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FREAKY STYLEY

RECORDING INFO:

Dates: May 1985
Players: Flea, Hillel Slovak, Cliff Martinez, Anthony Kiedis
Additional Performers: "The Horny Horns" (Horns), Maceo Parker (Saxophone), Larry Fratangelo (Percussion), George Clinton (Backing Vocals)
Recorded at: United Sound Studios, 5840 2nd Avenue, Detroit, MI
Produced by: George Clinton
Engineered by: Greg Ward
Mixed by: Jim Vitti, Greg Ward, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jim Bauerlin, Bruce Nazarrian
Released on: August 16, 1985

SONGS RECORDED:

  • Jungle Man

  • Hollywood (Africa)

  • American Ghost Dance

  • If You Want Me To Stay

  • Nevermind

  • Freaky Styley

  • Blackeyed Blonde

  • The Brothers Cup

  • Battleship

  • Lovin' And Touchin'

  • Catholic School Girls Rule

  • Sex Rap

  • Thirty Dirty Birds

  • Yertle the Turtle
    released on the album "Freaky Styley"

  • Millionaires Against Hunger
    released on several "Mothers Milk" era singles and the remastered version of the album in 2003

  • Stranded
    released on the "Jungle Man" 12" single - a different version than what appears in the original demo two years earlier

WORKING TITLES:

Blowjob Park = Battleship

Supposedly the band wanted to call the album Butt Seriously.

ALTERNATIVE SOURCES:

Freaky Styley instrumental mixes
Unknown source. Leaked to the internet in the mid-2000s and contains rough instrumental mixes of about half the album with some minor differences, such as Hollywood having an extended ending. Download here.

More here.

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