200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition

disc 1

1. Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture

 

2. Mystery Roach

 

3. Dance Of The Rock & Roll Interviewers

 

4. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue)

 

5. Tuna Fish Promenade

 

6. Dance Of The Just Plain Folks

 

7. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Reprise)

 

8. The Sealed Tuna Bolero

 

9. Lonesome Cowboy Burt

 

10. Touring Can Make You Crazy

 

11. Would You Like A Snack?

 

12. Redneck Eats

 

13. Centerville

 

14. She Painted Up Her Face

 

15. Janet's Big Dance Number

 

16. Half A Dozen Provocative Squats

 

17. Mysterioso

 

18. Shove It Right In

 

19. Lucy's Seduction Of A Bored Violinist & Postlude

 

20. I'm Stealing The Towels

 

21. Dental Hygiene Dilemma

 

22. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You?

 

23. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy

 

24. Penis Dimension

 

25. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning

 

disc 2

1. A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes

 

2. Magic Fingers

 

3. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch

 

4. Dew On The Newts We Got

 

5. The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts

 

6. The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth

 

7. The Girl's Dream

 

8. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce

 

9. Strictly Genteel (The Finale)

 

10. Road Ladies (Alternate Mix)

 

11. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening

 

12. What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?

 

13. Bwana Dik

 

14. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy

 

15. Do You Like My New Car?

 

16. Magic Fingers

 

17. Phyllis & Aynsley

 

18. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Alternate Mix)

 

19. Tell Me You Love Me (Mix Outtake)

 

20. Road Ladies (Alternate Take)

 

21. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Studio Outtakes)

Sources & Edits

200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.21. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Studio Outtakes) 2.22. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Alternate Take, Incomplete)
  0:00-2:37
0:00-0:13 2:37-2:50
0:13-2:29  

 

22. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Alternate Take, Incomplete)

 

23. "Aynsley Dunbar, Ladies & Gentlemen"

 

24. Magic Fingers (Version B/Mix Outtake)

 

25. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)

 

26. Tell Me You Love Me (Alternate Take)

 

disc 3

1. Scene 1-2: Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture

 

2. Scene 3: "What's The Deal?"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.02. Scene 3: "What's The Deal?"
0:02:48-0:03:35 0:00-0:45
  0:45-0:48
0:03:35-0:04:49 0:48-1:59

 

3. Mystery Roach

 

4. Scene 32: "It's A Good Thing We Get Paid To Do This . . . "

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) Frank Zappa filmt 200 Motels (VPRO, 1971) The True Story Of 200 Motels (1988) Playground Psychotics (1992) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
      2.28. Bad Acting 3.03. Mystery Roach 4.03. Scene 32: Mystery Roach (Acoustic)/"Yeah? Well Fine!"
  11:14-11:44 23:19-23:38     0:00-0:29
  11:44-12:39 24:01-24:05      
0:06:51-0:06:59 13:11-13:19     3:03-3:11 0:29-0:37
0:06:59-0:07:03 13:19-13:22 24:36-24:39   3:11-3:15 0:37-0:40
0:07:03-0:07:12 13:22-13:33     3:15-3:24 0:40-0:50
0:07:12-0:07:20       3:24-3:32  
        3.04. "It's A Good Thing We Get Paid To Do This..."  
        0:00-0:08 0:50-0:58
        0:08-0:12  
  13:33-13:40 24:39-24:47   0:12-0:19  
  13:40-13:55 24:47-25:01      
  13:55-14:06 25:01-25:12 0:00-0:10    
        0:19-0:22  
0:10:22-0:11:09       0:22-1:07  
0:11:09-0:11:13       1:07-1:11 0:58-1:01 [alt. take]
0:11:13-0:11:33       0:11-1:31  
0:11:33-0:11:52       1:31-1:49 1:01-1:20
0:11:52-0:12:18       1:49-2:15  

 

5. Scene 14: What's The Name Of Your Group? I

 

6. Scene 32: "We Haven't Formed The Group Yet"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.06. Scene 32: "We Haven't Formed The Group Yet"
0:13:25-0:14:55 0:00-1:26

 

7. Scene 15: What's The Name Of Your Group? II

 

8. Scene 17: "When Do We Get Paid?"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.08. Scene 17: "When Do We Get Paid"
0:16:41-0:16:47 0:00-0:06
  0:06-1:13
0:08:11-0:08:31  
0:08:31-0:08:40 1:13-1:21
  1:21-1:22
0:08:50-0:09:00 1:22-1:31
0:09:21-0:09:27 1:31-1:37
  1:37-1:57
0:09:27-0:10:09 1:57-2:37
  2:37-3:55
0:10:09-1:10:22 3:55-4:08
0:12:18-0:12:37 4:08-4:27
  4:27-4:52
0:16:47-0:16:49 4:52-4:54
  4:54-5:12

 

9. Scene 18: Went On The Road

 

10. Scene 19-20: "Special Delivery"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.10. Scene 19-20: "Special Delivery" 5.11. Howard Kaylan/Mark Volman Voice-Over
0:07:21-0:07:28 0:00-0:07  
0:07:28-0:07:41   0:00-0:12
0:07:41-0:07:46    
0:07:46-0:07:53 0:07-0:14  
0:07:53-0:07:55 0:14-0:16 0:12-0:15
0:07:55-0:08:11 0:16-0:31  
  0:31-1:49  
0:08:40-0:08:50 1:49-1:59  
  1:59-2:09  
0:09:00-0:09:21 2:09-2:30  
  2:30-2:36  
0:16:49-0:17:25 2:36-3:11  

 

11. Scene 21: Centerville

 

12. Scene 21: Janet & Lucy

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.12. Scene 21: Janet & Lucy
0:19:38-0:19:46 0:00-0:07
0:19:46-0:20:19  
0:20:19-0:20:56 0:07-0:44

 

13. Scene 22: This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue)

 

14. Scene 23-24: Tuna Fish Promenade

 

15. Scene 28: The Sealed Tuna Bolero

 

16. Scene 29: Lonesome Cowboy Burt

 

17. Scene 30: JCB & Rance

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.17. Scene 30: JCB & Rance
0:26:40-0:29:15 0:00-2:28

 

18. Scene 21: Larry The Dwarf

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.18. Scene 21: Larry The Dwarf
0:29:15-0:31:38 0:00-2:11

 

19. Scene 81: Magic Fingers

 

20. Scene 47: Larry The Dwarf In The Hotel Room

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) Playground Psychotics (1992) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)  
  2.06. "There's No Lust In Jazz" 3.20. Scene 47: Larry The Dwarf In The Hotel Room  
0:35:41-0:36:18   0:00-0:35  
0:36:18-0:36:26 0:46-0:55 0:35-0:43 [no Mark]  
0:36:26-0:37:43   0:43-1:57  
0:37:43-0:37:54   1:57-2:07 Dental Hygiene Dilemma
0:37:54-0:38-18   2:07-2:31  

 

21. Scene 33: The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts

 

22. Scene 40-41: The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth

 

23. Scene 42: Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce

 

24. Scene 45: A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes

 

25. Scene 57: The Perverted Nun

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.25. Scene 57: The Perverted Nun
0:49:34-0:53:09 0:00-3:27

 

26. Scene 87: "Penis!"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.26. Scene 87: "Penis!"
0:53:09-0:56:16 0:00-3:00

 

27. Scene 58: She Painted Up Her Face

 

28. Scene 60: Janet's Big Dance Number

 

29. Scene 61: Half A Dozen Provocative Squats

 

30. Scene 62: Lucy's Seduction Of A Bored Violinist

 

31. Scene 63: Shove It Right In

 

32. Scene 67: "I Am Bwana Dik!"

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  3.32. Scene 67: "I Am Bwana Dik!"
1:10:15-1:11:33 0:00-1:16
1:01:06-1:01:10 1:16-1:20
1:11:33-1:12:01 1:20-1:46

Got this little jar of tinsel glitter here, the same brand Danny Hutton puts on his face, makes him look all glistening and seductive.

 

33. Scene 68-69: What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  2.11. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening 3.33. Scene 68-69: What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening
1:12:03-1:13:12   0:03-1:09
  0:00-1:10  
1:13:12-1:14:06 1:10-2:01 1:09-2:02
  2:01-2:43  
1:14:06-1:14:45   2:02-2:38

 

34. Scene 77: Daddy, Daddy, Daddy

 

disc 4

1. Scene 90: Biff Debris & Jeff

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) Frank Zappa filmt 200 Motels (VPRO, 1971) The True Story Of 200 Motels (1988) Playground Psychotics (1992) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
      2.31 I Could Be A Star Now 4.01. Scene 90: Biff Debris & Jeff
1:18:12-1:19:52       0:00-1:37
1:19:52-1:20:32 23:18-23:57 36:59-37:37 0:00-0:36 1:37-2:15
1:20:32-1:23:01       2:15-4:38

 

2. Scene 84-85: Penis Dimension

 

3. Scene 32: Mystery Roach (Acoustic)/"Yeah? Well Fine!"

 

4. Scene 71: What Will The Evening Bring Me This Morning

 

5. Scene 92: Jeff Flips Out/I'm Stealing The Room

 

6. Scene 100: Strictly Genteel

 

7. Scene 100: 200 Motels Finale

 

8. "I Was Gonna Make A Movie One Time . . . "

 

9. 200 Motels Movie Ad #1

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (Rykodisc, 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.18. CUT 3 "Coming Soon!" 4.09. 200 Motels Movie Ad #1
0:00-0:26 0:00-0:25
0:26-0:31  

 

10. What's The Name Of Your Group? (FZ Edit)

 

11. 200 Motels Movie Ad #2

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (Rykodisc, 1997) 200 Motels (1971, Rykodisc 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.16. CUT 1 "Coming Soon!" 2.15. Strictly Genteel (The Finale) 4.11. 200 Motels Movie Ad #2
0:00-0:18   0:00-0:17
0:18-0:39 02:06-02:26 0:17-0:37
0:39-0:45   0:37-0:43
  2.01. I'm Stealing The Towels  
0:45-0:50 0:51-0:56 0:43-0:48
  2:05-2:14 0:48-0:56
0:50-0:55    

 

12. FZ On Ringo Starr

 

13. Ringo Starr On 200 Motels

 

14. 200 Motels Movie Ad #3

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, Rykodisc 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.01. I'm Stealing The Towels 4.14. 200 Motels Movie Ad #3
  0:00-0:47
0:51-0:56 0:47-0:52
  0:53-0:54

 

15. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch (Mix Outtake)

 

16. Looking For Newts

 

17. "They Are Only In It For The Money"

 

18. 200 Motels Movie Ad #4

 

19. 200 Motels Commercial Session Outtakes

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, Rykodisc 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.06. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning 4.19. 200 Motels Commercial Session Outtakes
  00:00-01:46
0:19-0:48 01:46-02:16
  02:16-02:29
2.15. Strictly Genteel (The Finale)  
03:45-04:10 02:29-02:54
  02:54-02:58
2.01. I'm Stealing The Towels  
1:03-1:09 02:58-03:04
1:52-2:12 03:04-03:24

Look at him, he's chewing a Baby Ruth in there.

"Baby Ruth," Wikipedia, January 2, 2022

Baby Ruth is an American candy bar made of peanuts, caramel, and milk chocolate-flavored nougat, covered in compound chocolate.

Jim: I just came down from Big Sur.
Mark: Oh, no wonder, Esalen out there.

"Esalen Institute," Wikipedia, January 24, 2022

The Esalen Institute, commonly called Esalen, is a non-profit American retreat center and intentional community in Big Sur, California, which focuses on humanistic alternative education.

 

20. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake)

 

21. "I Shall Ruin All The Tapes"

 

22. Janet's Big Dance Number (Basic Tracks)

 

23. Martin Lickert Voice-Over

 

24. Touring Can Make You Crazy (Mix Outtake)

 

25. Penis Dimension (Instrumental Alternate Take)

 

26. Centerville (Mix Outtake)

 

27. Mystery Roach (Alternate Master)

 

28. Magic Fingers (Mix Outtake)

 

29. 200 Motels Movie Ad #5

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (Rykodisc, 1997) 200 Motels (1971, Rykodisc, 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.17. CUT 2 "The Wide Screen Erupts . . ." 2.01. I'm Stealing The Towels 4.29. 200 Motels Movie Ad #5
0:00-0:04   0:00-0:03
0:04-0:10 1:03-1:09 0:03-0:09
  2.15. Strictly Genteel (The Finale)  
0:10-0:41 04:13-4:43 0:09-0:40
0:41-0:47   0:40-0:46
  2.03. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You?  
0:47-0:52 0:42-0:47 0:46-0:51
0:52-0:57    
    0:51-0:55

 

disc 5

1. What Is 200 Motels?

 

2. Theodore Bikel Voice-Over (Alternate Take)

 

3. Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture (Mix Outtake)

 

4. What's The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part I)

Sources & Edits

RSD single (2015) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
What's The Name Of Your Group? 4.10. What's The Name Of Your Group (FZ Edit) 5.04. What's The Name Of Your Group (Complete Sequence, Part I)
    0:00-0:07
0:00-0:40 0:00-0:40 0:07-0:47
    0:47-0:58
0:40-1:38 0:40-1:38 0:58-1:56
    1:56-2:21
1:38-2:59 1:38-2:59 2:21-3:42

 

5. What's The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part II)

 

6. What's The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part III)

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
  5.06. What's The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part III)
  0:00-0:07
0:14:55-0:16:39 0:07-1:48
  1:48-2:13

 

7. Can I Help You With This Dummy?

 

8. Pianos For The Pleated Gazelle

 

9. Synth Tracks I

 

10. Would You Like A Snack? (Alternate Take)

 

11. Howard Kaylan/Mark Volman Voice-Over

 

12. Centerville (Rough Mix)

 

13. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue, Mix Outtake)

 

14. Tuna Fish Promenade (Mix Outtake)

 

15. The Sealed Tuna Bolero (Alternate Take)

 

16. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Mix Outtake)

 

18. Redneck Eats/The Restaurant Scene (Basic Tracks)

 

19. Mystery Roach (Basic Tracks)

 

20. I Have Seen The Pleated Gazelle

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (1971, MGM 2018) Frank Zappa filmt 200 Motels (VPRO, 1971) L├Ąther (1996, UME 2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
    1.01. Re-gyptian Strut 3.21. Scene 33: The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts 5.20. I Have Seen The Pleated Gazelle
        0:00-1:25
0:38:18-0:38:21     0:00-0:02 1:25-1:28
        1:28-3:46
  09:26-09:39     3:46-4:00
        4:00-6:15
    0:12-0:13    
    3.01. Filthy Habits    
    6:02-6:03    
    7:00-7:03    
    6:20-6:24    
    1.01. Re-gyptian Strut    
    0:13-0:22    

 

21. Dew On The Newts We Got (Rough Mix)

 

22. The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts (Rough Mix)

 

23. Motorhead's Midnight Ranch (Rough Mix)

 

24. The Girl Wants Fix Him Some Broth (Rough Mix, Alternate Ending)

 

25. The Girl's Dream (Rough Mix)

 

26. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters And Courduroy Ponce (Rough Mix)

 

27. Scene 43—A Cardboard Box

 

28. Scene 44

 

29. A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes (Rough Mix)

 

30. She Painted Up Her Face (Compressed Mix)

 

31. The Secret Stare

 

32. Half A Dozen Provocative Squats (Compressed Mix)

 

33. Lucy's Seduction Of A Bored Violinist (Basic Tracks)

 

34. Shove It Right In (Compressed Mix)

 

35. Postlude (Basic Tracks)

 

36. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake)

 

disc 6

1. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Alternate Take)

 

2. Magic Fingers (Alternate Take)

 

3. Penis Dimension (Basic Tracks)

 

4. Scene 86

 

5. Scene 87 (Alternate Take)

 

6. Synth Tracks II

 

7. I'm Stealing The Towels (Basic Tracks, Alternate Take)

 

8. Scene 94—"He's Always Watching Me"

 

9. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part I, Basic Tracks)

 

10. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake)

 

11. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part II, Basic Tracks)

 

12. Strictly Genteel (Basic Tracks)

 

13. 200 Motels Finale (Alternate Take)

 

14. 200 Motels Finale (Master Take Basic Tracks, Unedited Ending)

 

15. Movie Theater Skit (Commercial Session Outtake)

 

16. 200 Motels Album Ad #1

 

17. Script Rehearsal Trim

 

18. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1969)

 

19. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1970)

 

20. 200 Motels Album Ad #2

 

21. Penis Dimension Jingle Music

 

22. TV Hype (Commercial Session Outtake)

Like Esalen Institute

 

23. 200 Motels Movie Ad #6

Sources & Edits

200 Motels (Rykodisc, 1997) 200 Motels (1971, Rykodisc 1997) 200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition (2021)
2.19. CUT 4 "Frank Zappa's 200 Motels . . ." 2.01. I'm Stealing The Towels 6.23. 200 Motels Movie Ad #6
0:00-0:05 0:51-0:56 0:00-0:05
0:05-0:07   0:05-0:06
    0:06-0:10
0:07-0:13    

 

 

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