Zappa* ‎– Them Or Us

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1 The Closer You Are
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Bobby Martin (2), Ike Willis, Ray WhiteKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Frank ZappaWritten-By – Morgan Robinson*, Earl Lewis
2:55
2 In France
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar – Ray WhiteHarmonica [Solo] – Bobby Martin (2)Harmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock*, Ray WhiteKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Johnny 'Guitar' Watson*
3:30
3 Ya Hozna
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Tommy MarsVocals – George Duke, Moon Zappa, Napoleon Murphy Brock*Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – Frank Zappa
6:26
4 Sharleena
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Rhythm & Fills] – Steve VaiGuitar [Solo] – Dweezil ZappaKeyboards – Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannVocals – Bobby Martin (2), Frank Zappa, Ray White
4:33
5 Sinister Footwear II
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank ZappaGuitar [Written Lines] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White
8:39
6 Truck Driver Divorce
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White, Steve VaiVocals, Guitar [Solo] – Frank Zappa
8:59
7 Stevie's Spanking
Bass – Scott ThunesChorus – Ike Willis, Ray White, Roy EstradaDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [First Solo] – Steve VaiGuitar [Second Solo] – Dweezil ZappaKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Bobby Martin (2)Percussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Frank Zappa, Ray White
5:23
8 Baby, Take Your Teeth Out
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar – Steve VaiHarmony Vocals – Bob Harris, Ray White, Thana HarrisKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2)Keyboards [Solo] – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Ike WillisPercussion – Ed Mann
1:54
9 Marque-Son's Chicken
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank ZappaGuitar [Written Lines] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White
7:33
10 Planet Of My Dreams
Bass – Patrick O'HearnDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Ray White, Thana HarrisLead Vocals – Bob HarrisPiano – George Duke
1:37
11 Be In My Video
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock*, Ray WhitePiano – Brad ColeSaxophone, Voice [Falsetto] – Bobby Martin (2)Voice [Insinuations] – Frank Zappa
3:39
12 Them Or Us
Bass, Synthesizer [Mini-moog] – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank Zappa
5:23
13 Frogs With Dirty Little Lips
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar – Steve VaiHarmony Vocals – Bob Harris, Bobby Martin (2), Ray White, Roy EstradaKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Frank ZappaPercussion – Ed MannWritten-By – Ahmet Zappa, Frank Zappa
2:42
14 Whippin' Post
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank ZappaKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals, Keyboards – Bobby Martin (2)Percussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White, Steve VaiWritten-By – Gregg Allman
7:32

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Manufactured in Japan

Comes in a gatefold vinyl replica sleeve, with a japanese language insert, a replica inner sleeve and an OBI.

All songs © 1984, 1994 The Zappa Family Trust d/b/a/Munchkin Music (ASCAP) except track 5 © 1972, 1994 The Zappa Family Trust d/b/a Frank Zappa Music/Munchkin Music (ASCAP), Track 1 © 1956, renewed 1984 Longitude Music Co. (BMI), Track 14 © 1970 Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI) & Elijah Blue Music (BMI).

FZ approved master, 1993.

Cat# is VACK-1255 on obi and insert.
Cat# is VACK 1255 on spine and back cover.
Cat# is VACK1255 on CD label.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 4 988112 413542
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): VACK-1255 1MS1 C 29
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI L223
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 3910
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): VACK-1255 2MS1 C 2Y
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L221
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 3950
  • Rights Society: JASRAC

Other Versions (5 of 54) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SVBO 74200 Zappa* Them Or Us(2xLP, Album) Barking Pumpkin Records SVBO 74200 US 1984 Sell This Version
1C 464 24 0234 9 Frank Zappa Them Or Us(Cass, Album) EMI 1C 464 24 0234 9 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
1C 164 Y 24 0234 3, 1C 164-24 0234 , 1C 164 Y 24 0 Zappa* Them Or Us(2xLP, Album, Gat) EMI, EMI, EMI, Barking Pumpkin Records, Barking Pumpkin Records 1C 164 Y 24 0234 3, 1C 164-24 0234 , 1C 164 Y 24 0 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
VACK-1255 Zappa* Them Or Us(CD, Album, Promo, RE, RM) Videoarts Music VACK-1255 Japan 2002 Sell This Version
ZAPPA 30 Zappa* Them Or Us(2xLP, Album, RE, Gat) Zappa Records ZAPPA 30 UK 1990 Sell This Version

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