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THE ROXY PERFORMANCES

Frank Zappa

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Songs / Tracks Listing

Disc 1
12-9-73 Show 1
1. Sunday Show 1 Start (4:59)
2. Cosmik Debris (11:53)
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 (16:12)

Total Time 76:43

Disc 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 Time 58:25

Disc 3
1. Tango No.1 (Intro) (4:15)
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 Time 74:57

Disc 4
1. Bondage (Intro) (1:46)
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 (5:18)

Total Time 67:50

Disc 5
1. Village of the Sun (4:00)
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 No.2 (Intro) (2:01)
11. Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church) (22:31)

Total Time 62:46

Disc 6
1. Dickie's Such an Asshole (15:31)
12-10-73 Roxy Rehearsal
2. Big Swifty - In Rehearsal (2:51)
3. Village of the Sun (3:13)
4. Father O'Blivion - In Rehearsal (5:34)
5. Pygmy Twylyte (6:17)
6. That Arrogant Dick Nixon (Unreleased Track) (2:19)
12-12-73 Bolic Studios Recording Session
7. Kung-Fu - In Session (4:51)
8. Kung-Fu - With Guitar Overdub (1:18)
9. Tuning and Studio Chatter (3:39)
10. Echidna's Arf (Of You) - In Session (1:23)
11. Don't Eat the Yellow Snow - In Session (9:50)
12. Nanook Rubs It - In Session (5:42)
13. St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast - In Session (2:46)
14. Father O'Blivion - In Session (2:32)
15. Rollo (Be-Bop Version) (2:37)

Total Time 70:31

Disc 7
1. Saturday Show Start (2:21)
2. Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up (20:25)
3. Pygmy Twylyte - Part II (14:25)
4. Echidna's Arf (Of You) (3:43)
5. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (6:02)
6. Orgy, Orgy (3:39)
7. Penguin in Bondage (6:30)
8. T'Mershi Duween (1:54)
9. The Dog Breath Variations (1:46)
10. Uncle Meat/Show End (4:01)

Total Time 64:46 / 7:52:09

Line-up / Musicians

- 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

Releases information

Zappa Records ZR20028

Released February 2, 2018

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