Jazz From Hell

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Jazz From Hell
Released November 1986
See also:
IINK,Patio,KUR
Zappa On Jazz From Hell

Players

Tracks

LP & Cassette

Side One

  1. Night School (4:48)
  2. The Beltway Bandits (3:23)
  3. While You Were Art II (7:16)
  4. Jazz From Hell (3:00)

Side Two

  1. G-Spot Tornado (3:16)
  2. Damp Ankles (3:45)
  3. St. Etienne (6:05)
  4. Massaggio Galore (2:32)
Current CD
  1. Night School (4:50)
  2. The Beltway Bandits (3:26)
  3. While You Were Art II (7:18)
  4. Jazz From Hell (3:00)
  5. G-Spot Tornado (3:17)
  6. Damp Ankles (3:45)
  7. St. Etienne (6:27)
  8. Massaggio Galore (2:33)
1986 European CD,
coupled with FZMTMOP

Release Notes

Liner Notes

Background Information

This album was rewarded with a Grammy Award[1]. Although 100% instrumental, Tipper Gore managed to get the "Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics" sticker on this album.

Conceptual Continuity

Versions

ZFT # Version # # discs Format Catalog # Release
(YYYY-MM-DD)
EAN.UCC-13
(barcode)
Artwork Comment
47 1.1
Original
Stereo
1 LP Barking Pumpkin
ST-74205
1986-11-25 0013347420516   US edition.
1 CS Barking Pumpkin
4XT-74205
Not sure 0013347420547   US edition, XDR.
1 LP EMI
EMC 3521
1986-12[2] 5099924067317?   UK edition.
1 CS EMI
TCEMC 3521
1986-12[2] 5099924067348   UK edition, XDR.
1 LP EMI
1A 064-24 0673 1
1986 5099924067317   Dutch edition.
1 LP EMI
58980 81 2406731
 ?     Argentinian edition, titled Jazz Desde El Infierno, EMC 3521-1/2 on labels.
1 CS EMI
68980 81 2406734
 ? None   Argentinian edition, titled Jazz Desde El Infierno
1 CD EMI
CDP 7 90078 2
1986 0077779007820   European edition, coupled with Frank Zappa Meets The Mothers Of Prevention. Matrix # CDP 7 90078 2 · ·MASTERED· ·BY NIMBUS·
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10030
1987-04? 0014431003028   US edition, DDD.
Unknown 1 CS EMI
TCP 2472 (2 40673 4)
1990? None   US edition, XDR.
1 CS Zappa
TZAPPA 32
 ? 5016583603243?   UK edition.
1.2
Very
light
remix


A few
songs are
slightly
shorter or
slightly
longer[3]

1 CD Zappa
CDZAP 32
1990-09[2] 5016583603229   UK edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5050
1994-11-25 4988112405899   Japanese edition.
1 CD Rykodisc
RCD 10549
1995-05-02 0014431054921   US edition. Matrix # IFPI 2U7C WEA mfg. OLYPHANT ifpi L902 X12160 A4 P2 310549-2 01 M1S3
1 CD Gravadora Eldorado/Rykodisc
968045
1995 7897181225543   Brazilian edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5134
1995-10-25 4988112407923   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 5269
1996-05-30 4988112408692   Japanese edition.
1 CD VideoArts
VACK 1258
2002-11-27 4988112413573   Japanese edition, mini-album papersleeve.
2012 Remaster
Stereo
1 CD Zappa/UMe
ZR 3875
2012-10-30 0824302387528   US edition, manufactured and distributed by UMe[4].
1 CD Zappa/UMG Intl
0238752
2012-10-30 0824302387528   EU edition = Zappa/UMe ZR 3875, manufactured in Germany.

Notes

  1. Best Rock Instrumental Performance (Orchestra, Group or Soloist) 30th Annual Grammy Awards
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Martin C. Strong, 2004, The Great Rock Discography, p. 1723.
  3. The Zappa Patio reports very small differences between pre and post 1990 records.
  4. Email announcement by the ZFT on July 31st, 2012.

See Also