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     Name          = Broadway The Hard Way |
 
     Name          = Broadway The Hard Way |
 
     Released      = October 1988 |
 
     Released      = October 1988 |
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    Related        = See also:<br>{{IINKLink|lyrics/Broadway_The_Hard_Way.html}},{{ZPLink|vinylvscds/broadway.html}},{{KURLink|fz-discography/broadway-the-hard-way}}
 
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== Players ==
+
==Players==
 +
 
 
*[[Frank Zappa]] (lead guitar, vocal)
 
*[[Frank Zappa]] (lead guitar, vocal)
 
*[[Ike Willis]] (guitar, vocal)
 
*[[Ike Willis]] (guitar, vocal)
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*[[Chad Wackerman]] (drums)
 
*[[Chad Wackerman]] (drums)
 
*[[Eric Buxton]] (guest vocalist)  
 
*[[Eric Buxton]] (guest vocalist)  
 +
*[[Sting]] (guest vocalist)
  
== Tracks ==
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==Tracks==
# [[Elvis Has Just Left The Building|Elvis Has Just Left The Building]] (02:24)
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# [[Planet Of The Baritone Women|Planet Of The Baritone Women]] (02:48)
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{| cellspacing="30"
# [[Any Kind Of Pain|Any Kind Of Pain]] (05:43)
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# [[Dickie's Such An Asshole|Dickie's Such An Asshole (The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation)]] (05:45)
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|valign="top"|<div id="LP"><big>'''LP'''</big></div>
# [[When The Lie's So Big|When The Lie's So Big]] (03:38)
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'''Side One'''
# [[Rhymin' Man|Rhymin' Man]] (03:50)
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#[[Elvis Has Just Left The Building]] (2:24)
# [[Promiscuous|Promiscuous]] (02:02)
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#[[Planet Of The Baritone Women]] (2:48)
# [[The Untouchables|The Untouchables]] (02:26)
+
#[[Any Kind Of Pain]] (5:42)
# [[Why Don't You Like Me?|Why Don't You Like Me?]] (02:58)
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#[[Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk]] (9:15)
# [[Bacon Fat|Bacon Fat]] (01:29)
+
 
# [[Stolen Moments|Stolen Moments]] (02:58)
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'''Side Two'''
# [[Murder By Numbers|Murder By Numbers]] (05:38)
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#[[Dickie's Such An Asshole|Dickie's Such An Asshole<br>(The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation)]] (6:37)
# [[Jezebel Boy|Jezebel Boy]] (02:27)
+
#[[When The Lie's So Big]] (3:38)
# [[Outside Now|Outside Now]] (07:49)
+
#[[Rhymin' Man]] (3:51)
# [[Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel|Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel]] (06:41)
+
#[[Promiscuous]] (2:03)
# [[What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?|What Kind Of Girl?]] (03:17)
+
#[[The Untouchables]] (3:05)
# [[Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk|Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk]] (09:17)
+
 
 +
|valign="top"|<div id="CD"><big>'''CD'''</big></div>
 +
#[[Elvis Has Just Left The Building]] (2:24)
 +
#[[Planet Of The Baritone Women]] (2:48)
 +
#[[Any Kind Of Pain]] (5:42)
 +
#[[Dickie's Such An Asshole|Dickie's Such An Asshole<br>(The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation)]] (5:45)
 +
#[[When The Lie's So Big]] (3:38)
 +
#[[Rhymin' Man]] (3:50)
 +
#[[Promiscuous]] (2:02)
 +
#[[The Untouchables]] (2:26)
 +
#[[Why Don't You Like Me?]] (2:58) - bonus track
 +
#[[Bacon Fat]] (1:29) - bonus track
 +
#[[Stolen Moments]] (2:58) - bonus track
 +
#[[Murder By Numbers]] (5:37) - bonus track
 +
#[[Jezebel Boy]] (2:27) - bonus track
 +
#[[Outside Now]] (7:49) - bonus track
 +
#[[Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel]] (6:41) - bonus track
 +
#[[What Kind Of Girl Do You Think We Are?|What Kind Of Girl?]] (3:17) - bonus track
 +
#[[Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk]] (9:16)
 +
 
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==Release Notes==
 +
 
 +
Produced, Arranged & Conducted by [[Frank Zappa]].<br>
 +
Engineered by [[Bob Stone]] & [[Harry Andronis]] at [[UMRK]], Hollywood.<br>
 +
Recorded Live (no overdubs) with the [[UMRK Mobile Studio]] during the [[1988 World Tour]].<br>
 +
Mastered by [[Bernie Grundman]]<br>
 +
Photos: Cover by [[Lynn Goldsmith]], Inner by [[Greg Gorman]].<br>
 +
Graphics by [[AWEST]]
 +
 
 +
==Liner Notes==
 +
 
 +
This gatefold album contains a strictly commercial liner, promoting the videos [[Uncle Meat, The Mothers of Invention Movie]] & [[The True Story Of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels]], with full 'Broadway' lyrics on reverse.
 +
 
 +
==Background Information==
  
== Release Notes ==
 
== Liner Notes ==
 
== Background Information ==
 
 
===Recordings===
 
===Recordings===
 +
 
*[[Bacon Fat]] recorded March 1988.
 
*[[Bacon Fat]] recorded March 1988.
  
== Conceptual Continuity ==
+
==Conceptual Continuity==
== Versions ==
+
 
 +
==Versions==
 +
 
 +
{| {{Versions Table Header}}
 +
| rowspan="19" align="center" | 53
 +
| rowspan="3" align=center | 1.1<br>Original<br>[[wikipedia:Stereophonic sound|Stereo]],<br>9 Tracks
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | [[wikipedia:Long playing record|LP]]
 +
| [[Barking Pumpkin]]<br>{{DiscogsPicLink|935391|D1&nbsp;74218}}
 +
| 1988-10-25
 +
| 0013347421810
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| US edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | [[wikipedia:Compact audio cassette|CS]]
 +
| Barking Pumpkin<br>D4&nbsp;74218
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| 0013347421841
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| US edition, [[wikipedia:XDR (audio)|XDR]].
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | LP
 +
| [[Zappa Records|Zappa]]<br>{{DiscogsPicLink|1792571|ZAPPA&nbsp;14}}
 +
| 1988-12<ref name="MStrong">Martin C. Strong, 2004, ''The Great Rock Discography'', p. 1723.</ref>
 +
| 5016583601416
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| UK edition. [[Matrix Numbers|Matrix #]] Side 1: zappa-14-A ; Side 2: zappa-14-B. Direct Metal Mastered
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | Unknown
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CS
 +
| Zappa<br>TZAPPA&nbsp;14
 +
| 1988-12<ref name="MStrong"/>
 +
| 5016583601447?
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| UK edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | Unknown
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | LP
 +
| Zappa/[[Accord]]<br>{{SUTCLink|pictures/BTHW_france_accord_label_103431.jpg|103431}}
 +
| 1988?
 +
| 3229261034310
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| French edition.
 +
|-
 +
| rowspan="12" align=center | '''1.2<br>17 tracks,<br>a few<br>songs are<br>slightly<br>shortened'''<br>
 +
<br><small>Possible<br>small<br>variations<br>between<br>CDs<ref name="Patio">The [[External Links#Tour/Trading Related|Zappa Patio]] reports very small differences between pre and post 1995 CDs.</ref></small>
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | [[wikipedia:Compact disc|CD]]
 +
| [[Rykodisc]]<br>{{DiscogsPicLink|623233|RCD&nbsp;40096}}
 +
| 1989-05-25
 +
| 0014431009624<br>(not printed)
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| US edition, [[wikipedia:SPARS_code|DDD]].
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Zappa<br>CDZAP&nbsp;14
 +
| 1988-12<ref name="MStrong"/>
 +
| 5016583601423<br>(not printed)
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| UK edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Zappa<br>{{DiscogsPicLink|1484352|INT&nbsp;848.511}}
 +
| ?
 +
| 4006758485119
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| German edition, [[wikipedia:SPARS_code|DDD]].
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| [[MSI]]<br>RCD-40096
 +
| 1989
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Japanese edition. includes "The Book of Broadway The Hardway"(cover designed by Cal Schenkel).
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | LP
 +
| [[Globus]]<br>{{SUTCLink|pictures/broadway.jpg|21&nbsp;0075-1&nbsp;311}}
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| 1991
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Czech edition, also reissued as a {{DiscogsPicLink|4216112|picture disc}}, in {{DiscogsPicLink|3872947|purple vinyl}}, and in {{DiscogsPicLink|5582134|purple & yellow tie-dyed vinyl}}.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Globus<br>210075-2311
 +
| 1992
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Czech edition, tracks 10 regroups tracks 10 & 11.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CS
 +
| Globus<br>210075-4311
 +
| 1992
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Czech edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| [[VideoArts]]<br>VACK&nbsp;5053
 +
| 1994-11-26
 +
| 4988112405912
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Japanese edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Rykodisc<br>{{DiscogsPicLink|445078|RCD&nbsp;10552}}
 +
| 1995-05-02
 +
| 0014431055225
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| US edition. Matrix # IFPI 2U3P WEA mfg. OLYPHANT ifpi L901 W6179 A4 P2 310552-2 01 M1S3
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| VideoArts<br>VACK&nbsp;5137
 +
| 1995-10-25
 +
| 4988112407947
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Japanese edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| VideoArts<br>VACK&nbsp;5272
 +
| 1996-05-30
 +
| 4988112408722
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Japanese edition.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| VideoArts<br>{{MLPLink|zappa-frank/broadway-hard-way-vack-1260|VACK&nbsp;1260}}
 +
| 2002-11-27
 +
| 4988112413597
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| Japanese edition.
 +
|-
 +
| rowspan="2" align="center" | '''2012 Remaster<br>[[wikipedia:Stereophonic sound|Stereo]]
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Zappa/[[wikipedia:Universal Music Enterprises|UMe]]<br>ZR&nbsp;3879
 +
| 2012-10-30
 +
| 0824302387924
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| US edition, manufactured and distributed by UMe<ref name="ZFTEmail">Email announcement by the [[ZFT]] on July 31<sup>st</sup>, 2012.</ref>.
 +
|-
 +
| align="center" | 1
 +
| align="center" | CD
 +
| Zappa/[[wikipedia:Universal Music Group|UMG&nbsp;Intl]]<br>0238792
 +
| 2012-10-30
 +
| 0824302387924
 +
| &nbsp;
 +
| EU edition = Zappa/UMe ZR&nbsp;3879, manufactured in Germany.
 +
|}
 +
 
 +
==Notes==
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<references/>
  
 
[[Category:Discography]]
 
[[Category:Discography]]
 
[[Category:Original Albums]]
 
[[Category:Original Albums]]
 
[[Category:The Real Frank Zappa Book (The List)]]
 
[[Category:The Real Frank Zappa Book (The List)]]

Latest revision as of 07:35, 10 April 2015

Album History
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Broadway The Hard Way
Released October 1988
See also:
IINK,Patio,KUR

Players

Tracks

LP

Side One

  1. Elvis Has Just Left The Building (2:24)
  2. Planet Of The Baritone Women (2:48)
  3. Any Kind Of Pain (5:42)
  4. Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk (9:15)

Side Two

  1. Dickie's Such An Asshole
    (The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation)
    (6:37)
  2. When The Lie's So Big (3:38)
  3. Rhymin' Man (3:51)
  4. Promiscuous (2:03)
  5. The Untouchables (3:05)
CD
  1. Elvis Has Just Left The Building (2:24)
  2. Planet Of The Baritone Women (2:48)
  3. Any Kind Of Pain (5:42)
  4. Dickie's Such An Asshole
    (The San Clemente Magnetic Deviation)
    (5:45)
  5. When The Lie's So Big (3:38)
  6. Rhymin' Man (3:50)
  7. Promiscuous (2:02)
  8. The Untouchables (2:26)
  9. Why Don't You Like Me? (2:58) - bonus track
  10. Bacon Fat (1:29) - bonus track
  11. Stolen Moments (2:58) - bonus track
  12. Murder By Numbers (5:37) - bonus track
  13. Jezebel Boy (2:27) - bonus track
  14. Outside Now (7:49) - bonus track
  15. Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel (6:41) - bonus track
  16. What Kind Of Girl? (3:17) - bonus track
  17. Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk (9:16)

Release Notes

Produced, Arranged & Conducted by Frank Zappa.
Engineered by Bob Stone & Harry Andronis at UMRK, Hollywood.
Recorded Live (no overdubs) with the UMRK Mobile Studio during the 1988 World Tour.
Mastered by Bernie Grundman
Photos: Cover by Lynn Goldsmith, Inner by Greg Gorman.
Graphics by AWEST

Liner Notes

This gatefold album contains a strictly commercial liner, promoting the videos Uncle Meat, The Mothers of Invention Movie & The True Story Of Frank Zappa's 200 Motels, with full 'Broadway' lyrics on reverse.

Background Information

Recordings

Conceptual Continuity

Versions

ZFT # Version # # discs Format Catalog # Release
(YYYY-MM-DD)
EAN.UCC-13
(barcode)
Artwork Comment
53 1.1
Original
Stereo,
9 Tracks
1 LP Barking Pumpkin
D1 74218
1988-10-25 0013347421810   US edition.
1 CS Barking Pumpkin
D4 74218
  0013347421841   US edition, XDR.
1 LP Zappa
ZAPPA 14
1988-12[1] 5016583601416   UK edition. Matrix # Side 1: zappa-14-A ; Side 2: zappa-14-B. Direct Metal Mastered
Unknown 1 CS Zappa
TZAPPA 14
1988-12[1] 5016583601447?   UK edition.
Unknown 1 LP Zappa/Accord
103431
1988? 3229261034310   French edition.
1.2
17 tracks,
a few
songs are
slightly
shortened


Possible
small
variations
between
CDs[2]

1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 40096
1989-05-25 0014431009624
(not printed)
  US edition, DDD.
1 CD Zappa
CDZAP 14
1988-12[1] 5016583601423
(not printed)
  UK edition.
1 CD Zappa
INT 848.511
 ? 4006758485119   German edition, DDD.
1 CD MSI
RCD-40096
1989     Japanese edition. includes "The Book of Broadway The Hardway"(cover designed by Cal Schenkel).
1 LP Globus
21 0075-1 311
1991     Czech edition, also reissued as a picture disc, in purple vinyl, and in purple & yellow tie-dyed vinyl.
1 CD Globus
210075-2311
1992     Czech edition, tracks 10 regroups tracks 10 & 11.
1 CS Globus
210075-4311
1992     Czech edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5053
1994-11-26 4988112405912   Japanese edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10552
1995-05-02 0014431055225   US edition. Matrix # IFPI 2U3P WEA mfg. OLYPHANT ifpi L901 W6179 A4 P2 310552-2 01 M1S3
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5137
1995-10-25 4988112407947   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5272
1996-05-30 4988112408722   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 1260
2002-11-27 4988112413597   Japanese edition.
2012 Remaster
Stereo
1 CD Zappa/UMe
ZR 3879
2012-10-30 0824302387924   US edition, manufactured and distributed by UMe[3].
1 CD Zappa/UMG Intl
0238792
2012-10-30 0824302387924   EU edition = Zappa/UMe ZR 3879, manufactured in Germany.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Martin C. Strong, 2004, The Great Rock Discography, p. 1723.
  2. The Zappa Patio reports very small differences between pre and post 1995 CDs.
  3. Email announcement by the ZFT on July 31st, 2012.