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
GenreProgressive rock
ProducerJoe Travers
Frank Zappa chronology
Joe's Xmasage
Imaginary Diseases
Professional ratings
Review scores
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.

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


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

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