Zappa* ‎– Them Or Us

Label:
Barking Pumpkin Records ‎– SVBO 74200
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Album, Reissue
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A1 The Closer You Are
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Bobby Matin*, Ike Willis, Ray WhiteKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Frank ZappaWritten-By – Bobby Robinson, Earl Lewis
2:58
A2 In France
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanHarmonica [Solo] – Bobby Martin (2)Harmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock*Harmony Vocals, Guitar – Ray WhiteKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Johnny "Guitar" Watson*
3:30
A3 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
A4 Sharleena
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Dweezil ZappaKeyboards – Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar, Guitar [Fills] – Steve VaiVocals – Bobby Martin (2), Frank Zappa, Ray White
4:33
B1 Sinister Footwear II
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank ZappaGuitar [Written Guitar Lines] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White
8:40
B2 Truck Driver Divorce
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White, Steve VaiVocals, Guitar [Solo] – Frank Zappa
9:03
C1 Stevie's Spanking
Bass – Scott ThunesChorus – Ike Willis, Roy EstradaChorus, Rhythm Guitar – Ray WhiteDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [First Guitar Solo] – Steve VaiGuitar [Second Guitar Solo] – Dweezil ZappaKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Bobby Martin (2)Percussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Frank Zappa
5:24
C2 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
1:24
C3 Marqueson's Chicken
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank ZappaGuitar [Written Guitar Lines] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White
7:34
C4 Planet Of My Dreams
Bass – Patrick O'HearnDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Ray White, Thana HarrisLead Vocals – Bob HarrisPiano – George Duke
1:40
D1 Be In My Video
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanHarmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock*, Ray WhiteOther [Insinuations] – Frank ZappaPiano – Brad ColeSaxophone, Vocals [Falsetto] – Bobby Martin (2)
3:39
D2 Them Or Us
Bass, Synthesizer [Mini-Moog] – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Solo] – Frank Zappa
5:08
D3 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
2:46
D4 Whipping 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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Gatefold jacket & Barking Pumpkin catalog.
Digitally recorded at the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen.

Publishing Information:
Track A1 published by Spinning Wheel Music BMI.
Track D4 published by No Exit BMI.
All other tracks published by Munchkin Music ASCAP.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Printed On Label): SVBO-1-74200
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A, Etched): AL-SP SVBO-1-74200-Z2 Ⓣ B-23570-Z2 JM (X) △12607 1-2 O-1 818-PUMPKIN
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Printed On Label): SVBO-2-74200
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B, Etched): SVBO-2-74200-Z2 AL-SP Ⓣ B-23571 JM △12607-X 1-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Printed On Label): SVBO-3-74200
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C, Etched): AL-SP SVBO-3-74200-Z2 Ⓣ B-23572-Z2 JM △12608 1-2 0-1 818-PUMPKIN SP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Printed On Label): SVBO-4-74200
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D, Etched): AL-SP SVBO-4-74200-Z2 Ⓣ B-23573-Z2 JM △12608-X 1-2 0-1 818-PUMPKIN
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 52) 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
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, RM, Gat) Zappa Records ZAPPA 30 UK 1990 Sell This Version
2-62 2402345 (2402344) Zappa* Them Or Us(2xCass, Album) EMI 2-62 2402345 (2402344) Italy 1984 Sell This Version

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