John Balkin was a part of the Abnuceals
Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra
around 1967 when Frank Zappa recorded the orchestral parts for
He provided bass for Lumpy Gravy and parts of Burnt Weeny Sandwich.
John also contributed to releases by Tim Buckley and The Grandmothers.
He also was part of Menage A Trois.
zappa: lumpy gravy
(1967, lp, usa, verve)
happy sad (3)
(1968, lp, usa, ??) - feat. john balkin
(1970, lp, usa, ??) - feat. john balkin
(1970, lp, usa, straight) - feat. bunk & buzz gardner, john balkin
grandmothers: grandmothers (1)
(1981, lp, ger, line records 6.24636 ap) - feat. various ex-moi
mother of an anthology
(1993, cd, us, one way records ow 28880) = compilation + extra tracks
gardner: it's all bunk!
(2007, cd, usa, crossfire publications) - feat. various ex-moi
gardner: it's all bunk! (reloaded)
(2010, download, -, crossfire publications) = revised edition - download only