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The Roxy Performances (2018, original release: 1973)
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Published: [Los Angeles, California] : Zappa Records, [2018]
Description:  7 audio discs (approximately 474 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9786317186729,
Language:  English

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Frank Zappa (lead guitar, vocals) ; George Duke (keyboards, synthesizer, vocals) ; Tom Fowler (bass) ; Ruth Underwood (percussion) ; Bruce Fowler (trombone, dancing) ; Napoleon Murphy Brock (tenor sax, flute, lead vocals) ; Ralph Humphrey (drums, percussion) ; Chester Thompson (drums, percussion) ; also featuring Jeff Simmons, Pamela Des Barres, Carl Franzoni, Brenda

This box set includes all five shows at Hollywood's Roxy club in 1973 (four public and one for invited guests) as well as some soundcheck rehearsals and material recorded a couple days later at Ike Turner's Bolic studios

Sunday show 1 start Cosmik debris We're makin' a movie Pygmy twylyte The idiot bastard son Cheepnis Hollywood perverts Penguin in bondage T'mershi duween The dog breath variations Uncle Meat RDNZL Montana Disc 1. 12-9-73 show 1. (4:59) -- (11:33) -- (3:16) -- (9:08) -- (2:19) -- (3:44) -- (1:07) -- (5:54) -- (1:56) -- (1:44) -- (2:29) -- (5:14) -- (7:49) -- Dupree's paradise (15:25)

Dickie's such an asshole Sunday show start 2 Inca roads Village of the sun Echidna's arf (of you) Don't you ever wash that thing? Slime intro I'm the slime Big swifty Disc 2. (10:29) -- 12-9-73 show 2. (4:08) -- (8:27) -- (4:19) -- (4:01) -- (13:22) -- (:59) -- (3:34) -- (9:01)

Tango #1 intro Be-bop tango (of the old jazzmen's church) Medley: King Kong, Chunga's revenge, Son of Mr. Green Genes Monday show 1 start Montana Dupree's paradise Cosmik intro Cosmik debris Disc 3. (3:50) -- (18:12) -- (9:46) -- 12-10-73 show 1. (5:31) -- (6:57) -- (21:26) -- (1:05) -- (8:05)

Bondage intro Penguin in bondage T'mershi duween The dog breath variations Uncle Meat RDNZL Audience participation, RDNZL Pygmy twylyte The idiot bastard son Cheepnis Dickie's such an asshole Monday show 2 start Penguin in bondage T'Mershi duween The dog breath variations Uncle Meat RDNZL Disc 4. (1:52) -- (6:54) -- (1:52) -- (1:48) -- (2:29) -- (4:59) -- (3:08) -- (4:05) -- (2:21) -- (4:49) -- (10:21) -- 12-10-73 show 2. (5:13) -- (6:33) -- (1:52) -- (1:46) -- (2:28) -- (5:11)

Village of the sun Echidna's arf (of you) Don't you ever wash that thing? Cheepnis, percussion I love monster movies Cheepnis Turn the light off/Pamela's intro Pygmy twylyte The idiot bastard son Tango #2 intro Be-bop tango (of the old jazzmen's church) Disc 5. (4:05) -- (3:54) -- (6:56) -- (4:08) -- (2:10) -- (3:35) -- (3:59) -- (7:23) -- (2:22) -- (2:01) -- (22:08)

Dickie's such an asshole Big swifty, in rehearsal Village of the sun Farther O'Blivion, in rehearsal Pygmy twylyte That arrogant Dick Nixon Kung Fu, in session Kung Fu. with guitar overdub Tuning and studio chatter Echidna's arf (of you), in session Don't eat the yellow snow, in session Don't eat the yellow snow, in session Nannok rubs it, in session St. Alfonzo's pancake breakfast, in session Father O'Blivion, in session Rollo (be-bop version) Disc 6. (15:39) -- Bonus section, 12-10-73 Roxy rehearsal. (2:50) -- (3:13) -- (5:34) -- (6:17) -- Unreleased track. (2:19) -- 12-12-73 Bolic Studios recording session. (4:50) -- (1:17) -- (3:38) -- (1:22) -- (1:22) -- (9:49) -- (5:41) -- (2:46) -- (2:31) -- (2:36)

Saturday show start Pygmy twylyte/dummy up Pygmy twylyte, part II Echidna's arf (of you) Don't you ever wash that thing? Orgy, orgy Penguin in bondage T'mershi duween The dog breath variations Disc 7. 12-8-73 sound check/film shoot. (2:20) -- (20:25) -- (14:25) -- (3:42) -- (6:01) -- (3:39) -- (6:30) -- (1:53) -- (1:45) -- Uncle meat/show end (4:01)

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