On October 10, 1969.

Hot Rats

On October 10, 1969, “Bizarre” label released “Hot Rats”, the first  Frank Zappa album. It was recorded July- August 1969, at the “T.T.G” and “Sunset Sound” in Los Angeles, and “Whitney Studios” in Glendale, and was produced by Frank Zappa.

Personnel

  • Frank Zappa– guitar, octave bass, percussion
  • Ian Underwood– piano, organus maximus, flute, all clarinets, all saxes
  • Max Bennett– bass
  • Captain Beefheart– vocals
  • John Guerin– drums
  • Don “Sugarcane” Harris– violin
  • Paul Humphrey– drums
  • Shuggie Otis– bass
  • Jean-Luc Ponty– violin
  • Ron Selico – drums
  • Lowell George– rhythm guitar

All tracks by Frank Zappa.

  1. Peaches en Regalia
  2. Willie the Pimp
  3. Son of Mr. Green Genes
  4. Little Umbrellas
  5. The Gumbo Variations
  6. It must be a Camel

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