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Was (Not Was)

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Tracklist


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Knocked Down, Made Small (Treated Like a Rubber Ball)
    length: 3:08
    membranophone: Yogi Horton
    vocal: Sweet Pea Atkinson
    guitar: Bruce Nazarian
    strings arranger: Paul Riser
    Clavinet: Don Was
    Moog: John Robie
    electric bass guitar: Jervonny Collier
    brass arranger: Paul Riser
    synthesizer: Don Was, Luis Resto and John Robie
  • 2 Bow Wow Wow Wow
    length: 3:10
    piano: Luis Resto
    organ: Luis Resto
    guitar: Bruce Nazarian and Roscoe Paradise
    guest: Mitch Ryder
    saxophone: David McMurray
    cymbal: Tom Swift
    Moog: Luis Resto
    electric bass guitar: Red Banner
    electronic drum set: Reggie Mocambo
    synthesizer: Luis Resto
  • 3 Betrayal
    length: 3:07
    membranophone: Yogi Horton
    piano: Luis Resto
    flute: David Was
    guitar: Joseph LoDuca and Bruce Nazarian
    guest: Doug Fieger
    saxophone: Branford Marsalis and David McMurray
    electric bass guitar: Don Was
    synthesizer: Don Was and Analisa Trajano
    electronic drum set: Don Was
  • 4 Shake Your Head (Let’s Go to Bed)
    length: 3:56
    guitar: Randy Jacobs
    guest: Ozzy Osbourne
    percussion: Larry Fratangelo
    saxophone: David McMurray
    vocoder: Luis Resto
    Moog: Luis Resto
    electronic drum set: Don Was
    bass synthesizer: Felix Morris
    synthesizer: Don Was and Luis Resto
  • 5 Man vs. the Empire Brain Building
    length: 4:03
    piano: Luis Resto
    vocal: Ada Griffin, Felix and Jarvis, Don Was, David Was, Chris Blackwell and Carol Hall
    trumpet: David Was and Hannibal Marvin Peterson
    flute: David Was
    guitar: Randy Jacobs
    cello: Don Was
    timpani: Don Was
    electronic drum set: Don Was
    bass synthesizer: Luis Resto
    electric bass guitar: Randy Jacobs
    synthesizer: Luis Resto and Don Was
    foot percussion: Evelyn Werner, Duane Bradley, Michael Edwards, Randy Jacobs, Christine Reeves and Larry Provost
  • 6 (Return to the Valley of) Out Come the Freaks
    length: 4:23
    piano: Fred Zarr
    vocal: Harry Bowens
    flute: David Was
    organ: David Was
    percussion: Larry Fratangelo
    tenor saxophone: David McMurray
    soprano saxophone: David McMurray
    synthesizer: Fred Zarr and Luis Resto
    timpani: Don Was
    electronic drum set: Don Was
  • 7 Professor Night
    length: 4:11
    membranophone: Yogi Horton
    vocal: Harry Bowens
    guitar: Randy Jacobs
    Moog: Luis Resto
    electric bass guitar: Felix Morris
    electronic drum set: Mike Smith
    synthesizer: Don Was and Luis Resto
  • 8 The Party Broke Up
    length: 2:15
    vocal: David Was
    organ: Marshall Crenshaw
    guitar: Wayne Kramer
    harmonica: David Was
    cello: Don Was
    vibraphone: David Was
    bell: Don Was
    bass synthesizer: Don Was
    synthesizer: Don Was
    electronic drum set: Don Was
  • 9 Smile
    length: 3:16
    piano: Luis Resto
    guitar: Don Was, Bob Kulick, Marshall Crenshaw and Vinnie Vincent
    guest: Doug Fieger
    bass drum: Don Was
    synthesizer: Don Was
  • 10 Zaz Turned Blue
    length: 4:19
    conductor: Mike Renzi
    piano: Mel Tormé and Mike Renzi
    arranger: Mike Renzi
    violin: Carol Poole-Gross and Marin Alsop
    guest: Mel Tormé
    viola: Jill Jaffe
    cello: Beverly Lauridsen
    electric bass guitar: Jay Leonhart
    synthesizer: Luis Resto and Don Was