Zappa, Frank
In New York

Zappa, Frank

In New York
1977 Japanese 2LP Gatefold First Pressing With Obi. Both LPs Appear Glossy, Unplayed. “Zappa In New York Was Recorded In December 1976 At The Palladium And Originally Intended For Release In 1977. It Was Held Up Due To Arguments Between Frank Zappa And His Then-Record Label, Warner Bros. When The Two-LP Set Finally Appeared In March 1978, Warner Had Deleted "Punky's Whips," A Song About Drummer Terry Bozzio's Attraction To Punky Meadows Of Angel. The Zappa Band, Which Includes Bassist Patrick O'Hearn, Percussionist Ruth Underwood, And Keyboard Player Eddie Jobson, Along With A Horn Section Including The Two Brecker Brothers, Was One Of The Bandleader's Most Accomplished, Which It Had To Be To Play Songs Like "Black Page," Even In The "Easy" Version Presented Here. Zappa Also Was At The Height Of His Comic Stagecraft, Notably On Songs Like "Titties & Beer," Which Is Essentially A Comedy Routine Between Zappa And Bozzio, And "The Illinois Enema Bandit," Which Features TV Announcer Don Pardo.” William Ruhlmann, AMG.
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  • Artist: Zappa, Frank
  • Genre: Pop
  • Type: Used - LP
  • Label: Discreet
  • Catalog ID: P-6339~40W
  • Country ID: Japan
  • Our ID: 150291