(7" single, Verve Forecast KF5064, 1967)
T.T.G. Studios, LA
April 1, 1966
Produced by Tom Wilson
Production supervisor: Jerry Schoenbaum
Arranged and conducted by FZ (uncredited)
David Wells—trumpet, trombone
Johnny Rotella—c. bass flute, sax
04/01/66 (9PM-12:30AM) T.T.G. Studios, Hollywood, CA—Motown (Friday Night City); Reputation
MUSICIANS: FZ (leader and arranger), Henry Roth (OM), Armond Kaproff (cello), Harold Schneier (cello), Gerald Wiggins (piano), James Gordon (drums), Lou Morell (guitar), David Wells (trumpet, trombone), Johnny Rotella (c. bass flute, sax), Robert Hartley (copyist)
Frank Zappa plays guitar on both sides. The bassline on "Reputation" is similar to the one found on "Lumpy Gravy Part Two" starting at around 07:40.
"Friday Night City" was included on a 2-CD Blues Project anthology released by Verve in the 90's (Allmusic info page).
Reputation is by Tim Hardin. You can hear his own version (without the King Kong bass line) at <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LcVWi8NBvjg>.
Informant: Charles UlrichSite maintained by Román García Albertos