Frank Zappa - Tinseltown Rebellion

Frank Zappa
Tinseltown Rebellion
Label: CBS ‎– S2BP 220239
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: New Zealand
Date of released: 1981
Category: Rock
Style: Alternative Rock, Prog Rock

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Fine Girl
Drums – David Logemann*
A2 Easy Meat
Drums [First Half] – David Logemann*Performer – Greg Cowan
A3 For The Young Sophisticate 3:13
B1 Love Of My Life 2:15
B2 I Ain't Got No Heart 2:00
B3 Panty Rap 4:36
B4 Tell Me You Love Me 2:06
B5 Now You See It - Now You Don't 5:03
C1 Dance Contest
Bass – Patrick O'Hearn
C2 The Blue Light 5:26
C3 Tinsel Town Rebellion 4:36
C4 Pick Me, I'm Clean 5:37
D1 Bamboozled By Love 5:46
D2 Brown Shoes Don't Make It 7:14
D3 Peaches III 4:56


  • Artwork [Cover Art] – Cal Schenkel
  • Bass, Vocals [High] – Arthur Barrow
  • Drums – Vinnie Colaiuta
  • Engineer – Alan Sides*, George Douglas , Joe Chiccarelli, Mark Pinske, Tommy Fly
  • Engineer [Remix] – Bob Stone
  • Graphics – John Williams
  • Guitar [Rhythm], Vocals – Ike Willis, Ray White, Steve Vai, Warren Cucurullo*
  • Guitar [Slide], Vocals – Denney Walley*
  • Keyboards – Peter Wolf
  • Keyboards, Trumpet, Vocals [High] – Bob Harris
  • Keyboards, Vocals – Tommy Mars
  • Mastered By [Disc Mastering] – Jo Hansch
  • Other [Everything Remote] – Thomas Nordegg
  • Percussion – Ed Mann
  • Producer, Composed By, Arranged By, Conductor, Guitar [Lead], Vocals – Frank Zappa


Greg Cowan is credited as "featured in the role of eccentric well-to-do Oregonian party giver".
A live recording.
Studio: UMRK Central.
Remote: Rolling Stones Mobile, London / UMRK portable studio.
Gatefold sleeve with lyrics inside and picture inner sleeves.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: S2BP 220239 A.
  • Matrix / Runout: S2BP 220239 B
  • Matrix / Runout: S2BP 220239 C
  • Matrix / Runout: S2BP 220239-D

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
PW2 37336 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(2xLP, Album) Barking Pumpkin Records PW2 37336 US 1981
VACK-1241 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(CD, Album, Promo, RE, RM) Videoarts Music VACK-1241 Japan 2002
RC 3742 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion Part 2 ‎(Cass, Unofficial) RC RC 3742 Unknown
CDZAP 26 Frank Zappa Tinsel Town Rebellion ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Zappa Records CDZAP 26 Europe 1990
40AP 2082-3 Frank Zappa Tinseltown Rebellion ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) CBS/Sony 40AP 2082-3 Japan 1981