The Roxy Performances

The Roxy Performances

(Zappa/Mothers, Zappa Records/UME ZR20028, February 2, 2018)

disc 1

  1. Sunday Show 1 Start 4:59
  2. Cosmik Debris 11:33
  3. "We're Makin' A Movie" 3:16
  4. Pygmy Twylyte 9:08
  5. The Idiot Bastard Son 2:19
  6. Cheepnis 3:44
  7. Hollywood Perverts 1:07
  8. Penguin In Bondage 5:54
  9. T'Mershi Duween 1:56
  10. The Dog Breath Variations 1:44
  11. Uncle Meat 2:29
  12. RDNZL 5:14
  13. Montana 7:49
  14. Dupree's Paradise 15:25

disc 2

  1. Dickie's Such An Asshole 10:29
  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

disc 3

  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

disc 4

  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. Monday Show 2 Start 5:13
  13. Penguin In Bondage 6:54
  14. T'Mershi Duween 1:52
  15. The Dog Breath Variations 1:48
  16. Uncle Meat 2:29
  17. RDNZL 4:59

disc 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" 2:10
  6. Cheepnis 6:31
  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

disc 6

  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 5:41
  15. Rollo (Be-Bop Version) 2:36

disc 7

  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

 

Oiriginal recordings produced by FZ

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8-10, 1973

Remote Facility: Wally Heider Remote Truck
Recording engineer: Kerry McNabb
Assistant engineers: Jack & The Boys

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

Recording engineers: Bob Hughes/Doug Graves
Digital re-mix engineer: Bob Stone, UMRK, 1987

Produced for release by Ahmet Zappa & Joe Travers

Audio restoration, re-mix & mastering by Craig Parker Adams, Winslow Ct Studios, LA, CA, 2016
Assistant engineer: Nicole Lexi Davis

Production manager: Melanie Starks
Art direction, design & tape box photos: Michael Mesker
Cover photo/artwork: Sherwin Tilton
Graphics by Cal Schenkel (uncredited)
Liner notes by Joe Travers, Jen Jewel Brown & Dave Alvin

The Mothers Of Invention:
FZ—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

 

disc 1

1. Sunday Show 1 Start 4:59

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

2. Cosmik Debris 11:33

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

3. "We're Makin' A Movie" 3:16

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

4. Pygmy Twylyte 9:08

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

5. The Idiot Bastard Son 2:19

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

6. Cheepnis 3:44

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

7. Hollywood Perverts 1:07

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

8. Penguin In Bondage 5:54

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

9. T'Mershi Duween 1:56

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

10. The Dog Breath Variations 1:44

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

11. Uncle Meat 2:29

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

12. RDNZL 5:14

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

13. Montana 7:49

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

14. Dupree's Paradise 15:25

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

disc 2

1. Dickie's Such An Asshole 10:29

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

 

2. Sunday Show 2 Start 4:08

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

3. Inca Roads 8:27

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

4. Village Of The Sun 4:19

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

5. Echidna's Arf (Of You) 4:01

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

6. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? 13:22

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

7. Slime Intro 0:59

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

8. I'm The Slime 3:34

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

9. Big Swifty 9:01

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

disc 3

1. Tango #1 Intro 3:50

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

2. Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church) 18:12

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

3. Medley: King Kong/Chunga's Revenge/Son Of Mr. Green Genes 9:46

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, late show

 

4. Monday Show 1 Start 5:31

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

5. Montana 6:57

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

6. Dupree's Paradise 21:26

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

7. Cosmik Intro 1:05

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

8. Cosmik Debris 8:05

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

disc 4

1. Bondage Intro 1:52

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

2. Penguin In Bondage 6:54

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

3. T'Mershi Duween 1:52

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

4. The Dog Breath Variations 1:48

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

5. Uncle Meat 2:29

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

6. RDNZL 4:59

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

7. Audience Participation—RDNZL 3:08

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

8. Pygmy Twylyte 4:05

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

9. The Idiot Bastard Son 2:21

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

10. Cheepnis 4:49

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

11. Dickie's Such An Asshole 10:21

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, early show

 

12. Monday Show 2 Start 5:13

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

13. Penguin In Bondage 6:54

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

14. T'Mershi Duween 1:52

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

15. The Dog Breath Variations 1:48

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

16. Uncle Meat 2:29

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

17. RDNZL 4:59

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

disc 5

1. Village Of The Sun 4:05

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

2. Echidna's Arf (Of You) 3:54

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

3. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:56

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

4. Cheepnis—Percussion 4:08

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

5. "I Love Monster Movies" 2:10

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

6. Cheepnis 6:31

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

7. "Turn The Light Off"/Pamela's Intro 3:59

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

8. Pygmy Twylyte 7:23

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

9. The Idiot Bastard Son 2:22

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

10. Tango #2 Intro 2:01

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

11. Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen's Church) 22:08

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

disc 6

1. Dickie's Such An Asshole 15:39

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, late show

 

2. Big Swifty—In Rehearsal 2:50

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, rehearsal

 

3. Village Of The Sun 3:13

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, rehearsal

 

4. Farther O'Blivion—In Rehearsal 5:34

includes Steno Pool and Cucamonga

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, rehearsal

 

5. Pygmy Twylyte 6:17

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 10, 1973, rehearsal

 

6. That Arrogant Dick Nixon 2:19

Basic track:
Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 9, 1973, early show

Vocal overdubs:
Paramount Studios, LA, CA
Recording engineer: Kerry McNabb
Produced by FZ

Napoleon Murphy Brock—vocal overdubs

 

7. Kung Fu—In Session 4:50

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

8. Kung Fu—With Guitar Overdub 1:17

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

9. Tuning And Studio Chatter 3:38

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

10. Echidna's Arf (Of You)—In Session 1:22

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

11. Don't Eat The Yellow Snow—In Session 9:49

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

12. Nanook Rubs It—In Session 5:41

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

13. St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast—In Session 2:46

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

14. Father O'Blivion—In Session 5:41

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

15. Rollo (Be-Bop Version) 2:36

Bolic Sound, Inglewood, CA
December 12, 1973

 

disc 7

1. Saturday Show Start 2:20

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

2. Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up 20:25

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

3. Pygmy Twylyte—Part II 14:25

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

4. Echidna's Arf (Of You) 3:42

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

5. Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? 6:01

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

6. Orgy, Orgy 3:39

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

7. Penguin In Bondage 6:30

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

8. T'Mershi Duween 1:53

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

9. The Dog Breath Variations 1:45

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

10. Uncle Meat/Show End 4:01

Roxy, Los Angeles, CA
December 8, 1973

 

 

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