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Absolutely Free (50th Anniversary, Remastered, 180 Gram) (2 LP)

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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing with laser etching. The Zappa Family Trust marks the 50th Anniversary of Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention’s 1967 album Absolutely Free with an expanded vinyl-exclusive edition. This double 180 gram LP version includes the original record mastered by Bernie Grundman and cut directly from the original analog master tapes, plus a laser-etched additional disc including 20 minutes of bonus material from the vault. The package features FZ’s original layout and libretto. Absolutely Free turns 50!! Absolutely Free is the second studio album by the Mothers of Invention. Absolutely Free is a display of complex musical composition with political and social satire. This album’s emphasis is on interconnected movements, as each side of the original vinyl LP comprises a mini-suite. It also features one of the most famous songs of Zappa’s early career, “Brown Shoes Don’t Make It”, a track which has been described as a “condensed two-hour musical”.

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Double 180gm vinyl LP pressing with laser etching. The Zappa Family Trust marks the 50th Anniversary of Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention’s 1967 album Absolutely Free with an expanded vinyl-exclusive edition. This double 180 gram LP version includes the original record mastered by Bernie Grundman and cut directly from the original analog master tapes, plus a laser-etched additional disc including 20 minutes of bonus material from the vault. The package features FZ’s original layout and libretto. Absolutely Free turns 50!! Absolutely Free is the second studio album by the Mothers of Invention. Absolutely Free is a display of complex musical composition with political and social satire. This album’s emphasis is on interconnected movements, as each side of the original vinyl LP comprises a mini-suite. It also features one of the most famous songs of Zappa’s early career, “Brown Shoes Don’t Make It”, a track which has been described as a “condensed two-hour musical”.

Tracklist

Absolutely Free (#1 In A Series Of Underground Oratorios)
A1 Plastic People 3:42
A2a The Duke Of Prunes 2:13
A2b Amnesia Vivace 1:01
A2c The Duke Regains His Chops 1:52
A3a Call Any Vegetable 2:15
A3b Invocation & Ritual Dance Of The Young Pumpkin 7:00
A3c Soft-Sell Conclusion & Ending Of Side #1 1:40
The M.O.I. American Pageant (#2 In A Series Of Underground Oratorios)
B1 America Drinks 1:53
B2 Status Back Baby 2:54
B3 Uncle Bernie’s Farm 2:10
B4 Son Of Suzy Creamcheese 1:34
B5 Brown Shoes Don’t Make It 7:30
B6 America Drinks & Goes Home 2:45
Bonus Section
C1 Absolutely Free Radio Ad #1 1:01
C2 Why Don’tcha Do Me Right? (1967 Single – Mono) 2:39
C3 Big Leg Emma (1967 Single – Mono) 2:32
C4 Absolutely Free Radio Ad #2 1:01
C5 “Glutton For Punishment…” 0:24
C6 America Drinks (1969 Re-Mix) 1:55
C7 Brown Shoes Don’t Make It (1969 Re-Mix) 7:27
C8 America Drinks & Goes Home (1969 Re-Mix) 2:42

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Weight 24 oz
Dimensions 12 × 12 × 1 in
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