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Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels: The Suites
Strasbourg 2018 [no label, 2CD]

Festival Musica. Live at Le Zenith, Strasbourg, France; September 21, 2018; broadcast Septmber 26, 2018. Very good HD broadcast.

Thanks to tom_phillips (TomP) for sharing the show at Dime.

Francemusique 256/48 MPEG-TS recorded by Lewojazz > ffmpeg (24/48 wav)
Edit details (Nero unless indicated):
Removed all announcer
Increased volume by +8dB
Cross-mixed channels, 96:4 ratio
Complete phase inversion (Audition)
Tracked to the unclemeat setlist
Flac tags (Tag & Rename)
Flac 6 & md5 (TLH)

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Disc 1
Track 101. Overture 3:05
Track 102. Went on the Road 1:46
Track 103. Centerville 1:01
Track 104. This Town is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich 11:41
Track 105. Lonesome Cowboy Burt 4:00
Track 106. The Restaurant Scene 5:02
Track 107. Touring Can Make You Crazy 2:28
Track 108. What’s The Name of Your Group 11:15
Track 109. Can I help You with This Dummy 2:40
43 mins

Disc 2
Track 201. The Pleated Gazelle - Part A 9:43
Track 202. The Pleated Gazelle - Part B 11:06
Track 203. Magic Fingers 4:05
Track 204. I’m Stealing the Room 14:05
Track 205. Shove It Right In 7:45
Track 206. Penis Dimension 8:56
Track 207. Strictly Genteel 9:32
66 mins

The track, The Pleated Gazelle, has been arbitrarily split for easier access.

Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg
Les Percussions de Strasbourg
Francois Papirer, Enrico Pedicone, Rémi Schartz, Galdric Subirana, Thibaut Weber, Hsin-Hsuan Wu
Les Métaboles
The Headshakers
Franck Beele - trumpet
Rémi Charlet - piano
Guillaume Dumont - bass
Arnaud Havet - drums
Pierre-Yves Langlois - saxophone
Samuel Marthe - trombone
Eric Navet - percussions
Mike Varlet - guitar

Conducted by Léo Warynski

Lionel Peintre (Cowboy Burt)
Martina Ruiz (Janet)
Aliénor Feix (Lucy)
Dominic Gould (Frank Zappa / Larry the Dwarf)
Zachary Wilder (Mark)
Nicholas Scott (Howard)
Mélanie Boisvert (The Soprano)
Nicholas Isherwood (Rance / Ginger)

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  1. 11 Responses to “FRANK ZAPPA’S 200 MOTELS: THE SUITES - STRASBOURG 2018”

  2. Rumor has it Zappa had a big un and was jewish

    By U L E on Feb 29, 2020

  3. WTF is this ???

    By Sarah Novak on Feb 29, 2020

  4. and here it is for your visual enjoyment!

    the video is several days later on September 30.

    thanks BigO!

    By barth on Feb 29, 2020

  5. Amazing! Can’t wait to hear this one. Thanks BigO!

    By Bing Bongong on Feb 29, 2020

  6. Not me above , nuther fake.

    By U L E on Feb 29, 2020

  7. It’s true though. Rumor has it Frank had a Big Un

    By U L E on Feb 29, 2020

  8. Not sure of the Jew part .

    By U L E on Feb 29, 2020

  9. U L E - Suggest you take the Penis Dimension here and shove it forthwith up your fat ass maybe you will shut the fuck up with all your smarmy filth wish I could meet you face to face and do it myself you fucking piece of scheisen go take you filth and slime away from here. I’m Goldberg you are nothing.

    By Goldberg on Mar 1, 2020

  10. You tell him you jew bastard

    By T J on Mar 1, 2020

  11. This place is full of dic suckin queers and Jew bastards who is also queers . Both that U motherfucker and that Jew bastard Goldberg suck dics . I fuckin guarantee it

    By Derrick on Mar 1, 2020

  12. How about some Dweezil or Grandmothers or Prpject Object. As much as i love Frank, 200 Motels barely accessable.

    By Ping Pong Bob on Mar 1, 2020

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