Price: £99.99
Format: Boxset
Artist: Frank Zappa
Availability: 17-12-2021
CatNo: 3838413
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Frank Zappa 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Boxset
In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels (1971) comes the original soundtrack as an expansive 6CD boxset, with movie poster, motel keychain and motel door hanger.
 
Remastered by Bernie Grundman, the set contains a massive amount of never-before-heard audio documentary material surrounding the project. Additionally, unearthed from FZ’s Vault are original demos, studio outtakes, work mixes, interviews and movie ads along with newly discovered dialog reels revealing an early audio edit of the film. 
CD1:
 
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – REMASTERED
 
Semi-Fraudulent / Direct-From-Hollywood Overture
Mystery Roach
Dance Of The Rock & Roll Interviewers
This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue)
Tuna Fish Promenade
Dance Of The Just Plain Folks
This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Reprise)
The Sealed Tuna Bolero
Lonesome Cowboy Burt
Touring Can Make You Crazy
Would You Like A Snack?
Redneck Eats
Centerville
She Painted Up Her Face
Janet’s Big Dance Number
Half A Dozen Provocative Squats
Mysterioso
Shove It Right In
Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist & Postlude
I’m Stealing The Towels
Dental Hygiene Dilemma
Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You?
Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
Penis Dimension
What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning
 
CD2:
 
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK – REMASTERED (Cont’d)
 
A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes
Magic Fingers
Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch
Dew On The Newts We Got
The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts
The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth
The Girl’s Dream
Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce
Strictly Genteel (The Finale)
 
200 MOTELS DEMOS, 2ND MOVEMENT – ROCK MUSIC
 
Road Ladies (Alternate Mix)
What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening
What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?
Bwana Dik
Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
Do You Like My New Car?
Magic Fingers
Phyllis & Aynsley
What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Alternate Mix)
 
200 MOTELS DEMO SESSION OUTTAKES
 
Tell Me You Love Me (Mix Outtake)
Road Ladies (Alternate Take)
What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Studio Outtakes)
What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Alternate Take, Incomplete)
“Aynsley Dunbar, Ladies & Gentlemen”
Magic Fingers (Version B, Mix Outtake)
What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)
Tell Me You Love Me (Alternate Take)
 
CD3:
 
200 MOTELS – DIALOG PROTECTION REELS
 
Scene 1-2: Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture
Scene 3: “What’s The Deal?”
Mystery Roach
Scene 32: “It’s A Good Thing We Get Paid To Do This…”
Scene 14: What’s The Name Of Your Group? I
Scene 32: “We Haven’t Formed The Group Yet”
Scene 15: What’s The Name Of Your Group? II
Scene 17: “When Do We Get Paid?”
Scene 18: Went On The Road
Scene 19-20: “Special Delivery”
Scene 21: Centerville
Scene 21: Janet & Lucy
Scene 22: This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich
Scene 23-24: Tuna Fish Promenade
Scene 28: The Sealed Tuna Bolero
Scene 29: Lonesome Cowboy Burt
Scene 30: JCB & Rance
Scene 21: Larry The Dwarf
Scene 81: Magic Fingers
Scene 47: Larry The Dwarf In The Hotel Room
Scene 33: The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts
Scene 40-41: The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth
Scene 42: Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce
Scene 45: A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes
Scene 57: The Perverted Nun
Scene 87: “Penis!”
Scene 58: She Painted Up Her Face
Scene 60: Janet’s Big Dance Number
Scene 61: Half A Dozen Provocative Squats
Scene 62: Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist
Scene 63: Shove It Right In
Scene 67: “I Am Bwana Dik!”
Scene 68-69: What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening
Scene 77: Daddy, Daddy, Daddy
 
CD4:
 
200 MOTELS – DIALOG PROTECTION REELS (Cont’d)
 
Scene 90: Biff Debris & Jeff
Scene 84-85: Penis Dimension
Scene 32: Mystery Roach (Acoustic) / “Yeah? Well Fine!”
Scene 71: What Will The Evening Bring Me This Morning
Scene 92: Jeff Flips Out / I’m Stealing The Room
Scene 100: Strictly Genteel
Scene 100: 200 Motels Finale
 
BONUS SWILL, PART I
 
“I Was Gonna Make A Movie One Time…”
200 Motels Movie Ad #1
What’s The Name Of Your Group? (FZ Edit)
200 Motels Movie Ad #2
FZ on Ringo Starr
Ringo Starr on 200 Motels
200 Motels Movie Ad #3
Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch (Mix Outtake)
Looking For Newts
“They Are Only In It For The Money”
200 Motels Movie Ad #4
200 Motels Commercial Session Outtakes
Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake)
“I Shall Ruin All The Tapes”
Janet’s Big Dance Number (Basic Tracks)
Martin Lickert Voice-Over
Touring Can Make You Crazy (Mix Outtake)
Penis Dimension (Instrumental Alternate Take)
Centerville (Mix Outtake)
Mystery Roach (Alternate Master)
Magic Fingers (Mix Outtake)
200 Motels Movie Ad #5
 
CD5:
 
200 MOTELS – ALTERNATES AND OUTTAKES
 
“What Is 200 Motels?”
Theodore Bikel Voice-Over
Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture (Mix Outtake)
What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part I)
What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part II)
What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part III)
Can I Help You With This Dummy?
Pianos For The Pleated Gazelle
Synth Tracks (Part I)
Would You Like A Snack? (Alternate Take)
Howard Kaylan/Mark Volman Voice-Over
Centerville (Rough Mix)
This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue, Mix Outtake)
Tuna Fish Promenade (Mix Outtake)
The Sealed Tuna Bolero (Alternate Take)
Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Mix Outtake)
Naval Aviation In Art?
Redneck Eats/The Restaurant Scene (Basic Tracks)
Mystery Roach (Basic Tracks)
I Have Seen The Pleated Gazelle
Dew On The Newts We Got (Rough Mix)
The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts (Rough Mix)
Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch (Rough Mix)
The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth (Rough Mix, Alternate Ending)
The Girl’s Dream (Rough Mix)
Little Green Scratchy Sweaters And Courduroy Ponce
Scene 43: A Cardboard Box
Scene 44
A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes (Rough Mix)
She Painted Up Her Face (Compressed Mix)
The Secret Stare
Half A Dozen Provocative Squats (Compressed Mix)
Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist (Basic Tracks)
Shove It Right In (Compressed Mix)
Postlude (Basic Tracks)
What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)
 
CD6:
 
200 MOTELS – ALTERNATES AND OUTTAKES
 
Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Alternate Take)
Magic Fingers (Alternate Take)
Penis Dimension (Basic Tracks)
Scene 86
Scene 87 (Alternate Take)
Synth Tracks (Part II)
I’m Stealing The Towels (Basic Tracks, Alternate Take)
Scene 94: “He’s Always Watching Me”
Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part I, Basic Tracks)
Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake)
Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part II, Basic Tracks)
Strictly Genteel (Basic Tracks)
200 Motels Finale (Alternate Take)
200 Motels Finale (Basic Tracks, Unedited Ending)
 
BONUS SWILL, PART II
 
Movie Theater Skit (Commercial Session Outtake)
200 Motels Album Ad #1
Script Rehearsal Trim
Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1969)
Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1970)
200 Motels Album Ad #2
Penis Dimension Jingle Music
TV Hype (Commercial Session Outtake)
200 Motels Movie Ad # 6