DiscReet publish ‘Roxy & Elsewhere,’ a live album by Frank Zappa & The Mothers (1974)

‘Roxy & Elsewhere’ by Frank Zappa & The Mothers is a live album released on September 10, 1974 by DiscReet.

Track listing : 1.Penguin in Bondage (Frank Zappa) – 06:48 . 2.Pygmy Twylyte (Frank Zappa) – 02:13 . 3.Dummy Up (Napoleon Murphy Brock, Jeff Simmons,Frank Zappa) – 06:02 . 4.Village of the Sun (Frank Zappa) – 04:17 . 5.Echidna’s Arf (Of You) (Frank Zappa) – 03:52 . 6.Don’t You Ever Wash That Thing? (Frank Zappa) – 09:40 . 7.Cheepnis (Frank Zappa) – 06:33 . 8.Son of Orange County (Frank Zappa) – 05:53 . 9.More Trouble Every Day (Frank Zappa) – 06:00 . 10.Be-Bop Tango (Of the Old Jazzmen’s Church) (Frank Zappa) – 16:41 .


Cal Schenkel

Musicians : Frank Zappa – Guitar, Vocals . Napoleon Murphy Brock – Flute, Tenor Saxophone, Vocals . Robert “Frog” Camarena – Backing Vocals On (7) . Debbie – Backing Vocals On (7) . Lynn – Backing Vocals On (7) . Ruben Ladron De Guevara – Backing Vocals On (7) . George Duke – Synthesizer, Keyboards, Vocals . Bruce Fowler – Trombone, Dancer . Tom Fowler – Bass Guitar . Walt Fowler – Trumpet, Bass Trumpet . Ralph Humphrey – Drums . Don Preston – Synthesizer . Jeff Simmons – Rhythm Guitar, Vocals . Chester Thompson – Drums . Ruth Underwood – Percussion .

Production Produced by Frank Zappa . Kerry McNabb – Engineer, remixing . Wally Heider – Engineer .

Package : Coy Featherstone – Photography . Steve Magedoff – Photography . Cal Schenkel asterisques RVM – Graphic Design, Design .

Recorded on December 8, 9 and 10, 1973 at The Roxy Theatre in Hollywood, California, on May 8, 1974, at the Edinboro State College, Edinboro, Pennsylvania and on May 11, 1974, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. .

Released on September 10, 1974 by DiscReet.

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allmusic
After his affair with jazz fusion, Frank Zappa came back in late 1973 with an album of simple rock songs, Over-Nite Sensation. But the temptation for more challenging material was not long to resurface …. […]

Rolling Stone
When Zappa tries (which is rare) he is one fine guitaristand the rest of the Mothers could doubtless run rings around anyone else in the jazz-rock field if they ever considered it worth their while. […]

Dangerous Minds
Frank Zappa’s 1974 album Roxy & Elsewhere captured for posterity one of the most musically accomplished incarnations of The Mothers onstage and on fire. […]

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