The third and final promotional Frank Zappa anthology manufactured by Rykodisc in the mid-1990s as a promotional vehicle to reach radio stations served primarily as a way to promote the collection of previously unreleased recordings on the forthcoming anthology, The Lost Episodes. The tracks taken from Zappa's earliest albums ("Hungry, Freaks, Daddy" and "Concentration Moon") have the original bass and drum tracks restored, removing Zappa's overdubs that were added to the first generation of CDs from this era. Sadly, this anthology is the weakest of the three because the songs were not selected with as much care and there are no interview excerpts of Zappa to give collectors an added incentive to look for this rare CD. While it may be sought after by completists, most everyone else can safely skip this disc, as Zappa connoisseurs will already have all of the recordings within this package.
Share this page