Frank Zappa Songs Finally Available Digitally

Frank Zappa’s music will soon be available digitally. Zappa’s family and trust have made a deal with Universal Music to re-release 60 of the composer’s recordings.

“The ink is not yet dry on The Zappa Family Trust’s worldwide deal with Universal Music Enterprises,” says Frank’s widow Gail Zappa… “It is a win-win for all of us, but mostly for Frank Zappa. Long may his baton wave. We are so ready to go.”

Bruce Resnikoff, President/CEO of Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) added, “The artist and composer, Frank Zappa, is one of the most important and influential artists in music history with his prolific body of work, including his breakthrough rock ’n’ roll concept albums. We are honored that Gail Zappa and the Zappa Family Trust have entrusted us with his legacy. We intend to honor him and bring high-quality releases, digital and physical, for his new and longtime fans.”

The first 12 releases scheduled for re-release are:

Freak Out! (1966)
Absolutely Free (1967)
Lumpy Gravy (1968)
We’re Only In It For The Money (1968)
Cruising With Ruben & The Jets (1968)
Uncle Meat (1969)
Hot Rats (1969)
Burnt Weeny Sandwich (1970)
Weasels Ripped My Flesh (1970)
Chunga’s Revenge (1970)
Fillmore East, June 1971 (1971)
Just Another Band From L.A. (1972)