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Frank Zappa - Tinseltown Rebellion

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1 Fine Girl
Drums – David Logeman
2 Easy Meat
Drums [On First Half] – David Logeman
3 For The Young Sophisticate 2:36
4 Love Of My Life 2:15
5 I Ain't Got No Heart 1:59
6 Panty Rap 4:35
7 Tell Me You Love Me 2:07
8 Now You See It Now You Don't 5:01
9 Dance Contest
Bass – Patrick O'Hearn
10 The Blue Light 5:26
11 Tinseltown Rebellion 4:35
12 Pick Me, I'm Clean 5:00
13 Bamboozled By Love 5:46
14 Brown Shoes Don't Make It 7:14
15 Peaches III 4:56

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Rykodisc
  • Copyright (c) – Zappa Family Trust
  • Pressed By – Disctronics


  • Artwork By [Cover Art], Design [CD Design Consultant] – Cal Schenkel
  • Bass, Vocals – Arthur Barrow
  • Composed By, Arranged By, Producer – Frank Zappa
  • Design [CD Repackaging] – Ferenc Dobronyi
  • Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta
  • Featuring [In The Role Of Eccentric Well-to-do Oregonian Party Giver] – Greg Cowan
  • Graphics – John Williams
  • Keyboards – Peter Wolf
  • Keyboards, Trumpet, Vocals [High] – Bob Harris
  • Keyboards, Vocals – Tommy Mars
  • Layout [Lyric Sheet] – Amy R. Bernstein
  • Lead Guitar, Vocals – Frank Zappa
  • Percussion – Ed Mann
  • Remastered By [Digitally] – Bob Stone, Spencer Chrislu
  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocals – Ike Willis, Ray White, Steve Vai, Warren Cucurullo*
  • Slide Guitar, Vocals – Denny Walley
  • Technician [Everything Remote] – Thomas Nordegg


Released in a green-tinted jewel case with obi

Printed in the USA. Manufactured in Canada.

℗ 1981, 1990 Rykodisc. © 1981, 1995 The Zappa Family Trust.
Reproduced under exclusive license.
The green-tinted CD jewel box is a registered trademark of Rykodisc.

All selections published by The Zappa Family Trust d/b/a Munchkin Music (ASCAP), except tracks 4, 5, 14 & 15 by The Zappa Family Trust d/b/a Frank Zappa Music (BMI).

Artwork copyright 1995 The Zappa Family Trust.

The original album was released in May 1981.
FZ approved remaster, 1993.

Remote truck: Rolling Stones Mobile, London & URMK Portable Studio.

Title on CD label is "Tinsel Town Rebellion"

24 cm x 48 cm leaflet with lyrics.

Credits as per leaflet = as these recordings are from different tours not all musicians play on every track.

A1: Studio cut, for airplay
A2: Recorded live at Tower Theater, Philadelphia, with extra vocals over-dubbed and massive over-dubbings of keyboards on the classical section. Guitar solo & out-chorus recorded live at Santa Monica Civic Auditorium.
A3: Recorded live at Odeon Hammersmith, London.
B1, B2, B3 & B4: Recorded live at Berkeley Community Theater.
B5: Recorded live, college 'Homecoming Night', Carbondale, Illinois.
C1: Recorded live at the N.Y.C. Palladium.
C2: Recorded live at Berkeley Community Theater (With edits from Santa Monica concert).
C3 & C4: Recorded live at Berkeley Community Theater (C4 bridge, guitar solo & out-chorus from live recording, Dallas Convention Center).
D1, D2 & D3: Recorded live at Odeon Hammersmith, London.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0 14431 05322 1
  • Barcode (String): 014431053221
  • Matrix / Runout (Mirrored): DISCTRONICS RCD 10532 01
  • Mastering SID Code (Mirrored): IFPI L205
  • Mould SID Code (Outermost ring): IFPI 8717

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PW2 37336 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(2xLP, Album) Barking Pumpkin Records PW2 37336 US 1981
2608085 Frank Zappa Tinseltown Rebellion ‎(2xCass, Album, RM) EMI 2608085 Portugal 1986
VACK-1241 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Gat) Rykodisc VACK-1241 Japan 2002
CDP 7 90077 2, CD EN 5002 Frank Zappa Tinseltown Rebellion ‎(CD, Album, RE) EMI, EMI CDP 7 90077 2, CD EN 5002 UK 1987
RCD 40166 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rykodisc RCD 40166 Japan Unknown

Frank Zappa - Tinseltown Rebellion
Artist: Frank Zappa
Album's title: Tinseltown Rebellion
Label: Rykodisc ‎– RCD 10532
Type: CD, Album, Reissue, Remastered
Country: US
Date of released: 1998
Category: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, Prog Rock
ZIP Size MP3: 1830 mb
ZIP Size FLAC: 1622 mb
Rating: 4.5/5
Votes: 389