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What's Your Favorite Frank Zappa Song?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ZenG, Jan 21, 2014.


  1. ZenG

    ZenG

    Dec 13, 2013
    or Frank Zappa Album?

    Right now I'm humming " Camarillo Brillo"..........
     
  2. Jefff

    Jefff Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2013
    Chicago
    Black Napkins.
     
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  4. Matt Lake

    Matt Lake Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2010
    Osage Beach Missouri
    Willie the Pimp or Dirty Love
     
  5. FretlessMainly

    FretlessMainly

    Nov 17, 2010
    My favorite composition is Dupree's Paradise; specifically the version on video on the Zappa website from the Roxy, 12/1973. An absolutely masterful group performance.
    Next would be an instrumental version of Fifty-Fifty from sometime in ~5/73. Tom Fowler rips it up with a fantastic bass tone and Ponty's violin solo soars.

    Album-wise, Roxy and Apostrophe are great, but so are You Can't Do That...Vol. 2, Sleep Dirt, Hot Rats, and the Grand Wazoo.
     
  6. Dave W

    Dave W Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    That's a toughie...

    I think Peaches en Regalia is probably my favorite.
     
  7. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    Penguin in Bondage from the Roxy 73'. At least for the past couple of hours. :D
     
  8. fhm555

    fhm555 So FOS my eyes are brown Supporting Member

    Feb 16, 2011
    In no particular order

    Lonesome Cowboy Burt (Swaggart version)

    Whipping Post

    Magic Fingers

    Bobby Brown

    Montana

    Stinkfoot

    Don't eat the Yellow Snow/Saint Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast

    And many, many, many, many, many, many, many more.
     
  9. arginator

    arginator

    Feb 28, 2009
    Upstate NY
  10. The Dangerous kitchen
     
  11. MattZilla

    MattZilla

    Jun 26, 2013
    Syracuse, NY
    Not just favorite Zappa song, favorite song- Peaches en Regalia.
     
  12. cusar5

    cusar5

    Feb 17, 2008
    Hot Rats is my favorite Zappa album, by far. Too bad he never made another one quite like it.
     
  13. Interspace Station

    Interspace Station Aspiring Astronaut Supporting Member

    Apr 13, 2010
    New York
    Pygmy Twylyte
    Cletus Awreetus-Awrightus
    Po-jama People
    We Are Not Alone
    Black Napkins
     
  14. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    elsewhere
  15. mcn1979

    mcn1979

    Dec 22, 2011
    Newport News, VA
    Can't Afford No Shoes
     
  16. elgecko

    elgecko

    Apr 30, 2007
    Anasleim, CA
    That...or maybe Watermelon in Easter Hay.
     
  17. Camarillo Brillo
    Stink Foot
    Don't Eat Yellow Snow
    Dirty Love
    Dynamo Hum
    Saint Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast
    Montana

    That's just what I could think of in 30 seconds, FZ was a musical genius with an attitude. It is very hard for me to pick a favorite but it would probably be Camarillo Brillo.
     
  18. topo morto

    topo morto

    Mar 22, 2010
    Lloegyr
    Titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer titties and beer
     
  19. musicman4gigs

    musicman4gigs

    Jul 12, 2013
  20. Bassist4Eris

    Bassist4Eris Frat-Pack Sympathizer

    Aug 11, 2012
    elsewhere
    Killer bass groove from Tom Fowler, and a killer violin solo from Jean-Luc Ponty. An underrated track!
     



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