ZAPPA - Frank Zappa [Vinyl Deluxe Edition]

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With unfettered access to the Zappa Trust and all archival footage, 'ZAPPA' explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time. Alex Winter's (Bill & Ted's movie franchises, The Lost Boys) assembly features appearances by Frank's widow Gail Zappa and several of Frank's musical collaborators including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David Harrington, Scott Thunes, Ruth Underwood, Ray White and others. Showcasing 68 songs, there are 12 previously unreleased recordings from the Zappa archive along with his Saturday Night Live performance from 1978 and 25 additional Zappa songs from his extensive catalog spanning four decades. With unfettered access to the Zappa Trust and all archival footage, 'ZAPPA' explores the private life behind the mammoth musical career that never shied away from the political turbulence of its time. Alex Winter's (Bill & Ted's movie franchises, The Lost Boys) assembly features appearances by Frank's widow Gail Zappa and several of Frank's musical collaborators including Mike Keneally, Ian Underwood, Steve Vai, Pamela Des Barres, Bunk Gardner, David Harrington, Scott Thunes, Ruth Underwood, Ray White and others. This 2LP version includes 8 of the unreleased recordings from the Zappa archive, his Saturday Night Live performance from 1978 and 13 other recordings from Zappa's extensive recording career.

Disc 1
1. Anyway the Wind Blows (From 'Freak Out!) - The Mothers of Invention
2. You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here (From 'Freak Out!') - The Mothers of Invention
3. Everytime I See You - The Heartbreakers
4. Motherly Love (From 'Freak Out!') - The Mothers of Invention
5. You Didn't Try to Call Me (Basic Tracks) [from 'The Mofo Project/object') - Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
6. How Could I Be Such a Fool? (From 'Mystery Disc') - Frank Zappa
7. 'The Reason We Have Stayed Together...' - Frank Zappa Interview With Warren Duffy (WMEX Boston, MA, 31st January, 1969) - Frank Zappa
8. Memories of El Monte (Live from the Whisky, 1968) - The Mothers of Invention
9. Oh! In the Sky (Live from the Whisky, 1968) - The Mothers of Invention
10. The Duke (Live from the Whisky, 1968) - The Mothers of Invention
11. Absolutely Free (From 'We're Only in It for the Money') - The Mothers of Invention
12. Agency Man (From 'Mystery Dog') - Frank Zappa
Disc 2
1. Black Beauty (From 'Mystery Disc') - Frank Zappa
2. Oh No (From 'Weasals Rippled My Flesh') - The Mothers of Invention
3. Mother People (From 'We're Only in It for the Money') - The Mothers of Invention
4. Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite: Finale - Orchestre de l'Op‚ra Bastille & Myung Whun Chung
5. 'FZ On VarŠse' - Frank Zappa Interview With Craig Eldon Pinkus (Indiana University Radio-TV Center, 25th April, 1974) - Frank Zappa
6. VarŠse: Ionisation - Chicago Symphony Orchestra & Pierre Boulez
7. The Captain's Fat Theresa Shoes - The G.T.O's
8. No Longer Umpire - Alice Cooper
9. Road Ladies (From 'Chunga's Revenge') - Frank Zappa
10. Call Any Vegetables (Excerpts) [live at Fillmore West, November 6, 1970) - Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
11. Happy Together (Live at Fillmore West, 6th November, 1970) - Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
12. Scumbag (Live at Fillmore East, NYC, 1971) [from 'Playground Psychotics') - Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention
Disc 3
1. Your Mouth (From 'Waka/Jawaka') - Frank Zappa
2. Cheepnis (Live at the Roxy, 12/10/73, Show 1) [from 'The Roxy Performances'] - Frank Zappa
3. Apostrophe' (Live in Los Angeles, Rehearsal Hall, 21st June, 1974) - Frank Zappa
4. Muffin Man (Live at the Palladium, NYC, 1977) [from 'Baby Snakes - The Compleat Soundtrack') - Frank Zappa
5. Dancin' Fool (Live On Saturday Night Live, 21st October, 1978) - Frank Zappa
6. Mo's Vacation (Live in Munich, 1978) - Frank Zappa
7. The Black Page #1 (Piano Version) [from 'Zappa in New York Deluxe] - Frank Zappa
8. Sofa (1977 Mix, Live) [from 'Zappa in New York Deluxe'] - Frank Zappa
9. Fembot in a Wet T-shirt (From 'Joe's Garage - Act I) - Frank Zappa
10. Valley Girl (From 'Ship Arriving Too Late to Save a Drowning Witch') - Frank Zappa & Moon Zappa
Disc 4
1. The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing (Live at the Pier, NYC, 1984) - Frank Zappa
2. R. 2911 (From 'Frank Zappa Meets the Mother of Prevention') - Frank Zappa
3. Overture (Live in Frankfurt, Germany, September 19, 1992) [conducted By Frank Zappa] - Ensemble Modern
4. G-spot Tornado (From 'The Yellow Shark') - Frank Zappa
5. Envelopes (1983 Original Vinyl Mix) [feat. London Symphony Orchestra] - Frank Zappa
6. Get Whitey (From 'The Yellow Shark') - Frank Zappa
7. Nap Time (From 'Everything Is Healing Nicely') - Frank Zappa
Disc 5
1. Frank's Library (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
2. Edgewood Arsenal (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
3. Frank's Parents (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
4. The Blackouts (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
5. Greeting Cards (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
6. Studio Z (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
7. Frank Goes to Jail (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
8. Musically Difficult (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
9. The Parts Are Complicated (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
10. Murray Roman's TV Show (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
11. Frank Put His Foot Down (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
12. Laurel Canyon (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
13. The Manson Family (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
14. Are We Going to Get Paid (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
15. Steve Vai's Perspective (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
16. Frank Could Be Hardcore (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
17. Bruce Bickford's Zappa Head (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
18. If I'm Alive (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
19. Keep This Guy Under Check (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
20. Frank's Business Perspective (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
21. Fake It (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
22. Don't Have Any Friends (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
23. Hi, I'm Moon (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
24. Frank Addresses Congress (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
25. Turn Off That Zappa Music (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
26. Frank Getting Sick (Original Documentary Score By John Frizzell) - Various Performers
27. Watermelon in Easter Hay (Live, 1978) [from 'Frank Zappa Plays the Music of Frank Zappa: A Memorial Tribute') - Frank Zappa


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