|1979||lp-bootleg||usa||mud shark mz 3601|
info from "The Mudshark Anthology" by R.C. / Hotwacks Quarterly
"released december 1979 - 2500 pressed"
from "On Tour With The Evil Prince":
"This LP was pressed in December 1979 & consisted of 2.500 copies. The album got re-released in 1980 and 1981. This LP was later retitled "Rustic Protrusion & had a nicer 11" x 11" slick; re-released once again in 1985 with a new cover and title: "We Are The Mothers...". In all the pressings of this LP, new plates were used each time."
"Rollin Red's Big Bad But Beautiful Book of Beefheart Bootlegs - Volume #2"
(Apocalypse) / 1995 :
"197? single bootleg Necessity Is The Mother Of Invention on Mud Shark MZ 3601. Apparently around 250 copies were pressed orinally & again is one of the mid-'70s bootlegs often with a variety of names! (e.g."We Are The Mothers", "Rustic Protrusion" & was also part of "The History & Collected Improvisations"). It should not really be included here, but until "The Lost Episodes" was released, this was the only source of Lost In A Whirlpool (the very first recording of Don's vocal talent back in '59."
 acetate of the first album of the unreleased 9-lp box "the history &
collected improvisations of the moi", intended for the playboy record club
 track 14 = the ned & nelda 7"
m.o.i. studio rap 
section of orange county lumber truck 
gas mask variations 
igor's boogie 
lost in this whirlpool