Zappa* / Beefheart* ‎– Confidential

Wizardo Records ‎– WRMB 365
Vinyl, LP, Album, Unofficial Release, Red Marbled

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Metal Man Has Hornet's Wings
Ensemble – The SootsLead Guitar – Frank ZappaLead Vocals – Captain Beefheart
A2 Original Black Napkins
Lead Guitar – Frank Zappa
A3 Instrumental / The Story Of Electricity
Narrator, Performer – Frank ZappaNarrator, Vocals – Captain Beefheart
A4 Unconditionally Guaranteed
Ensemble – The Magic BandVoice [The Shout In Background] – Don Van Vliet
A5 Gone Behind The Sun / Mondo Hollywood
Ensemble – The Mothers
A6 Lightning Rod Man
Ensemble – The Factory (7)Producer – Frank Zappa
A7 I Think My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama
Guitar – Frank Zappa
B1 Rock Around The Clock / Sandwich Song
Voice, Musician – Frank Zappa
B2 How Could I Be Such A Fool
Ensemble – The Mothers Of Invention*
B3 Boogie For Berkeley
Ensemble – The Mothers
B4 Neon Meat Dream Of An Octafish
Ensemble – Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
B5 King Kong
Ensemble – The Mothers


Unknown release date.
White sleeve with pink photocopy insert trapped in shrinkwrap. Discs thin but quality, red translucent-marbled. Labels bear "Mexico" as source (subbed as country) - but doubtful.
Text given a 'Mexican' flavor - ie 'El Wizardo Discos'.
Insert is American paper-size: 216x279mm

As described in the notes, with some interpretation [].
A1: Recorded '63/'64 [On Mystery Disc]
A2: Recorded live in LA at the Shrine Auditorium '74.
A3: Recorded early '64. [On Mystery Disc]
A4: Instrumental, Recorded live '74. [Line-up as backing band on "Unconditionally Guaranteed"]
A5: Recorded live in Hollywood "Two of the earliest known recordings of the original Mothers". [Partly a cover of "Louisiana Blues"]
A6: Studio recording, credited to "Mrs Zappa". "Thanx to Doc 'Korny' Phone". [On eponymous album by The Factory]
A7: "Studio Flip-side". [Alt edit]
B1: Early test tapes of The Mothers, '64. [Studio Z]
B2: Original track, that didn't make the "Freak Out!" album.
B3: '68 track, featuring the 10-piece "Mothers".
B4: TMR outtake '69, (as spelled on release).
B5: First version. Recorded in London '68 for C.M.P., featuring the 10-piece "Mothers".

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-Side run-out, hand-etched): WRMB 365-A
  • Matrix / Runout (B-Side run-out, hand-etched): WRMB 365-B