Hot Rats

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Players

Tracks

LP

Side One

  1. Peaches En Regalia (3:58)
  2. Willie The Pimp (9:25)
  3. Son Of Mr. Green Genes (8:58)

Side Two

  1. Little Umbrellas (3:09)
  2. The Gumbo Variations (12:55)
  3. It Must Be A Camel (5:15)
CD
  1. Peaches En Regalia (3:39)
  2. Willie The Pimp (9:17)
  3. Son Of Mr. Green Genes (9:00)
  4. Little Umbrellas (3:04)
  5. The Gumbo Variations (16:57)
  6. It Must Be A Camel (5:17)

Release Notes

Recorded: T.T.G., LA; Sunset Sound, LA; Whitney Studios, Glendale, July-August, 1969.
Produced by Frank Zappa.
Engineers: Dick Kunc (Whitney Studios), Jack Hunt (T.T.G.), Cliff Goldstein (T.T.G.), Brian Ingoldsby (Sunset Sound).
Photo: Ed Caraeff.
Cover design: Cal Schenkel.

Liner Notes

This movie for your ears was produced & directed by Frank Zappa.

Dedicated to Dweezil, Bub & Gil.

[2009 Release] Mastered 2008 by Bernie Grundman from FZ's original edited master.

Background Information

The woman on the cover of the Hot Rats album crawling out of the crypt is Christine Frka.

Captain Beefheart appears on the inside back cover of Hot Rats holding a vacuum cleaner. 2 photos of Ian Underwood appear on the inside spread of Hot Rats along with FZ images in studio activity.

The UK Hot Rats sleeve was printed by MacNeill Press, London. The Bizarre & Reprise Records logos appear on front, top right-hand corner of photo, together with Cat No & the word 'Stereo'. This does not occur on the US sleeve.

Conceptual Continuity

Versions

ZFT # Version # # discs Format Catalog # Release
(YYYY-MM-DD)
EAN.UCC-13
(barcode)
Artwork Comment
8 1.1
Original
Stereo
1 LP Warner Bizarre/Reprise
RS 6356
1969-10-15 None Cal Schenkel US edition. Matrix #
Side1: T 1 RS 6356 A 30926 - 1
Side2: T 1 RS 6356 B 30927 - 2
1 8T Warner Bizarre/Reprise
M8 6356
 ? None   US edition.
1 LP Warner Bizarre/Reprise
RSLP 6356
1970-02[1] None Cal Schenkel UK edition, Matrix # Side1: RSLP 6356 A1
Side2: RSLP 6356 B1.
Sleeve printed in UK.
1 LP Warner Bizarre/Reprise
RSLP 6356
 ? None UK 2nd edition.
1 LP Warner Bizarre/Reprise
K 44078
1971-07[1] None UK 3rd edition.
1 CS Warner Bizarre/Reprise
444 078
 ? None German edition.
1 LP Warner Bizarre/Reprise
K 44078
 ? None UK 4th edition.
1 LP Warner DiscReet/Music Hall
112.927
 ? None Argentinian edition,
titled Ratas Calientes.
1.2
Mono
1 LP Warner DiscReet/Music-Hall
12.927
 ? None Argentinian edition,
titled Ratas Calientes.
1.3
Re-EQ'd Original
Stereo
1 LP Barking Pumpkin
BPR 8888-2
1986-11-25     Included in The Old Masters, Box II set.
2
Important
Remix
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10066
1987 0014431006623
(not printed)
Cal Schenkel US edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10066
1988   US edition, golden tinted picture CD. Matrix # 818 PUMPKIN RYK-RCD 10066 SOI01
1 CD Zappa
CDZAP 2
1987-10 5016583600228 UK edition, ADD.
1 CD Zappa
CDZAP 2
1987-10 5016583600228 French edition, ADD.
1 CS Barking Pumpkin
D4 74211
1990-10-17? 0013347421148 US edition, XDR.
1 CD Intercord
i.r.s. 970702
 ?  ? German edition.
1 CS Zappa
TZAPPA 2
 ? 5016583600242? UK edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 2027
1994-10-26 4988112405295 Japanese edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10508
1995-05-02 0014431050824 US edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10508
1995-05-02 0014431050824 EU edition.
1 CS Rykodisc
RAC 10508
1995-05-02 0014431050848 US edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5102
1995-09-25 4988112406964 Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5237
1996-05-30 4988112408371 Japanese edition = Rykodisc RCD 10508 repackaged with an obi strip and extra liner notes in Japanese.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 1209
2001-09-21 4988112412651 Japanese edition, mini-album papersleeve
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 40583/1
2002-03-21 None US edition. Included in the Threesome No. 2 box set. Matrix # IFPI L504 IFPI 8732 DISCTRONICS RCD 10508 03
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10598
2005-07-19 0014431059827 = VideoArts VACK 1209, the barcode is a sticker, the Ryko reference is not printed.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 1321
2008-05-21 4988112417656 Japanese edition,
mini-album papersleeve.
1.4
Remastered
Original Stereo
1 LP
(150 g)
Barking Pumpkin
RS 6356
2009-01-13 None US edition, manufactured and distributed by Classic Records. Mastered and cut directly from the original analog master tape by Bernie Grundman.
1 LP
(200 g)
Barking Pumpkin
RS 6356
2009-01-13 None US edition, manufactured and distributed by Classic Records.
Matrix # Side 1: RS-6356-A BG Side 2: RS-6356-B BG
1 CD Zappa/UMe
ZR 3841
2012-07-31 0824302384121 US edition with CD-Text, manufactured and distributed by UMe[2].
Source: Original 1969 Analog Master.
Re-Mastered by Bernie Grundman, Bernie Grundman Mastering, 2008.
1 CD Zappa/UMG Intl
0238412
2012-07-31 0824302384121 EU edition with CD-Text = Zappa/UMe ZR 3841, manufactured in Germany. Matrix # 4 x Universal logo IFPI L017 08243 023 841-2 01 C 52971868 MADE IN GERMANY BY EDC A IFPI 0125
1 CD Zappa/Universal Music Japan
UICY-75357
2012-11-28 4988005737557 Japanese edition, audiophile SHM-CD, mini-album papersleeve with an obi strip and liner notes in Japanese.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Martin C. Strong, 2004, The Great Rock Discography, p. 1720.
  2. Email announcement by the ZFT on July 31st, 2012.

See Also