- Marketed By – WEA Records B.V.
- Distributed By – Negram B.V.
- Copyright (c) – Beefheart Music
- Copyright (c) – Munchkin Music
- Recorded At – Armadillo World Headquarters
- Engineered At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
- Overdubbed At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
- Mixed At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
- Manufactured By – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
- Bass, Performer [Also Dancing] – Tom Fowler
- Design – Cal Schenkel
- Drums – Chester Thompson (tracks: A5, B1)
- Drums, Other [Moisture] – Terry Bozzio
- Engineer – Davey Moire, Frank Hubach, Kelly Kotera, Kerry McNab*, Mike Braunstein*, Mike Stone
- Harp, Vocals, Performer [Shopping Bags] – Captain Beefheart
- Keyboards, Vocals – George Duke
- Lead Guitar, Vocals, Producer – Frank Zappa
- Management [In Discreetion] – Herb Cohen
- Photography By – John Williams (30)
- Saxophone, Vocals – Napoleon Murphy Brock*
- Slide Guitar, Vocals – Denny Walley
- Trombone, Performer [Fantastic Dancing] – Bruce Fowler (3)
- Written-By – Don Van Vliet (tracks: A3, B3), Frank Zappa (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B2, B4)
'W' Warner logo on back cover - none on label.
Live in Concert at
Armadillo World Headquarters
May 20th & 21st, 1975
Selected Studio Wonderment
*Recorded live at Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, Texas, May 20th and 21st, 1975 [A1 to A4, B2 to B4]
Remote recording by The Record Plant, L.A.; Overdubs and mixing at The Record Plant, L.A.
[A5], [B1] and [B4] intros were recorded in January and February, 1974 at The Record Plant, L.A.
Special thanks to the kitchen staff at The Armadillo, especially Jan Beeman
All selections ©1975 Munchkin Music, ASCAP except [A3] and [B3] ©1973 Beefheart Music, BMI
Made in The Netherlands
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (etched on side A): 31936 IIHM26327-1-4
- Matrix / Runout (etched on side B): 31937 IIHM26328-1-4
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|DS 2234||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers*||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers* - Bongo Fury (LP, Album, Win)||Discreet||DS 2234||US||1975||Sell This Version|
|DIS 59209, DS 2234||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers*||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers* - Bongo Fury (LP, Album, RE)||Discreet, Discreet||DIS 59209, DS 2234||France||Unknown||Sell This Version|
|ANPC-9909002||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers*||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers* - Bongo Fury (CD, Album, Ltd, Unofficial)||ArsNova||ANPC-9909002||Russia||1999||Sell This Version|
|968010||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers*||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers* - Bongo Fury (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Eldorado, Rykodisc||968010||Brazil||1995||Sell This Version|
|RAC 10522||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers*||Zappa* / Beefheart* / Mothers* - Bongo Fury (Cass, Album, RE)||Ryko Analogue, Rykodisc||RAC 10522||Canada||1996||Sell This Version|