Freaks & Motherfuckers (BTB)

From Zappa Wiki Jawaka
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Album History
Previous Next
Freaks And Motherfu#@%!
Released July 1991
See also:
Beat The Boots I
Beat The Boots (the series)
Tengo Ná Minchia Tanta

Note: The correct title of this album is "Freaks And Motherfu#@%!". Since it contains characters that don't work well with the wiki system, the article-name had to be changed accordingly!



  1. Happy Together (01:26)
  2. Wino Man - With Dr. John Routine (07:44)
  3. Concentration Moon (01:19)
  4. Pallidan Routine (01:14)
  5. Call Any Vegetable (08:35)
  6. Little House I Used To Live In (including Penis Dimension) (04:34)
  7. Mudshark Variations (01:25)
  8. Holiday In Berlin (including lyrics from Would You Like A Snack?) (03:34)
  9. Sleeping In A Jar (including melodies from Inca Roads & Easy Meat themes) (07:23)
  10. Cruising For Burgers (02:51)

Release Notes

This album is part of Beat The Boots I.

Liner Notes

Background Information

Live recording from "Fillmore East", NYC November 13, 1970.

The Mothers Of Invention played 4 shows at The Fillmore on November 13th & 14th 1970. The recordings on Freaks And Motherfu#@%! (and on Tengo Ná Minchia Tanta) are from the 2 shows played on the 13th.

The correct playing order on Freaks And Motherfu#@%! is:

From early show:

From late show:

Conceptual Continuity


ZFT # Version # # discs Format Catalog # Release
Artwork Comment
n/a 1
1 LP Rhino/Foo-Eee
R1 70539
1991-06-04     US edition. Included in the Beat The Boots I box set.
1 CS Rhino/Foo-Eee
R4 70539
1991-06-04     US edition. Included in the Beat The Boots I box set.
1 CD Rhino/Foo-Eee
R2 70539
1991-07-16 0081227053925   US edition. Matrix # IFPI 2U2Z WEA mfg. OLYPHANT ifpi L901 W3134 3 R2 70539-2 04 M1S2
1 CD Rhino/Castle/Essential
1991-08 5017615515824   UK edition.
1 CD Barking Pumpkin/MSI
MSI 70030
1991?     Japanese edition.
1 CD Intercord
i.r.s. 973159
  ?   German edition.
1 CD Nippon Crown
1997-10-22 4988007133777   Japanese edition.
n/a 256kbps MP3 Zappa/
2008-07-08 n/a   Digital download edition.
n/a 256 kbps AAC
without DRM
2008-07-08 n/a   Digital download edition.

See Also