Back, a long time ago, at the start of the 1990's, a
couple of well known artists released a few recordings
from small, obscure performances and made a big fuss
about how they were beating the bootleggers by releasing
authorized versions of the performances before the
scumbags could release stolen versions.
1991, Frank gave a new twist to the whole affair when he
decided to team up with Rhino Records (themselves often
accused by artists of being nothing more than a bunch of
bootleggers) to slightly enhance, press and release
several of the bootleg recordings that he had collected
over the years, - in essence, bootlegging the
the now legendary two-box set of uncharacteristicly
low-fi Zappa recordings, Beat The
Boots, was born.
the true audiophile, these disks probably rank as the
worst sounding recordings that you could ever inflict
upon your CD player, but to the true Zappaphile, This set
of CD's is a priceless collection of all too rare
glimpses into un-edited, raw performances by various
in and enjoy!