"Roxy & Elsewhere"

Song properties for these tours:

October - December 1973
1973 Last North American Tour

The Mothers Of Invention, October - December 1973

FZ, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Tom Fowler, George Duke, Ruth Underwood, Bruce Fowler, Ralph Humphrey, Chester Thompson.

1973 10 26 - Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, TX

80 min, SBD, A+

Cosmik Debris, Inca Roads, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Big Swifty, Dickie's Such An Asshole (world premiere), Farther Oblivion, Mr Green Genes, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes (q: Dickie's Such An Asshole)

1973 10 31 - Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL

Early show
90 min, Aud, B

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Eric Dolphy Memorial Barbecue, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Dickie's Such An Asshole

1973 11 04 - Whitman Auditorium, Brooklyn College, New York, NY

Early show
65 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, audience participation, Penguin In Bondage (incl. Kung Fu), T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, I'm The Slime, Big Swifty

Late show
95 min, Aud, A-/B+

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (incl. Happy Birthday), Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Montana, Improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Dickie's Such An Asshole, Mr Green Genes, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes

1973 11 06 - Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Early show
95 min, Aud, B/C+
75 min, Aud, B+

The longer recording has mic problems in places. The shorter one cuts in Big Swifty.

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage (incl. Kung Fu), T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, I'm The Slime, Big Swifty, Dickie's Such An Asshole

Late show
90 min, Aud, B+
90 min, Aud B

The better-sounding recording is missing The Idiot Bastard Son.
With Bruce Chapin(?) on "special lecture" (*)

intros, Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise*, Inca Roads, Pygmy Twylyte, Cheepnis, Be-Bop Tango, Cucamonga, Mr Green Genes, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes

1973 11 07 - Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA

90 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Inca Roads, FZ poll, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise

1973 11 11 - William Paterson College, Wayne, NJ

Early show
80 min, Aud, B-
65 min, SBD, B+

The SBD, which is missing the intro and Montana, is commonly circulating with the missing AUD portions edited in. Sometimes it has also circulated with some of the "UN-Concert" (see the unreleased page) edited in as well. The Aud recording has nasty speed wobbles.

soundcheck intro, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (q: T'Mershi Duween), Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Dickie's Such An Asshole, I'm The Slime, Big Swifty

Late show
85 min, Aud, B-

SBD excerpts from this show are included in the "UN-Concert", see the unreleased page.

soundcheck intro, Be-Bop Tango (q: Straight No Chaser, A Night in Tunisia, I'm In The Mood For Love), Cucamonga, Cosmik Debris, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (incl. Echidna's Arf reprise), Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Mr Green Genes, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes

1973 11 18 - University Of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada

80 min, SBD, A

soundcheck intro, Be-Bop Tango, T'Mershi Duween, I'm The Slime, Big Swifty, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (q: Echidna's Arf, T'Mershi Duween, incl. Nowhere riff)

1973 11 22 - Avery Fisher Hall, New York, NY

Early show
95 min, Aud, B+/B

Two shorter versions (75 min) are more commonly circulating

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Cosmik Debris, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Dickie's Such An Asshole, Louie Louie ("Brian Brian"), Mudshark Variations, Louie Louie ("Brian Brian"), Kung Fu

Late show
70 min, Aud, B+/B

There are various Aud sources for this show, the above is the combined total running time. There's also a 6 min FM (A-) of the Dupree's story (see also the "UN-Concert in the unreleased page).

intros, Be-Bop Tango (q: Fanfare For The Common Man), Cheepnis (drums & percussion only), Inca Roads (incl. Dupree's riff, The Hook), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (with story, q: Bye Bye Blackbird, Dragnet)

1973 11 23 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada

Early show
95 min, Aud, A-/B+

Also known as Toronto 11 24 and Edmonton 11 26, but this is the correct date.

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads (incl. Dupree's riff), Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Montana, improvisations (q: Straight No Chaser, incl. Louie Louie), Dupree's Paradise (q: RDNZL), Mr Green Genes, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge (incl. T'Mershi Duween), Mr Green Genes

Late show
45 min, Aud, A-/B+

Be-Bop Tango (incl. One-Shot riff, q: Dickie's Such An Asshole, Coquette), Camarillo Brillo, drum solo, Cheepnis (drums & percussion only), Big Swifty, Eat That Question

1973 11 24 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada

See 1973 11 23 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada

1973 11 26 - Edmonton, Canada

See 1973 11 23 - Massey Hall, Toronto, Canada

1973 11 30 - Lowell Tech Institute Gym, Lowell, MA

See "Guitar Event" in the "UN-Concert", unreleased page.

1973 12 01 - SUNY, Stony Brook, NY

Early show
85 min, Aud, A-/B+

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, I'm The Slime, Big Swifty (incl. Nowhere riff), Inca Roads, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes

Late show
60 min, Aud, B

Babbette, What's The Ugliest Part Of Your Body?, Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Echidna's Arf, Dickie's Such An Asshole

1973 12 09 or 10 - Roxy, Los Angeles, CA

60 min, Aud, B

Cosmik Debris, intros, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage [RBP], T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat [parts on RBP], RDNZL [RBP], Montana [parts on YCDTOSA4], improvisations [Dupree's Paradise on RBP]

February - March 1974
1974 1st North American tour

The Mothers Of Invention, February - March 1974

FZ, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Jeff Simmons, Tom Fowler, George Duke, Ruth Underwood, Bruce Fowler, Ralph Humphrey, Chester Thompson.

1974 02 16 - Community Theatre, Berkeley, CA

125 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Montana, improvisations (incl. Dupree's Paradise story), Dupree's Paradise, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son (That Arrogant Dick Nixon), Cheepnis, Approximate, Inca Roads

1974 02 17 - Robertson Gymnasium, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

25 min, Aud, B-

Cheepnis Preamble, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Dupree's Paradise

1974 02 23 - Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA

Previously listed as 1974 02 24.

65 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?

1974 03 01 - Fabulous Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA

25 min, Aud, C+

soundcheck intro, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin in Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village of the Sun

1974 03 05 - Convention Center, Dallas, TX

105 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun (incl. The Hippie Riff), Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Dog Breath), Inca Roads

1974 03 08 - Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS

115 min, Aud, A-

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (incl. Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy vamp), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, King Kong, Chunga's Revenge, Mr Green Genes

1974 03 09 - Travel & Transport Building, State Fairgrounds, Oklahoma City, OK

110 min, Aud, C+

soundcheck intro, Montana, improvisations (incl. FZ lecture and audience participation), Dupree's Paradise (with Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy vamp), Cosmik Debris, tuning (q: T'Mershi Duween), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun

1974 03 14 - Agrodome, Vancouver, Canada

90 min, Aud, B+/B

Inca Roads, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (incl. Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy vamp), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat

1974 03 15 - Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA

135 min, Aud, B

Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, Babbette, Approximate, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Andy, Florentine Pogen, Kung Fu, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Camarillo Brillo

April - May 1974
"10 Years of The Mothers" tour

The Mothers Of Invention, April - May 1974

FZ, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Jeff Simmons, Tom Fowler, George Duke, Don Preston, Bruce Fowler, Walt Fowler, Ralph Humphrey, Chester Thompson.

1974 04 20 - Sports Arena, Toledo, OH

75 min, Aud, B+

Inca Roads, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (incl. Octandre), It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 04 24 - Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

Previously listed as 1974 07 23.

130 min, Aud, B-

soundcheck intro, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: RDNZL), Penguin In Bondage, Andy, Camarillo Brillo

1974 05 01 - Broome County Arena, Binghamton, NY

115 min, Aud, A-

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis (q: Octandre), Penguin In Bondage, RDNZL, Montana, improvisations (incl. Lohengrin, The Booger Man), Dupree's Paradise (incl. Can't Afford No Shoes riff), It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q. RDNZL), Camarillo Brillo

1974 05 04 - D.A.R. Constitution Hall, Washington DC

Early show
95 min, Aud, B-
10 min, SBD, B+

The SBD starts in the the "Advanced Be Bop Jazz Session" improvisation and ends during the beginning of You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here.
Before the discovering of the Aud recording, the SBD was paired with the Aud recording now listed as the late show.

Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Montana, improvisations (q: Sing A Simple Song, Dinah-Moe Humm, The Booger Man; incl. "The Advanced Be Bop Jam Session", q: Giant Steps, Little Coquette, Sweet Leilani, Ornithology; with The Velvet Sunrise vamp), It Can't Happen Here (q: Holiday In Berlin), Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such a Fool, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make the Water Turn Black, Camarillo Brillo

Late show
65 min, Aud, C+

soundcheck intro (q: Star Trek, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?), Penguin In Bondage, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, improvisations (q: Streets Of Cairo), Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations (incl. Octandre), Dupree's Paradise (incl. Can't Afford No Shoes riff)

1974 05 08 - Edinboro State College, Edinboro, PA

120 min, SBD, A-/B+

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Inca Roads, Montana, improvisations (incl. Octandre, Blue Moon, Lohengrin), Dupree's Paradise (incl. Can't Afford No Shoes riff), It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No [parts on Son Of Orange County, R&E], Trouble Every Day [R&E], Camarillo Brillo (q: RDNZL)

1974 05 10 - IMA Auditorium, Flint, MI

100 min, Aud, B+

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage, Inca Roads, Montana, It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 05 12 - Convocation Center, Notre Dame University, South Bend, IN

Part of this show is available on Unmitigated Audacity - BTB.

145 min, Aud, A-

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage, Inca Roads, Montana, improvisations (incl. The Booger Man, Room Service), Dupree's Paradise (q: Sweet Leilani, Mystery Tune, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?), It Can't Happen Here, Hungry Freaks Daddy, You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, I Ain't Got No Heart, I'm Not Satisfied, Wowie Zowie, Let's Make The Water Turn Black, Harry You're A Beast, The Orange County Lumber Truck, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: Pygmy Twylyte), Louie Louie, Camarillo Brillo

The Mothers Of Invention, June - December 1974

FZ, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Tom Fowler (broken hand from Nov 20 to Dec 3), George Duke, Ruth Underwood, Chester Thompson, Mike Urso (substitute, Nov 23), James "Bird Legs" Youmans (substitute, Nov 24 to Dec 3), Jeff Simmons (until July 3, not on any recording).

June - August 1974
1974 3rd North American tour

1974 07 05 - Ambassador Theater, St. Louis, MO

100 min, Aud, C

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Inca Roads, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, improvisations, Camarillo Brillo, Mr Green Genes

1974 07 06 - Robinson Memorial Auditorium, Little Rock, AR

125 min, Aud, B-/C+

soundcheck intro, Inca Roads, Montana, improvisations (incl. The Booger Man), Dupree's Paradise (q: Pushin' Too Hard, Rite Of Spring), Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, Wowie Zowie (incl. I Don't Even Care), Let's Make The Water Turn Black, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: RDNZL)

1974 07 07 - Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL

Wrong date and location. See 1974 07 13 - Bayfront Center Arena, St. Petersburg, FL.

1974 07 12 - Jai Alai Fronton , Miami, FL

105 min, Aud, B+/B

soundcheck intro (q: Fascination, Star Trek Theme), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Cosmik Debris, Inca Roads, San Ber'dino riff, Montana, improvisations (incl. The Booger Man), Dupree's Paradise, Gloria, Dinah-Moe Humm, Apostrophe, Camarillo Brillo, FZ poll (q: Uncle Meat, Eat That Question), Penguin In Bondage (q: Oh No), T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat

1974 07 13 - Bayfront Center Arena, St. Petersburg, FL

Previously listed as 1974 07 07 - Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL.

95 min, Aud, B-

With Lance Loud on vocals (*).

soundcheck intro, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Breath Variations, Montana, improvisations* (incl. The Booger Man, Nite Owl, q: Pushin' Too Hard), Dupree's Paradise (q: Gloria), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Cosmik Debris, Willie The Pimp (incl. San Ber'dino riff), Camarillo Brillo, Apostrophe

1974 07 15 - St. Bernard Civic Auditorium, Chalmette, LA

115 min, Aud, B

With Hurricane Brass Band (*).

soundcheck intro, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Montana, improvisations (incl. The Booger Man, q: Straight No Chaser, Whipping Post, Bye Bye Blackbird, Sweet Leilani, Dragnet, Hava Nagila), Dupree's Paradise, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Oh No, Trouble Every Day, Camarillo Brillo, Apostrophe*

1974 07 17 - Celebrity Theater, Phoenix, AZ

80 min, SBD, B+

soundcheck intro, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Cosmik Debris, improvisations (incl. The Stripper, Battle Hymn Of The Republic, Uncle Meat, Mozart Piano Sonata, Dragnet March), Dupree's Paradise (q: Spider Of Destiny), Camarillo Brillo, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Road Ladies

1974 07 19 - Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, CA

100 min, Aud, B+

intros, Cosmik Debris, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son, Cheepnis, Cheepnis (clear version, with Poodle Story), Montana, improvisations (with more dogs stories, q. Dirty Love), Dupree's Paradise, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Trouble Every Day (q: RDNZL)

1974 07 20 - Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, CA

125 min, Aud, B+

intros, Inca Roads, Stinkfoot (world premiere), Cosmik Debris, Dinah-Moe Humm, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up), The Idiot Bastard Son (with Nixon lyrics), Cheepnis, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Montana, improvisations, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Anything You Wanna Do, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 07 21 - Circle Star Theatre, San Carlos, CA

115 min, Aud, B+

intros (q. Dragnet), Approximate, Cosmik Debris, Gloria, Inca Roads, Andy, Special Amplifier-Fixing Music, Montana, improvisations (q: Uncle Meat, RDNZL), Dupree's Paradise (q: It Ain't Necessarily So), Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Dog Meat, Caravan, Stinkfoot (q: Mystery Tune)

1974 08 07/08 - KCET-TV Studio, Los Angeles, CA

Wrong date. See 1974 08 27 KCET-TV Studio, Los Angeles in the unreleased page.

1974 08 11 - Golden Hall, San Diego, CA

130 min, Aud, B-/C+

With Tom Waits * (actually in the tape circulating he's introduced but not audible).

Uncle Meat soundcheck, Pygmy Twylyte, Cosmik Debris, Help I'm A Rock (q: God Bless America), Ol'55 preamble*, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Mudshark (incl. The Hook), Inca Roads, Blues, Camarillo Brillo, Apostrophe

1974 08 27 - KCET-TV Studio, Los Angeles, CA

See 1974 08 27 - KCET-TV Studio, Los Angeles in the unreleased page.

September - October 1974
1974 European tour

1974 09 07 - Palasport, Udine, Italy

90 min, Aud, B-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, Florentine Pogen, Montana, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service), Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo

1974 09 08 - Stadio Comunale, Bologna, Italy

115 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Approximate, q: Louie Louie, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat (q: Holiday In Berlin), Cosmik Debris, Florentine Pogen, Montana (q: Funiculì Funiculà), The Booger Man (q: Louie Louie), Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service), Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo, Oh No (q: Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance), Trouble Every Day

1974 09 09 - Velodromo Vigorelli, Milano, Italy

104 min, Aud, A-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Florentine Pogen, Approximate, Cosmik Debris, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Holiday In Berlin), Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service; q: T'Mershi Duween), Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo

1974 09 11 - Kurhalle, Wien, Austria

Early show
75 min, Aud, A-

Tush Tush Tush, Tune Up, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Approximate, Cosmik Debris, Florentine Pogen, Penguin In Bondage (q: Apostrophe), T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat (q: RDNZL), Montana, Tush Tush Tush

Late show
100 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, improvisations, Dupree's Paradise (incl. Ach Du Lieber Augustine, Louie Louie, Dixie), Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun (q: Billy The Mountain, incl. One-Shot riff), Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (incl. Jungle Boogie, Be-Bop Tango), I'm The Slime, Pygmy Twylyte (Dummy Up, Room Service; q: Mozart Piano Sonata, Tico Tico)

1974 09 12 - Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Soundcheck
40 min, Aud, B+/B

Sleep Dirt, Cheepnis, Montana, Holiday In Berlin

Early show
75 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, Montana, improvisations (q: One-Shot riff, If You're Happy And You Know It, The Song Of Hiawatha), Dupree's Paradise, Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo

Late show
125 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Florentine Pogen, Approximate, How Could I Be Such A Fool?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, T'Mershi Duween (dismembered version), Dog Meat, Montana (q: When The Saints Go Marching In), improvisations, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Holiday In Berlin, When The Saints Go Marching In), Pygmy Twylyte (Dummy Up, Room Service; q: Mozart Piano Sonata), Tush Tush Tush, The Idiot Bastard Son, Dinah-Moe Humm (q: Streets Of Cairo)

1974 09 14 - Deutschlandhalle, Berlin, Germany

110 min, Aud, B

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris (q: The Song Of Hiawatha, incl. One-Shot riff), Approximate, Dickie's Such An Asshole, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, It Can't Happen Here, Montana (q: Louie Louie), improvisations, Dupree's Paradise, Tush Tush Tush, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 09 16 - Congress Centrum, Hamburg, Germany

130 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Cosmik Debris (q: Hearts And Flowers as intro), Florentine Pogen, Montana, improvisations (q. Beethoven's 9th, incl. One-Shot riff), Dupree's Paradise (q. Louie Louie), Approximate, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service; q. Mozart Piano Sonata), Tush Tush Tush

1974 09 20 - KB Hallen, København, Denmark

120 min, Aud, B-/C+
30 min, SBD, A-

The SBD starts in Room Service.

Cosmik Debris, Approximate, Montana, improvisations (incl. Can't Afford No Shoes riff), Penguin In Bondage (incl. Blues in D minor), T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dupree's Paradise, Pygmy Twylyte (q: Mozart Piano Sonata; incl. Dummy Up, Room Service), Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 09 25 - Konserthuset, Göteborg, Sweden

105 min, SBD, A-/B+

Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Camarillo Brillo, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing (q: Holiday In Berlin,incl. Mozart's Piano Sonata, Zoot Allures, Flambay, Echidna's reprise), Can't Afford No Shoes (q: RDNZL), Po-Jama People, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 09 27 - Alcazar, Paris, France

The circulating tapes labelled 09 27 (40 min) are actually from 09 11 early show, Wien.

1974 09 27 - Palais des Sports, Paris, France

10 min, FM, B

Three short fragments, none of the songs is complete.

Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris

1974 09 29 - Ancienne Belgique, Bruxelles, Belgium

115 min, Aud, B-
55 min, Aud, B+

The better sounding tape has the portion from Stinkfoot to Cosmik Debris, Montana with improvisations and Pygmy Twylyte. Combined sources run for 120 minutes.

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, Approximate, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Montana, George Duke Improvisations (q: Mr Green Genes), Florentine Pogen, Oh No, Trouble Every Day, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service; q: Mercy), Tush Tush Tush

1974 10 01 - Festhalle Mustermesse, Basel, Switzerland

Early show
95 min, SBD, A
90 min, Aud, B+/B

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris (q: It Just Might Be A One-Shot Deal), Approximate, Florentine Pogen, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Camarillo Brillo, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: RDNZL) [incl. Venusian Time Bandits, Q]

Late show
105 min, SBD, A-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Hearts And Flowers), Montana, improvisations (incl. The Booger Man), Dupree's Paradise (q: Stanley Chevrolet jingle, Follow Your Heart), Pygmy Twylyte (q: Louie Louie, incl. Mozart Sonata, Dummy Up, Room Service), Tush Tush Tush (q: Vaya Con Dios)

1974 10 03 - Salle Vallier, Marseille, France

90 min, Aud, B-/C+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Cosmik Debris, RDNZL, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Camarillo Brillo, Pygmy Twylyte (q. Mozart Piano Sonata)

October - December 1974
1974 4th North American tour

1974 10 28 - Palace Theatre, Waterbury, CT

10 min, Aud, B+/B-

Yellow Snow Suite

1974 10 29 - State Farm Show Arena, Harrisburg, PA

90 min, SBD, A

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Florentine Pogen, Montana (q: Big Swifty), The Booger Man (q: Straight No Chaser), Dupree's Paradise, Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo, Trouble Every Day

1974 10 31 - Felt Forum, New York, NY

Early show
110 min, Aud, A-/B+

Tush Tush Tush (q: Sweet Leilani), Stinkfoot, Inca Roads (q: T'Mershi Duween), Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Florentine Pogen, Montana, The Booger Man (q: Nanook Rubs It), Dupree's Paradise (incl. Zoot Allures chords), Camarillo Brillo, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

Late show
125 min, Aud, A-

With Lance Loud on vocals (*) and Bruce Fowler on trombone (**).

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (incl. FZ lecture), Babbette, Approximate, I'm Not Satisfied, Po-Jama People, Yellow Snow Suite, Cosmik Debris, Nite Owl*, Big Swifty**, Apostrophe, Pygmy Twylyte, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service; q: Mozart Piano Sonata), Tush Tush Tush

1974 11 01 - Capital Centre, Landover, MD

75 min, Aud, B+

Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Montana, The Booger Man (q: Mozart Piano Sonata; incl. FZ talking blues), Yellow Snow Suite, Cosmik Debris, Camarillo Brillo, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service; q: Mozart Piano Sonata), Tush Tush Tush

1974 11 06 - Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA

60 min, SBD, A-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Lohengrin (incl. Inca Roads false start), Inca Roads, q: Lohengrin, q: Inca Roads, Yellow Snow Suite, Cosmik Debris, q: 200 Years Old, Florentine Pogen, I'm Not Satisfied, (Big Swifty introduced)

1974 11 08 - Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ

Early show
115 min, Aud, B+
20 min, SBD, A-

The SBD has the portion from Ruthie Ruthie to Marty's Dance Song, missing however the section from Approximate to Montana.

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Florentine Pogen, I'm Not Satisfied, Cosmik Debris, Louie Louie [Ruthie Ruthie, YCDTOSA1], Babbette [YCDTOSA1]), Approximate, Montana (q: Louie Louie, Dragnet)[incl. "Freak me out, Frank" intro of Ruthie Ruthie, YCDTOSA1], The Booger Man (q: Louie Louie) [incl. Smell My Beard and The Booger Man, YCDTOSA4], Marty's Dance Song (q: Nanook Rubs It), Yellow Snow Suite (q: Love Is Strange), Tush Tush Tush

Late show
120 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, q. Hearts and Flowers, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dragnet, Po-Jama People (q: Chunga's Revenge), Big Swifty (q: For Love - I Come Your Friend, Sweet Leilani, incl. Nowhere riff) [incl. Space Boogers, OSD], Tush Tush Tush, ???, Camarillo Brillo, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: RDNZL)

1974 11 09 - Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA

Early show
90 min, SBD, A/A-
90 min, Aud, B

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Po-jama People, I'm Not Satisfied, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Yellow Snow Suite, Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo

Late show
75 min, SBD, A/A-
65 min, Aud, B
75 min, Aud, B+

The SBD starts in Cosmik Debris; the shorter Aud tape (with muffled sound in places) fades out in Pygmy Twylyte and returns in Marty's Dance Song; the longer Aud source has from The Idiot Bastard Son to end. Combined sources play for nearly 125 min.
With Tom Waits on vocals (*).

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Inca Roads, Florentine Pogen, Pygmy Twylyte, The Idiot Bastard Son, Cosmik Debris, Montana, The Booger Man, Ol' 55*, Dupree's Paradise (incl. Zoot Allures chords, q: Lohengrin), Marty's Dance Song, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 11 14 - War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, NY

30 min, SBD, A-

The first 10 min of the 40 min version previously listed are actually from the end of the 1974 11 06 SBD from Pittsburgh.

Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Who Needs The Peace Corps), Camarillo Brillo, Montana, Yellow Snow Suite

1974 11 15 - Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY

80 min, SBD, A/A-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Who Needs The Peace Corps), Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Yellow Snow Suite, Tush Tush Tush, Camarillo Brillo, Trouble Every Day

1974 11 17 - Spectrum Theater, Philadelphia, PA

150 min, SBD, A+/B+
145 min, Aud, B

Complete show from both sources runs over 155 minutes. The SBD miss Tush Tush Tush and the beginning of Stinkfoot, the Aud ends during Pygmy Twylyte.

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Oh No, Trouble Every Day, Any Downers, Babbette, Approximate, Montana, Yellow Snow Suite, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service), Tush Tush Tush

1974 11 19 - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, OH

90 min, Aud, B+/B

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Montana, improvisations

1974 11 20 - Hara Arena, Dayton, OH

70 min, Aud, A-/B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Pygmy Twylyte, Tush Tush Tush

1974 11 23 - Jenison Fieldhouse, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

The only recorded show with Mike Urso on Bass

125 min, SBD, A-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Apostrophe', Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Montana, The Booger Man (incl. Adventures Of The Space Booger, Little Red Book, Marty Had A Little Lamb, Nowhere riff), Chunga's Revenge, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

1974 11 26 - Pershing Municipal Auditorium, Lincoln, NE

First recorded show with James "Bird Legs" Youmans on Bass.

85 min, Aud, B+/B

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Cosmik Debris, Camarillo Brillo, Montana, The Booger Man (q: April in Paris), 200 Years Old, Tush Tush Tush, Whipping Post riff, Dinah-Moe Humm (q: RDNZL)

1974 11 27 - Civic Center Arena, St Paul, MN

125 min, SBD, A/A-
130 min, Aud, B/B-

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot (q: Big Swifty, Whipping Post), RDNZL, Village Of The Sun (q: Streets Of Cairo), Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Montana, The Booger Man (q: Star Trek Theme), improvisations (q: Zoot Allures), Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: Rikki Don't Lose That Number)

1974 11 29 - Field House, North Central College, Naperville, IL

60 min, SBD, A-

Strange mix, with Bird Legs' bass mixed way up front.

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Cosmik Debris, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat

1974 11 30 - Field House, North Central College, Naperville, IL

125 min, Aud, B+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing? (q: Dog Breath), I'm The Slime, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Po-Jama People (q: Progress?, Off We Go Into The Wild Blue Yonder), Camarillo Brillo, Montana (q: For Love (I Come Your Friend)), Any Downers (q: Who Needs The Peace Corps?), Tush Tush Tush, Oh No, Trouble Every Day (q: Magic Fingers)

1974 12 01 - Public Hall, Cleveland, OH

See 1974 12 03.

1974 12 03 - Public Hall, Cleveland, OH

Usually listed as 1974 12 01, but this is the correct date. Last show with James "Bird Legs" Youmans on Bass.

90 min, Aud, B-/C+

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, RDNZL, Village Of The Sun, Echidna's Arf, Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, Penguin In Bondage, T'Mershi Duween, Dog Meat, Building A Girl, Dinah-Moe Humm, Camarillo Brillo, Montana, improvisations, Eat That Question

1974 12? ?? - Rehearsals

See soundcheck for 1974 12 31 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA.

1974 12 31 - Long Beach Arena, Long Beach, CA

Soundcheck

Previously listed as 1974 12? ?? - Rehearsals.

15 min, Aud, B

Don't You Ever Wash That Thing?, San Ber'dino, Can't Afford No Shoes

Show
135 min, Aud, B+

With "Bird Legs" Youman on guitar (*).

Tush Tush Tush, Stinkfoot, Auld Lang Syne, Inca Roads, Pygmy Twylyte (incl. Dummy Up, Room Service: q: Mozart Piano Sonata), The Idiot Bastard Son (with Nixon lyrics), San Ber'dino*, Can't Afford No Shoes*, Dinah-Moe Humm (with audience participation), Camarillo Brillo, Montana, The Booger Man (q: Hearts And Flowers), Dupree's Paradise, Tush Tush Tush, Oh No, Trouble Every Day

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