Halloween 77

Announcements & Rumors

Adrian Belew, Facebook, January 21, 2017

and multi-tasking on the plane by writing liner notes for a new Zappa release.
oh, I should have mentioned it a new box set all 6 shows from halloween at the palladium in new york, [1977]. 18 hours worth! it's the shows the Baby Snakes movie was made from.

Idiot, Zappateers, August 25, 2017

Halloween 77 is now listed on HMV's website in Japan.
Release date is 6 October, and there are two versions:

3 CD

and

Costume Box Set

Andrew Greenaway, Twitter, September 7, 2017

Finally, details from UMe regarding @zappa's Halloween 77 set:

Universal Music Canada

Artist/Title: Frank Zappa // Halloween 77 (Costume Boxed Set)
Cat. #: ZR20027
Release Date: October 13, 2017

Artist/Title: Frank Zappa // Halloween 77 (3CD)
Cat. #: ZR20027K
Release Date: October 13, 2017

Halloween was Frank Zappa’s favourite holiday & by 1977 his Halloween shows were legendary. Recorded live at The Palladium in NYC, Zappa performed six shows 28-31 October. 4 shows were filmed & resulted in Zappa’s movie "Baby Snakes". The Halloween 77 3CD version includes the Halloween night show in its entirely, mixed in 2016 from original Vault masters, plus select tracks from the other 5 shows. The Halloween 77 Box Set includes all 6 shows in their entirety, mixed in 2016 from original Vault masters, on USB stick in 24-bit WAV audio with 32-page digital booklet, Zappa Halloween mask & costume. The shows rock hard & feature unreleased performances & arrangements.

3CD: 1. Show Start / 2. Peaches En Regalia / 3. The Torture Never Stops / 4. Tryin’ To Grow A Chin / 5. City Of Tiny Lites / 6. Pound For A Brown / 7. The Demise Of The Imported Rubber Goods Mask / 8. Bobby Brown Goes Down / 9. Conehead / 10. Flakes / 11. Big Leg Emma / 1. Envelopes / 2. Terry’s Halloween Solo / 3. Disco Boy / 4. Lather / 5. Wild Love / 6. Titties N Beer / 7. Audience Participation / 8. The Black Page #2 / 9. Jones Crusher

Boxed Set: 1. Introduction / 2. Peaches En Regalia / 3. The Torture Never Stops / 4. Tryin’ To Grow A Chin / 5. City Of Tiny Lites / 6. Pound For A Brown / 7. Bobby Brown Goes Down / 8. Conehead / 9. Flakes / 10. Big Leg Emma / 11. Envelopes / 12. Terry’s Solo #1 / 13. Disco Boy / 14. Lather / 15. Wild Love / 16. Titties N Beer / 17. Audience Participation #1 / 18. The Black Page #2 / 19. Jones Crusher / 20. Broken Hearts Are For Assholes

 

The Palladium, NYC—October 28, 1977—Show 1

5. City Of Tiny Lites

Edits

"City Of Tiny Lights" (The Palladium, October 28, 1977, early show) Audience Tape "City Of Tiny Lites" (October 28, 1977, early show) Halloween 77 (2017)
0:00-2:25 0:00-2:25
2:25-4:13  
4:13-7:53 2:25-6:04
boguspomp, Zappateers, October 20, 2017

Had a listen to the first two shows. I noticed something funny with COTL and yes the song is shortened from 7.52 to 6.04.

 

The Palladium, NYC—October 29, 1977—Show 2

6. Pound For A Brown

"Halloween 77," The Resentment Listener, November 7, 2017

O'Hearn occasionally quotes rock classics, such as Aerosmith Walk This Way on Oct 29, second show (shortly thereafter Mars quotes Inca Roads).

 

 

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This page updated: 2017-11-12