FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US European Release gatefold 12" Vinyl LP Album

Gatefold (FOC) cover design with artwork / photos on the inside cover pages. This album "FRANK ZAPPA Them Or Us DLP FoC" is the German/Netherlands release, released in October 1984. Its opening and closing tracks are covers: "The Closer You Are", which was written by Earl Lewis and Morgan Robinson and originally released by The Channels; and "Whippin' Post", originally recorded by The Allman Brothers Band. Zappa also produced and arranged the album.

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Collector's notes ( detailed background information on the persons working on this album)

Album Fact Sheet: FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US
Music Genre: Prog Rock / Avant-Garde 
Album Production information:

The album: "FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US" was produced by: Frank Zappa

Sound/Recording Engineer(s): Mark Pinske, Bob Stone

This album was recorded at: Utility Muffin Research Kitchen

DIsc mastering

Album cover design: David Roller Wilson , Gabrielle Raumberger, New Age Ar

Album cover photography: Steve Schapiro

Record Company / Catalog number / Label: EMI – 1C 164 Y 24 0234 3
Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 430 gram  
Year & Country: 1984 Printed in Germany, Made in EEC

Personnel/Band Members and Musicians on: FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US

    Band-members, Musicians and Performers
  • Frank Zappa - guitar, keyboards, vocals, arranger, producer, main performer, assistant
  • Tommy Mars - keyboards, vocals, soloist
  • Patrick O'Hearn - wind, bass guitar
  • Scott Thunes - vocals, Minimoog, synthesizer, bass guitar
  • Johnny Guitar Watson - vocals, guitar
  • Ray White - guitar, vocals, backing vocals, choir, chorus, harmony vocals, harmony
  • Moon Unit Zappa - vocals
  • Ed Mann - percussion
  • Chad Wackerman - drums, vocals
  • Ike Willis - vocals, backing vocals, choir, chorus, harmony vocals, harmony
  • Arthur Barrow - bass guitar
  • Napoleon Murphy Brock - saxophone, vocals, harmony vocals, harmony
  • Brad Cole - piano
  • Roy Estrada - vocals, backing vocals, choir, chorus, harmony, bass guitar
  • Bob Harris - keyboards, vocals, harmony vocals
  • Thana Harris - vocals, harmony
  • Steve Vai - guitar, soloist, fills
  • Dweezil Zappa - soloist, guitar
  • George Duke - keyboards, vocals, piano
  • Bobby Martin - keyboards, saxophone, vocals, falssetist, harmony vocals, harmonica

Complete Track-listing of the album "FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US"

The detailed tracklist of this record "FRANK ZAPPA THEM OR US" is:

    Side one
  • The Closer You Are (Earl Lewis, Morgan Bobby Robinson) - 2:55
  • In France - 3:30
  • Ya Hozna - 6:26
  • Sharleena - 4:33
    Side two
  • Sinister Footwear II - 8:39
  • Truck Driver Divorce - 8:59
    Side three
  • Stevie's Spanking - 5:23
  • Baby, Take Your Teeth Out - 1:54
  • Marqueson's Chicken - 7:33
  • Planet of My Dreams - 1:37
    Side four
  • Be in My Video - 3:39
  • Them or Us - 5:23
  • Frogs with Dirty Little Lips (Frank Zappa, Ahmet Zappa) - 2:42
  • Whippin' Post (Gregg Allman) - 7:32

 

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