Compiled by Jasper Leach. If you can help with any further info, please get in touch.

All songs (unless noted differently)

  • Produced by Don Van Vliet and Pete Johnson (or vice versa) for Shiny Beast Productions
  • Engineered by Glen Kolotkin
  • Assisted by Jeffrey Norman
  • Mastered by Phil Brown
  • Recorded at The Automatt, San Francisco, CA
  • Mixed at Wally Heider Recording San Francisco

1. The Floppy Boot Stomp

  • Don Van Vliet: Vocals
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar and slide guitar (right channel), chorus
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: sythesizer and rhodes, chorus
  • Richard Redus: guitar, slide guitar & fretless bass (L & both channels), chorus
  • Robert Williams: drums, chorus

2. Tropical Hot Dog Night

  • Don Van Vliet: Vocals, whistling
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums
  • Art Tripp III: maracas/shake bouquet, marimba

3. Ice Rose

  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums
  • Art Tripp: marimba

4. Harry Irene

  • Don Van Vliet: Vocals, whistling
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar
  • Eric Drew Feldman: grand piano and bass
  • Richard Redus: accordion
  • Robert Williams: drums

5. You Know You’re A Man

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums

6. Bat Chain Puller

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals, harmonica
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone, air bass
  • Eric Drew Feldman: synthesizer, rhodes
  • Richard Redus: slide guitar and guitar (left channel), fretless bass
  • Robert Williams: drums

7. When I See Mommy I Feel Like A Mummy

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: slide guitar and guitar (right channel), chorus
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone and air bass
  • Eric Drew Feldman: synthesizer, chorus
  • Richard Redus: slide guitar and guitar (left channel), chorus
  • Robert Williams: drums and percussion
  • Art Tripp III: marimba and additional percussion

8. Owed T’ Alex

Originally titled “Carson City (Owed T’ Alex)”

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals, harmonica
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: slide guitar and guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: slide guitar and guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums

9. Candle Mambo

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums
  • Art Tripp III: marimba, percussion

10. Love Lies

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: slide guitar and guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass
  • Richard Redus: guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums
  • Art Tripp III: marimba

11. Suction Prints

  • Don Van Vliet: soprano sax
  • Jeff Moris Tepper: guitar and slide guitar (right channel)
  • Bruce Lambourne Fowler: trombone
  • Eric Drew Feldman: bass and sythesizer
  • Richard Redus: guitar and slide guitar (left channel)
  • Robert Williams: drums

12. Apes-Ma

  • Don Van Vliet: vocals

Produced and Engineered(?) by Don Van Vliet
Recorded at unknown location, possibly Van Vliet home
Recorded circa 1975/1976

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