“A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.” (F. Zappa)

On May 17, 1988, Frank Zappa and his band performed an awesome concert at the Palace of Sports of Barcelona: an extremley interesting concert, Zappa's last tour, great songs never seen before, such as "Planet Of The Baritone Women" and also the classic "Sharleena".

On Youtube i've found this version, probabily a VHS recording a of a Spanish TV show broadcas: two hours of uninterrupted live footage of a priceless artist and a great band.

The Band

Frank Zappa - synthesizer, guitar, keyboards, voice
Ike Willis - synthesizer, guitar, rhythm guitar, voice
Scott Thunes - synthesizer, bass, voice, minimoog
Bobby Martin - keyboards, sax, voice
Chad Wackerman - drums, vocals, percussion
Ed Mann - percussion, marimba, vibraphone, percussion
Mike Keneally - synthesizer, guitar, rhythm guitar, voice
Bruce Fowler - trombone
Walt Fowler - synthesizer, trumpet, flugelhorn
Kurt McGettrick - sax, baritone sax, clarinet
Albert Wing - tenor sax
Paul Carman - alto sax, baritone sax, soprano sax

The footage


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