The Roxy performances
    (2018, original release: 1973)

    Music CD

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Locations Call Number Status
Music CD/POP-ROCK/BOX SET/ZAPPA,F Paid

Details

PUBLISHED
[Los Angeles, California] : Zappa Records, [2018]
DESCRIPTION
7 audio discs (approximately 474 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN
9786317186729 ZR20028, 824302002827
LANGUAGE
English
NOTES

Title from disc label

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

Compact discs

Program notes in English inserted in container

Produced for release by Ahmet Zappa & Joe Travers

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

CONTENTS

Disc 1. 12-9-73 show 1.

Sunday show 1 start (4:59) -- Cosmik debris (11:33) -- We're makin' a movie (3:16) -- Pygmy twylyte (9:08) -- Idiot bastard son (2:19) -- Cheepnis (3:44) -- Hollywood perverts (1:07) -- Penguin in bondage (5:54) -- T'mershi duween (1:56) -- Dog breath variations (1:44) -- Uncle Meat (2:29) -- RDNZL (5:14) -- Montana (7:49) --

Dupree's paradise

(15:25)

Disc 2.

Dickie's such an asshole (10:29) --

12-9-73 show 2.

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

Disc 3.

Tango #1 intro (3:50) -- Be-bop tango (of the old jazzmen's church) (18:12) -- Medley: King Kong, Chunga's revenge, Son of Mr. Green Genes (9:46) --

12-10-73 show 1.

Monday show 1 start (5:31) -- Montana (6:57) -- Dupree's paradise (21:26) -- Cosmik intro (1:05) -- Cosmik debris (8:05)

Disc 4.

Bondage intro (1:52) -- Penguin in bondage (6:54) -- T'mershi duween (1:52) -- Dog breath variations (1:48) -- Uncle Meat (2:29) -- RDNZL (4:59) -- Audience participation, RDNZL (3:08) -- Pygmy twylyte (4:05) -- Idiot bastard son (2:21) -- Cheepnis (4:49) -- Dickie's such an asshole (10:21) --

12-10-73 show 2.

Monday show 2 start (5:13) -- Penguin in bondage (6:33) -- T'Mershi duween (1:52) -- Dog breath variations (1:46) -- Uncle Meat (2:28) -- RDNZL (5:11)

Disc 5.

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

Disc 6.

Dickie's such an asshole (15:39) --

Bonus section, 12-10-73 Roxy rehearsal.

Big swifty, in rehearsal (2:50) -- Village of the sun (3:13) -- Farther O'Blivion, in rehearsal (5:34) -- Pygmy twylyte (6:17) --

Unreleased track.

That arrogant Dick Nixon (2:19) --

12-12-73 Bolic Studios recording session.

Kung Fu, in session (4:50) -- Kung Fu. with guitar overdub (1:17) -- Tuning and studio chatter (3:38) -- Echidna's arf (of you), in session (1:22) -- Don't eat the yellow snow, in session (1:22) -- Don't eat the yellow snow, in session (9:49) -- Nannok rubs it, in session (5:41) -- St. Alfonzo's pancake breakfast, in session (2:46) -- Father O'Blivion, in session (2:31) -- Rollo (be-bop version) (2:36)

Disc 7. 12-8-73 sound check/film shoot.

Saturday show start (2:20) -- Pygmy twylyte/dummy up (20:25) -- Pygmy twylyte, part II (14:25) -- Echidna's arf (of you) (3:42) -- Don't you ever wash that thing? (6:01) -- Orgy, orgy (3:39) -- Penguin in bondage (6:30) -- T'mershi duween (1:53) -- Dog breath variations (1:45) --

Uncle meat/show end

(4:01)

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