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See also: Frank Zappa.

The best album by The Mothers of Invention is We're Only In It For The Money which is ranked number 467 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 4,433.

The Mothers of Invention is ranked number 191 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 13,064.

Members who like this artist also like: The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Frank Zappa.

The Mothers of Invention official website: http://www.zappa.com

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The Mothers of Invention best albums

The following albums by The Mothers of Invention are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

We're Only In It For The MoneyUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1968Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1968:11Rank Score:4,433
Rank in 1960s57Overall Rank:467
Average Rating:  81/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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2.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:4,169
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:497
Average Rating:  81/100 (405 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Over-Nite SensationUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1973Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1973:32Rank Score:1,465
Rank in 1970s284Overall Rank:1,258
Average Rating:  79/100 (152 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Absolutely FreeUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1967Appears in:77 charts
Rank in 1967:26Rank Score:1,319
Rank in 1960s133Overall Rank:1,380
Average Rating:  80/100 (167 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Uncle MeatUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1969Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1969:49Rank Score:925
Rank in 1960s169Overall Rank:1,852
Average Rating:  78/100 (123 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Weasels Ripped My FleshUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:29 charts
Rank in 1970:78Rank Score:398
Rank in 1970s696Overall Rank:3,614
Average Rating:  76/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Burnt Weeny SandwichUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1970Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1970:86Rank Score:319
Rank in 1970s800Overall Rank:4,303
Average Rating:  77/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Cruising With Ruben And The JetsUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1968Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1968:223Rank Score:33
Rank in 1960s1,210Overall Rank:20,922
Average Rating:  74/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Ahead Of Their TimeUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1993Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1993:823Rank Score:3
Rank in 1990s8,934Overall Rank:46,973
Average Rating:  75/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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200 MotelsUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1971:742Rank Score:0
Rank in 1970s7,534Overall Rank:67,191
Average Rating:  77/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 191

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The Mothers of Invention best tracks

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1.Trouble Every Day
(from the album Freak Out!)
 86/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Plastic People
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 85/100 (26 votes)
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3.Who Are The Brain Police?
(from the album Freak Out!)
 85/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Hungry Freaks, Daddy
(from the album Freak Out!)
 84/100 (69 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here
(from the album Freak Out!)
 84/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Montana
(from the album Over-Nite Sensation)
 84/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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7.I'm The Slime
(from the album Over-Nite Sensation)
 84/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Big Leg Emma
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 83/100 (20 votes)
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9.Wowie Zowie
(from the album Freak Out!)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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10.Brown Shoes Don't Make It
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 83/100 (23 votes)
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11.Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder
(from the album Freak Out!)
 83/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Any Way The Wind Blows
(from the album Freak Out!)
 83/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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13.You Didn't Try To Call Me
(from the album Freak Out!)
 82/100 (51 votes)
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14.What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body?
(from the album We're Only In It For The Money)
 82/100 (48 votes)
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15.Orange County Lumber Truck [Live]
(from the album Weasels Ripped My Flesh)
 82/100 (8 votes)
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16.I Ain't Got No Heart
(from the album Freak Out!)
 82/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Who Needs The Peace Corps?
(from the album We're Only In It For The Money)
 82/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance
(from the album We're Only In It For The Money)
 82/100 (43 votes)
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19.Status Back Baby
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 82/100 (21 votes)
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20.Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 81/100 (20 votes)
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The Mothers of Invention ratings

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81/100 (from 36 votes)
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From Jasonconfused 11/16/2012 23:36
What a strange band! This did the psychedelic music best. I will argue that with anyone. They did it for the best reasons to. Frank Zappa is a musical genius. He left us too early and he could have provided us with so many more masterpieces. He has more than 90 albums to his name and Freak Out is probably the best!
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From REZAP 11/30/2011 12:24
Frank Zappa's very best band ever. It's a shame it ended like this.
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