The different Capitol issue said
to be a 4-track; front (above) and
The regular Verve 8-track;
box front (above - interestingly,
the spine label doesn't mention
Zappa's name, just "The
Abnuceals Emuukha Electric
Symphony Orchestra and
Chorus") and cartridge (below)
Below: Verve 4-track (this, though
rare, holds the regular version of
What to Get: Either the 1995 Ryko CD or the
2012 UMe CD.
Summary: The original CD is just like the vinyl, but
worse. The 1995 CD is just like the vinyl,
but better - it sounds better overall, and has index separation,
it also adds a little "audio error": from about 01:48 to around 03:31,
(Also, an old 8-track tape is very peculiar.) The 2012 UMe CD is
identical to the Ryko (and contains the same mono-audio error).
ESSENTIAL VERSIONS FOR COMPLETISTS: Depends on how picky
you are. The 1995 CD/2012 CD sounds a lot better
than the old CD,
except for an audio error where it goes into mono for a couple of
minutes; moreover, at least one of the between-section edits is also
different. The old CD is no hot poop, but
allegedly matches the vinyl exactly. The Capitol
8-track is a unique all-orchestral version, and a version of it was
released on Lumpy Money.
Lots of additional "Lumpy Gravy" wonderment is on Lumpy Money,
so completists need that
release; among other oddities, it contains a mostly unreleased 1980s
remix of "Lumpy Gravy," parts of which contain new overdubs (a heavily
processed version of a section of this was released on the Old Masters
Box 1 Sampler).
- Capitol 8-track (and/or
- Original vinyl (black Verve
V6-8741 in the US, May 1968;
Verve SVLP 9223 in the UK, October 1968 - perhaps released in some
parts of Europe in
May or June. Yellow-label DJ promos also reported, perhaps in mono)
- Mono vinyl (black Verve V8741 in the
US, May 1968; Verve VLP 9223 in the UK, October 1968)
- New Zealand vinyl (Verve V
8741 in mono, V6 8741 in stereo, 1968)
- Verve 8-track
- German vinyl (black Verve V6 8741)
- Dutch vinyl re-issue: Superstarshine
Volume 26: Frank Zappa (Metro Records 2356 098, different cover,
- British vinyl re-issue
(Verve/Polydor Select 2317 046, October 1972)
- Canadian vinyl (black Verve V/V6
8741, re-issued in 1973?)
- "Facsimile Bootleg" vinyl
- The Old Masters vinyl
(Barking Pumpkin BPR 7777-4, April 1985)
- 1980s Remix (later released on
Lumpy Money -- See Below)
- Original CD, coupled with We're Only In It for the Money (Ryko RCD40024 in
the US, Semptember 1986 (imported into Australia by Festival Records
and re-stickered Ryko D40705); Zappa Records CDZAP13 in the UK,
December 1988; VACK 5023 in Japan; JPCD
9707442 DORA in Russia)
- 1995 CD (Ryko RCD 10504, April 18
1995; VACK 5105 in Japan,
renumbered 5240 in 1998; also in a BMG
Record Club version (1086347))
- Japanese paper-sleeve CD
(Ryko/VACK-1205, September 2001)
- The Lumpy Money Project/Object
(Zappa Records ZR20008, released January 21, 2009)
- 2012 UMe CD (Zappa Records ZR3836 July 31, 2012)
From Dan Watkins:
On the vinyl, the words "Francis Vincent Zappa" were printed
on the front cover. On the two Ryko CD releases, it was changed to
"Frank Vincent Zappa".
Capitol 8-Track and/or 4-Track
According to Zappa himself, the Capitol 8-track tape of Lumpy
one of the rarest official Zappa releases - if not the
contained only orchestral music, and none of the dialoge or band music.
(The only words
uttered on the tape were "I don't know if I can go through this again",
was spoken by one of the orchestral musicians, and not part of the
It contains only a couple of minutes of unreleased material. (Fantastic
on the original Lumpy Gravy?). A version of this was later released
on Lumpy Money.
It was manufactured by AMPEX, and can be distinguished from
version because it has a Captiol logo instead of a Verve logo. The
1. Sink Trap
2. Gum Joy
3. Up and Down
4. Local Butcher
5. Gypsy Airs
6. Hunchy Punchy
7. Foamy Soaky
8. Let's Eat Out
9. Teenage Grand Finale
According to a seller ("Delta Haze") on ebay
in January 2000, the item sold was "issued by Madman Earl Muntz for his
revolutionary 4-track tape loop auto-stereo but immediately
contractual reasons ... The 4-track format is similar to, but was
overshadowed by, the 8-track format. It can only be played on a 4-track
To be honest, we cannot yet be sure whether or not this was a
4-track or an
8-track issue, or both. From Frank Daniels:
The tape pictured on your website is definitely a four-track,
not an eight-track. First of all, 4-tracks are easily distinguished
from 8-tracks by looking at the back. A four-track tape has a large
hole in the back, where the capstan came up out of the machine into the
tape. Secondly, the 4-tracks that Capitol licensed from Muntz had clear
front shells; their 8-tracks in 1967-68 were opaque white. Finally, the
usual prefix of a Capitol 4-track was 4CL, exactly as your 4-track has
it. The prefix of a Capitol 8-track was 8XT.
This is all true, for example, for all Beatles 4-tracks made
before early 1969. I collect Beatles 4-tracks, among other formats, and
have a few of them pictured on my website. Capitol made two different
outer boxes for their 4-tracks. The one that would have gone with your
Zappa four track is the mostly white one that is shown on my copy of
Beatles VI, at the top of my four tracks page:
Now, it's possible that Zappa himself actually knew of an
8-track copy of the album. If that is so, the 8-track shell would be
white. The 8-track would have separate front and back slicks. The
back cover slick would be mostly white (with possibly a pink border).
... perhaps copies also got out in the reel-to-reel tape
format, too! If any exist, they would have been housed in brown
boxes with a cover slick attached. The tape would have the number Y1T
2719. If a reel-to-reel tape exists, it would be much scarcer than the
already rare 4-track (or LP, or 8-track), so it's quite possible that
none have been discovered.
A blurred photo of a Verve 4-track can be viewed to the right.
never stops, does it?) As on the Verve 8-track, "the title tag on the
slipcase as well as the end label and back title label on the tape
credit the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra & Chorus;
name is only visible in the front cover artwork (which is the same as
Anyway, courtesy of NOBBI, here's how it came about:
Zappa had a contract with MGM Records, when Capitol Records
wanted him to record an orchestral album. Zappa was to appear only as
conductor and this wouldn't have touched the contract with MGM. Zappa
recorded this album with the Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Orchestra in
New York, but it wasn't released. Only 8-track tapes exist. Later Zappa
added some Mothers music to the recordings and MGM released the
well-known Lumpy Gravy album in may 1968.
From an interview in Society Pages USA #2, 1990:
FRANK ZAPPA: Alright, let's see. It was,
uh ... '66. This guy named Nick Venet, who was a producer at
Capitol, came to me, and offered me the chance to write something for a
forty-piece orchestra, to do a recording of that kind of stuff. I
looked at my contract with MGM, 'cause we were signed with MGM at the
time. Nowhere in my contract did it preclude me from being a composer,
or a conductor. So long as I didn't perform on an album that was
released by another company, I didn't think I had a problem.
DEN SIMMS: By "performing", you mean something
with an instrument.
||"In 1966, Nick
me the opportunity to write
[LUMPY GRAVY]. I thought
'Whoa! This is fabulous. I'll just
dive in there and compose my
little buns off, and I'll get this
performance.' I was writing
around the clock."
FRANK ZAPPA: Right. I wasn't singin', I wasn't
DEN SIMMS: Right.
FRANK ZAPPA: Nonetheless, MGM refused to allow
this album to be released, and there was an argument over it for a
year, finally resulting in MGM buying the master tape from Capitol, and
then, I added the vocal parts in there, and it came out.
From Record Collector magazine #93, May 1987 (quoted
The US release was the first Zappa album to be
issued with a black Verve label instead of the blue one which MGM
normally used for their "pop releases". The story goes that since Lumpy
Gravy was largely an orchestral work, it was given the black label
which was usually reserved for MGM's more "serious and worthwhile" jazz
releases. The exception to this rule was the compilition Mothermania which appeared in 1969
with both black and blue labels.
Once again, EMI excelled themselves by issuing the original UK
version with its intended gatefold sleeve although, as before, the
laminated sleeve and "flaps" distinguish it from the Polydor re-issue.
From Dan Watkins:
The balloon on the back cover of the vinyl reads "Is This
Phase 2 of: Were Only In It For The Money?" with the apostrophe
missing. On the CD release, this was corrected.
From René Camphorst:
Some time ago I bought a vinyl copy of Lumpy Gravy.
It has the black Verve label and is numbered V6-8741, so it seems to be
an original one. However on the inner sleeve and on the label it says
"Made in Germany".
BERNELIS: Here's something that always interested me.
In the US, the vinyl Lumpy Gravy Verve release came out in two
versions of the cover. One version had a red background with a green
"Pipco" shirt. The other version had a green background with a red
"Pipco" shirt. What is the story of this?
LEWIS SAUL: I'm not sure if this is what [you're]
talking about, but
this is from my interview with Cal:
CAL SCHENKEL: Uh-huh. Well, let me go back to this
first ... [back to looking at Lumpy Gravy] ... this part
here, this stuff here, which you can see here - this is the same spread
as the vinyl ...
LEWIS SAUL: I have the vinyl, too ...
CAL SCHENKEL: Oh yeah, let's look at the vinyl. Now
this was originally going to be green and black and they printed a
bunch of them and I wonder if any still exist ...
LEWIS SAUL: Uh, you're saying green and black, the
CAL SCHENKEL: No, the inside. Black on green. They
printed samples. Some of them exist somewhere - this is photos I
took in London ...
FAST FRANK: ... you know, I remember looking at the
original album when it came out (which I didn't have the foresight to
buy on the spot), and then again when I bought a copy in 1974, and I
always had this nagging feeling that the covers of each were different.
I've never seen any reference to it ... and I just figgered it was
one of those faux nagging feelings.
From Paul E Curtis:
I own a monaural promo copy of this LP, and unlike the first
three Mothers albums, this is simply a reduction of the stereo mix
(with perhaps a bit of added compression, to make it sound better on
radio). I've never seen any stock copies of the mono Lumpy Gravy,
but it's possible that they exist - according to the Billboard
album chart for 8 June 1968, it was available in both mono and stereo.
alt.fan.frank-zappa, March 2002:
LEONARD J LOS: I own mono DJ copies of both We're Only In It for the Money and Lumpy
Gravy and the sound is by far superior to any other releases of
these two LPs. I wish I had a mono copy of Cruising
with Ruben & the Jets but I'm sure this was never released
either as a stock copy or DJ. I have seen stereo copies of the
yellow Verve and the white Verve promos.
BIFFY THE ELEPHANT SHREW: Is the Lumpy Gravy
really mono? On both sides? The only "mono" copy I've ever seen had
(judging by the matrix numbers; I didn't get to play it) one side mono
and one side stereo.
LEONARD J LOS: Yes, true mono. As for the one side
mono/ one side stereo, this brings to mind the late seventies reissue
of the first Velvet Underground LP which was released this way. That LP
also was released on Verve. [Edit: It
is unclear whether there was an actual mono mix; there's no sign that
From Erik Steaggles:
I used to own a mint UK mono copy (which I regrettably sold
for a measley £50 ...) and remember the mix was only slightly
different to the stereo mix (in fact, I remember taping it, I'm sure I
still have it ... I must find it ...). It was a reduction the
the stereo mix but the sound was much, much cleaner and in some ways
sounded better than the stereo mix. When I find that tape, I'll let you
New Zealand Vinyl
From Collecting Frank Zappa
in Australia - Part
1: The Early Years, an article by Stuart Penny in it - The
Collectors Magazine, Issue #14 June-July-August 1995 (provided by Henry
Griggs, Sydney, Australia):
Staying in New Zealand for a moment, we'll deal quickly with
Lumpy Gravy. Although a copy couldn't be located for the
purposes of this feature, it seems fairly certain that Zappa's first
solo LP was issued in NZ (Verve V/V6 8741).
This 8-track version was not at all like the ultra-rare,
orchestral and instrumental Capitol version
- it was
like the vinyl, but with the sides reversed. Tracks 1-2 are side 2 of
and tracks 3-4 are side 1.
Superstarshine Volume 13: Frank
This is a Dutch re-issue, in a different cover. The front
cover has a colour picture of
Zappa playing guitar, and the back cover says (in a curious brand of
Frank is eighteen when he hops on a Greyhound headed for Los
Angeles to seek his fortune.
He gets a job selling records, he practises the guitar and
through a friend producing films he becomes the youngest person ever to
score a motion picture. A few more years of writing filmscores, when at
22 the idea of forming a band started taking shape in his head.
He started with a highschoolband in the fifties and by the
time when the English invasion was in full force he had a pretty weird
group that was called Captain Glasspack and his Magic Mufflers.
Quite a few musicians came and went before they became an important
influence on rock music. In spite of their outlaw position with
deejays, record chain owners, and theatre-managers, their first album Freak
out! [sic], which is probably the freakiest of them all,
became a chart success. One of Frank's musical experiments that are now
generally considered as rock & roll masterpieces is certainly the
ballet Lumpy Gravy. Some of the Mothers and a huge orchestra
made up of America's best session men, became the Abnuceals Emuukha
Electric Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with Frank conducting Lumpy
Gravy part 1 and 2. It is this album, that is released as Superstarshine
vol. 26, that every Mothers-fan should turn on to.
(Volume 13 in the Superstarshine series was
devoted to Zappa (the Mothers), as a compilation. Read about it in the
UK Vinyl Re-Issue
Ben H reports a weird variant:
My copy is a Polydor UK issue, with the usual Polydor
catalogue number on the label, &c. However, the sleeve has the SVLP
catalogue number and is a Garrod & Lofthouse flipback, with
laminated front, like the EMI/Verve issue, but is has no mention of EMI
or Polydor on it whatsoever. Odd? I can only assume that Garrod and
Lofthouse had a load of covers left over when distribution changed from
EMI, but as to why the covers have no EMI information on them, frankly,
I'm stumped. The period between 1969 and 1972ish seems like a real grey
area with regard to the Verve albums.
Canadian Vinyl Re-Issue
From Ryan Davenport:
I have ... early Zappa albums (Lumpy Gravy, We're Only In It for the Money) that are
reissues that use black labels and silver writing - they have a
(C) 1973 on the cover, and the gatefold is gone, replaced by a regular
cover. Both ... are Canadian pressings. Lumpy Gravy has the left side
of the inner gatefold as its back cover (with chorus and symphony
orchestra credits). We're Only In It for the Money
also uses the left inside cover, which is the lyric sheet. Thus the Sgt.
Pepper parody photo and the back cover with Zappa on it are not on
this non-gatefold. Lumpy Gravy seems to date from 1973, but We're Only In It for the Money is later -
the copyright notice on the back contains an address with a Canadian
postal code, and I don't think we had those by 1973.
From Ralf Maurer:
Postal codes were introduced in 1972 or 1973.
"Facsimile Bootleg" Vinyl
From Román García Albertos:
Well, I call 'em "facsimile bootlegs", because they
reproduce the cover and the label and the vinyl of the original
releases. But they aren't. They don't sound very good (well, they sound
good, but they're at least second generation), and the covers seem to
be xerocopies of the originals. When the original releases were
impossible to find and the CD era hadn't come yet, I think this was the
only way to hear the records.
From Kristian Kier:
The main differences between the counterfeit and the
original are the covers and the matrix numbers. The covers show some
damages which weren't caused by handling, they were copied (xeroxed
might be the wrong terme, since they seem to be printed professionally)
due to photo transfer. Best examples: We're Only
In It for the Money and Zappa in New York.
The matrix numbers on the counterfeits are all hand-written.
Original records by Verve/Polydor don't have hand-written numbers!
That's the easiest way to check wether it's a fake, or not!
The "hand-written rule" is valid only for European
Verve/Polydor pressings, not for Verve US pressings. So if the record
you are interested in has a V(6)/5045 number, it should have
hand-written matrix numbers.
Another clue: Most of these counterfeits do not have track
separation between the songs.
I do have the fakes of Freak Out!,
Absolutely Free, We're Only In It for the Money, Cruising with Ruben & the Jets, Lumpy Gravy
and Zappa in New York (with "Punky's
Whips"), all coming from Italy. I remember having seen Roxy & Elsewhere, too.
When this album was first released on CD, it was coupled with We're
Only In It for the Money on one disc, in one CD case, with the
original mix but with
severely truncated cover artwork (restored on the 1995
CD). As the
original vinyl had no track separation, just side 1 and side 2, the CD
only had two
tracks, "Lumpy Gravy" parts one and two.
(This twofer version of We're Only In It
for the Money was
heavily remixed and had new bass and drum tracks; Zappa's sound
engineer, Bob Stone, has
revealed that Lumpy Gravy was THIS CLOSE to a similar treatment
[Edit: it got the treatment, but it
wasn't released until 2009!], but he
managed to talk Zappa out of it.)
I accidentally bought two copies of We're
Only In It for the Money/Lumpy
Gravy. The first one I got in the mail featured a black spine, like
CD. Opened up the package, nothing on the inside. The second copy
clear spine with a grey background. I didn't open it to see if it had
"Ugly Mothers" cover, because I was going to send it back. Where is
this clear spine from? When was it issued? Any ideas?
From Isaac Baranoff:
All of the 1986 CDs were reissued in 1994, probably
because Rykodisc had just got these green CD trays, and wanted to use
them. The 1994 issues now have an image of a vinyl record playing on a
turntable, with the text "Rykodisc ... since 1986" on the label of the
record behind the CD tray, and a CD label featuring a image of
Zappa that had probably been converted to black and white, with the
black parts changed to purple. Same mix as the regular 1986 copies with
regular jewel cases.
Russian Version of Original CD
(Coupled with LUMPY GRAVY)
From Jos van Galen:
On the back cover (the Lumpy Gravy side, so the
speak), there is a tiny little message which says in Russian (and
translated into English) something like: "All Rights Reserved. License
Agreement no. 2132/M3-97 between RAO and OOO DORA d.d. 20.1.97. Apply
no. 431." The CD comes with no information about the contents of the CD
at all, except that Frank Zappa made and produced the music. Now of
course there could have been put in something when it was manufactured
but then it probably fell out of the case on its no doubt long and dark
way to my record shelf, where for now this Russian orphan has found a
warm place between the other Zappa records and CDs.
(It is probably old news but did anybody notice that the
line on the cover of the original Lumpy Gravy LP which says "a
curiously inconsistent [etc] ..." is repeated on the back cover of
the CD but with a mistake in so far that they printed the "a" of "a
BALLET" twice so it says "a a BALLET"?)
From István Fekete:
About Russian CDs, I had two of them in my hands one or two
years ago, but didn't buy them since they were in a very bad shape,
scratched all over. One of them was the We're
Only In It for the Money/Lumpy Gravy twofer, with the purple
Zappa face on the disc from the old Ryko edition. The booklet was just
a single folded sheet with two random pages from the booklet inside.
The other one was The Lost Episodes,
with the label name changed to RICODISK.
When Ryko re-released this album, it was separated from We're Only
In It for the Money (the original CD had been
a two-for-one), and
the disc had CD indexes - provided and titled by Zappa himself. It also
included some new
artwork: an inlay sheet behind the tray - in the words of Cal Schenkel,
a "photo by
CS from one of the recording (actually mixing?) sessions at Apostolic
(left to right -
Richard Kunc, FZ, Don Preston)".
Official statement from Ryko:
Separated from We're Only In It for
the Money. New digital master made from original edited analog
master and other raw mix segments, and re-edited. Restored artwork.
This one really sounds superior to the last CD -
increased level, clarity and dynamics. Still only two tracks (Part I
and Part II) but all the movements were named, à la a classical record.
Some CD players will pick up indexes, some won't.
From Dan Watkins:
The balloon on the back cover of the vinyl reads "Is This Phase 2 of: Were Only
In It For The Money?" with the apostrophe missing. On the CD release,
this was corrected.
From Román García Albertos:
I've found there's two extra bass notes at the beginning of
King Kong in the Lumpy Gravy 1995 Ryko CD, compared with the We're Only In It for the Money/Lumpy Gravy
CD from 1985. I don't know if those two notes are in the original vinyl also or what.
From Michael Gula:
Putting it briefly, the new mix lapses into MONO
from approximately 01:48 to just after 03:31.
. . .
Listen to this passage through headphones. Suddenly at 01:48
all the instruments are at the center of the soundscape with some
digitally added ambiance giving the aural illusion of spaciousness, but
there is no separation. Then suddenly, just after 03:31 a rather
jarring thing happens. The instruments "fly" into the left- and
right-hand speakers in your headphones - not on the beat, mind
you. It sounds like someone in the engineering booth suddenly woke up
and realized he was mixing it in mono, and hit a switch to separate the
instruments into right-and-left.
The engineer (Spencer Chrislu) comments:
Uh-oh. I'm afraid this is one of those that slipped past me
(and FZ). As has been mentioned here before, both We're
Only In It for the Money and Lumpy Gravy were resurrected
after safety copies of both were unearthed in the vault. It was from
these safety copies that most of the '95 release of Lumpy Gravy
was taken. This tape had just as many razor-blade edits in it as the
original (I guess that's the way FZ assembled safeties in those
days ... I would have just made a copy of the newly edited master)
so I guess we just assumed it was the same exact material with the
exception of being played many fewer times than the original master.
The switch to mono went unnoticed by me and FZ and now I'm
itching to get back in and fix it! [Note: this was in late
November 1998, when Spencer was just leaving the Zappa Family Trust -
the mistake was not fixed for the 2012 CD
Ed.] The switch back to stereo was on a beat chosen by FZ probably
for ease of razor blade editing. As for the credits on the record,
there are a few of the Ryko re-releases that still credit Bob Stone for
the mastering (artwork on the Au20s [Apostrophe
(') and Over-Nite Sensation],
Does Humor Belong in Music?) and Ryko
claims that the reason for that is that they wanted to leave the
original artwork intact. Of course, that didn't stop them from removing
some of the original Zappa logos and inserting their own. However, I
can assure you that nothing was re-mixed. It was simply re-transferred
using better converters and re-edited to fix any parts that had gone
Also, there is no "mono" button on my system. And if there
was, it's not the type of thing where I would pop the "mono" button in
for a while and then decide to remove it later.
JWB confirms that the "mono section" is one of two small
differences between the '95 / 2012 Lumpy Gravy and the LP:
The only differences I could detect was the mono section,
and a shorter
pause right before the "round things are boring" line. If there are any
other differences, they are microscopic. And as with WOIIFTM, the 1993
master sounds a hell of a lot better than the Verve LP.
From Juha Sarkkinen:
It was only recently that I bought me a CD player that picks
up indexes. Of course I was intrigued to see if those indexes on Lumpy
Gravy were correct. Here's what happened: everything was going fine all
the way to index 8 ("Switching Girls"). Then at 07:12 where "Oh No
Again" (index 9 according to sleeve) is supposed to start it's still
index 8 according to my CD player. Same thing with "At the Gas Station"
(index 10 according to sleeve) at 09:18. CD player still shows it's
index 8. With "Another Pick Up" at 11:05 index finally changes to 9
(it's 11 on the sleeve) and "I Don't Know ..." which is supposed
to be index 12 at 11:59 is in fact index 10. However, the second part
Japanese Paper-Sleeve Version (2001-2002)
Starting in 2001, Video Arts Music released a limited-edition series (2000
copies each) of Zappa CDs in
paper sleeves - miniature LP sleeves. There was nothing special about this
series other than the covers, which were very well done - inserts and
"bonuses" were reproduced, the albums that originally had gatefold
covers got little miniature gatefolds, and cover track lists were exactly as on
the corresponding LPs, even in cases where the CD has bonus tracks or a
different track order. Included in this series were some entries that never had
"proper" LP issues, i.e. Läther. Additionally, some rarities--like the "green/gold"
cover of Chunga's Revenge--were reproduced as special items in this run.
We need to stress that the sound quality of these discs matches the US
Ryko issues, which they are clearly derived from. These are collectors
items, not new remastered editions.
Late-2012-update: It appears as if the Japanese may be warming up the
mini-LP ovens for a new batch based on the 2012 UMe remasters. We'll let you
know if this happens.
The Lumpy Money Project/Object
in 2009, Lumpy Money was a three-disc boxed set containing all sorts of
goodies (please see the main page [link forthcoming] for a description
of its contents). In reference to Lumpy Gravy, it contained an
embarrassment of riches, including:
- The original Capitol version of the album (in mono, and
difffering slightly from a previously circulating version).
- The 1980s remix (with less reverb than on the Old Masters
Box 1 Sampler)
- Several alternative edits, sections, and wonderful
2012 UMe CD
In 2012, Lumpy Gravy was reissued by UMe/Zappa Records. It is reported
to match the old Ryko CD, and therefore contains the same switch to
mono in "Oh No."
- What about some details on cassette versions?
- How about the Old Masters version?
- Are there any other changes on the '95 version?
- Are there any regional peculiarities?
- Biffy the Elephant Shrew
- "The Nude Ad Guy"
- The Bob Stone
- Dan Watkins
- Mikael Agardsson (Superstarshine)