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The Mothers of Invention: Absolutely Free (Verve V6-5013)

Greg Shaw, Mojo Navigator, August 1967

THIS ALBUM is a "first" in the rock genre, being basically an opera more than anything else. The record is divided into 13 tracks, each having a separate theme, but they run together smoothly with no  breaks. The liner notes describe the two sides as "#s 1 and 2 ,in a series of underground oratorios"  and a complete "libretto" is offered for $1.

Total word count of piece: 764


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