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Road Tapes, Venue #1
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Live album by
ReleasedOctober 31, 2012 (2012-10-31) [1]
RecordedAugust 25, 1968 (1968-08-25)
Kerrisdale Arena, Vancouver, BC, Canada
LabelVaulternative Records
Catalog Number: VR 20122 [1]
Frank Zappa chronology
Carnegie Hall
Road Tapes, Venue #1
Understanding America

Road Tapes, Venue #1 is a double live album by Frank Zappa, released posthumously on October 31, 2012, by the Zappa Family Trust on Vaulternative Records. It was recorded on August 25, 1968 at the Kerrisdale Cyclone Taylor Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia.[1] It is the seventh installment on the Vaulternative Records label that is dedicated to the posthumous release of complete Zappa concerts, following the releases of FZ:OZ (2002), Buffalo (2007), Wazoo (2007), Philly '76 (2009), Hammersmith Odeon (2010) and Carnegie Hall (2011).

Track listing

All songs written and composed by Frank Zappa except where noted.

Disc 1
1."The Importance of an Earnest Attempt (By Hand)"3:44
2."Help, I'm a Rock/Transylvania Boogie"9:30
3."Flopsmash Musics"4:50
4."Hungry Freaks, Daddy"3:59
5."The Orange County Lumber Truck"20:57
6."The Rewards of a Career in Music"3:29
Disc 2
1."Trouble Every Day"5:08
2."Shortly: Suite Exists of Holiday in Berlin Full Blown"9:29
3."Pound for a Brown"3:13
4."Sleeping in a Jar"3:23
5."Oh, in the Sky"2:42
6."Octandre" (Edgard Varèse)7:40
7."King Kong"10:17



  1. ^ a b c " > FZ Official Discography > Road Tapes, Venue #1 (2012)". Retrieved 12 October 2014.