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The Mothers

The Mothers has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 21 episodes and was first played on 14 November 2013.

The Mothers of Invention were an American band active from 1966 to 1969. Throughout, their output was primarily directed by composer and guitarist, Frank Zappa (1940–1993). Their albums combined a broad span of genres and utilised diverse instrumentation. Their lyrics were generally humorous, with frequent style-parodies of contemporary Pop music (with doo-wop love ballads endlessly lampooned), bountiful surreal imagery, cartoonish vocals and oblique, satirical protest songs. Their diversity and insincerity makes their classification difficult, but Zappa's increasingly ambitious and avant-garde compositions towards the…

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Mom & Dad
The Mothers Of Invention (Dick Kunc mix)
Verve Records1968
Mom & Dad
The Mothers Of Invention (Dick Kunc mix)Verve Records1968
Discogs
Who Are The Brain Police?
Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention
Barking Pumpkin Records, Zappa Records2013
Who Are The Brain Police?
Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of InventionBarking Pumpkin Records, Zappa Records2013
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Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague
The Mothers Of Invention
Bizarre Records, Reprise Records1969
Dog Breath, In The Year Of The Plague
The Mothers Of InventionBizarre Records, Reprise Records1969
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The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
The Mothers Of Invention
Reprise Records1975
The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue
The Mothers Of InventionReprise Records1975
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You Didn’t Try To Call Me
The Mothers feat. The Mothers Of Invention
Verve Records1969
You Didn’t Try To Call Me
The Mothers feat. The Mothers Of InventionVerve Records1969
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The Chrome Plated Megaphone Of Destiny
The Mothers Of Invention (Dick Kunc mix)
Verve Records1968
The Chrome Plated Megaphone Of Destiny
The Mothers Of Invention (Dick Kunc mix)Verve Records1968
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Absolutely Free
The Mothers Of Invention
Verve Records1967
Absolutely Free
The Mothers Of InventionVerve Records1967
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Orange Claw Hammer
Zappa, Beefheart, Mothers
Not On Label (Frank Zappa), Not On Label (Captain Beefheart), Not On Label (The Mothers)0
Orange Claw Hammer
Zappa, Beefheart, MothersNot On Label (Frank Zappa), Not On Label (Captain Beefheart), Not On Label (The Mothers)0
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WPLJ
The Mothers Of Invention
Reprise Records0
WPLJ
The Mothers Of InventionReprise Records0
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Camarillo Brillo
Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of Invention
Rhino Records, FOO - EEE Records0
Camarillo Brillo
Frank Zappa, The Mothers Of InventionRhino Records, FOO - EEE Records0
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