Zappa Records has begun selling official digital downloads (ODDs) directly from Zappa.com with the 41st anniversary release of 'MOTHERMANIA,' which also marks the 45th anniversary of Frank Zappa & The Mothers:
The album is available in 256kbps MP3 or lossless FLAC format.
On May 10, 1964, Frank Zappa named his band the Muthers, ie The Mothers, making May 10 the official Mothers Day for his fans. His record company insisted on the change of name to Mothers of Invention.
May 15, 2009 is Ahmet Zappa's 35th birthday.
'MOTHERMANIA' Track Listing:
1. Brown Shoes Don't Make It 2. Mother People 3. Duke Of Prunes 4. Call Any Vegetable 5. The Idiot Bastard Son 6. It Can't Happen Here 7. You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here 8. Who Are The Brain Police? 9. Plastic People 10. Hungry Freaks, Daddy 11. America Drinks & Goes Home http://shorefire.com/clients/zappa