The Mothers Of Invention* ‎– Freak Out!

Zappa Records ‎– ZAPPA 1
2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue, Gatefold


A1 Hungry Freaks, Daddy 3:27
A2 I Ain't Got No Heart 2:33
A3 Who Are The Brain Police? 3:23
A4 Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder 3:39
A5 Motherly Love 2:47
A6 How Could I Be Such A Fool 2:13
B1 Wowie Zowie 2:51
B2 You Didn't Try To Call Me 3:19
B3 Any Way The Wind Blows 2:14
B4 I'm Not Satisfied 2:30
B5 You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here 3:40
C1 Trouble Every Day 5:50
Help, I'm A Rock 8:37
C2 Help, I'm A Rock 4:42
C3 It Can't Happen Here 3:56
The Return Of The Son Of Monster Magnet (Unfinished Ballet In Two Tableaux)
Cream Cheese 12:20
D.I Ritual Dance Of The Child-Killer
D.II Nullis Pretii (No Comecial Potential)


  • Bass, Guitarrón, Soprano Vocals [Boy Soprano]Roy Estrada
  • Composed By, Arranged By, Orchestrated By, Conductor, Producer, Leader, Directed By [Musical Director]Frank Zappa
  • Design [Cover]Jack Anesh
  • Drums, Vocals [Sings In Some Foreign Language]Jim Black*
  • Engineer [Director Of Engineering]Val Valentin
  • Lead Guitar [Alternate], Rhythm Guitar [With Clear White Light]Elliot Ingber
  • Lead Vocals, Harmonica, Tambourine, Finger Cymbals, Performer [Bobby Pin & Tweezers]Ray Collins
  • Photography By [Cover]Ray Leong
  • ProducerTom Wilson (2)


Manufactured and marketed by Today Croydon Ltd under exclusive license
© ℗ Barking Pumpkin Records 1966, 1984.
Made in France

All compositions © 1969 Frank Zappa Music, BMI
“Do not hurry! Do NOT send money to MGM! The map & the L.A. you want to visit does not exist!”

© 1965 Frank Zappa Music
© + ℗ 1985 Barking Pumpkin Records
All songs published by Munchkin Music / Take Out Music
Marketed and manufactured by Today Croydon under exclusive license from Barking Pumpkin Records
Trademark is used under license from Frank Zappa

Gatefold sleeve.
Track durations from center labels.
Track title variations on center labels: Hungry Freaks (A1), No Heart (A2), Trouble Coming Every Day (C1)
Tracks C2 and C3 listed as single track “Help, I'm A Rock” on inner cover.
Track D listed as “The Return Of The Son Of Monster Magnet” on inner cover, including subtracks, and as “Cream Cheese” on center label, without subtracks.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5016583600112
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out A): ZAPPA 1 A1 74208-A-ZI-DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out B): ZAPPA 1 B1 74208-B-ZI-DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out C): ZAPPA 1 C1 74208-C-ZI-DMM
  • Matrix / Runout (Run-out D): ZAPPA 1 D1 74208-D-ZI-DMM

Other Versions (5 of 117) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, Hot) Verve Records, Verve Records V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2 US 1966 Sell This Version
2683 004 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Verve Records 2683 004 UK Unknown Sell This Version
YSR 001 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Ltd, Unofficial, Gat) Yellow Snow Records (2) YSR 001 Luxembourg 2010 Sell This Version
ZR 3834 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(CD, Album, Unofficial) Zappa Records (2) ZR 3834 Russia 2012 Sell This Version
V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2, V/V6-5005-2 The Mothers Of Invention* Freak Out!(2xLP, Album, RP) Verve Records, Verve Records, Verve Records V6-5005-2, V6/5005-2, V/V6-5005-2 US 1966 Sell This Version