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Performer: Zappa
Genre: Jazz / Rock
Title: The Old Masters, Box Three
Released: 1987
Style: Rock & Roll, Jazz-Rock, Fusion, Prog Rock, Avantgarde
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Released December 30, 1987. The Old Masters Box Three Tracklist. 1. Big Swifty Lyrics. 2. Your Mouth Lyrics.

This box set is a collection of remastered Frank Zappa, Frank Zappa & Mothers Of Invention, and The Mothers records originally released from 1972 to 1976. These albums were not sold separately.

Frank Zappa chronology. The Old Masters Box III (1987). You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 1 (1988). Guitar is a 1988 live album by Frank Zappa. It is the follow-up to 1981's Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar; like that album it features Zappa's guitar solos excerpted from live performances, recorded between 1979 and 1984 Contents.

Released December 1987. Frank Zappa, guitar, keyboards, vocals.

The Old Masters is a box set series by Frank Zappa, released in three volumes on Barking Pumpkin Records from April 1985 to December 1987, consisting of studio and live albums by Zappa and The Mothers of Invention originally released from 1966 to 1976 on other labels, as well as "Mystery Discs" which contained previously unreleased material. The graphics (not including the photo inserts) on all three sets was airbrush illustrated by Larry Grossman. Box One - April 1985 Box Two - November 1986 Box Three - December 1987.

Barking Pumpkin 99999 (9 LPs). Comparisons with the original are pointless, as Zappa has created an entirely new--and inferior--album. Mystery Disk I: This document, or sonic home-movie, of the very early '60s chronicles an LA subworld that few of us ever knew existed, or cared about

All the great songs and lyrics from the "Old Masters Box 1 " album ont he Web's largest and most authoritative lyrics resource. Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, singer-songwriter, guitarist, recording engineer, record producer and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature. ore . Year

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Old Masters Box 2. 1986. This is a box set containing seven LPs by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention originally released between 1969 and 1972 - Uncle Meat, Hot Rats, Burnt Weeny Sandwich, Weasels Ripped My Flesh, Chunga's Revenge, Fillmore East-June 1971, and Just Another Band From . plus a "Mystery Disc" of previously unreleased material from the period.

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Waka/Jawaka 36:12
A Big Swifty
Drums – Aynsley DunbarElectric Bass – ErroneousElectric Piano [Ring-modulated & Echoplexed] – George DukeGuitar, Percussion – Frank ZappaSlide Guitar – Tony DuranTrumpet, Chimes – Sal Marquez
B1 Your Mouth
Baritone Saxophone, Piccolo Flute – Mike AltschulDrums – Aynsley DunbarElectric Bass – ErroneousGuitar – Frank ZappaPiano [Tack Piano] – George DukeSlide Guitar – Tony DuranTenor Saxophone – Joel PeskinTrumpet, Vocals – Sal MarquezVocals – Chris Peterson
B2 It Just Might Be A One-Shot Deal
Acoustic Guitar, Effects [Electric Bed-springs] – Frank ZappaDrums, Washboard, Tambourine – Aynsley DunbarElectric Bass, Vocals – ErroneousSlide Guitar, Vocals – Tony DuranSteel Guitar [Hawaiian Guitar], Vocals – Jeff SimmonsSteel Guitar [Pedal Steel Solo] – "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow*Trumpet, Vocals – Sal MarquezVocals – Janet Ferguson
B3 Waka/Jawaka
Drums – Aynsley DunbarElectric Bass, Electric Bass [Fuzz Bass] – ErroneousGuitar – Frank ZappaPiano, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Don PrestonPiccolo Flute, Flute [Bass Flute], Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone – Mike AltschulTrombone, Horn [Baritone Horn] – Bill Byers*, Ken Shroyer*Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Chimes – Sal Marquez
The Grand Wazoo 37:06
C1 For Calvin (And His Next Two Hitch-Hikers)
Bass – ErroneousBrass – Ernie Tack, Malcolm McNabb*Brass [Contractor And Spiritual Guidance] – Ken Shroyer*Drums – Aynsley DunbarPercussion – Alan Estes, Bob ZimmittiSynthesizer [Mini-moog] – Don PrestonVocals – Janet Neville-Ferguson*, Sal MarquezWoodwind – Tony "Bat Man" Ortega*, Earl Dumler, Fred Jackson, Joanne Caldwell McNabb, Johnny Rotella*, Mike Altschul
C2 The Grand Wazoo
Bass – ErroneousBrass – Ernie Tack, Malcolm McNabb*Brass [Contractor And Spiritual Guidance] – Ken Shroyer*Drums – Aynsley DunbarGuitar [Bobble-neck Solo] – Tony DuranGuitar [Opening Solo] – Frank ZappaPercussion – Alan Estes, Bob ZimmittiSynthesizer [Mini-moog] – Don PrestonTrombone [Trombone Solo] – Bill Byers*Vocals – Janet Neville-Ferguson*Vocals, Trumpet [Trumpet Solo] – Sal MarquezWoodwind – Tony "Bat Man" Ortega*, Earl Dumler, Fred Jackson, Joanne Caldwell McNabb, Johnny Rotella*, Mike Altschul
D1 Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus
Bass – ErroneousBrass – Sal MarquezDrums – Aynsley DunbarKeyboards, Vocals – George DukeSaxophone [Sax Solo] – Ernie WattsTrombone – Ken Shroyer*Vocals – "Chunky"*, Frank ZappaWoodwind – Mike Altschul
D2 Eat That Question
Bass – ErroneousBrass [Multiple Toots] – Sal MarquezDrums – Aynsley DunbarGong – Lee ClementKeyboards – George DukePercussion, Guitar – Frank ZappaWoodwind – Joel Peskin, Mike Altschul
D3 Blessed Relief
Bass – ErroneousBrass – Sal MarquezDrums – Aynsley DunbarKeyboards – George DukeLead Guitar – Frank ZappaRhythm Guitar – Tony DuranWoodwind – Joel Peskin, Mike Altschul
Over-Nite Sensation 34:37
E1 Camarillo Brillo 4:01
E2 I'm The Slime
Voice [Announcer] – Kin Vassy
E3 Dirty Love 3:00
E4 Fifty-Fifty
Vocals – Ricky Lancelotti
F1 Zomby Woof
Vocals – Ricky Lancelotti
F2 Dinah Moe Humm
Vocals – Kin Vassy
F3 Montana
Vocals [Yippy-ty-o] – Kin Vassy
Apostrophe (') 31:56
G1 Don't Eat The Yellow Snow 2:06
G2 Nanook Rubs It 4:37
G3 St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast 1:52
G4 Father O'Blivion 2:18
G5 Cosmik Debris 4:10
H1 Excentrifugal Forz 1:31
H2 Apostrophe'
Written-By – Zappa*, Bruce*, Gordon*
H3 Uncle Remus
Written-By – Zappa*, Duke*
H4 Stink-Foot 6:35
Roxy & Elsewhere 78:35
I1 Preamble 1:24
I2 Penguin In Bondage 5:24
I3 Pygmy Twylyte 3:22
I4 Dummy Up
Written-By – Zappa*, Simmons*, Brock*
J1 Preamble 0:54
J2 Village Of The Sun 3:24
J3 Echidna's Arf (Of You) 3:54
J4 Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? 9:47
K1 Preamble 2:10
K2 Cheepnis 4:22
K3 Son Of Orange County 5:55
K4 More Trouble Every Day 6:08
L1 Preamble 1:25
L2 Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church) 15:23
One Size Fits All 42:44
M1 Inca Roads
Vocals – George Duke
M2 Can't Afford No Shoes
Bass – James "Bird Legs" Youman*
M3 Sofa No. 1 2:38
M4 Po-Jama People
Vocals – Frank Zappa
N1 Florentine Pogen
Vocals – Napoleon Murphy Brock*
N2 Evelyn, A Modified Dog
Vocals – Frank Zappa
N3 San Ber'dino
Vocals – Johnny "Guitar" Watson*
N4 Andy
Vocals – George Duke, Johnny "Guitar" Watson*, Napoleon Murphy Brock*
N5 Sofa No. 2
Vocals – Frank Zappa, George Duke
Bongo Fury 41:16
O1 Debra Kedabra 3:54
O2 Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy 6:02
O3 Sam With The Showing Scalp Flat Top
Written-By – Don Van Vilet*
O4 Poofter's Froth Wyoming Plans Ahead 3:06
O5 200 Years Old
Drums – Chester Thompson
P1 Cucamonga
Drums – Chester Thompson
P2 Advance Romance 11:20
P3 Man With The Woman Head
Written-By – Don Van Vilet*
P4 Muffin Man 5:37
Zoot Allures 42:04
Q1 Wind Up Workin' In A Gas Station
Drums – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Synthesizer, Vocals – FZ*Vocals, Backing Vocals – Davey Moire
Q2 Black Napkins
Bass, Vocals – Roy EstradaDrums – Terry BozzioGuitar – FZ*Organ, Vocals – Andre LewisSaxophone, Vocals – Napoleon Murphy Brock*
Q3 The Torture Never Stops
Drums – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals – FZ*
Q4 Ms. Pinky
Backing Vocals – Roy EstradaDrums – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Synthesizer, Vocals – FZ*Synthesizer – Ruth Underwood
R1 Find Her Finer
Backing Vocals – Andre Lewis, Roy Estrada, Ruben Ladron De GuevaraDrums, Vocals – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vocals – FZ*Harmonica – Donnie Vilet*
R2 Friendly Little Finger
Drums – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass – FZ*Marimba, Synthesizer – Ruth Underwood
R3 Wonderful Wino
Drums – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals – FZ*Written-By – Frank Zappa, Jeff Simmons
R4 Zoot Allures
Bass – Dave ParlatoDrums – Terry BozzioGuitar – FZ*Harp – Lu Ann Neil*Marimba – Ruth Underwood
R5 Disco Boy
Backing Vocals – Andre Lewis, Davey Moire, Roy Estrada, Sparkie ParkerDrums, Backing Vocals – Terry BozzioGuitar, Bass, Keyboards, Synthesizer, Vocals – FZ*

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Barking Pumpkin Records
  • Copyright (c) – Barking Pumpkin Records
  • Published By – Munchkin Music
  • Manufactured By – Barking Pumpkin Records
  • Distributed By – Barfko-Swill


  • Arranged By, Conductor – Frank Zappa (tracks: E1 to H4)
  • Artwork [Apostrophe (') Graphics] – Cal Schenkel
  • Artwork [Grand Wazoo Illustration] – Cal Schenkel
  • Artwork [Over-nite Sensation Cover Illustration] – David B. McMacken*
  • Artwork [Over-nite Sensation Gatefold Inside] – Cal Schenkel
  • Artwork [Waka/jawaka Cover Illustration] – Marvin Mattelson
  • Artwork [Waka/jawaka Packaging] – Cal Schenkel
  • Backing Vocals – Debbie* (tracks: G1 to L2), George Duke (tracks: G1 to H4), Kerry McNabb (tracks: G1 to H4), Lynn* (tracks: G1 to L2), Ray Collins (tracks: G1 to H4), Robert "Frog" Camarena* (tracks: G1 to L2), Ruben Ladron De Guevara (tracks: G1 to L2), Susie Glover (tracks: G1 to H4)
  • Bass – Erroneous (tracks: G1 to H4), FZ* (tracks: G1 to H4), Jack Bruce (tracks: G1 to H4), Tom Fowler (tracks: E1 to P4)
  • Design [Bongo Fury Design] – Cal Schenkel
  • Design [One Size Fits All Design & Fresco] – Cal Schenkel
  • Design [Roxy & Elsewhere Graphics & Design] – Cal Schenkel
  • Design [Zoot Allures Design] – Cal Schenkel
  • Drums – Aynsley Dunbar (tracks: G1 to H4), Chester Thompson (tracks: I1 to N5), Jim Gordon (tracks: G1 to H4), Johnny Guerin* (tracks: G1 to H4), Ralph Humphrey (tracks: E1 to L2), Terry Bozzio (tracks: O1 to P4)
  • Engineer – Barry Keene (tracks: E1 to H4), Bill Hennigh (tracks: I1 to L2), Bob Hughes (tracks: G1 to H4), Bob Stone (tracks: E1 to F3, O1 to R5), Davey Moire (tracks: O1 to R5), Frank Hubach (tracks: O1 to P4), Fred Borkgren (tracks: E1 to F3), Gary O (tracks: M1 to N5), Jukka (tracks: M1 to N5), Kelly Kotera (tracks: O1 to P4), Kerry McNabb (tracks: A to D3, G1 to P4), Mike Braunstein* (tracks: M1 to R5), Mike Stone (tracks: O1 to P4), Steve Desper* (tracks: E1 to H4), Terry Dunavan (tracks: E1 to H4)
  • Engineer [Remix Engineer] – Frank Zappa (tracks: Q1 to R5)
  • Flute – Napoleon Murphy Brock* (tracks: I1 to N5)
  • Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Ian Underwood (tracks: E1 to F3)
  • Guitar, Vocals – Frank Zappa (tracks: E1 to P4)
  • Harmonica – Bloodshot Rollin' Red (tracks: M1 to N5)
  • Harmonica [Harp], Vocals – Captain Beefheart (tracks: O1 to P4)
  • Keyboards – George Duke (tracks: E1 to P4)
  • Marimba, Vibraphone – Ruth Underwood (tracks: E1 to F3, M1 to N5)
  • Mastered By – Bernie Grundman (tracks: Q1 to R5)
  • Percussion – Ruth Underwood (tracks: E1 to N5)
  • Photography By [Apostrophe (') Back Photo] – Mark Aalyson
  • Photography By [Bongo Fury] – John Williams
  • Photography By [Grand Wazoo] – Barry Feinstein, Ed Caraeff, Tony Esparza
  • Photography By [Over-nite Sensation], Photography By [Apostrophe (') Cover] – Emerson-Loew
  • Photography By [Roxy & Elsewhere] – Coy Featherston, Sherwin Tilton, Steve Magedoff
  • Photography By [Waka/jawaka Back Cover] – Philip Schwartz
  • Photography By [Zoot Allures] – Gary Heery
  • Producer – Frank Zappa
  • Recorded By – Wally Heider (tracks: I1 to L2)
  • Remastered By – Bernie Grundman (tracks: E1 to F3), Bob Stone (tracks: E1 to F3, O1 to P4)
  • Remix – Kerry McNabb (tracks: E1 to N5)
  • Rhythm Guitar – Tony Duran (tracks: G1 to H4)
  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – Jeff Simmons (tracks: I1 to L2)
  • Saxophone – Ian Underwood (tracks: G1 to H4)
  • Saxophone, Backing Vocals – Napoleon Murphy Brock* (tracks: G1 to H4)
  • Saxophone, Vocals – Napoleon Murphy Brock* (tracks: I1 to P4)
  • Slide Guitar, Vocals – Denny Walley (tracks: O1 to P4)
  • Synthesizer – Don Preston (tracks: I1 to L2), George Duke (tracks: E1 to F3, I1 to N5)
  • Trombone – Bruce Fowler (tracks: E1 to L2, O1 to P4)
  • Trumpet – Sal Marquez (tracks: E1 to H4), Walt Fowler (tracks: I1 to L2)
  • Violin – Sugar Cane Harris* (tracks: G1 to H4)
  • Violin, Violin [Baritone Violin] – Jean-Luc Ponty (tracks: E1 to H4)
  • Vocals – George Duke (tracks: I1 to L2, O1 to P4), Sal Marquez (tracks: E1 to F3)
  • Written-By – Frank Zappa (tracks: A to H1, H4, I1 to I3, K1 to N5, O1 to O3, O4 to P2, P4, Q1 to R2, R4, R5)


Official Release #49

Individually numbered on back of box. Number begins with ZM3 followed by a 5-digit serial no.

This box set is a collection of remastered Frank Zappa, Frank Zappa & Mothers Of Invention, and The Mothers records originally released from 1972 to 1976.

Each album also has a catalog number, although they were not sold individually:
BPR-9999-1: Waka/Jawaka (original release: 1972)
BPR-9999-2: The Grand Wazoo (original release: 1972)
BPR-9999-3: Over-Nite Sensation (original release: 1973)
BPR-9999-4: Apostrophe (') (original release: 1974)
BPR-9999-5: Roxy & Elsewhere (2 discs) (original release: 1974)
BPR-9999-6: One Size Fits All (original release: 1975)
BPR-9999-7: Bongo Fury (original release: 1975)
BPR-9999-8: Zoot Allures (original release: 1976)