Frank Zappa

Halloween 81


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6CD Box Set (including Halloween Costume) / CD

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Halloween 81: Live At The Palladium, New York City, recorded on October 31, 1981 (two shows) and November 1, 1981 (1 show), is the next of the iconic Frank Zappa Halloween boxset concerts. The box consists of 6 CDs containing 3 complete concerts featuring all tracks newly mixed from the original multi-track tapes shocking fans with 78 unreleased live tracks.  Fans will be treated to a Count Frankula mask along with a red & black cape as well.  This king-size offering also showcases a 52-page booklet with photos including new liner notes by touring band member Robert Martin, Vaultmeister Joe Travers and fan-in-attendance Gary Titone.

Halloween 81: Highlights From The Palladium, New York City is a 1-CD release combining performances from all 3 shows along with an exclusive track “Strictly Genteel” from the November 1st show not on the 6-CD boxset (due to CD time constraints) and will be available in a jewel case package with liners by vaultmeister Joe Travers for the casual Zappa fan. Happy Halloween!

Tracklist

Halloween 81 6-CD Costume Box Set

DISC 1

10/31/81 – 8pm Show 1

  1. Chunga’s Revenge
  2. “The Finest Night Of The Year”
  3. You Are What You Is – Take 1
  4. You Are What You Is – Take 2
  5. Mudd Club
  6. The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing
  7. Dumb All Over
  8. Heavenly Bank Account
  9. Suicide Chump
  10. Jumbo Go Away
  11. Envelopes
  12. Drowning Witch
  13. What’s New In Baltimore?
  14. Moggio
  15. We’re Turning Again
  16. Alien Orifice

DISC 2

10/31/81 – 8pm Show 1 – cont’d

  1. Teen-age Prostitute
  2. Flakes
  3. Broken Hearts Are For Assholes
  4. The Blue Light
  5. Tinsel Town Rebellion
  6. Yo Mama
  7. Bobby Brown Goes Down
  8. City Of Tiny Lites
  9. “We’re Not Gonna Stand For It!”
  10. Strictly Genteel
  11. Dancin’ Fool
  12. Whipping Post

DISC 3

10/31/81 – 12am Show 2

  1. Black Napkins
  2. “A Historical Event”
  3. Montana
  4. Easy Meat
  5. Society Pages
  6. I’m A Beautiful Guy
  7. Beauty Knows No Pain
  8. Charlie’s Enormous Mouth
  9. Fine Girl
  10. Teen-age Wind
  11. Harder Than Your Husband
  12. Bamboozled By Love
  13. Sinister Footwear II
  14. Stevie’s Spanking
  15. Commercial Break

DISC 4

10/31/81 – 12am Show 2 – cont’d

  1. Cocaine Decisions
  2. Nig Biz
  3. Doreen
  4. Goblin Girl
  5. The Black Page #2
  6. Tryin’ To Grow A Chin
  7. Strictly Genteel
  8. The Torture Never Stops
  9. “The Real Show Keeps Going”
  10. Joe’s Garage
  11. Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?
  12. The Illinois Enema Bandit 
  13. “The Halloween Tradition”
  14. King Kong
  15. Auld Lang Syne

DISC 5

11/01/81

  1. Zoot Allures
  2. “The Last Of Our Halloween Shows”
  3. I’m The Slime
  4. Pound For A Brown
  5. Dave & Al
  6. Cosmik Debris
  7. Montana
  8. Easy Meat
  9. Dumb All Over
  10. Heavenly Bank Account
  11. Suicide Chump
  12. Jumbo Go Away
  13. Envelopes
  14. Drowning Witch

DISC 6

11/01/81 – cont’d

  1. What’s New In Baltimore?
  2. Moggio
  3. We’re Turning Again
  4. Alien Orifice
  5. Teen-age Prostitute
  6. Sinister Footwear II
  7. Stevie’s Spanking
  8. Cocaine Decisions
  9. Nig Biz
  10. Goblin Girl
  11. The Black Page #2
  12. Whipping Post
  13. Broken Hearts Are For Assholes
  14. The Torture Never Stops

 

Halloween 81 Highlights 1-CD Edition

  1. Chunga’s Revenge (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 1)
  2. “The Finest Night Of The Year” (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 1)
  3. I’m The Slime (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  4. Montana (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 2)
  5. Easy Meat (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  6. Joe’s Garage (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 2)
  7. Why Does It Hurt When I Pee? (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 2)
  8. Sinister Footwear II (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 2)
  9. Stevie’s Spanking (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  10. Goblin Girl (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  11. The Black Page #2 (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  12. Strictly Genteel (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81) – Exclusive Bonus Track
  13. Whipping Post (Live at the Palladium – 11/1/81)
  14. The Torture Never Stops (Live at the Palladium – 10/31/81 – Show 2)
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