Frank Zappa's family, after making a deal with Universal to re-release 60 of his recordings, have released the albums in digital format.
"The ink is not yet dry on The Zappa Family Trust's worldwide deal with Universal Music Enterprises," said Frank's widow Gail Zappa. "It is a win-win for all of us, but mostly for Frank Zappa. Long may his baton wave. We are so ready to go."
"The artist and composer, Frank Zappa, is one of the most important and influential artists in music history with his prolific body of work, including his breakthrough rock 'n' roll concept albums . . . We intend to honor him and bring high-quality releases, digital and physical, for his new and longtime fans," added a Universal rep.
The first 12 LPs released on July 31 via digital outlets:
1. Freak Out! (1966)
2. Absolutely Free (1967)
3. Lumpy Gravy (1968)
4. We're Only In It For The Money (1968)
5. Cruising With Ruben & The Jets (1968)
6. Uncle Meat (1969)
7. Hot Rats (1969)
8. Burnt Weeny Sandwich (1970)
9. Weasels Ripped My Flesh (1970)
10. Chunga's Revenge (1970)
11. Fillmore East, June 1971 (1971)
12. Just Another Band From L.A. (1972)
by RTT Staff Writer
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