You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 2

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You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 2
Frank Zappa, You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore 2.jpg
Live album by Frank Zappa
Released October 25, 1988
Recorded Kulttuuritalo, Helsinki, Finland September 22–September 23, 1974
Genre Comedy rock, progressive rock, art rock, jazz fusion
Length 116:42
Label Rykodisc
Producer Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa chronology
You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 1
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You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 2
#52 (1988)
Broadway the Hard Way
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Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars [1]

You Can't Do That on Stage Anymore, Vol. 2 is a live album by Frank Zappa. Despite the subtitle 'The Helsinki Concert', the album is not one complete concert, but was, in fact, assembled from two (and possibly three) different concerts performed in Helsinki in 1974. The working title for this album was The Helsinki Tapes, a title more accurately reflecting the fact that the album was composed of performances from more than one show.

The track listing is similar to that of Roxy & Elsewhere (1974), as are the core band personnel. The performance includes a double-speed version of "Village of the Sun", sandwiched between a later version of "RDNZL", the first being recorded in 1972, and "Echidna's Arf (Of You)", and "Montana (Whipping Floss)", in which Zappa alters the lyrics of "Montana" in response to a request from an audience member for the Allman Brothers song "Whipping Post". (Zappa would later add "Whipping Post" to his band's repertoire in response to this request.)[2] The guitar solo in the One Size Fits All (1974) version of "Inca Roads" is an edited extract of the solo presented here.

Zappa has considered these performances as some of the best in his career.[citation needed] This particular line-up was one of his favorites.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written, composed and arranged by Frank Zappa, except where noted.

Disc one
1."Tush Tush Tush (A Token of My Extreme)"2:48
3."Inca Roads"10:54
5."Village of the Sun"4:33
6."Echidna's Arf (Of You)"3:30
7."Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?"4:56
8."Pygmy Twylyte"8:22
9."Room Service"6:22
10."The Idiot Bastard Son"2:39
Disc two
2."Dupree's Paradise"23:59
3."Satumaa (Finnish Tango)" (Unto Mononen)3:51
4."T'Mershi Duween"1:31
5."The Dog Breath Variations"1:38
6."Uncle Meat"2:28
7."Building a Girl"1:00
8."Montana (Whipping Floss)"10:15
9."Big Swifty"2:17



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  2. ^ Mulhern, Tom (1983). "I'm Different or Not Exactly Duane Allman". Guitar Player. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 

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