Buffalo (Frank Zappa album)

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Buffalo
Live album by Frank Zappa
Released April 1, 2007
Recorded Buffalo Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York
October 25, 1980
Genre Rock
Label Vaulternative
Producer Frank Zappa
Gail Zappa
Joe Travers
Frank Zappa chronology
Trance-Fusion
(2006)
Buffalo
(2007)
The Dub Room Special
(2007)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Buffalo is a live album by Frank Zappa, released in 2007 as a two-CD set. It is the second installment on the Vaulternative Records label that is dedicated to the posthumous release of complete live shows of Zappa's (the first release being FZ:OZ).[2] This concert was recorded on October 25, 1980 at the Buffalo Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York with a band that has previously been heard on Tinsel Town Rebellion (1981) and Shut Up 'n Play Yer Guitar (1981).

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, composed and arranged by Frank Zappa.

Disc one
No. Title Length
1. "Chunga’s Revenge"   8:34
2. "You Are What You Is"   4:12
3. "Mudd Club"   3:02
4. "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing"   3:21
5. "Cosmik Debris"   3:50
6. "Keep It Greasy"   2:58
7. "Tinsel Town Rebellion"   4:19
8. "Buffalo Drowning Witch"   2:44
9. "Honey, Don’t You Want a Man Like Me?"   4:36
10. "Pick Me, I’m Clean"   10:15
11. "Dead Girls Of London"   3:02
12. "Shall We Take Ourselves Seriously?"   1:36
13. "City of Tiny Lites"   9:58
Disc two
No. Title Length
1. "Easy Meat"   9:26
2. "Ain’t Got No Heart"   2:00
3. "The Torture Never Stops"   23:36
4. "Broken Hearts Are for Assholes"   3:39
5. "I’m So Cute"   1:38
6. "Andy"   8:14
7. "Joe’s Garage"   2:12
8. "Dancin' Fool"   3:36
9. "The “Real World” Thematic Extrapolations"   8:53
10. "Stick It Out"   5:36
11. "I Don't Wanna Get Drafted"   2:48
12. "Bobby Brown"   2:42
13. "Ms Pinky"   3:48

Musicians[edit]

Frank Zappa and band during the concert, Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY. Oct 25, 1980

Album credits[edit]

  • Frank Zappa: Music, Performance, Band & Recordings
  • Gail Zappa & Joe Travers: CD Production
  • Frank Filipetti: Mix
  • John Polito: Mastering
  • George Douglas: Original Recording Engineer
  • Gail Zappa: Art Direction/Concept & Text
  • Keith Lawler: Design, Layout & Art Execution
  • Kaushal Parekh: Cover Photo

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Zappa, Gail. Liner Notes. Buffalo, VR 2007-1.