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Re: Any plan for future multi-CD releases related to titles in the already existing catalog

Added: April 15th, 2013 in Questions

On Mar 18, 2013, at 9:40 AM, mark jancosek wrote:


Thanks again for the wonderful set of re-releases of the whole catalog. I haven’t stopped listening. I don’t expect to ever stop listening to Frank’s work. In my entire life I have never known the work of one man that literally stands up to countless listenings, each one a whole new experience.

Here is my question:

I am just curious if there are any future plans to release more of the expanded, multi CD releases that allow aficionados of Frank’s music to delve deeper into the creation of his works. The releases of the “MOFO Project”, “Lumpy Money” and “Greasy Love Songs” are unbelievably fascinating, both in their masterful collection of compositions-in-progress, alternate mixes, interviews directly related to that work, etc… see more releases like that (possibly for the “Uncle Meat”, “Hot Rats” and “You Are What You Is” sessions) would be nothing less than a revelation. Is this a trend of releases that might continue and expand in the future?

Thanks always,

Mark Jancosek

Thanks for your thoughts here, Mark. You are in luck. Uncle Meat is next but can’t say when. Looking forward to hearing from you again.

“Music is the Best!”~fz