The Roxy Performances

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The Roxy Performances
Box set by
ReleasedFebruary 2, 2018
Recorded1973
GenreJazz fusion
Length477:09
LabelZappa Records
Frank Zappa chronology
Halloween 77
(2017)
The Roxy Performances
(2018)

The Roxy Performances is a box set by Frank Zappa. It was released as a 7-CD boxset on February 2, 2018.[1] The collection contains four full shows, a rehearsal, a recording session at Bolic Sound, a sound check, and a previously unreleased version of "The Idiot Bastard Son" titled "That Arrogant Dick Nixon".[2][unreliable source]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Frank Zappa.

Disc one
No.TitleLength
1."Sunday Show 1 Start"4:59
2."Cosmik Debris"11:53
3."We're Makin' a Movie"3:16
4."Pygmy Twylyte"9:09
5."The Idiot Bastard Son"2:20
6."Cheepnis"3:45
7."Hollywood Perverts"1:07
8."Penguin in Bondage"5:54
9."T'Mershi Duween"1:57
10."The Dog Breath Variations"1:45
11."Uncle Meat"2:30
12."RDNZL"5:14
13."Montana"7:50
14."Dupree's Paradise"16:12
Disc two
No.TitleLength
1."Dickie's Such an Asshole"10:29
2."Sunday Show 2 Start"4:08
3."Inca Roads"8:28
4."Village of the Sun"4:20
5."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"4:01
6."Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?"13:23
7."Slime (Intro)"0:59
8."I'm the Slime"3:34
9."Big Swifty"9:02
Disc three
No.TitleLength
1."Tango No.1 (Intro)"4:15
2."Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church)"18:13
3."Medley: King Kong/Chunga's Revenge/Son of Mr. Green Genes"9:47
4."Monday Show 1 Start"5:32
5."Montana"6:58
6."Dupree's Paradise"21:26
7."Cosmik (Intro)"1:06
8."Cosmik Debris"8:05
Disc four
No.TitleLength
1."Bondage (Intro)"1:46
2."Penguin in Bondage"6:55
3."T'Mershi Duween"1:53
4."The Dog Breath Variations"1:48
5."Uncle Meat"2:30
6."RDNZL"5:00
7."Audience Participation: RDNZL"3:08
8."Pygmy Twylyte"4:05
9."The Idiot Bastard Son"2:21
10."Cheepnis"4:49
11."Dickie's Such an Asshole"10:22
12."Monday Show 2 Start"5:14
13."Penguin in Bondage"6:33
14."T'Mershi Duween"1:52
15."The Dog Breath Variations"1:47
16."Uncle Meat"2:29
17."RDNZL"5:18
Disc five
No.TitleLength
1."Village of the Sun"4:00
2."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"3:54
3."Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?"6:56
4."Cheepnis: Percussion"4:08
5."I Love Monster Movies"2:11
6."Cheepnis"3:36
7."Turn the Light Off/Pamela's Intro"4:00
8."Pygmy Twylyte"7:24
9."The Idiot Bastard Son"2:23
10."Tango No.2 (Intro)"2:01
11."Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen's Church)"22:31
Disc six
No.TitleLength
1."Dickie's Such an Asshole"15:31
2."Big Swifty"2:51
3."Village of the Sun"3:13
4."Father O'Blivion"5:34
5."Pygmy Twylyte"6:17
6."That Arrogant Dick Nixon"2:19
7."Kung-Fu"4:51
8."Kung-Fu"1:18
9."Tuning and Studio Chatter"3:39
10."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"1:23
11."Don't Eat the Yellow Snow"9:50
12."Nanook Rubs It"5:42
13."St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast"2:46
14."Father O'Blivion"2:32
15."Rollo (Be-Bop Version)"2:37
Disc seven
No.TitleLength
1."Saturday Show Start"2:21
2."Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up"20:25
3."Pygmy Twylyte, Pt. 2"14:25
4."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"3:43
5."Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?"6:02
6."Orgy, Orgy"3:39
7."Penguin in Bondage"6:30
8."T'Mershi Duween"1:54
9."The Dog Breath Variations"1:46
10."Uncle Meat/Show End"4:01

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Roxy Performances Overview". AllMusic. Retrieved 20 April 2018.
  2. ^ "The Roxy Performances". Discogs. Retrieved 20 April 2018.