Frank Zappa Fans Offered Unique Opportunity

Published 10 years ago on December 19, 2012

By Guitar Interactive Magazine

Frank Zappa Fans Offered Unique Opportunity-

Frank Zappa fans have been offered a uniquefestive opportunity in which they can licence a 76 minutecollection of never-before- released master recordings of Zappa'sRoxy performances of December 9th & 10th, 1973, reports Rolling Stone.

For $1000 fans can own a master duplication of 'Roxy byProxy,' 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 duplicationcopy will also be include liner notes and packaging artwork. 

Proceeds made from the unprecedented move by Zappa Records, whowill take $1.20 per-CD mechanical royalty, will be used to completeThe Roxy Performances, which is an unfinished concert film whichhad been partly released on Zappa's 1974 live record, Roxy andElsewhere.

According to the Zappa Family Trust:

"You are the ones who want it and you are the ones we needto help us make it happen! This is also a big Thank You to all thefans that are ready willing and able to participate in the ultimateadventure of distributing this record. We are grateful-and we arehopeful that you will show us how to do it better than it has everbeen 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.'




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