Offered for sale is an original Japanese promotional copy of the double album Sheik Yerbouti by Frank Zappa, including the original obi.
About this copy: This copy of Sheik Yerbouti is a 1979 Japanese pressing on the CBS/Sony label.
The cover is VG++ with slight edge and corner wear. The obi is VG, with a few wrinkles and repaired tears at the top and bottom edges.
The insert is missing. The two custom inner sleeves are VG++ with slight wear.
The two promotional discs are M- and look unplayed. The word “SAMPLE” is printed on the labels in Japanese. Clean discs!
A nice copy of a very rare Frank Zappa LP.
Background: Released in 1979, Sheik Yerbouti was the twenty sixth album by Frank Zappa.
The album reached #21 on the U.S. album chart and #32 on the UK chart.
In order to finance his artier excursions, which increasingly required more expensive technology, Frank Zappa recorded several collections of guitar- and song-oriented material in the late ’70s and early ’80s, which generally concentrated on the bawdy lyrical themes many fans had come to expect and enjoy in concert. … The “dumb entertainment” (as Zappa liked to describe this style) on Sheik Yerbouti was some of his dumbest, for better or worse, and the music was undeniably good — easily some of his best since Apostrophe, and certainly the most accessible. Even if it sometimes drifts a bit, fans of Zappa’s ’70s work will find Sheik Yerbouti on nearly an equal level with Apostrophe and Over-Nite Sensation, both in terms of humor and musical quality.
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|Country of origin:||Japan|
||40 AP 1357|
|Year of Release:||1979|