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Zappa '88: The Last U.S. Show

Frank Zappa

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Officially released for the first time, this live recording features Frank Zappa's final show on U.S. soil at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on March 25, 1988. The concert saw Zappa and his 11-piece band play a career-spanning set including a number of fan favorites, before heading to Europe and imploding. The album includes the infamous "The Beatles Medley," for which Zappa rewrote the lyrics to three Beatles songs to address the exposure of evangelist Jimmy Swaggart at the time.
© Rich Wilson /TiVo

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1
‘‘We Are Doing Voter Registration Here’’ (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:06:59

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

2
The Black Page (New Age Version - Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:07:12

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

3
I Ain’t Got No Heart (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:01:59

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

4
Love Of My Life (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:13

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

5
Inca Roads (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:08:44

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

6
Sharleena (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:06:22

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

7
Who Needs The Peace Corps? (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:28

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

8
I Left My Heart In San Francisco (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:00:34

George C. Cory Jr., ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Douglas Cross, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

9
Dickie’s Such An Asshole (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:06:00

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

10
When The Lie's So Big (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:03:38

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist

℗ 2016 Zappa Family Trust

11
Jesus Thinks You’re A Jerk (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:08:46

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

12
Sofa #1 (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:44

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

13
One Man, One Vote (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:38

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

14
Happy Birthday, Chad! (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:01:24

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

15
Packard Goose Pt. I (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:55

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

16
Royal March From "L'Histoire Du Soldat" (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:01:16

Igor Stravinsky, ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

17
Theme From The Bartok Piano Concerto #3 (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:01:19

Bela Bartok, ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

18
Packard Goose Pt. II (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:02:03

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

19
The Torture Never Stops Pt. I (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:05:09

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

20
Theme From "Bonanza" (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:00:35

Jerry Livingston, Composer - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - RAYMOND B. EVANS, Composer - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

DISC 2

1
Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:04:58

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

2
The Torture Never Stops Pt. II (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:07:29

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

3
City Of Tiny Lites (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:09:20

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

4
Pound For A Brown (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:10:55

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

5
The Beatles Medley (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:09:18

John Lennon, Composer, Author - Paul Mccartney, Composer, Author - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

6
Peaches En Regalia (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:03:35

Frank Zappa, Composer, Author, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

7
Stairway To Heaven (Live At Towson Center, Towson, MD 3/23/88)
00:09:59

Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Author - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

8
I Am The Walrus (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:03:36

John Lennon, ComposerLyricist - Paul Mccartney, ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

9
Whipping Post (Live At The Civic Center, Providence, RI 3/16/88)
00:06:17

Gregg Allman, ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

10
Bolero (Live At Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:05:29

Maurice Ravel, Composer - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

11
America The Beautiful (Live At Nassau Colliseum, Uniondale, NY 3/25/88)
00:03:56

Katherine Lee Bates, ComposerLyricist - Frank Zappa, Producer, MainArtist - Samuel Augustus Ward, ComposerLyricist - Ahmet Zappa, Producer - Joe Travers, Producer

℗ 2021 UMG Recordings, Inc.

Album Description

Officially released for the first time, this live recording features Frank Zappa's final show on U.S. soil at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on March 25, 1988. The concert saw Zappa and his 11-piece band play a career-spanning set including a number of fan favorites, before heading to Europe and imploding. The album includes the infamous "The Beatles Medley," for which Zappa rewrote the lyrics to three Beatles songs to address the exposure of evangelist Jimmy Swaggart at the time.
© Rich Wilson /TiVo

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