Mothers Of Invention



  • Cover of HITCH HIKE in 1965 - pre Freak Out demo, released on bootleg Joe's Corsage (Vaulternative)
  • Cover of OISEAU DE FEU, L' in 1967 - in Amnesia Vivace from Absolutely Free, along with elements from Stravinsky's Le Sacre
  • Cover of HANDSOME CABIN BOY, THE in 1967 - reissued on The Lost Episodes and on Son Of Rogues Gallery; When everyone else was listening to Cream, I was listening to A.L. Lloyd and Ewan MacColl - Frank Zappa
  • Cover of PLANETS, THE in 1967 - part Jupiter in Invocation And Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin from Call Any Vegetable and in '72 in Brown Shoes Don't Make It
  • Cover of BABY DON'T GO TO TOWN in 1967 - as Flower Punk on We're Only In It For The Money
  • Cover of DEVIL OR ANGEL in 1968 - as Love Of My Life (see also: Queen Of My Heart)
  • Cover of HOW COULD I BE SUCH A FOOL in 1968 - re-recording on Cruisin' With Ruben & The Jets
  • Cover of GOD BLESS AMERICA in 1968 - on Uncle Meat
  • Cover of QUEEN OF MY HEART in 1968 - as Love Of My Life on Cruising With Ruben & The Jets; see also: Devil Or Angel
  • Cover of LOUIE LOUIE in 1969
  • Cover of 96 TEARS in 1969 - as Tiny Sick Tears on You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 4
  • Cover of PACHUKO HOP in 1969 - live in Toronto on bootleg Pachuco Hop; as a dance Zappa quotes the Pachuko Hop in the lyrics of Jelly Roll Gum Drop on Cruising With Ruben & The Jets ('68) and in Debra Kadabra from Bongo Fury with Capt. Beefheart ('75)
  • Cover of BACON FAT in 1969 - live
  • Cover of DIRECTLY FROM MY HEART TO YOU in 1970 - on Weasels Ripped My Flesh in medley; the demo was cut during the Hot Rats sessions in '69
  • Cover of VALARIE in 1970 - on Burnt Weeny Sandwich
  • Cover of WPLJ in 1970


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Arnold Rypens
Rozenlaan 65
B-2840 Reet (Rumst)

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