Guitar

Guitar

(Frank Zappa, 2LP, Barking Pumpkin D1 74212, April 26, 1988)

disc 1

  1. Sexual Harassment In The Workplace 3:42
  2. Which One Is It? 3:04
  3. Republicans 5:07
  4. Do Not Pass Go 3:36
  5. Chalk Pie 4:51
  6. In-A-Gadda-Stravinsky 2:50
  7. That's Not Really Reggae 3:17
  8. When No One Was No One 4:48
  9. Once Again, Without The Net 3:43
  10. Outside Now (Original Solo) 5:28
  11. Jim & Tammy's Upper Room 3:11
  12. Were We Ever Really Safe In San Antonio? 2:49
  13. That Ol' G Minor Thing Again 5:02
  14. Hotel Atlanta Incidentals 2:44
  15. That's Not Really A Shuffle 4:23
  16. Move It Or Park It 5:43
  17. Sunrise Redeemer 3:58

disc 2

  1. Variations On Sinister #3 5:15
  2. Orrin Hatch On Skis 2:12
  3. But Who Was Fulcanelli? 2:48
  4. For Duane 3:24
  5. GOA 4:51
  6. Winos Do Not March 3:14
  7. Swans? What Swans? 4:23
  8. Too Ugly For Show Business 4:20
  9. Systems Of Edges 5:32
  10. Do Not Try This At Home 3:46
  11. Things That Look Like Meat 6:57
  12. Watermelon In Easter Hay 4:02
  13. Canadian Customs 3:34
  14. Is That All There Is? 4:09
  15. It Ain't Necessarily The Saint James Infirmary (Gershwin/Gershwin/Primrose) 5:15

Produced, arranged & edited by Frank Zappa

Remote facility: UMRK Mobile & 4-track Scully to mix console
Recording engineers: Mark Pinske & Claus Wiedemann
Remix facility: UMRK
Remix engineer: Bob Stone

Photos by Sergio Albonico
Graphics by Jeff Fey

disc 1

1. Sexual Harassment In The Workplace 3:42

Fox Theater, San Diego, California
December 12, 1981 (late show)

FZ—HENDRIX STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

2. Which One Is It? 3:04

Guitar solo from Black Page
Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
June 26, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

3. Republicans 5:07

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Tower Theater, Upper Darby, PA
November 10, 1984 (late show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

4. Do Not Pass Go 3:36

2nd guitar solo from Drowning Witch
Hammersmith Odeon, London, UK
June 19, 1982 (late show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

5. Chalk Pie 4:51

includes a quotation from Heavy Duty Judy

Guitar solo from Zoot Allures
Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, Utah
December 7, 1981

FZ—HENDRIX STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

6. In-A-Gadda-Stravinsky 2:50

includes quotations from In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida (Doug Ingle), Le sacre du printemps (Stravinsky) and Taps (Butterfield)

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia
November 25, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

7. That's Not Really Reggae 3:17

Guitar solo from Whipping Post (Allman)
Hammersmith Odeon, London
September 25, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

8. When No One Was No One 4:48

Guitar solo from Zoot Allures
Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany
May 21, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

Frankie! Frankie!

"Who Are The Brain Police?"!

9. Once Again, Without The Net 3:43

includes a quotation from Andy

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, Oregon
December 20, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

10. Outside Now (Original Solo) 5:28

Guitar solo from City Of Tiny Lites
Rudi-Sedlmeyer Sporthalle, Munich, Germany
March 31, 1979 (late show)
Scully 4-track
Recording engineer: Claus Wiedemann

FZ—CUSTOM SG
Denny Walley—slide guitar
Warren Cuccurullo—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Peter Wolf—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Arthur Barrow—bass
Vinnie Colaiuta—drums

 

11. Jim & Tammy's Upper Room 3:11

Guitar solo from Advance Romance
La Patinoire, Bordeaux, France
June 1, 1982

FZ—LES PAUL CUSTOM
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards/vocals
Bobby Martin—keyboards/sax/vocals
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

12. Were We Ever Really Safe In San Antonio? 2:49

2nd guitar solo from Drowning Witch
Majestic Performing Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas
December 10, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

13. That Ol' G Minor Thing Again 5:02

includes a quotation from Arjen's Bag (McLaughlin)

Guitar solo from City Of Tiny Lites
Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland
June 24, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

14. Hotel Atlanta Incidentals 2:44

includes a quotation from King Kong

Guitar solo from Hot-Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel
Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia
November 25, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

15. That's Not Really A Shuffle 4:23

Guitar solo from King Kong
Brondbyhallen, Copenhagen, Denmark
May 11, 1982

FZ—LES PAUL CUSTOM
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

16. Move It Or Park It 5:43

Guitar solo from Black Page
Alte Oper, Frankfurt
June 11, 1982 (early show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

17. Sunrise Redeemer 3:58

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, Florida
November 30, 1984 (early show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

disc 2

1. Variations On Sinister #3 5:15

Guitar solo from Easy Meat
Oscar Mayer Theater, Madison, Wisconsin
August 11, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

2. Orrin Hatch On Skis 2:12

Guitar solo from Ride My Face To Chicago
Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, Florida
November 30, 1984 (late show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

3. But Who Was Fulcanelli? 2:48

2nd guitar solo from Drowning Witch
Sporthalle, Cologne, Germany
May 21, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

4. For Duane 3:24

Guitar solo from Whipping Post (Allman)
Civic Center, Atlanta, Georgia
November 25, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

5. GOA 4:51

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Bismarck Theater, Chicago, Illinois
November 23, 1984 (late show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

6. Winos Do Not March 3:14

Guitar solo from Sharleena
Orpheum Theater, Memphis, Tennessee
December 4, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

7. Swans? What Swans? 4:23

Guitar solo from Pound For A Brown
Fox Theater, San Diego, California
December 12, 1981 (late show)

FZ—HENDRIX STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

8. Too Ugly For Show Business 4:20

Guitar solo from King Kong
Berkeley Community Theater
December 10, 1981 (late show)

FZ—LES PAUL CUSTOM
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

9. Systems Of Edges 5:32

Guitar solo from Inca Roads
Rhein-Main-Halle, Wiesbaden, Germany
March 27, 1979 (early show)
Scully 4-track
Recording engineer: Claus Wiedemann

FZ—CUSTOM SG
Denny Walley—slide guitar
Warren Cuccurullo—rhythm guitar
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Peter Wolf—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Arthur Barrow—bass
Vinnie Colaiuta—drums

 

10. Do Not Try This At Home 3:46

Guitar solo from Black Page
Parco Redecesio, Milan
July 7, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

11. Things That Look Like Meat 6:57

Guitar solo from City Of Tiny Lites
Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, Utah
December 7, 1981

FZ—LES PAUL CUSTOM
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

12. Watermelon In Easter Hay 4:02

Jones Beach Theater, Wantagh, NY
August 16, 1984

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

13. Canadian Customs 3:34

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
December 18, 1984 (late show)

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ike Willis—rhythm guitar
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Allan Zavod—keyboards
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

14. Is That All There Is? 4:09

Guitar solo from Let's Move To Cleveland
Philipshalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
May 22, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

15. It Ain't Necessarily The Saint James Infirmary 5:15

(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Dubose Heyward / Joe Primrose)

includes It Ain't Necessarily So (Gershwin/Gershwin) and St. James Infirmary (Joe Primrose)

Guitar solo from Pound For A Brown
Stadio Communale, Pistoia, Italy
July 8, 1982

FZ—CUSTOM STRAT
Ray White—rhythm guitar
Steve Vai—stunt guitar
Tommy Mars—keyboards
Bobby Martin—keyboards
Ed Mann—percussion
Scott Thunes—bass
Chad Wackerman—drums

 

 

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