Frank Zappa
Palais Omnisports De Bercy
Paris, France

September 17, 1984

~~ KKchome MC copy, patched ~~

Original Shoebox upload:
patched with material from alternate source version,
PatrickD-WIU2B 1st gen (also in Shoebox):

Current FZshows entry:
1984 09 17 - Palais Omnisports de Bercy, Paris, France
115 min, Aud, A

There's also a 90 min audience-shot video, missing the first and last song as well as other parts in between.

Zoot Allures, City Of Tiny Lights, You Are What You Is, Mudd Club, The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing, Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy, Advance Romance, I'm The Slime, Joe's Garage, Why Does It Hurt When I Pee?, In France, Trouble Every Day, Penguin In Bondage, Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel, Sharleena, Let's Move To Cleveland, The Closer You Are, No No Cherry, Cosmik Debris, He's So Gay, Bobby Brown, The Illinois Enema Bandit

This copy: 116.52 min, AUD MC, A

Sennheiser MKE2002 > Cassette Master > DAT @ 48KHz > M-Audio Audiophile 24/96 > WAV @ 48KHz > R8Brain Resample to 44.1KHz (At Highest Quality Setting) > FLAC >
Soundforge 9: minor retracking, patching in fills from alternate source version >
flac TLH lvl8 w/SBA (712 MB)

taped by: unknown
transferred by: unknown or kkchome
originally seeded by: kkchome
edited by: flambay

Fills from PatrickD-WIU2B 1st gen copy of alternate source (112.37 min, AUD 1st, A- mono)
full Shoebox seed:

AUD>unknown mics>Maxell XLII 90 cassettes>Nakamichi DR-10>Terratec DMX6 Fire 24/96 soundcard>Adobe
Audition 2.0>WAV>CD Wave Editor tracking>Flac Frontend encoding level 5>FLAC>
SF9: extracting patches, adjusting volume & merging with main source

1st gen analog copy obtained in trade with Patrick D (on 1984-09-22)

transfer and edit: WIU2B
patches: flambay

Frank Zappa's Band, July - December 1984:

FZ, Ike Willis, Ray White, Scott Thunes, Chad Wackerman,
Allan Zavod, Bobby Martin, Napoleon Murphy Brock (July 17 - August 1)


01 Audience noise, Tuning Up [1:44]
02 Zoot Allures [6:58]
03 City Of Tiny Lites [7:03]
04 You Are What You Is [3:49]
05 Mudd Club [3:02]
06 The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing [3:07]
07 Carolina Hard-Core Ecstasy [5:38]
08 Advance Romance [7:23]
09 I'm The Slime [4:21]
10 Joe's Garage [2:21] ��� tf/PD-WIU2B source patch {0:03-0:09}
11 Why Does It Hurt When I Pee? [2:54] ��� cuts at end, no music missing

12 Intro to 2nd set [1:24] ��� cuts in
13 In France [4:10]
14 More Trouble Every Day [4:26]
15 Penguin In Bondage (q:La Marseillaise) [4:54]
16 Hot Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel [5:04]
17 Sharleena [6:51]
18 Let's Move To Cleveland [16:53] ��� tf/PD-WIU2B source patch {11:07-11:34}

19 "The Envelope, Please" (begin encores) [0:18]
20 The Closer You Are (incl. Johnny Darling) [2:46]
21 No No Cherry [1:26]
22 Cosmik Debris [5:56]
23 He's So Gay [2:29]
24 Bobby Brown [2:43]
25 The Illinois Enema Bandit [9:00]

Total Time (patched version) 116.52

Unpatched tracks (KKchome MC version only)
in separate subfolder (116 MB):

10 Joe's Garage (unpatched) [2:17] ��� tf cut at 0:03,700
18 Let's Move To Cleveland (unpatched) [16:45] ��� tf cut at 11:17

Total time (KKchome MC version only) 116.41 min


Thanks to the unknown tapers (main & fills source)
Thanks to KKchome for contributing this MC version
Thanks to Patrick D & WIU2B for contributing the 1st gen version (fills)
Thanks to the actual re-uploaders of both original Shoebox versions: unicrayon and LudzNL

Enjoy !!

-- flambay - December 2011


previous uploads (all in Shoebox):

main source:
KKchome MC:
JTL-Hasselhoff-WIU2B MC:

alternate source:
Patrick D.-WIU2B 1st gen: