Frank ZappaApostrophe (')

Label:Discreet – DS 2175
Vinyl, LP, Album, SXT Pressing
Genre:Jazz, Rock
Style:Fusion, Psychedelic Rock, Avantgarde, Prog Rock


A1Don't Eat The Yellow Snow2:06
A2Nanook Rubs It4:37
A3St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast1:52
A4Father O'Blivion2:18
A5Cosmik Debris4:10
B1Excentrifugal Forz1:31
Rhythm GuitarTony Duran
B3Uncle Remus2:54

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Pressing variation, mastered at Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Santa Maria and pressed by Columbia Records Pressing Plant, Terre Haute per 'SXT' in runouts.

Labels: Solid yellow labels, all text in black. "Discreet" logo in red & black above spindle hole.
Unlike the label on this release Frank Zappa - Apostrophe ('), the one here has an " ! " (exclamation point), after the title "Apostrophe",
instead of an apostrophe (').

Just before credits are listed, the record sleeve states: "At various points on this disc you will hear the performances of : "

Studios: Electric Lady Studios, Bolic Sound, Paramount Studios.

Jack Bruce appears courtesy of CBS/Windfall Records
[Subsequent late 70s pressings credit RSO Records and Tapes instead, as seen with Apostrophe (')]
Ruben Ladron De Guevara, Robert 'Frog' Camarena, and Tony Duran appear courtesy Ruben And The Jets de la Mercury Records.

Made in U.S.A.

Runouts are etched, Artisan logo is stamped.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 31,690
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 31,691
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 side A runout): B2 1 DS-2175 31690-1B SXT
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1 side B runout): B4 \ DS-2175 31691-1 C SXT
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 side A runout): B SX \ DS-2175 31690-1A
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2 side B runout): B \ DS-2175 31691-1A SX
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 side A runout): B \ DS-2175 31690-1C SXT
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 3 side B runout): A \ DS-2175 31691-1C SX
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5 side A runout): C o DS-2175T 31690-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 5 side B runout): B 2 DS-2175 31691-1C SXT [Artisan logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6 side A runout): I DS-2175 31690-1B STX [Artisan logo] B7
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 6 side B runout): SXT DS-2175 31691-1B [Artisan logo] A4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7 side A runout): B1 DS-2175 31690-1C SXT [Artisan logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 7 side B runout): S DS-2175 31691-1-C SXT [Artisan logo]
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8 side A runout): I DS-2175 31690-1C SXT [Artisan logo] B4
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 8 side B runout): \ DS-2175 31691-1C SXT [Artisan logo] B17
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 9 side A runout): I DS-2175 31690-1A SXT [Artisan logo] C5
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 9 side B runout): \ DS-2175 31691-1C SXT [Artisan logo] B10

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Title (Format)LabelCat#CountryYear
Apostrophe (') (LP, Album, Stereo)Discreet, DiscreetK59201, K 59201UK1974
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Apostrophe (') (LP, Album, Quadraphonic, CD-4)DiscreetDS4 2175US1974
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Apostrophe (') (LP, Album)Discreet, DiscreetDS 2175, DS-2175Australia1974
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Apostrophe (LP, Album)Discreet, Discreet59201, DS 2175France1974
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Apostrophe' (8-Track Cartridge, Album)DiscReetM8D 2175US1974




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