Joe's Xmasage

Joe's Xmasage is a compilation album featuring music recorded by Frank Zappa from 1962 to 1965. It was released in December 2005. It is the third in a series of releases put together by archivist Joe Travers which started with Joe's Corsage (2004).

Joe's Xmasage
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Compilation album by
ReleasedDecember 21, 2005
Recorded1963
GenreProgressive rock
Length55:33
LabelVaulternative
ProducerJoe Travers
Frank Zappa chronology
QuAUDIOPHILIAc
(2004)
Joe's Xmasage
(2005)
Imaginary Diseases
(2006)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3.5/5 stars[1]

The album is a mix of recordings at Pal Recording Studio (also known as Studio Z), live tracks and field recordings. It includes a longer version of "The Uncle Frankie Show" which was originally released on the Mystery Disc.

Track listingEdit

All tracks written, composed and arranged by Frank Zappa.

No.TitleLength
1."Mormon Xmas Dance Report"1:51
2."Prelude to "The Purse"2:24
3."Mr. Clean (Alternate Mix)"2:04
4."Why Don'tcha Do Me Right?"5:01
5."The Muthers/Power Trio"3:15
6."The Purse"11:38
7."The Moon Will Never Be the Same"1:10
8."GTR Trio"11:21
9."Suckit Rockit"4:11
10."Mousie's First Xmas"0:56
11."The Uncle Frankie Show"11:42

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dryden, K. (2011). "Joe's Xmasage - Frank Zappa | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 22 July 2011.

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