On August 10, 1970.

On August 10, 1970, “Bizarre” label released “Weasels Ripped My Flesh”, the seventh Mothers of Invention album. It was recorded December 1967 – August 1969 at various locations and was produced by Frank Zappa. This is the second posthumous The Mothers of Invention album released after the band disbanded in 1969 (first one was Burnt Weeny sandwich). “Weasels ripped my flesh” largely consists of live recordings.


  • Frank Zappa– vocals, lead guitar
  • Jimmy Carl Black– drums
  • Ray Collins– vocals
  • Roy Estrada– bass, vocals
  • Bunk Gardner– tenor saxophone
  • Lowell George– vocals, rhythm guitar
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– vocals, electric violin
  • Don Preston– organ, electronic effects
  • Buzz Gardner– trumpet, flugelhorn
  • Motorhead Sherwood– baritone saxophone, snorks
  • Art Tripp– drums
  • Ian Underwood– alto saxophone
  • Neon Park – cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. Didja Get Any Onya
  2. Directly from My Heart to You – Richard Wayne Penniman
  3. Prelude to the Afternoon of a Sexually Aroused Gas Mask
  4. Toads of the Short Forest
  5. Get a Little
  6. Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
  7. Dwarf Nebula Processional March & Dwarf Nebula
  8. My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama
  9. Oh No
  10. The Orange County Lumber Truck
  11. Weasels Ripped My Flesh



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