Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" turns 50! This 6 CD box set contains the original soundtrack newly remastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering with a massive amount of original demos, studio outtakes, work mixes, interviews, and movie ads, plus newly discovered dialog reels revealing an early audio edit of the film. It also contains a replica movie poster, custom motel keychain, Do-Not-Disturb motel door hanger, and new liner notes from Pamela Des Barres, Ruth Underwood, and "Vaultmeister" Joe Travers.
Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" turns 50! This 6 CD box set contains the original soundtrack newly remastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering with a massive amount of original demos, studio outtakes, work mixes, interviews, and movie ads, plus newly discovered dialog reels revealing an early audio edit of the film. It also contains a replica movie poster, custom motel keychain, Do-Not-Disturb motel door hanger, and new liner notes from Pamela Des Barres, Ruth Underwood, and "Vaultmeister" Joe Travers.
602438384136

Details

Format: CD
Label: Ume
Rel. Date: 11/12/2021
UPC: 602438384136

200 Motels: 50th Anniversary [6CD Box Set]
Artist: Frank Zappa
Format: CD
New: Available $149.98
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Available Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Semi-Fraudulent / Direct-From-Hollywood Overture
2. Mystery Roach
3. Dance of the Rock ; Roll Interviewers
4. This Town Is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue)
5. Tuna Fish Promenade
6. Dance of the Just Plain Folks
7. This Town Is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Reprise)
8. The Sealed Tuna Bolero
9. Lonesome Cowboy Burt
10. Touring Can Make You Crazy
11. Would You Like a Snack?
12. Redneck Eats
13. Centerville
14. She Painted Up Her Face
15. Janet's Big Dance Number
16. Half a Dozen Provocative Squats
17. Mysterioso
18. Shove It Right in
19. Lucy's Seduction of a Bored Violinist ; Postlude
20. I'm Stealing the Towels
21. Dental Hygiene Dilemma
22. Does This Kind of Life Look Interesting to You?
23. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
24. Penis Dimension
25. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning
26. A Nun Suit Painted on Some Old Boxes
27. Magic Fingers
28. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch
29. Dew on the Newts We Got
30. The Lad Searches the Night for His Newts
31. The Girl Wants to Fix Him Some Broth
32. The Girl's Dream
33. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters ; Courduroy Ponce
34. Road Ladies (Alternate Mix)
35. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening
36. What Kind of Girl Do You Think We Are?
37. Bwana Dik
38. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
39. Do You Like My New Car?
40. Magic Fingers
41. Phyllis ; Aynsley
42. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Alternate Mix)
43. CD 2: 200 Motels Demo Session Outtakes - Tell Me You Love Me (Mix Outtake)
44. Road Ladies (Alternate Take)
45. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Studio Outtakes)
46. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Alternate Take, Incomplete)
47. 1"Aynsley Dunbar, Ladies ; Gentlemen"
48. 1Magic Fingers (Version B, Mix Outtake)
49. 1What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)
50. 1Tell Me You Love Me (Alternate Take)
51. CD 3:200 Motels - Dialog Protection Reels Scene 1-2: Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture
52. Scene 3: "What's the Deal?"
53. Mystery Roach
54. Scene 32: "It's a Good Thing We Get Paid to Do This..."
55. Scene 14: What's the Name of Your Group? I
56. Scene 32: "We Haven't Formed the Group Yet"
57. Scene 15: What's the Name of Your Group? II
58. Scene 17: "When Do We Get Paid?"
59. Scene 18: Went on the Road
60. Scene 19-20: "Special Delivery"
61. Scene 21: Centerville
62. Scene 21: Janet ; Lucy
63. Scene 22: This Town Is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich
64. Scene 23-24: Tuna Fish Promenade
65. Scene 28: The Sealed Tuna Bolero
66. Scene 29: Lonesome Cowboy Burt
67. Scene 30: JCB ; Rance
68. Scene 21: Larry the Dwarf
69. Scene 81: Magic Fingers
70. Scene 47: Larry the Dwarf in the Hotel Room
71. Scene 33: The Lad Searches the Night for His Newts
72. Scene 40-41: The Girl Wants to Fix Him Some Broth
73. Scene 42: Little Green Scratchy Sweaters ; Courduroy Ponce
74. Scene 45: A Nun Suit Painted on Some Old Boxes
75. Scene 57: The Perverted Nun
76. Scene 87: "Penis!"
77. Scene 58: She Painted Up Her Face
78. Scene 60: Janet's Big Dance Number
79. Scene 61: Half a Dozen Provocative Squats
80. Scene 62: Lucy's Seduction of a Bored Violinist
81. Scene 63: Shove It Right in
82. Scene 67: "I Am Bwana Dik!"
83. Scene 68-69: What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening
84. Scene 77: Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
85. CD 4:200 Motels - Dialog Protection Reels - Scene 90: Biff Debris ; Jeff
86. Scene 84-85: Penis Dimension
87. Scene 32: Mystery Roach (Acoustic) / "Yeah? Well Fine!"
88. Scene 71: What Will the Evening Bring Me This Morning
89. Scene 92: Jeff Flips Out / I'm Stealing the Room
90. Scene 100: Strictly Genteel
91. Scene 100: 200 Motels Finale
92. Bonus -."I Was Gonna Make a Movie One Time..."
93. 200 Motels Movie Ad #1
94. What's the Name of Your Group? (FZ Edit)
95. 200 Motels Movie Ad #2
96. FZ on Ringo Starr
97. Ringo Starr on 200 Motels
98. 200 Motels Movie Ad #3
99. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch (Mix Outtake)
100. Looking for Newts
101. They Are Only in It for the Money
102. 200 Motels Movie Ad #4
103. 200 Motels Commercial Session Outtakes
104. Does This Kind of Life Look Interesting to You? (Mix Outtake)
105. I Shall Ruin All the Tapes
106. Janet's Big Dance Number (Basic Tracks)
107. Martin Lickert Voice-Over
108. Touring Can Make You Crazy (Mix Outtake)
109. Penis Dimension (Instrumental Alternate Take)
110. (Mix Outtake)
111. Mystery Roach (Alternate Master)
112. Magic Fingers (Mix Outtake)
113. 200 Motels Movie Ad #5
114. CD 5:200 Motels - Alternates and Outtakes "What Is 200 Motels?"
115. Theodore Bikel Voice-Over
116. Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture (Mix Outtake)
117. What's the Name of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part I)
118. What's the Name of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part II)
119. What's the Name of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part III)
120. Can I Help You with This Dummy?
121. Pianos for the Pleated Gazelle
122. Synth Tracks (Part I)
123. Would You Like a Snack? (Alternate Take)
124. Howard Kaylan/Mark Volman Voice-Over
125. Centerville (Rough Mix)
126. This Town Is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue, Mix Outtake)
127. Tuna Fish Promenade (Mix Outtake)
128. The Sealed Tuna Bolero (Alternate Take)
129. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Mix Outtake)
130. Naval Aviation in Art?
131. Redneck Eats/The Restaurant Scene (Basic Tracks)
132. Mystery Roach (Basic Tracks)
133. I Have Seen the Pleated Gazelle
134. Dew on the Newts We Got (Rough Mix)
135. The Lad Searches the Night for His Newts (Rough Mix)
136. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch (Rough Mix)
137. The Girl Wants to Fix Him Some Broth (Rough Mix, Alternate Ending)
138. The Girl's Dream (Rough Mix)
139. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters and Courduroy Ponce
140. Scene 43: A Cardboard Box
141. Scene 44
142. A Nun Suit Painted on Some Old Boxes (Rough Mix)
143. She Painted Up Her Face (Compressed Mix)
144. The Secret Stare
145. Half a Dozen Provocative Squats (Compressed Mix)
146. Lucy's Seduction of a Bored Violinist (Basic Tracks)
147. Shove It Right in (Compressed Mix)
148. Postlude (Basic Tracks)
149. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)
150. CD 6:200 Motels - Alternates and Outtakes - Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Alternate Take)
151. Magic Fingers (Alternate Take)
152. Penis Dimension (Basic Tracks)
153. Scene 86
154. Scene 87 (Alternate Take)
155. Synth Tracks (Part II)
156. I'm Stealing the Towels (Basic Tracks, Alternate Take)
157. Scene 94: "He's Always Watching Me"
158. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part I, Basic Tracks)
159. Does This Kind of Life Look Interesting to You? (Mix Outtake)
160. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part II, Basic Tracks)
161. Strictly Genteel (Basic Tracks)
162. 200 Motels Finale (Alternate Take)
163. 200 Motels Finale (Basic Tracks, Unedited Ending)
164. Movie Theater Skit (Commercial Session Outtake)
165. 200 Motels Album Ad #1
166. Script Rehearsal Trim
167. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1969)
168. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1970)
169. 200 Motels Album Ad #2
170. Penis Dimension Jingle Music
171. TV Hype (Commercial Session Outtake)
172. 200 Motels Movie Ad # 6

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Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" turns 50! This 6 CD box set contains the original soundtrack newly remastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering with a massive amount of original demos, studio outtakes, work mixes, interviews, and movie ads, plus newly discovered dialog reels revealing an early audio edit of the film. It also contains a replica movie poster, custom motel keychain, Do-Not-Disturb motel door hanger, and new liner notes from Pamela Des Barres, Ruth Underwood, and "Vaultmeister" Joe Travers.

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Frank Zappa - Mystery Roach (Dialog Protection Reel)