “Wild Love”
  • Davey Moire – backing vocals, engineer
  • Andre Lewis – backing vocals
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock – backing vocals
  • Randy Thornton – backing vocals

Production staff

  • Bob Stone – digital remastering
  • Joe Chiccarelli – remixing, overdub engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith – photography, cover photo
  • Peter Henderson – engineer
  • Jon Walls – engineer
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering engineer
  • Kerry McNabb – engineer
  • John Williams – art direction
  • Gail Zappa – photography
  • Amy Bernstein – artwork, layout design
  • Barbara Isaak – assistant
Weight 2.00000000 kg

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