Road Tapes, Venue 2

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Road Tapes, Venue #2
Frank Zappa Road Tapes 2.jpg
Live album by Frank Zappa
Released October 31, 2013 (2013-10-31)
Recorded August 23–24, 1973 (3 shows)
Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland
Genre Rock
Length 144:09
Label Vaulternative Records
Catalog Number: VR 2013-1[1]
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Road Tapes, Venue #2 is a posthumous album of Frank Zappa, released in October 2013, consisting of songs from three concerts held in August 1973 at the Finlandia Hall, Helsinki, Finland: the August 23 early & late shows and the August 24 show. With a duration of more than two hours, this collection gives the experience of a full concert.[2][3][4] It is the eighth installment on the Vaulternative Records label that is dedicated to the posthumous release of complete Zappa concerts, following the releases of FZ:OZ (2002), Buffalo (2007), Wazoo (2007), Philly '76 (2009), Hammersmith Odeon (2010), Carnegie Hall (2011) and Road Tapes, Venue #1 (2012).

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Frank Zappa.

Disc one
No.TitleRecordedLength
1."Introcious"August 24, 19735:18
2."The Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue"August 24, 19731:07
3."Kung Fu"August 24, 19731:11
4."Penguin in Bondage"August 24, 19734:07
5."Exercise #4"August 23, 1973 (early show)1:58
6."Dog Breath"August 23, 1973 (early show)1:36
7."The Dog Breath Variations"August 23, 1973 (early show)1:30
8."Uncle Meat"August 23, 1973 (early show)2:27
9."RDNZL"August 23, 1973 (early show)6:17
10."Montana"August 24, 19737:02
11."Your Teeth and Your Shoulders and Sometimes Your Foot Goes Like This . . . /Pojama Prelude"August 24, 197310:14
12."Dupree's Paradise"August 24, 197315:55
13."All Skate/Dun-Dun-Dun (The Finnish Hit Single)"August 23, 1973 (early show)14:10
Disc two
No.TitleRecordedLength
1."Village of the Sun"August 24, 19735:40
2."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"August 24, 19734:22
3."Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?"August 24, 197311:24
4."Big Swifty"August 23, 1973 (late show)14:14
5."Farther O'Blivion"August 23, 1973 (late show) & August 24, 197324:18
6."Brown Shoes Don't Make It"August 23, 1973 (early show)7:33

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zappa.com > FZ Official Discography > Road Tapes, Venue #2 (2013)". zappa.com. Retrieved 19 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "ROAD TAPES - VENUE #2". progarchives.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Frank Zappa– Road Tapes, Venue #2". discogs.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Frank Zappa – Road Tapes Venue # 2 (2013)". israbox.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014.