Frank Zappa - 1969 - Pachuco Hop
Pachuco Hop * Rockpile, Toronto, 23-Feb-1969 (early show)
Label: Gold Standard SOBF-001 (Japan)
PACHUCO HOP front cover Sound quality: "excellent soundboard"
Musicians: Frank Zappa, Lowell George, Ian Underwood, Bunk Gardner, Buzz Gardner, Jim "Motorhead" Sherwood, Roy Estrada, Don Preston, Jimmy Carl Black and Arthur Dyer Tripp III
2. Bacon Fat [Andre Williams / Brown]
3. [Those] Lonely, Lonely Nights [John Vincent]
4. Corrido Rock [A. Egnoian/J. Balcom]
5. Pachuko Hop [C. Higgins/V. Haven]
6. Behind the Sun [The Rocking Brothers?]
7. The String Quartet
8. Charles Ives
9. WPLJ [Dobard/McDaniels]
10. In the Sky ["Oh, in the Sky"]
11. All Night Long [Harris Woody]
"The String Quartet" was an early number, which contained the melodies of "A Pound for a Brown on the Bus" and "Sleeping in a Jar". (And "Charles Ives" is a piece written by Frank Zappa.) This is a most remarkable show: tracks 2-6, 9 and 12 are old R&B hits, that the Mothers play VERY well!