Cucamonga (album)

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Cucamonga
Compilation album by Frank Zappa
Released February 17, 1998/September 14, 2004
Recorded 1963–1964
Genre Surf music, doo-wop, garage rock, rock and roll
Label Del-Fi Records/Rhino Records
Frank Zappa chronology
Strictly Genteel
(1997)
Cucamonga
(1998)
Cheap Thrills
(1998)

Cucamonga is a compilation album consisting of songs recorded with the involvement of Frank Zappa and Paul Buff at Pal Recording Studio in 1963-1964. In 2004, Rhino Records re-released the album with extra tracks and a new track order, after acquiring Del-Fi. The two songs performed by Paul Buff and the two songs performed by the Pauls have no Zappa involvement.[1]

Track listing 1998 version[edit]

  1. Dear Jeepers - Bob Guy
  2. World's Greatest Sinner - Baby Ray & The Ferns
  3. How's Your Bird - Baby Ray & The Ferns
  4. Every Time I See You - The Heartbreakers
  5. Cradle Rock - The Heartbreakers
  6. Slow Bird - Paul Buff
  7. Blind Man's Buff - Paul Buff
  8. Mr. Clean - Mr. Clean
  9. Jesse Lee - Mr. Clean
  10. Cathy My Angel - The Pauls
  11. 'Til September - The Pauls
  12. Heavies - The Rotations
  13. The Cruncher - The Rotations
  14. Letter from Jeepers - Bob Guy

Track listing 2004 version[edit]

  1. Dear Jeepers - Bob Guy
  2. Memories of El Monte - The Penguins
  3. How's Your Bird? - Baby Ray & The Ferns
  4. World's Greatest Sinner - Baby Ray & The Ferns
  5. Everytime I See You - The Heartbreakers
  6. Cradle Rock - The Heartbreakers
  7. Slow Bird - Paul Buff
  8. Blind Man's Buff - Paul Buff
  9. Tijuana Surf - The Hollywood Persuaders
  10. Grunion Run - The Hollywood Persuaders
  11. Mr. Clean - Mr. Clean
  12. Jessie Lee - Mr. Clean
  13. Cathy My Angel - The Pauls
  14. 'Til September - The Pauls
  15. Heavies - The Rotations
  16. The Cruncher - The Rotations
  17. Letter From Jeepers - Bob Guy

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cucamonga-Era Compilations". Lukpac.org. Retrieved 2012-01-05.