The Roxy Performances

February 2nd 2018
Zappa Records
Sunday Show 1 Start [12-9-73 Show 1]
299
Cosmik Debris [12-9-73 Show 1]
693
“We’re Makin’ A Movie” [12-9-73 Show 1]
196
Pygmy Twylyte [12-9-73 Show 1]
648
The Idiot Bastard Son [12-9-73 Show 1]
139
Cheepnis [12-9-73 Show 1]
224
Hollywood Perverts [12-9-73 Show 1]
67
Penguin In Bondage [12-9-73 Show 1]
354
T'Mershi Duween [12-9-73 Show 1]
116
The Dog Breath Variations [12-9-73 Show 1]
104
Uncle Meat [12-9-73 Show 1]
149
RDNZL [12-9-73 Show 1]
314
Montana [12-9-73 Show 1]
469
Dupree’s Paradise [12-9-73 Show 1]
925
Dickie’s Such An Asshole [12-9-73 Show 1]
629
Sunday Show 2 Start [12-9-73 Show 2]
248
Inca Roads [12-9-73 Show 2]
507
Village Of The Sun [12-9-73 Show 2]
258
Echidna’s Arf (Of You) [12-9-73 Show 2]
241
Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? [12-9-73 Show 2]
802
Slime Intro [12-9-73 Show 2]
59
I’m The Slime [12-9-73 Show 2]
214
Big Swifty [12-9-73 Show 2]
541
Tango #1 Intro [12-9-73 Show 2]
230
Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen’s Church) [12-9-73 Show 2]
1092
Medley: King Kong/Chunga’s Revenge/Son Of Mr. Green Genes [12-9-73 Show 2]
586
Monday Show 1 Start [12-10-73 Show 1]
331
Montana [12-10-73 Show 1]
417
Dupree’s Paradise [12-10-73 Show 1]
1286
Cosmik Intro [12-10-73 Show 1]
65
Cosmik Debris [12-10-73 Show 1]
485
Bondage Intro [12-10-73 Show 1]
112
Penguin In Bondage [12-10-73 Show 1]
414
T’Mershi Duween [12-10-73 Show 1]
112
The Dog Breath Variations [12-10-73 Show 1]
108
Uncle Meat [12-10-73 Show 1]
149
RDNZL [12-10-73 Show 1]
299
Audience Participation - RDNZL [12-10-73 Show 1]
188
Pygmy Twylyte [12-10-73 Show 1]
245
The Idiot Bastard Son [12-10-73 Show 1]
201
Cheepnis [12-10-73 Show 1]
289
Dickie’s Such An Asshole [12-10-73 Show 1]
621
Monday Show 2 Start [12-10-73 Show 2]
313
Penguin In Bondage [12-10-73 Show 2]
393
T’Mershi Duween [12-10-73 Show 2]
112
The Dog Breath Variations [12-10-73 Show 2]
106
Uncle Meat [12-10-73 Show 2]
148
RDNZL [12-10-73 Show 2]
311
Village Of The Sun [12-10-73 Show 2]
245
Echidna’s Arf (Of You) [12-10-73 Show 2]
234
Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? [12-10-73 Show 2]
416
Cheepnis - Percussion [12-10-73 Show 2]
248
“I Love Monster Movies” [12-10-73 Show 2]
130
Cheepnis [12-10-73 Show 2]
215
“Turn The Light Off”/Pamela’s Intro [12-10-73 Show 2]
239
Pygmy Twylyte [12-10-73 Show 2]
443
The Idiot Bastard Son [12-10-73 Show 2]
202
Tango #2 Intro [12-10-73 Show 2]
121
Be-Bop Tango (Of The Old Jazzmen’s Church) [12-10-73 Show 2]
1328
Dickie’s Such An Asshole [12-10-73 Show 2]
939
Big Swifty - In Rehearsal [12-10-73 Rehearsal]
170
Village Of The Sun [12-10-73 Rehearsal]
193
Farther O’Blivion - In Rehearsal [12-10-73 Rehearsal]
334
Pygmy Twylyte [12-10-73 Rehearsal]
377
That Arrogant Dick Nixon [Unreleased Track]
139
Kung Fu - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
290
Kung Fu - with guitar overdub [12-12-73 Bolic]
77
Tuning and Studio Chatter [12-12-73 Bolic]
218
Echidna’s Arf (Of You) - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
82
Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
589
Nanook Rubs It - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
341
St. Alfonzo’s Pancake Breakfast - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
166
Father O’Blivion - In Session [12-12-73 Bolic]
151
Rollo (Be-Bop Version) [12-12-73 Bolic]
156
Saturday Show Start [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
140
Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up* (Zappa/Simmons/Brock) [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
1225
Pygmy Twylyte - Part II [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
865
Echidna’s Arf (Of You) [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
222
Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
361
Orgy, Orgy [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
219
Penguin In Bondage [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
390
T’Mershi Duween [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
113
The Dog Breath Variations [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
105
Uncle Meat/Show End [12-8-73 Soundcheck]
241

Official Release #111
Catalog Number: ZR 20028
Original Recordings Produced by Frank Zappa
Produced for release by Ahmet Zappa & Joe Travers 
 
7-Disc Box Set with 48-page booklet.
All 4 shows from December 9 & 10, 1973, remixed in 2016.
Soundcheck from December 8, 1973
Rehearsal nuggets and unreleased tracks.
Highlights from the Bolic Studios sessions that took place in conjunction with the filming dates.
 
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
 
Also featuring:
Jeff Simmons
Pamela Des Barres
Carl Franzoni
Brenda