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The Hot Rats Sessions Frank Zappa

£109.99

Barcode: 824302003220

  • Format: CD Box Set
  • Category: Rock & Pop
  • Released: 20th December 2019
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  • Description

    Box set celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest albums in the history of recorded music. The original 1969 Frank Zappa album was the first record to be recorded on a prototype 16-track tape machine. Self-described as a 'Movie for Your Ears', it was technically the second solo outing for the composer and the album that put Zappa on the map as a guitar player. The recording sessions produced a wealth of material that ended up being sprinkled among multiple releases during his lifetime. This mammoth six-disc collection documents and compiles every composition recorded during those days in July 1969, along with an abundance of rare mixes, vault nuggets and complete basic tracks mixed from the original multi-track masters by Craig Parker Adams in 2019. Additional gems include images by original Hot Rats cover photographer, Andee Nathanson, and session photos taken by Bill Gubbins, liner notes by Matt Groening and essays by Ian Underwood, Andee Nathanson and Vaultmeister Joe Travers. The box set also includes a Zappa Land board game in celebration of this release, with custom game pieces, dice and playing cards.
  • Track listing

    ⠀ Disc 1

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Piano Music (Section 1) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 Piano Music (Section 3) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 Peaches En Regalia (Prototype) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 Peaches En Regalia (Section 1, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 Peaches En Regalia (Section 1, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 6 Peaches Jam - Part 1 Frank Zappa
    Track 7 Peaches Jam - Part 2 Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Peaches En Regalia (Section 3, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 9 Peaches En Regalia (Section 3, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 10 Arabesque (In Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 11 Arabesque (Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 12 Dame Margret's Son to Be a Bride (In Session) Frank Zappa

    ⠀ Disc 2

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 It Must Be a Camel (Part 1, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 It Must Be a Camel (Part 1, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 It Must Be a Camel (Intercut, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 It Must Be a Camel (Intercut, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 Natasha (In Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 6 Natasha (Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 7 Bognor Regis (Unedited Master) Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Willie the Pimp (In Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 9 Willie the Pimp (Unedited Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 10 Willie the Pimp (Guitar OD 1) Frank Zappa
    Track 11 Willie the Pimp (Guitar OD 2) Frank Zappa

    ⠀ Disc 3

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Transition (Section 1, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 Transition (Section 1, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 Transition (Section 2, Intercut, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 Transition (Section 2, Intercut, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 Transition (Section 3, Intercut, in Session) Frank Zappa
    Track 6 Transition (Section 3, Intercut, Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 7 Lil' Clanton Shuffle (Unedited Master) Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Directly from My Heart to You (Unedited Master) Frank Zappa
    Track 9 Another Waltz (Unedited Master) Frank Zappa

    ⠀ Disc 4

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Dame Margret's Son to Be a Bride (Remake) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 Son of Mr. Green Genes (Take 1) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 Son of Mr. Green Genes (Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 Big Legs (Unedited Master Take) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 It Must Be a Camel (Percussion Tracks) Frank Zappa
    Track 6 Arabesque (Guitar OD Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 7 Transition (Full Version) Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Piano Music (Section 3, OD Version) Frank Zappa

    ⠀ Disc 5

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Peaches En Regalia (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 Willie the Pimp (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 Son of Mr. Green Genes (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 Little Umbrellas (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 The Gumbo Variations (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 6 It Must Be a Camel (1987 Digital Re-mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 7 The Origin of Hot Rats Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Hot Rats Vintage Promotion Ad #1 Frank Zappa
    Track 9 Peaches En Regalia (1969 Mono Single Master) Frank Zappa
    Track 10 Hot Rats Vintage Promotion Ad #2 Frank Zappa
    Track 11 Little Umbrellas (1969 Mono Single Master) Frank Zappa
    Track 12 Lil' Clanton Shuffle (1972 Whitney Studios Mix) Frank Zappa

    ⠀ Disc 6

    Track Track name Artist Time
    Track 1 Little Umbrellas (Cucamonga Version) Frank Zappa
    Track 2 Little Umbrellas (1969 Mix Outtake) Frank Zappa
    Track 3 It Must Be a Camel (1969 Mix Outtake) Frank Zappa
    Track 4 Son of Mr. Green Genes (1969 Mix Outtake) Frank Zappa
    Track 5 More of the Story of Willie the Pimp Frank Zappa
    Track 6 Willie the Pimp (Vocal Tracks) Frank Zappa
    Track 7 Willie the Pimp (1969 Quick Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 8 Dame Margret's Son to Be a Bride (1969 Quick Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 9 Hot Rats Vintage Promotion Ad #3 Frank Zappa
    Track 10 Bognor Regis (1970 Record Plant Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 11 Peaches En Regalia (1969 Rhythm Track Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 12 Son of Mr. Green Genes (1969 Rhythm Track Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 13 Little Umbrellas (1969 Rhythm Track Mix) Frank Zappa
    Track 14 Arabesque (Guitar Tracks) Frank Zappa
    Track 15 Hot Rats Vintage Promotion Ad #4 Frank Zappa
  • Product Details

    No. of discs 6 disc(s)
    Format: CD / Box Set
    Label UMC
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