Related Artists and Outside Projects

These are albums or projects which Frank Zappa either played as a guest, produced, or personally directed. Musical ventures outside the scope of a regular Zappa band. —Patrick Neve

month/day/year
??/??/62 7" The Masters—16 Tons/Breaktime (Emmy E 1008-1/E 1008-2)
??/??/63 7" Ron RomanLove Of My Life/Tell Me (Daani 101)
04/08/63 7" The PenguinsMemories Of El Monte/Be Mine (Original Sound OS-27)
04/08/63 7" Baby Ray & The FernsHow's Your Bird?/World's Greatest Sinner (Donna 1378)
04/??/63 7" Bob GuyDear Jeepers/Letter from Jeepers (Donna 1380)
04/??/63 7" The HeartbreakersEverytime I See You/Cradle Rock (Donna 1381)
05/??/63 7" Brian Lord & The MidnightersThe Big Surfer/Not Another One! (Vigah 001)
05/27/63 7" Brian Lord & The MidnightersThe Big Surfer/Not Another One! (Capitol 4981)
06/??/63 7" Ned & NeldaHey, Nelda/Surf Along (Vigah 002)
07/??/63 7" The Hollywood Persuaders—Tijuana/Grunion Run (Original Sound OS-39)
08/??/63 7" Mr. CleanMr. Clean/Jessie Lee (Original Sound OS-40)
08/??/63 7" The Rotations—Heavies/The Cruncher (Original Sound OS-41)
12/??/63 7" Conrad & the Hurricane Strings—Hurricane / Sweet Love (Daytone Records 6401)
08/08/66 7" Bobby Jameson—Gotta Find My Roogalator/Lowdown Funky Blues (Penthouse 503)
11/14/66 7" Burt WardBoy Wonder I Love You/Orange Colored Sky (MGM K 13632)
11/21/66 LP The Animals—Animalism (MGM E/SE-4414)
08/21/67 7" Eric Burdon & The Animals—It's All Meat/The Other Side Of This Life (MGM K 13795)
??/??/67 7" Barry Goldberg—Carry On (Verve/Folkways KF5045)
01/??/68 LP Autosalvage (?)
10/09/68 7" Wild Man Fischer—The Circle/Merry-Go-Round (Bizarre/Reprise 0781)
12/09/68 LP Sandy Hurvitz—Sandy's Album Is Here At Last (Verve V6-5064)
02/17/69 LP Lenny Bruce—The Berkeley Concert (Bizarre/Reprise 2XS 6329)
04/28/69 LP Wild Man Fischer—An Evening With Wild Man Fischer (Bizarre/Reprise 2XS 6332)
05/19/69 7" Alice Cooper—Reflected/Living (Straight ST 101)
05/19/69 LP Alice Cooper—Pretties For You (Straight STS-1051)
06/16/69 LP Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandTrout Mask Replica (Straight STS 1053)
06/16/69 LP Judy Henske/Jerry Yester—Farewell Aldebaran (Straight STS-1052)
06/30/69 7" Judy Henske/Jerry Yester—Horses On A Stick/Snowblind (Straight ST 102)
09/15/69 LP Lord Buckley—A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat (Straight STS 1054)
09/15/69 7" Mayf Nutter—Are My Thoughts With You/Baby You Can Fly (Straight ST 103)
09/15/69 LP Jeff Simmons—Naked Angels (Soundtrack) (Straight STS-1056)
09/29/69 7" GTO's—Circular Circulation/Mercy's Tune (Straight ST 104)
09/29/69 7" Mayf Nutter—Everybody's Talkin'/Long Distance (Straight ST 105)
11/10/69 LP Zappéd (Zappa photo version, Bizarre/Reprise PRO 368)
11/24/69 LP Tim Dawe—Penrod (Straight STS-1058)
11/24/69 LP Tim Buckley—Blue Afternoon (Straight STS-1060)
12/08/69 LP GTO's—Permanent Damage (Straight STS 1059)
02/03/70 LP Zappéd (collage cover version, Warner/Reprise/Bizarre PRO 368)
02/09/70 LP GTO's—Permanent Damage (reissue, Straight/Reprise RS 6390)
02/09/70 LP Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandTrout Mask Replica (reissue, Straight/Reprise 2MS 2027)
02/09/70 LP Judy Henske/Jerry Yester—Farewell Aldebaran (reissue, Straight/Reprise RS 6388)
02/09/70 LP Lord Buckley—A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat (reissue, Straight/Reprise 2MS 6389)
02/09/70 LP GTO's—Permanent Damage (reissue, Straight/Reprise RS 6390)
02/09/70 LP Jeff SimmonsLucille Has Messed My Mind Up (Straight/Reprise RS 6391)
02/09/70 LP The Persuasions—Acapella (Straight/Reprise RS 6394)
02/09/70 LP Alice Cooper—Pretties For You (reissue, Straight/W.B. WS 1840)
02/09/70 LP Tim Dawe—Penrod (reissue, Straight/W.B. WS 1841)
02/09/70 LP Tim Buckley—Blue Afternoon (reissue, Straight/W.B. WS 1842)
02/16/70 7" The Whistlers—Spend My Money/Gradbury (Straight ST 106)
02/16/70 7" Mayf Nutter with Hugh Garrett Singers—Hey There Johnny/My Kind Of Music (Straight ST 107)
02/16/70 LP Jeff SimmonsLucille Has Messed My Mind Up (Straight STS 1057)
03/27/70 LP Alice Cooper—Easy Action (Straight/W.B. WS 1845)
05/25/70 LP Jean-Luc PontyKing Kong (Pacific Jazz ST 20172)
11/02/70 LP Tim Buckley—Starsailor (Straight/W.B. WS 1881)
12/07/70 LP Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band—Lick My Decals Off, Baby (Straight/Reprise RS 6420)
03/08/71 LP Alice Cooper—Love It To Death (Straight/W.B. WS 1883)
08/16/71 LP Rosebud—Rosebud (Straight/Reprise RS 6426)
08/16/71 7" Rosebud—Reno/Roll Home Cheyenne (Straight/Reprise 1036)
06/19/72 LP John Lennon/Yoko Ono—Some Time In New York City (Apple SVBB-3392)
03/12/73 LP Ruben And The Jets—For Real! (Mercury SRM-1-659)
05/14/73 7" Ruben And The Jets—If I Could Be Your Love Again/Wedding Bells (Mercury 73381)
06/01/73 7" Ruben And The Jets—All Nite Long/Spider Woman (Italian Mercury 6052 334)
07/23/73 7" Ruben And The Jets—Charlena/Mah Man Flash (Mercury 73411)
09/17/73 7" Whiz Kids—Sadie/Love Me Just For Nothing (DiscReet REP 1176)
10/22/73 LP Kathy Dalton—Amazing (DiscReet MS 2168)
11/05/73 LP Tim Buckley—Sefronia (DiscReet MS 2157)
11/26/73 7" Tim Buckley—Quicksand/Stone In Love (DiscReet REP 1187)
01/14/74 7" Tim Buckley—Dolphins/Honey Man (DiscReet DIS 1189)
02/04/74 7" Kathy Dalton—At The Tropicana/Long Gone Charlie, Hit & Run (DiscReet DIS 1191)
02/25/74 LP Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes—Call Of The Wild (DiscReet DS 2181)
03/18/74 7" Keith—In And Out Of Love/What Did You Do In The Revolution, Dad (DiscReet DIS 1193)
05/06/74 7" Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes—Sweet Revenge/Ain't It The Truth (DiscReet DIS 1199)
09/02/74 7" Kathy Dalton—Boogie Bands & One Night Stands/Pour Your Wine All Over Me (DiscReet DIS 1210)
09/02/74 7" Kathy Dalton—Boogie Bands & One Night Stands/Pour Your Wine All Over Me (DiscReet DSS 1300)
09/30/74 LP Tim Buckley—Look At The Fool (DiscReet DS 2201)
09/30/74 LP Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes—Tooth, Fang & Claw (DiscReet DS 2203)
10/07/74 7" Tim Buckley—Wanda Lou/Who Could Deny You (DiscReet DSS 1311)
10/28/74 LP George DukeFeel (BASF MC-25355)
10/28/74 7" Kathy Dalton—Justine/Midnight Creeper (DiscReet DSS 1313)
11/18/74 LP Kathy Dalton—Boogie Bands And One Night Stands (DiscReet DS 2208)
12/09/74 7" Brenda Patterson—Mr. Guitar/Blessed Be The Love (DiscReet DSS 1320)
01/13/75 7" Denis Bryant—Soul Man/A Child Again (DiscReet DSS 1323)
01/13/75 LP Growl—Growl (DiscReet DS 2209)
02/03/75 LP Brenda Patterson—Like Good Wine (DiscReet DS 2211)
03/17/75 7" Christopher Bond—A Good Love/When I'm Alone With You (DiscReet DSS 1329)
05/31/76 LP Jean-Luc PontyCantaloupe Island (Blue Note BN-LA-632-H2)
07/26/76 7" Grand Funk Railroad—Can You Do It/1976 (MCA 40590)
08/09/76 LP Grand Funk Railroad—Good Singin' Good Playin' (MCA 2216)
11/01/76 7" Grand Funk Railroad—Just Couldn't Wait/Out To Get You (MCA 40641)
01/14/77 7" Grand Funk Railroad—Pass It Around/Don't Let 'Em Take Your Gun (Spanish EMI 10 C006-06.366)
??/??/77 7" Robert Charlebois—Petroleum/? (French RCA KDL 83297)
??/??/77 LP Robert Charlebois—Swing Charlebois Swing (Canadian Solution Ltée/Kébec Disc SN 939)
10/23/78 LP Flint—Flint (Columbia JC-35574)
06/18/79 LP The Nova Convention LP (Giorno Poetry Systems GPS 014-015)
09/24/79 LP L. ShankarTouch Me There (Zappa SRZ-1-1602)
09/24/79 12" L. ShankarDead Girls of London (stereo)/Dead Girls of London (mono) (Zappa MK114)
10/26/81 LP Music From The 21st Century
05/10/82 LP Grandmothers—Looking Up Granny's Dress
12/13/82 7" Dweezil—My Mother Is A Space Cadet/Crunchy Water (Barking Pumpkin WS4-03366)
02/07/83 LP Frank Zappa—Rare Meat (Rhino RNEP 604)
06/18/84 LP You're a Hook—The 15 Year Anniversary of Dial-a-Poem (Giorno Poetry Systems records #GPS 030)
??/??/84 7" The PenguinsMemories Of El Monte/Heavenly Angel (Original Sound OBG 4504)
04/19/85 7" Dweezil—My Mother Is A Space Cadet/Crunchy Water (Barking Pumpkin BDZ-7)
04/19/85 12" Dweezil—My Mother Is A Space Cadet/Crunchy Water (Barking Pumpkin BDZ-12)
??/??/86 Eric Bogosian—Blood On The Canvas
08/22/86 LP Dweezil ZappaHavin' A Bad Day (Barking Pumpkin ST-74204)
08/22/86 7" Dweezil ZappaLet's Talk About It/Electric Hoedown (Barking Pumpkin 74204)
07/15/87 LP Dweezil ZappaHavin' A Bad Day (reissue, Chrysalis BFV 41569)
08/10/87 CD Dweezil ZappaHavin' A Bad Day (reissue, Rykodisc RCD 10057)
03/14/89 CD Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandTrout Mask Replica (reissue, Reprise 2027-2)
04/25/89 CD GTO's—Permanent Damage (reissue, Enigma Retro CDP 7 73397 2)
05/01/90 CD John Lennon/Yoko Ono—Some Time In New York City (reissue, Apple CDP 7 93850 2)
04/16/91 CD Dweezil Zappa—Vanity promo 5 track CD, radio edits (Barking Pumpkin BPCD-666)
06/25/91 CD Grand Funk Railroad—More Of The Best (Rhino R2 70530)
06/30/91 Taban Szinpada (live performance and video)
07/31/91 CD Art Laboe's Memories of El Monte (Original Sound OSCD 1960)
10/22/91 CD GTO's—Permanent Damage (reissue, Bizarre/Straight R2 70354)
10/22/91 CD Lord Buckley- A Most Immaculately Hip Aristocrat (reissue, Bizarre/Straight R2 70363)
11/05/91 CD Lenny Bruce—The Berkeley Concert (reissue, Bizarre/Straight R2 70355)
12/10/91 CD Frank Zappa—The Cucamonga Years (MSI 10037)
??/??/92 CD Captain Beefheart/Frank Zappa—Rare Beefheart Vintage Zappa (Disky BV DCD 5217)
??/??/92 CD Captain Beefheart/Frank Zappa—Rare Beefheart Vintage Zappa (Pop Almanac PACD 7009)
??/??/92 CD Frank Zappa—Early Works 1963-1964 (Teichiku TECX-18207)
03/03/92 CD Prazsky Vyber—Adieu CA (Hungary Art Production K 0001-2311)
06/01/92 CD Robert Charlebois—Swing Charlebois Swing (reissue, Canadian Gestion Son, Image SN C 939)
08/18/92 CD L. ShankarTouch Me There (reissue, Barking Pumpkin D2 74243)
10/27/92 CD Jefferson Airplane—Jefferson Airplane Loves You (RCA 09026-61110-2)
04/13/93 CD Cash Cow—Best Of Giorno Poetry Systems, 1965-1993 (ESD 80712)
10/26/93 CD A Chance Operation—The John Cage Tribute (KOCH International Classics 3-7238-2 Y6x2)
02/09/93 CD The ChieftainsThe Celtic Harp (RCA Victor 09026-61490-2)
07/13/93 CD Jean-Luc PontyKing Kong (reissue Blue Note 7 89539 2)
11/02/93 CD Lowell George & The Factory—Lightning Rod Man (Bizarre/Straight R2 71563)
05/17/94 CD Rare Meat (reissue, Del-Fi 70010-2)
12/12/94 CD Ruben And The Jets—For Real! (reissue, UK Edsel EDCD 406)
01/24/95 CD The ChieftainsThe Long Black Veil (RCA Victor 09026-62702-2)
??/??/95 CD Prazsky Vyber—Komplet (Hungary BONTON Music a.s. 71 0277/8-2)
09/30/97 CD Frank Zappa—Early Works 1963-1964 (reissue, Teichiku TECX-15507)
10/22/97 CD Frank Zappa—The Cucamonga Years (reissue, Panfish CRCL-7501)
02/24/98 CD Frank Zappa—Cucamonga (Del-Fi DFCD 71261)
10/13/98 10" Frank Zappa—How's Your Bird? (Get Back GET 525)
01/12/99 CD Grand Funk Railroad—Good Singin' Good Playin' (Hip-O HIPD-40144)
06/22/99 CD Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandGrow Fins: Rarities 1965-1982 (Revenant 210)
06/29/99 CD Grand Funk Railroad—Thirty Years Of Funk: 1969-1999 (Capitol/EMI 72434 99523 2)
04/10/99 CD Arthur Barrow—AB3
08/17/99 CD Captain Beefheart & The Magic BandThe Dust Blows Forward
09/19/00 CD Little Feat—Hotcakes & Outtakes: 30 Years Of Little Feat

Informants to this page:
Greg Russo (release dates and catalog numbers)

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