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Sunday, October 23, 2011

Frank Zappa Armadillo World Haedquarters Poster by Jim Franklin

Frank Zappa Armadillo

Check out this, rare-as-hen's-teeth, Frank Zappa Armadillo World Headquarters poster by Jim Franklin. The date is 10/26/73. Jim Franklin really captured the zaniness and genius of the late, great, Frank Zappa with this drawing.

This poster is immaculate. Please click on the picture to enlarge.

Please see the set-list for this show below:

Preamble
Cosmik Debris
Inca Roads
Preamble
Pygmy Twylyte
The Idiot Bastard Son
Cheepnis
Preamble
Big Swifty
Preamble
The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation (Dickie's Such an Asshole) (premiere)
Preamble
Farther O'Blivion (incl. parts of Steno Pool Be-bop Tango Drums Cucamonga)
encore
Son of Mr. Green Genes> King Kong> Chunga's Revenge

Frank Zappa - guitar, vocals
George Duke - keyboards, vocals, tiny little notes
Napoleon Murphy Brock - vocals, saxophone, flute
Tom Fowler - bass
Ruth Underwood - percussion
Bruce Fowler - trombone, dancing
Chester Thompson - drums
Ralph Humphrey - drums

Here's a video containing the song, Big Swifty, from that show:




To read a very entertaining account of this show at the Armadillo please visit the Threadgill's blog:
http://blog.threadgills.com/?tag=armadillo-world-headquarters

Download the show here:
http://www.filestube.com/9Rv9NoXQslqtyKinrGKce5/Frank-Zappa-Live-Armadillo-World-Headquarters-Austin-TX-10-26-73.html





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