Release Date: 21/12/1984


CD Release 25/09/2012


UPC: 824302387122 EU

Official Release #041

CD 1 - Part I
 1.Prologue 2:56
 2.The Mammy Nuns 3:31
 3.Harry & Rhonda 3:36
 4.Galoot Up-Date 5:27
 5.The 'Torchum' Never Stops 10:33
 6.That Evil Prince 1:17
 7.You Are What You Is 4:31
 8.Mudd Club 3:17
 9.The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing 3:14
10.Clowns on Velvet 1:51
11.Harry-as-a-Boy 2:34
12.He's So Gay 2:44
13.The Massive Improve'lence 5:07
14.Artificial Rhonda 3:31

Total Playing Time 54:09

CD 2 - Part II
 1.The Crab-Grass Baby 3:47
 2.The White Boy Troubles 3:34
 3.No Not Now 5:50
 4.Briefcase Boogie 4:09
 5.Brown Moses 3:01
 6.Wistful Wit a Fist-Full 4:00
 7.Drop Dead 7:56
 8.Won Ton On 4:17

Total Playing Time 36:34

Zappa: Thing-Fish

The Musicians

Frank Zappa: guitar, synclavier
Steve Vai: guitar
Ray White: rhythm guitar, vocals
Ike Willis: rhythm guitar, vocals
Tommy Mars: keyboards
Chuck Wild: broadway piano
Arthur Barrow: bass
Scott Thunes: bass
Jay Anderson: string bass
Ed Mann: percussion
Chad Wackerman: drums
Steve De Furia: synclavier programmer

David Ocker: synclavier programmer
Bob Harris: keyboards, trumpet & high vocals (1.4,2.3,2.8)
Jim 'Motorhead' Sherwood: tenor sax (1.8)
Bobby Martin: keyboards, sax (1.10)
Denny Walley: slide guitar (1.9)
Roy Estrada: background vocal (1.14,2.3,2.8)
Don Van Vliet (Captain Beefheart): harmonica (1.14)
Ruth Underwood: synth (1.14)

The Cast
Ike Willis: Thing-Fish, Mammifield Evil Prince
Terry Bozzio: Harry, Mammifield Evil Prince
Dale Bozzio: Rhonda
Napoleon Murphy Brock: Evil Prince
Bob Harris: Harry-as-a-Boy
Johnny 'Guitar' Watson: Brown Moses
Ray White: Owl-Gonkwin-Jane-Cowhoon

Best Songs
None - No Song Got a Score of at Least 4/5

Good Songs

 5.Brown Moses 3,5/5

12.He's So Gay 3/5
14.Artificial Rhonda 3/5

 5.The 'Torchum' Never Stops 2,5/5

 1.The Crab-Grass Baby 2,5/5
 2.The White Boy Troubles 2,5/5

 2.The Mammy Nuns 2/5
 4.Galoot Up-Date 2/5
 7.You Are What You Is 2/5
 9.The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing 2/5

13.The Massive Improve'lence 2/5

 3.No Not Now 2/5
 4.Briefcase Boogie 2/5

 6.Wistful Wit a Fist-Full 2/5
Terrible Songs

 3.Harry & Rhonda 1,5/5

 6.That Evil Prince 1,5/5

 8.Mudd Club 1,5/5

10.Clowns on Velvet 1,5/5
11.Harry-as-a-Boy 1,5/5

 7.Drop Dead 1,5/5

 1.Prologue 1/5

 8.Won Ton On 0,5/5

Personal Score 1,98 / 5
"Not My Favorite Album" Jany

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