Frank Zappa Montreux 1971 (the famous concert with the fire) on #neuguitars #blog

1971-12-04 Montreux Casino, Switzerland

This is the complete recording of the entire concert, from the intro to the sounds of the fire burning the casino and the band’s equipment. The song “Smoke on the Water” by Deep Purple is about the incident.

Band: Frank Zappa, Mark Volman, Howard Kaylan, Jim Pons, Ian Underwood, Don Preston, Aynsley Dunbar.

Tracks: Intro, Peaches En Regalia, Tears Began To Fall, She Painted Up Her Face, Half A Dozen Provocative Squats, Call Any Vegetable, Anyway The Wind Blows, Magdalena, Dog Breath, Sofa Suite, Pound For A Brown, Sleeping In A Jar, Wonderful Wino, Sharleena, Cruisin’ For Burgers, King Kong (interrupted by fire).