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The Roxy performances

Author: Frank ZappaGeorge DukeTom FowlerBruce FowlerNapoleon Murphy BrockAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Zappa Records, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Music CD : CD audio : English
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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.
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Genre/Form: Songs
Jazz-rock (Music)
Live sound recordings
Rock music
Material Type: Music
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Zappa; George Duke; Tom Fowler; Bruce Fowler; Napoleon Murphy Brock; Ralph Humphrey, (Drummer); Chester Thompson; Ruth Underwood; Mothers of Invention,
OCLC Number: 1022119765
Notes: Title from disc label.
Compact discs.
Program notes in English inserted in container.
Credits: Produced for release by Ahmet Zappa & Joe Travers.
Performer(s): 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.
Event notes: Recorded live
1973 December 8-10
Sunset Strip, West Hollywood.
Description: 7 audio discs (approximately 474 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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) --
The idiot bastard son (2:19) --
Cheepnis (3:44) --
Hollywood perverts (1:07) --
Penguin in bondage (5:54) --
T'mershi duween (1:56) --
The 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) --
The dog breath variations (1:48) --
Uncle Meat (2:29) --
RDNZL (4:59) --
Audience participation, RDNZL (3:08) --
Pygmy twylyte (4:05) --
The 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) --
The 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) --
The 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) --
The dog breath variations (1:45) --
Uncle meat/show end (4:01).
Responsibility: Zappa ; Mothers.

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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.

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