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Zappa, Mothers Of Invention - Uncle Meat album download
Musique Concrète, Avantgarde, Fusion, Doo Wop, Experimental, Parody
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Uncle Meat is the fifth studio album by The Mothers of Invention, released as a double album in 1969. Uncle Meat was originally developed as a part of No Commercial Potential, a project which spawned three other albums sharing a conceptual connection: We're Only in It for the Money, Lumpy Gravy and Cruising with Ruben & the Jets

Thus, Uncle Meat became the point at which Zappa began to establish himself as a composer and he would return to many of these pieces repeatedly over the course of his career. Taken as a whole, Uncle Meat comes off as a hodgepodge, with centerpieces scattered between variations on previous pieces, short concert excerpts, less-realized experiments, doo wop tunes, and comedy bits; the programming often feels as random as the abrupt transitions and tape experiments held over from Zappa's last few projects. But despite the absence of a conceptual framework, the unfocused sprawl of Uncle Meat.

Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention ‎– Uncle Meat. Label: Zappa Records ‎– 0238391, Barking Pumpkin Records ‎– 0238391, Universal Music Group International ‎– 00824302383919. Source: Original 1968 Analog Stereo Master Digital Transfer. Contains 12-page 30x30cm full-color book with photo-montages, illustrations & text.

Uncle Meat The Mothers of Invention. Listen on Apple Music. 1. Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme. 2. The Voice of Cheese. 5. Dog Breath, In the Year of the Plague.

The soundtrack for a film that remained incomplete for over a decade, Uncle Meat is one of the finest albums produced by Zappa and the original Mothers of Invention. Showcasing every facet of the band, Uncle Meat is filled with quirky Zappa instrumentals like the title track and the "Dog Breath Variations," rock staples like "Cruisin' For Burgers" and "Mr. Green Genes," and an epic suite of instrumental fervor centered around the jazz-rock forerunner, "King Kong".

Frank Zappa – 11-The Uncle Meat Variations (1969-Uncl. 7:34. The Mothers of Invention – Uncle Meat Film Excerpt Part I. 1:48. Frank Zappa 1969 Uncle Meat (Vo. ) – 08 The Dog Breath Variations. The Mothers Of Invention – Uncle Meat. Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention – King Kong VI (Live On A Flat Bed Diesel I. :59. The Mothers of Invention - Uncle Meat (1969) – Dog Breath, in the Year of the Plague. The Mothers of Invention - Uncle Meat (1969) – Project X. 3:27. The Mothers of Invention – The Legend Of The Golden Arches.


1-1 Uncle Meat: Main Title Theme 1:55
1-2 The Voice Of Cheese 0:26
1-3 Nine Types Of Industrial Pollution 6:00
1-4 Zolar Czakl 0:54
1-5 Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague 3:58
1-6 The Legend Of The Golden Arches 3:27
1-7 Louie Louie (At The Royal Albert Hall In London) 2:19
1-8 The Dog Breath Variations 1:48
1-9 Sleeping In A Jar 0:50
1-10 Our Bizarre Relationship 1:05
1-11 The Uncle Meat Variations 4:45
1-12 Electric Aunt Jemima 1:46
1-13 Prelude To King Kong 3:38
1-14 God Bless America (Live At The Whisky A Go Go) 1:10
1-15 A Pound For A Brown On The Bus 1:29
1-16 Ian Underwood Whips It Out (Live On Stage In Copenhagen) 5:05
1-17 Mr. Green Genes 3:14
1-18 We Can Shoot You 2:03
1-19 "If We'd All Been Living In California . . . " 1:13
1-20 The Air 2:56
1-21 Project X 4:48
1-22 Cruising For Burgers 2:17
2-1 Uncle Meat Film Excerpt I 37:34
2-2 Tango Na Minchia Tanta 3:46
2-3 Uncle Meat Film Excerpt II 3:51
2-4 King Kong Itself I 0:49
2-5 King Kong II 1:21
2-6 King Kong III 1:44
2-7 King Kong IV 6:17
2-8 King Kong V 0:34
2-9 King Kong VI 7:23

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Zappa Family Trust
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Zappa Family Trust
  • Licensed To – Universal Music Enterprises
  • Published By – Universal Music Argentina S.A.
  • Distributed By – Universal Music Argentina S.A.
  • Pressed By – Teltron – 32126-3
  • Pressed By – Teltron – 32133-4


  • Composed By – Richard Berry (tracks: 7)
  • Design [Original Package] – Cal Schenkel
  • Drums [On Some Places Before He Quit To Join Rhineroceros] – Billy (The Oozer) Mundi*
  • Drums, Other [Droll Humor, Poverty] – Jimmy Carl Black
  • Drums, Timpani, Vibraphone [Vibes], Marimba, Xylophone, Wood Block, Bells, Chimes, Other [Cheerful Outlook & Specific Inquiries] – Artie (With The Green Mustache) Tripp*
  • Electric Bass, Other [Cheeseburgers], Vocals [Pachuco Falsetto] – Roy Estrada
  • Electric Organ, Piano, Harpsichord, Celesta, Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Musical Assistance, Copyist, Other [Industrial Relations & Teen Appeal] – Ian Underwood
  • Electric Piano, Other [Tarot Cards, Brown Rice] – Don (Dom De Wild) Preston*
  • Guitar, Vocals [Low-Grade], Percussion – Frank Zappa
  • Marimba, Vibraphone [Vibes] – Ruth Komanoff
  • Piccolo Banjo, Flute, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bassoon – Bunk (Sweetpants) Gardner*
  • Producer, Composed By, Arranged By – Frank Zappa
  • Tenor Saxophone [Frenetic Stylings], Tambourine, Choreography, Other [Pop Star], Other [Obstinance & Equipment Setter-Upper When He's not Hustling Local Groupies] – Euclid James (Motorhead/Motorishi) Sherwood*
  • Vocals [Soprano Voice With Ray & Roy On Dog Breath & The Uncle Meat Variations] – Nelcy Walker
  • Vocals [Swell] – Ray Collins


Produced/Composed/Arranged by Frank Zappa. Digitally Remixed 1987. All compositions by Frank Zappa (except Louie Louie by Richard Berry), © ℗ 1987, mmxii Zappa Family Trust. Under Exclusive License to Universal Music Enterprises, a division of UMG Recordings, Inc. Publicado y distribuido por Universal Music Argentina S.A., miembro de CAPIF. Reservados todos los derechos del productor, de los autores y de los intérpretes de las obras reproducidas en este ejemplar. Prohibida la reprodución, regrabación, alquiler, préstamo, canje, ejecución pública, radiodifusión y cualesquiera otro uso no autorizado de estos fonogramas. SADAIC. BIEM. AADI. CAPIF. Industria Argentina. Disco es cultura. 0238392. Zappa, Frank Zappa, FZ, The Mothers, Mothers of Invention, Grand Rights & ?? are ZFT registered Marks. All rights reserved. This is Zappa Family Archival Matter In Living Ylem. Source: 1993 1630 Digital Master. This is Official Release #6. Participate in Democracy. Register & Vote. www.zappa.com

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 8 24302 38392 6
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1): teltron 32126-3 0238392 / 00 INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2): teltron 32133-4 0233342 / 00 INDUSTRIA ARGENTINA
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI LL02
  • Mould SID Code: 6C08

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
2MS 2024, 2024 The Mothers Of Invention* Uncle Meat ‎(2xLP, Album, CTH) Bizarre Records, Bizarre Records, Reprise Records 2MS 2024, 2024 US 1969
CDD ZAP3, CDDZAP 3 Frank Zappa Uncle Meat ‎(2xCD, Album, RE) Zappa Records, Zappa Records CDD ZAP3, CDDZAP 3 Europe 1987
RCD 10506/07 Frank Zappa / The Mothers Of Invention* Frank Zappa / The Mothers Of Invention* - Uncle Meat ‎(2xCD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Rykodisc RCD 10506/07 US Unknown
JPCD 2000141/42 Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention* Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention* - Uncle Meat ‎(2xCD, Album, Unofficial) Not On Label (Frank Zappa) JPCD 2000141/42 Russia 2000
RCD 10064/65 Frank Zappa Uncle Meat ‎(2xCD, Album, RE, RM) Rykodisc RCD 10064/65 US 1987