℗ 1970 UMG Recordings; A Universal Music Enterprises release
 

Weasels Ripped My Flesh

The Mothers Of Invention

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1.1
Didja Get Any Onya? (Live At Philadelphia Arena, 3/2/69)
The Mothers Of Invention
3:43
1.2
Directly From My Heart To You
The Mothers Of Invention
5:17
1.3
Prelude To The Afternoon Of A Sexually Aroused Gas Mask (Live At Royal Festival Hall, London, 10/25/68)
The Mothers Of Invention
3:35
1.4
Toads Of The Short Forest
The Mothers Of Invention
4:47
1.5
Get A Little
The Mothers Of Invention
2:34
1.6
The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
The Mothers Of Invention
6:52
1.7
Dwarf Nebula Processional March & Dwarf Nebula
The Mothers Of Invention
2:12
1.8
My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama
The Mothers Of Invention
3:36
1.9
Oh No
The Mothers Of Invention
1:45
1.10
The Orange County Lumber Truck (Live At Royal Festival Hall, London, 10/25/68)
The Mothers Of Invention
3:21
1.11
Weasles Ripped My Flesh (Live At Town Hall, Birmingham, 5/30/69)
The Mothers Of Invention
2:05
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    39:47
Weasels Ripped My Flesh is the seventh studio album by the American rock group the Mothers of Invention, and the tenth overall by Frank Zappa, released in 1970. It is the second album released after the Mothers disbanded in 1969, preceded by Burnt Weeny Sandwich. In contrast to its predecessor, which almost entirely focused on studio recordings of arranged compositions, Weasels Ripped My Flesh consists of a combination of live and studio recordings and features more improvisation. Whereas all but one of the pieces on Burnt Weeny Sandwich have a more planned feel captured by quality studio equipment, five tracks from Weasels Ripped My Flesh capture the Mothers on stage, where they employ frenetic and chaotic improvisation characteristic of avant-garde jazz and free jazz. In contrast to the experimental jazz material, the album also contains a straightforward interpretation of Little Richard's R&B single "Directly From My Heart to You", featuring violin and lead vocal from Don "Sugarcane" Harris. This song is actually an outtake from the sessions for the Hot Rats album. The album also documents the brief tenure of Lowell George (guitar and vocals), who went on to found the band Little Feat with Mothers bassist Roy Estrada. On "Didja Get Any Onya?", George affects a German accent to relate a story of being a small boy in Germany and seeing "a lot of people stand around on the corners asking questions, 'Why are you standing on the corner, acting the way you act, looking the way you look, why do you look that way?'"
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Frank Zappa Catalog Studio Masters

Tracks 1-11 – 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 192 kHz / 24-bit

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