The Zappa Plays Zappa tour

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Guys, when will this take place and what are the Tour dates? :wink:
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check the news page....

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I did J :oops: Silly me. :wink:
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Mikey wrote: Anyway, now Steve is doign the whole tour. :)
Steve is doing the WHOLE TOUR ? :shock:

But... ..that.... that.... that means i'm going to see him play once again: i'm going to the Brussels show !

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee.....hheeeeeeeeee.....haaaaaa........................woooooh................................................... ! :P
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Dweezil and Ahmet have publisized 3 months of rehearsals for Zappa Plays Zappa - Tour De Frank.

There initial setlist was of 75 songs.
This may have to be trimmed down to about 45.

The rehearsal scenario will be very much like a Frank tour except this tour has a core band that will most likely be part of the 3 month rehearsals and entire tour and guest artists such as Flo & Eddie, George Duke, Steve Vai & Terry Bozzio being part of shows as is possible.

Dweezil has allready confirmed my previous reported speculation as to the reasoning of having a core band that are not all ex-Zappa alumni.

I agree with the decision 100%.

While there most likely will be other special guests for various parts of this tour, and the follow up tour, I speculate that Warren Cuccurullo and others will be involved.

Warrren was the first guitarist that Frank had hired to perform his guitar parts.

Considering he has always been good friends with the Zappa family and that his recording career and performance style had always been admired by Frank I would assess a high probability factor (assess sounds too official lets just say high probability) to Warren being involved at some point in time.

I briefly went through the catalouge, some unreleased material and came up with a setlist of 100 songs.

these songs could be done in there entirety or as part of a medley. No specific order for inclusion is given. The numbering coresponds with general release within the catalouge.

I have made selections based on material, core lineup and speculative guest band members.

If anyone else has any suggestions or comments please reply.

1) Who Are The Brain Police
2) Call Any Vegetable
3) I'm So happy I Could Cry
4) Solitude
5) A Pound For A Brown On The Bus
6) King Kong
7) Cruising For Burgers
8) Peaches En Regalia
9) Theme From Burnt Weeny Sandwich
10) Directly From My Heart To You
11) Road Ladies
12) Chunga's Revenge
13) Sharleena
14) What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are
15) This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwitch
16) The Sealed Tuna Bolero
17) She Painted Up Her Face
18) Shove It Right In
19) What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning
20) Magic Fingers
21) Strictly Genteel
22) Magdalena
22) Eat That Question
23) Montana
24) I'm The Slime
25) Dirty Love
26) Zomby Woof
27) Uncle Remus
28) Don't Eat The Yellow Snow Suite (Including Rollo)
29) Cosmik Debris
30) Pygmy Twylyte
31) Dummy Up
32) Village Of The Sun
33) Echidna's Arf (Of You)
34) Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?
35) Son Of Orange County
36) More Trouble Every Day
37) Inca Roads
38) Sofa No. 2
39) Advance Romance
40) Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy
41) Muffin Man
42) Black Napkins
43) The Torture Never Stops
44) Zoot Allures
45) Titties & Beer
46) The Black Page Drum Solo/Black Page #1
47) I Promise Not To Come In Your Mouth
48) Punky's Whips
49) Revised Music For Guitar And Low-Budget Orchestra
50) Filthy Habits
51) Flambay
51) Spider Of Destiny
52) I Have Been In You
53) Flakes
54) I'm So Cute
55) City Of Tiny Lights
56) Wild Love - Yo Mama
57) Toad-O Line
58) Why Does It Hurt When I Pee
59) Outside Now
60) Watermelon In Easter Hay
61) Now You See It--Now You Don't
62) Easy Meat
63) five-five-FIVE
64) The Deathless Horsie
65) Theme From The 3rd Movement Of Sinister Footwear
66) Any Downers
67) Conehead
68) Jumbo Go Away
69) If Only She Woulda
70) I Come From Nowhere
71) Drowning Witch
72) Envelopes
73) Mõggio
74) Stevie's Spanking
75) Frogs With Dirty Little Lips
76) Sinister Footwear II
77) Stevie's Spanking
78) Night School
79) G-Spot Tornado
80) St. Etienne
81) Sexual Harassment In The Workplace
82) Things That Look Like Meat
83) Babbette
84) Tush Tush Tush
85) Approximate
86) Little Rubber Girl
87) Run Home Slow
88) German Lunch
89) Uncle Meat
90) Dog Breath Variations
91) Outrage At Valdez
92) Get Whitey
93) Put A Motor In Yourself
94) Amnerika
95) Wonderful Wino
96) Wonderful Tattoo!
97) Bavarian Sunset

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98) Hitch Hike
99) Whipping Post
100) No Time For Loosers (Solo Over Queen Vamp)
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Very interesting that recent emphasis of Steve and the Zappa tours are on Europe. I would have enjoyed seeing Steve's recent tour but it was in the states for such a __very__ short time!

Is there a reason why classic Rock musicians like Steve and others are finding their most receptive audiences are now in Europe? Has American's embracement of Remix Rap reduced the opportunities for these and other MUSICIANS to play here?? If so, BUM---MER!!
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http://tickets.royalalberthall.com/seas ... ear=6-2006

get em while you still can

i cant wait!!!!!!! (its exactly one year since i saw steve perform the aching hunger in groingen....... and i saw steve there last time he played the G3 show at the albert hall,.... what a great few years of gigs steve thanks!!!)
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R1FSR wrote: 74) Stevie's Spanking
77) Stevie's Spanking
Right, for me they can play Stevie's Spanking twice... :lol:
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Do you know, how much songs he will play??
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MILAN MILAN MILAN :P
Me & Steve again in MILAN!
Lovely!
Now I've got a reason to live until may at least :lol: :lol: :lol:
whooooooohoooooo :headbang
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resha wrote:MILAN MILAN MILAN :P
Me & Steve again in MILAN!
Lovely!
Now I've got a reason to live until may at least :lol: :lol: :lol:
whooooooohoooooo :headbang
where are you seeing the tour dates?
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Disregard that one. I just opened up a new browser. I have them now.
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Hi don't now if I gonna see in Milan with my nephew Resha...

Or Holland and stay at Patricias home???

Naaaa, sorry Resha but I prefer Patricia... :wink:
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8) I JUST GRAB ONE TICKET TO AMSTERDAM HOLLAND 8)

:cry: THERE AREN'T VIP TICKETS ANYMORE... :cry:

:cry: I WANT ONE... PLEASE :cry:
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kurtavaiguy wrote:
Is there a reason why classic Rock musicians like Steve and others are finding their most receptive audiences are now in Europe? Has American's embracement of Remix Rap reduced the opportunities for these and other MUSICIANS to play here?? If so, BUM---MER!!
You're probably right. From this place in Europe seems the american music scene to be very focused on musicvideos (= naked female skin /interesting by the way/) and what is politicaly correct. That excludes many real musicians from the 'market'. The present US-goverment could have some quilt in this, or what?
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