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Zapp, Frank - Bebop Tango Contest


New Vinyl Record - Frank Zappa, Bebop Tango Contest Live

With the success of his Apostrophe and Roxy Elsewhere albums, 1974 saw Frank Zappa at his commercial peak. Evidently feeling a surfeit of goodwill towards his fans, at the close of the year he prepared a personally mixed reel of live performances from the previous year for broadcast on WLIR-FM in Garden City, New York, on New Year's Eve. Not to be confused with a show he was playing the same night in Long Beach, California, this is a typically adventurous and humorous compilation, and is presented here with background notes and images. 180 gram vinyl; includes insert.

  • 1 A1. Announcer's Introduction
  • 2 A2. Zappa's Introduction - Aka Tango Chat (Wayne, NJ, 73/11/11)
  • 3 A3. Pygmy Twylyte/Dummy Up (W/ Coffee, Location Date Unknown)
  • 4 A4. Be-Bop Tango Excerpt (Location Date Unknown)
  • 5 A5. the Story of Dupree's Paradise (NYC, 73/11/22)
  • 6 A6. Yellow Snow Suite (Sydney, Australia, 73/06/24) (Fade)
  • 7 B1. Yellow Snow Suite (Sydney, Australia, 73/06/24)
  • 8 B2. Guitar Event (Lowell, Ma, 73/11/30)
  • 9 B3. Bebop Tango Contest (Waterloo, Canada, 73/11/18)
  • 10 B4. Announcer's Closing Remarks

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SKU: 020289
Barcode/UPC: 5291012905413