200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set **PREORDER**
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200 Motels 50th Anniversary Edition Box Set Includes: 6 CDs, Key Chain, Hotel Do-Not-Distrub Sign

200 Motels turns 50! In celebration of FZ’s famous 1971 “Surrealistic Documentary,” Zappa Records, UMe and MGM are pleased to present an extensive 6-Disc Box Set containing the original soundtrack remastered by Bernie Grundman at Bernie Grundman Mastering along with a massive amount of never before heard audio documentary material surrounding the project.  Unearthed from FZ’s Vault are original demos, studio outtakes, work mixes, interviews and movie ads along with newly discovered dialog reels revealing an early edit of the film. This incredible set contains a replica of the movie poster, a custom motel keychain, Do-not-disturb motel door hanger and the original 1971 soundtrack packaging along with new liner notes from Pamela Des Barres, Ruth Underwood and Vaultmeister Joe Travers. 

 

*Shipping Notice** This is a preorder item and will ship on or around December 17, 2021. Delivery date will vary for each destination. International orders are subject to customs delays.

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Tracklist:

DISC 1 120

200 Motels Original Soundtrack
1. Semi-Fraudulent / Direct-From-Hollywood Overture 1:59
2. Mystery Roach 2:33
3. Dance Of The Rock & Roll Interviewers 0:48
4. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue) 0:56
5. Tuna Fish Promenade 2:30
6. Dance Of The Just Plain Folks 4:40
7. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Reprise) 0:59
8. The Sealed Tuna Bolero 1:40
9. Lonesome Cowboy Burt 3:52
10. Touring Can Make You Crazy 2:53
11. Would You Like A Snack? 1:23
12. Redneck Eats 3:03
13. Centerville 2:31
14. She Painted Up Her Face 1:42
15. Janet’s Big Dance Number 1:18
16. Half A Dozen Provocative Squats 1:57
17. Mysterioso 0:48
18. Shove It Right In 2:32
19. Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist & Postlude 4:00
20. I’m Stealing The Towels 2:14
21. Dental Hygeine Dilemma 5:12
22. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? 3:00
23. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy 3:12
24. Penis Dimension 4:36
25. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning 3:28
TT: 63:47

DISC 2

200 Motels Original Soundtrack (continued)
1. A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes 1:10
2. Magic Fingers 3:55
3. Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch 1:30
4. Dew On The Newts We Got 1:10
5. The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts 0:41
6. The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth 1:11
7. The Girl’s Dream 0:55
8. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce 1:01
9. Strictly Genteel (The Finale) 11:23

200 Motels Demos, 2nd Movement - Rock Music
10. Road Ladies (Alternate Mix) 4:10
11. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening 2:44
12. What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are? 4:53
13. Bwana Dik 3:06
14. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy 3:02
15. Do You Like My New Car? 3:11
16. Magic Fingers 2:46
17. Phyllis & Aynsley 1:54
18. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Alternate Mix) 4:04

200 Motels Demo Session Outtakes
19. Tell Me You Love Me (Mix Outtake) 3:07
20. Road Ladies (Alternate Take) 4:30
21. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Studio Outtakes) 2:29
22. What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening (Alternate Take, Incomplete) 2:50
23. “Aynsley Dunbar, Ladies & Gentlemen” 0:46
24. Magic Fingers (Version B - Mix Outtake) 2:54
25. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake) 3:04
26. Tell Me You Love Me (Alternate Take) 3:35
TT: 76:01

DISC 3
200 Motels Dialog Protection Reels
1. Scene 1-2: Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From- Hollywood Overture 2:02
2. Scene 3: “What’s The Deal?” 2:00
3. Mystery Roach 3:32
4. Scene 32: “It’s A Good Thing We Get Paid To Do This…” 2:16
5. Scene 14: What’s The Name Of Your Group? I 0:58
6. Scene 32: “We Haven’t Formed The Group Yet” 1:27
7. Scene 15: What’s The Name Of Your Group? II 1:42
8. Scene 17: “When Do We Get Paid?” 5:13
9. Scene 18: Went On The Road 1:42
10. Scene 19-20: “Special Delivery” 3:12
11. Scene 21: Centerville 2:09
12. Scene 21: Janet & Lucy 0:45
13. Scene 22: This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue) 0:56
14. Scene 23 - 24: Tuna Fish Promenade 2:30
15. Scene 28: The Sealed Tuna Bolero 1:42
16. Scene 29: Lonesome Cowboy Burt 3:51
17. Scene 30: JCB & Rance 2:29
18. Scene 21: Larry The Dwarf 2:12
19. Scene 81: Magic Fingers 3:54
20. Scene 47: Larry The Dwarf in the Hotel Room 2:31
21. Scene 33: The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts 0:32
22. Scene 40-41: The Girl Wants To Fix Him Some Broth 2:05
23. Scene 42: Little Green Scratchy Sweaters & Courduroy Ponce 1:01
24. Scene 45: A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes 1:08
25. Scene 57: The Perverted Nun 3:27
26. Scene 87: “Penis!” 3:01
27. Scene 58: She Painted Up Her Face 1:44
28. Scene 60: Janet’s Big Dance Number 1:14
29. Scene 61: Half A Dozen Provocative Squats 1:55
30. Scene 62: Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist 1:21
31. Scene 63: Shove It Right In 2:32
32. Scene 67: “I Am Bwana Dik!” 1:47
33. Scene 68-69: What Will This Morning Bring Me This Evening 2:39
34. Scene 77: Daddy, Daddy, Daddy 3:19
TT: 74:45

DISC 4
200 Motels Dialog Protection Reels (continued)
1. Scene 90: Biff Debris & Jeff 4:39
2. Scene 84-85: Penis Dimension 4:39
3. Scene 32: Mystery Roach (Acoustic)/“Yeah? Well Fine!” 1:21
4. Scene 71: What Will The Evening Bring Me This Morning 1:40
5. Scene 92: Jeff Flips Out/I’m Stealing The Room 2:56
6. Scene 100: Strictly Genteel 5:02
7. Scene 100: 200 Motels Finale 10:12

Bonus Swill - Part 1
8. “I Was Gonna Make A Movie One Time…” 0:20
9. 200 Motels Movie Ad #1 0:25
10. What’s The Name Of Your Group? (FZ Edit) 2:59
11. 200 Motels Movie Ad #2 0:57
12. FZ on Ringo Starr 0:15
13. Ringo Starr on 200 Motels 2:59
14. 200 Motels Movie Ad #3 0:54
15. Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch (Mix Outtake) 1:31
16. Looking for Newts 3:21
17. “They Are Only In It For The Money” 1:09
18. 200 Motels Movie Ad #4 0:27
19. 200 Motels Commercial Session Outtakes 10:42
20. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake) 2:26
21. “I Shall Ruin All The Tapes” 0:25
22. Janet’s Big Dance Number (Basic Tracks) 1:20
23. Martin Lickert Voice-Over 0:22
24. Touring Can Make You Crazy (Mix Outtake) 2:53
25. Penis Dimension (Instrumental Alternate Take) 2:13
26. Centerville (Mix Outtake) 2:51
27. Mystery Roach (Alternate Master) 3:26
28. Magic Fingers (Mix Outtake) 2:58
29. 200 Motels Movie Ad #5 0:55
TT: 76:18

DISC 5
200 Motels Vault Alternates and Outtakes
1. What Is 200 Motels? 2:59
2. Theodore Bikel Voice-Over (Alternate Take) 0:32
3. Semi-Fraudulent/Direct-From-Hollywood Overture (Mix Outtake) 2:10
4. What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part I) 3:43
5. What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part II) 2:45
6. What’s The Name Of Your Group? (Complete Sequence, Part III) 2:13
7. Can I Help You With This Dummy? 2:05
8. Pianos for The Pleated Gazelle 1:16
9. Synth Tracks I 1:29
10. Would You Like A Snack? (Alternate Take) 2:11
11. Howard Kaylan/Mark Volman Voice-Over 0:16
12. Centerville (Rough Mix) 2:53
13. This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich (Prologue, Mix Outtake) 0:56
14. Tuna Fish Promenade (Mix Outtake) 2:31
15. The Sealed Tuna Bolero (Alternate Take) 1:41
16. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Mix Outtake) 3:52
17. Naval Aviation In Art? 2:17
18. Redneck Eats/The Restaurant Scene (Basic Tracks) 3:50
19. Mystery Roach (Basic Tracks) 4:06
20. I Have Seen The Pleated Gazelle 6:16
21. Dew On The Newts We Got (Rough Mix) 1:12
22. The Lad Searches The Night For His Newts (Rough Mix) 0:52
23. Motorhead’s Midnight Ranch (Rough Mix) 2:04
24. The Girl Wants Fix Him Some Broth (Rough Mix, Alternate Ending) 1:12
25. The Girl’s Dream (Rough Mix) 0:56
26. Little Green Scratchy Sweaters And Courduroy Ponce (Rough Mix) 1:15
27. Scene 43 - A Cardboard Box 0:39
28. Scene 44 0:50
29. A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes (Rough Mix) 1:10
30. She Painted Up Her Face (Compressed Mix) 1:42
31. The Secret Stare 3:25
32. Half A Dozen Provocative Squats (Compressed Mix) 1:56
33. Lucy’s Seduction Of A Bored Violinist (Basic Tracks) 1:32
34. Shove It Right In (Compressed Mix) 2:33
35. Postlude (Basic Tracks) 3:08
36. What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning (Mix Outtake) 4:07
TT: 78:36


DISC 6
Vault Alternates and Outtakes (continued)
1. Daddy, Daddy, Daddy (Alternate Take) 3:16
2. Magic Fingers (Alternate Take) 3:41
3. Penis Dimension (Basic Tracks) 4:40
4. Scene 86 1:28
5. Scene 87 (Alternate Take) 3:16
6. Synth Tracks II 1:58
7. I’m Stealing The Towels (Basic Tracks, Alternate Take) 2:15
8. Scene 94 - “He’s Always Watching Me” 0:34
9. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part I, Basic Tracks) 6:21
10. Does This Kind Of Life Look Interesting To You? (Mix Outtake) 0:53
11. Dental Hygiene Dilemma (Part II, Basic Tracks) 2:44
12. Strictly Genteel (Basic Tracks) 8:05
13. 200 Motels Finale (Alternate Take) 3:17
14. 200 Motels Finale (Master Take Basic Tracks, Unedited Ending) 5:59

Bonus Swill - Part 2
15. Movie Theater Skit (Commercial Session Outtake) 1:29
16. 200 Motels Album Ad #1 1:01
17. Script Rehearsal Trim 2:50
18. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (in Rehearsal 1969) 2:56
19. Lonesome Cowboy Burt (In Rehearsal 1970) 3:38
20. 200 Motels Album Ad #2 0:31
21. Penis Dimension Jingle Music 0:18
22. TV Hype (Commercial Session Outtake) 6:36
23. 200 Motels Movie Ad #6 0:11

 

RELEASE DATE DECEMBER 17,2021