Buffalo (Frank Zappa album)

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Buffalo
Buffalo front SML.jpg
Live album by Frank Zappa
Released April 1, 2007
Recorded Buffalo Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York
October 25, 1980
Genre Rock
Length 140:35
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, the concert at the Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia on January 20, 1976).[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). This is Official Release #80.

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.