Frank Zappa Fans Offered Unique Opportunity
Frank Zappa fans have been offered a unique
festive opportunity in which they can licence a 76 minute
collection of never-before- released master recordings of Zappa's
Roxy performances of December 9th & 10th, 1973, reports
For $1000 fans can own a master duplication of 'Roxy by
Proxy,' which includes tracks such as 'Inca Roads,'
'Penguin in Bondage,' 'T'Mershi Duween,'
'Dog/Meat,' 'RDNZL,' 'Cheepnis & Dupree's Paradise,'
which they can sell for whatever price they wish. The duplication
copy will also be include liner notes and packaging artwork.
Proceeds made from the unprecedented move by Zappa Records, who
will take $1.20 per-CD mechanical royalty, will be used to complete
The Roxy Performances, which is an unfinished concert film which
had been partly released on Zappa's 1974 live record, Roxy and
According to the Zappa Family Trust:
"You are the ones who want it and you are the ones we need
to help us make it happen! This is also a big Thank You to all the
fans that are ready willing and able to participate in the ultimate
adventure of distributing this record. We are grateful-and we are
hopeful that you will show us how to do it better than it has ever
been done before."
For anyone looking to take up the opportunity you have until now
(19th) and 28th December to licence a copy of 'Roxy by Proxy.'