Frank Zappa’s Final U.S. Show To Be Released As Live Album
On June 18, the Zappa Trust and UMe will release Frank Zappa‘s last U.S. concert, recorded on March 25, 1988, at New York’s Nassau Coliseum.
The live album, Zappa ’88: The Last U.S. Show, is the first posthumous archival release from the guitar legend’s’88 touring band.
The album features 29 unreleased performances, including two additional performances from the same tour: Zappa’s cover of the Allman Brothers Band‘s “Whipping Post” from the March 16 show in Providence, R.I., and Led Zeppelin‘s “Stairway To Heaven” from the March 23 Towson, Md. show.
The record also includes the first official release of the much talked about “The Beatles Medley.”
Zappa ’88: The Last U.S. Show will be released digitally, on 2 CD or as a 4LP 180-gram vinyl box on both black vinyl or as a limited edition 180-gram purple vinyl variant, exclusively via the official Frank Zappa online store or uDiscover.
Zappa archivist Joe Travers and Zappa ’88 drummer Chad Wackerman have provided detailed liner notes for the album.
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