The Roxy Performances

Release Date: 02/02/2018

Zappa / Mothers

CD Release 02/02/2018

ZAPPA RECORDS ZR 20028

UPC: 824302002827 US

Official Release #111

CD 1

12-9-73 Show 1
 1.Sunday Show 1 Start 4:59
 2.Cosmik Debris 11:33
 3."We’re Makin' a Movie" 3:16
 4.Pygmy Twylyte 9:09

 5.The Idiot Bastard Son 2:20
 6.Cheepnis 3:45
 7.Hollywood Perverts 1:07
 8.Penguin in Bondage 5:54
 9.T’Mershi Duween 1:57
10.The Dog Breath Variations 1:45
11.Uncle Meat 2:30
12.RDNZL 5:14
13.Montana 7:50
14.Dupree’s Paradise 15:23

Total Playing Time 76:42

CD 2
 1.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 10:29
12-9-73 Show 2
 2.Sunday Show 2 Start 4:08
 3.Inca Roads 8:28
 4.Village of the Sun 4:20
 5.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 4:01
 6.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 13:23
 7.Slime Intro 0:59
 8.I’m the Slime 3:34
 9.Big Swifty 9:02

Total Playing Time 58:24

CD 3
 1.Tango #1 Intro 3:51
 2.Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen’s Church) 18:13
 3.Medley: King Kong / Chunga’s Revenge / Son of Mr. Green Genes 9:47
12-10-73 Show 1
 4.Monday Show 1 Start 5:32
 5.Montana 6:58
 6.Dupree’s Paradise 21:26
 7.Cosmik Intro 1:06
 8.Cosmik Debris 8:05

Total Playing Time 74:58

CD 4
 1.Bondage Intro 1:53
 2.Penguin in Bondage 6:55
 3.T’Mershi Duween 1:53
 4.The Dog Breath Variations 1:48
 5.Uncle Meat 2:30
 6.RDNZL 5:00
 7.Audience Participation - RDNZL 3:08
 8.Pygmy Twylyte 4:05
 9.The Idiot Bastard Son 2:21
10.Cheepnis 4:49
11.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 10:22
12-10-73 Show 2
12.Monday Show 2 Start 5:14
13.Penguin in Bondage 6:33
14.T’Mershi Duween 1:52
15.The Dog Breath Variations 1:47
16.Uncle Meat 2:29
17.RDNZL 5:11

Total Playing Time 67:50

CD 5
 1.Village of the Sun 4:05
 2.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 3:54
 3.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:56
 4.Cheepnis - Percussion 4:08
 5."I Love Monster Movies" 2:11
 6.Cheepnis 3:36
 7."Turn the Light Off"/Pamela’s Intro 4:00
 8.Pygmy Twylyte 7:24
 9.The Idiot Bastard Son 2:23
10.Tango #2 Intro 2:01
11.Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen’s Church) 22:09

Total Playing Time 62:47

CD 6
 1.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 15:39
Bonus Section: 12-10-73 Roxy Rehearsal
 2.Big Swifty - in Rehearsal 2:50
 3.Village of the Sun 3:13
 4.Farther O’Blivion - In Rehearsal 5:34
 5.Pygmy Twylyte 6:17
Unreleased Track
 6.That Arrogant Dick Nixon 2:19
12-12-73 Bolic Studios Recording Session
 7.Kung Fu - In Session 4:50
 8.Kung Fu - with guitar overdub 1:17
 9.Tuning and Studio Chatter 3:38
10.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) - In Session 1:22
11.Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow - In Session 9:49
12.Nanook Rubs It - In Session 5:41
13.St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast - In Session 2:46
14.Father O’Blivion - In Session 2:31
15.Rollo (Be-Bop Version) 2:36

Total Playing Time 70:22

CD 7
12-8-73 Sound Check / Film Shoot
 1.Saturday Show Start 2:20
 2.Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up 20:25
 3.Pygmy Twylyte - Part II 14:25
 4.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 3:42
 5.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:01
 6.Orgy, Orgy 3:39
 7.Penguin in Bondage 6:30
 8.T’Mershi Duween 1:53
 9.The Dog Breath Variations 1:45
10.Uncle Meat/Show End 4:01

Total Playing Time 64:41

"Live 1973" Jany

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Zappa / Mothers: The Roxy Performances

Best Songs

None - No Song Got a Score of at Least 4/5 

Good Songs
 1.Sunday Show 1 Start 2/5
 2.Cosmik Debris 4/5
 3."We’re Makin' a Movie" 2/5
 4.Pygmy Twylyte 3/5
 5.The Idiot Bastard Son 2/5
 6.Cheepnis 3,5/5
 7.Hollywood Perverts 2/5
 8.Penguin in Bondage 4/5
 9.T’Mershi Duween 2/5
10.The Dog Breath Variations 2/5
11.Uncle Meat 2,5/5
12.RDNZL 3/5
13.Montana 4/5
14.Dupree’s Paradise 3/5
 1.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 3,5/5
 2.Sunday Show 2 Start 4:08
 3.Inca Roads 8:27
 4.Village of the Sun 4:19
 5.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 4:01
 6.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 13:22
 7.Slime Intro 0:59
 8.I’m the Slime 3:34
 9.Big Swifty 9:01
 1.Tango #1 Intro 3:50
 2.Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen’s Church) 18:12
 3.Medley: King Kong / Chunga’s Revenge / Son of Mr. Green Genes 9:46
 4.Monday Show 1 Start 5:31
 5.Montana 6:57
 6.Dupree’s Paradise 21:26
 7.Cosmik Intro 1:05
 8.Cosmik Debris 8:05
 1.Bondage Intro 1:52
 2.Penguin in Bondage 6:54
 3.T’Mershi Duween 1:52
 4.The Dog Breath Variations 1:48
 5.Uncle Meat 2:29
 6.RDNZL 4:59
 7.Audience Participation - RDNZL 3:08
 8.Pygmy Twylyte 4:05
 9.The Idiot Bastard Son 2:21
10.Cheepnis 4:49
11.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 10:21
12-10-73 Show 2
12.Monday Show 2 Start 5:13
13.Penguin in Bondage 6:33
14.T’Mershi Duween 1:52
15.The Dog Breath Variations 1:46
16.Uncle Meat 2:28
17.RDNZL 5:11
 1.Village of the Sun 4:05
 2.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 3:54
 3.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:56
 4.Cheepnis - Percussion 4:08
 5."I Love Monster Movies" 2:10
 6.Cheepnis 3:35
 7."Turn the Light Off"/Pamela’s Intro 3:59
 8.Pygmy Twylyte 7:23
 9.The Idiot Bastard Son 2:22
10.Tango #2 Intro 2:01
11.Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen’s Church) 22:08
 1.Dickie’s Such an Asshole 15:39
 2.Big Swifty - in Rehearsal 2:50
 3.Village of the Sun 3:13
 4.Farther O’Blivion - In Rehearsal 5:34
 5.Pygmy Twylyte 6:17
 6.That Arrogant Dick Nixon 2:19
 7.Kung Fu - In Session 4:50
 8.Kung Fu - with guitar overdub 1:17
 9.Tuning and Studio Chatter 3:38
10.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) - In Session 1:22
11.Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow - In Session 9:49
12.Nanook Rubs It - In Session 5:41
13.St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast - In Session 2:46
14.Father O’Blivion - In Session 2:31
15.Rollo (Be-Bop Version) 2:36
12-8-73 Sound Check / Film Shoot
 1.Saturday Show Start 2:20
 2.Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up 20:25
 3.Pygmy Twylyte - Part II 14:25
 4.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) 3:42
 5.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:01
 6.Orgy, Orgy 3:39
 7.Penguin in Bondage 6:30
 8.T’Mershi Duween 1:53
 9.The Dog Breath Variations 1:45
10.Uncle Meat/Show End 4:01

Terrible Songs

 

Personal Score 2,83 / 5

Frank Zappa: guitar, vocals
Napoleon Murphy Brock: tenor sax, flute, vocals
George Duke: keyboards, vocals
Bruce Fowler: trombone
Ruth Underwood: percussion
Tom Fowler: bass
Ralph Humphrey: drums
Chester Thompson: drums