Collector's Info: This is the original USA first pressing from the USA, with "Discreet Records ... Made in USA" printed on the record label near 6 O'Clock. Record's catalognr is printed to the left of the center hole


High Quality Photo of Album Front Cover  "FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC"


Note: The images on this page are photos of the actual album. Slight differences in color may exist due to the use of the camera's flash.

Collectors information & Description:

Double LP Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages

This album "FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC" is the live album by Frank Zappa & The Mothers, which was released in 1974. Most of the songs were recorded at The Roxy Theatre in Hollywood, California on December 8, 9 and 10, 1973. The material taken from the Roxy concerts was later amended with some overdubs in the studio, while the "Elsewhere" tracks ("Son of Orange County" & "More Trouble Every Day") were recorded on May 8, 1974, at the Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania (and parts of "Son of Orange County" on May 11, 1974, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois (late show)) and do not contain overdubbed material

Music Genre:
American Rock, Jazz Fusion 
Album Production Information:

The album: "FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC" was produced by: Frank Zappa

This album was mastered at: Artisan Recorders, Hollywood

Album cover design: Cal Schenkel

Album cover photography: Sherwin Tilton, Coy Featherston, Steve Magedoff

Label Information:
DISCREET 2DS 2202 31,792
Media Format:
Double 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 460 gram  
Year & Country:
1974 Made in USA

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Frank Zappa – guitar, vocals, producer
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock – flute, tenor saxophone, vocals
  • Robert "Frog" Camarena – backing vocals ("Cheepnis")
  • Debbie – backing vocals ("Cheepnis")
  • Lynn – backing vocals ("Cheepnis")
  • Ruben Ladron de Guevara – backing vocals ("Cheepnis")
  • George Duke – synthesizer, keyboards, vocals
  • Bruce Fowler – trombone, dancer
  • Tom Fowler – bass guitar
  • Walt Fowler – trumpet, bass trumpet
  • Ralph Humphrey – drums
  • Don Preston – synthesizer
  • Jeff Simmons – rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Chester Thompson – drums
  • Ruth Underwood – percussion

Complete Track-listing of the album "FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC"

The detailed tracklist of this record "FRANK ZAPPA & MOTHERS OF INVENTION - Roxy & Elsewhere DLP FOC" is:

    Track-listing Side One:
  1. Penguin in Bondage 6:48
  2. Pygmy Twylyte 2:13
  3. Dummy Up (Brock, Simmons, and Zappa) 6:02
    Track-listing Side Two:
  1. Village of the Sun 4:17
  2. Echidna's Arf (Of You) 3:52
  3. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? 9:40
    Track-listing Side Three:
  1. Cheepnis 6:33
  2. Son of Orange County 5:53
  3. More Trouble Every Day 6:00
    Track-listing Side Four:
  1. Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church) 16:41


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