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Zappa In New York (Live)


Download links and information about Zappa In New York (Live) by Frank Zappa. This album was released in 1978 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Humor genres. It contains 15 tracks with total duration of 01:41:53 minutes.

Artist: Frank Zappa
Release date: 1978
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Humor
Tracks: 15
Duration: 01:41:53
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No. Title Length
1. T*****s and Beer (Live) 7:35
2. Cruisin' for Burgers (Live) 9:12
3. I Promise Not to Come In Your Mouth (Live) 3:31
4. Punky's Whips (Live) 10:50
5. Honey, Don't You Want a Man Like Me? (Live) 4:11
6. The Illinois Enema Bandit (Live) 12:45
7. I'm the Slime (Live) 4:23
8. Pound for a Brown (Live) 3:41
9. Manx Needs Women (Live) 1:50
10. The Black Page Drum Solo / The Black Page #1 (Live) 3:50
11. Big Leg Emma (Live) 2:17
12. Sofa (Live) 2:56
13. The Black Page #2 (Live) 5:36
14. The Torture Never Stops (Live) 12:34
15. The Purple Lagoon / Approximate (Live) 16:42



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. When Zappa reacquired the album and released it as a double CD in 1991, he restored "Punky's Whips" and added four bonus tracks. 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 "T*****s & Beer," which essentially is a comedy routine between Zappa and Bozzio, and "The Illinois Enema Bandit," which features TV announcer Don Pardo.