Zappa* ‎– Them Or Us

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Rykodisc ‎– RCD 10543
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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 Zappa
2:55
2 In France
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar – Ray WhiteHarmony Vocals – Ike Willis, Napoleon Murphy Brock*, Ray WhiteKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Johnny 'Guitar' Watson*Soloist, Harmonica – Bobby Martin (2)
3:30
3 Ya Hozna
Bass – Arthur BarrowDrums – Chad WackermanKeyboards – Tommy MarsSoloist, Guitar – Steve VaiVocals – George Duke, Moon Zappa, Napoleon Murphy Brock*Vocals, Rhythm Guitar – Frank Zappa
6:26
4 Sharleena
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Rhythm & Fills] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannSoloist, Guitar – Dweezil ZappaVocals – 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, Soloist, Guitar – Frank Zappa
8:59
7 Stevie's Spanking
Bass – Scott ThunesChorus – Ike Willis, Ray White, Roy EstradaDrums – Chad WackermanKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Bobby Martin (2)Percussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Frank Zappa, Ray WhiteSoloist, Guitar [1st] – Steve VaiSoloist, Guitar [2nd] – Dweezil Zappa
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)Lead Vocals – Ike WillisPercussion – Ed MannSoloist, Keyboards – Tommy Mars
1:54
9 Marque-Son's Chicken
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar [Written Lines] – Steve VaiKeyboards – Bobby Martin (2), Tommy MarsPercussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray WhiteSoloist, Guitar – Frank Zappa
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 WackermanSoloist, Guitar – Frank Zappa
5:23
13 Frogs With Dirty Little Lips
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanGuitar – Steve VaiHarmony Vocals – Bob Harris, Bobby Martin (2), Ray White, Roy EstradaKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals – Frank ZappaPercussion – Ed Mann
2:42
14 Whippin' Post
Bass – Scott ThunesDrums – Chad WackermanKeyboards – Tommy MarsLead Vocals, Keyboards – Bobby Martin (2)Percussion – Ed MannRhythm Guitar – Ray White, Steve VaiSoloist, Guitar – Frank ZappaWritten-By – Gregg Allman
7:32

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Cinram, Olyphant, PA pressing

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).

℗ 1984 Rykodisc © 1984, 1995 The Zappa Family Trust. Reproduced under license.

The green-tinted CD jewel box is a registered trade-mark of Rykodisc.

Printed in the USA. Manufactured in Canada.

Artwork copyright 1995 The Zappa Family Trust.

Engineered at the Utility Muffin Research Kitchen.

FZ approved master, 1993.

Ya Hozna: Backwards Vocal - You figure it out
Sinister Footwear II: Rock band version of the ballet second movement
Marqueson's Chicken, Them or Us: Instrumental.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 014431 05432 7
  • Matrix / Runout: wea mfg. Y12409 A4 P2 310543-2 01 M2S3 CI
  • Mastering SID Code: ifpi L903
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 2U3R
  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Rights Society: BMI

Other Versions (5 of 55) 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
2-62 2402345 (2402344) Zappa* Them Or Us(2xCass, Album) EMI 2-62 2402345 (2402344) Italy 1984 Sell This Version

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