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The Mothers 1971 - 50th Anniversary (Super Deluxe)

UMC/ Polydor



limited 8CD boxset w/ 68pp booklet

Released: 1st Apr 2022

£82.99


The Zappa Trust has compiled a massive box set to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Mothers Of Invention’s 1971 line-ups.

Featured are the complete Fillmore East tapes, showcasing every note played over 2 nights in 4 shows during the closing of the famous venue in NYC, including the John Lennon and Yoko Ono encore, unedited with majority of the tracks being newly mixed from scratch by Craig Parker Adams and mastered by John Polito. Also included is the complete concert from the final show at the Rainbow Theatre in London, England where FZ was infamously pushed off the stage, resulting in injuries, the cancellation of the rest of the tour and ultimately the band. This historical Rainbow show is newly mixed by legend Eddie Kramer and mastered by Bernie Grundman. The box also features a bonus hybrid concert from Harrisburg and Scranton, PA 1971; original singles, album ads, a 68-page booklet showcasing an interview with Ian Underwood by Ahmet Zappa and liner notes from Eddie Kramer, Jim Pons (FZ’s then bass player) and Vaultmeister Joe Travers. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Mothers Of Invention’s ‘71 line-ups, the complete Fillmore tapes are showcased with every note played over 4 shows, including the John Lennon/Yoko Ono encore, majority of tracks are newly mixed. Additionally, the full concert from the Rainbow Theatre in London where FZ was infamously pushed off the stage is newly mixed by Eddie Kramer. The box also features a bonus hybrid concert from Harrisburg & Scranton, PA 1971 and extensive liner notes & packaging.

The Mothers 1971 - 50th Anniversary (Super Deluxe)

CD 1: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 5, 1971 - SHOW 1

1.           Peaches En Regalia

2.           Tears Began To Fall

3.           Shove It Right In

4.           Status Back Baby

5.           Concentration Moon - Part I

6.           The Sanzini Brothers (Sodomy Trick)

7.           Concentration Moon - Part II

8.           Mom & Dad

9.           Intro To Music For Low Budget Orchestra

10.         Billy The Mountain

11.         King Kong

CD 2: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 5, 1971 - SHOW 2

1.           Peaches En Regalia

2.           Tears Began To Fall

3.           Shove It Right In

4.           Intro To Music For Low Budget Orchestra

5.           Billy The Mountain

6.           Little House I Used To Live In

7.           The Mud Shark

8.           What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?

9.           Bwana Dik

10.         Latex Solar Beef

11.         Willie The Pimp

CD 3: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 5, 1971 - SHOW 2 (CONT'D)[1 - 6] | LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 6, 1971 - SHOW 1 [7 - 15]

1.           Do You Like My New Car?

2.           Happy Together

3.           "Any Chord Of Your Choice"

4.           King Kong - Part I

5.           Lonesome Electric Turkey

6.           King Kong - Part II

7.           Fillmore Improvisation

8.           Peaches En Regalia

9.           Tears Began To Fall

10.         Shove It Right In

11.         Status Back Baby

12.         Concentration Moon - Part I

13.         The Sanzini Brothers (Sodomy Trick)

14.         Concentration Moon - Part II

15.         Mom & Dad

CD 4: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 6, 1971 - SHOW 1 (CONT'D) [1 - 4] | LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 6, 1971 - SHOW 2 [5 - 8]

1.           The Story Of Billy The Mountain

2.           Intro To Music For Low Budget Orchestra

3.           Billy The Mountain

4.           Chunga's Revenge

5.           "Herd Of Cattle"

6.           Peaches En Regalia

7.           Tears Began To Fall

8.           Shove It Right In

CD 5: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 6, 1971 - SHOW 2 (CONT'D)

1.           The Story Of Billy The Mountain

2.           Intro To Music For Low Budget Orchestra

3.           Billy The Mountain

4.           "Conglomerate Assembly"

5.           Little House I Used To Live In

6.           The Mud Shark

7.           What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?

8.           Bwana Dik

9.           Latex Solar Beef

10.         Willie The Pimp

11.         Do You Like My New Car?

12.         Happy Together

CD 6: LIVE AT FILLMORE EAST, JUNE 6, 1971 - SHOW 2 (CONT'D)[1 - 6] | BONUS TRACKS [7 - 10] | LIVE AT STATE FARM SHOW ARENA, HARRISBURG, PA, JUNE 3, 1971 [11-20]

1.           Well – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

2.           Say Please – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

3.           King Kong – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

4.           Aaawk – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

5.           Scumbag – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

6.           A Small Eternity With Yoko Ono – featuring John Lennon and Yoko Ono

7.           Homemade Radio Spot

8.           Tears Began To Fall (Single Version)

9.           Junier Mintz Boogie (Single B-Side)

10.         Homemade Radio Spot Outtakes

11.         Peaches En Regalia

12.         Tears Began To Fall

13.         Shove It Right In

14.         Status Back Baby

15.         Concentration Moon - Part I

16.         The Sanzini Brothers (Burning Hoop Trick)

17.         Concentration Moon - Part II

18.         Mom & Dad

19.         My Boyfriend's Back

20.         Tiny Sick Tears

CD 7: LIVE AT STATE FARM SHOW ARENA, HARRISBURG, PA, JUNE 3, 1971 (CONT'D) [1-3] | LIVE AT STATE FARM SHOW ARENA, HARRISBURG, PA, JUNE 3, 1971 and LIVE AT WATRES ARMORY, SCRANTON, PA, JUNE 1, 1971 [4] | LIVE AT WATRES ARMORY, SCRANTON, PA, JUNE 1, 1971 [5-6] | LIVE AT RAINBOW THEATRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, DECEMBER 10, 1971 [7-9]

1.           Call Any Vegetable

2.           The Story Of Billy The Mountain

3.           Intro To Music For Low Budget Orchestra

4.           Billy The Mountain

5.           Willie The Pimp

6.           King Kong (Outro)

7.           Zanti Serenade

8.           Peaches En Regalia

9.           Tears Began To Fall

CD 8: LIVE AT RAINBOW THEATRE, LONDON, ENGLAND, DECEMBER 10, 1971 (CONT'D)

1.           Shove It Right In

2.           "Pain In The Ass"

3.           Divan: Once Upon A Time

4.           Divan: Sofa #1

5.           Pound For A Brown - Part I

6.           Super Grease

7.           Pound For A Brown - Part II

8.           Sleeping In A Jar

9.           Wonderful Wino

10.         Sharleena

11.         Cruising For Burgers

12.         "That's Your Tough Luck"

13.         King Kong

14.         I Want To Hold Your Hand