Son of Cheep Thrills

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Son of Cheep Thrills
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Greatest hits album by Frank Zappa
Released April 1999
Genre Experimental rock, progressive rock
Label Rykodisc
Producer Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa chronology
Mystery Disc
Son of Cheep Thrills
Joe's Corsage
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
PopMatters (6/10) [2]

Son of Cheep Thrills is a compilation album by Frank Zappa, with material from previously released albums.

  • Original recordings produced by FZ.
  • Compiled by the original Joe Black.
  • Intramural sports by David Greenberg.
  • Sampler mastered by Toby Mountain.
  • Pre-taping audience warm-up by David Baker.
  • 'Artwerks' by Cal Schenkel.

See also: Cheap Thrills.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

  1. "WPLJ" (Dobard/McDaniels) – 2:52 (from Burnt Weeny Sandwich)
  2. "Twenty Small Cigars" – 2:17 (from Chunga's Revenge)
  3. "The Legend of the Golden Arches" – 3:27 (from Uncle Meat)
  4. "Ya Hozna" – 6:26 (from Them Or Us)
  5. "It Just Might be a One-Shot Deal" – 4:16 (from Waka/Jawaka)
  6. "Love of My Life (live version)" – 2:15 (from Tinsel Town Rebellion)
  7. "Disco Boy (live soundtrack version)" – 3:51 (from Baby Snakes)
  8. "Night School" – 4:47 (from Jazz from Hell)
  9. "Sinister Footwear 2nd Mvt. (live version)" – 6:26 (from Make A Jazz Noise Here)
  10. "The Idiot Bastard Son (live version)" – 2:39 (from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 2)
  11. "What's New in Baltimore?" – 5:20 (from Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention)


  1. ^ Huey, Steve. "Son of Cheep Thrills - Frank Zappa | AllMusic". Retrieved 24 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Maher, Brendan. "Frank Zappa, Son of Cheap Thrills | PopMatters". Retrieved 5 April 2013.