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Remembering the hits of the iconic Frank Zappa (part two)

We continue to recall the best creations of the legendary Frank Zappa...

The main tracks of the legendary Frank Zappa - continued

Music by Frank Zappa - this is music for every taste! Today we will continue to recall the best masterpieces of this great genius, but first a few words about the musician… While his peers and contemporaries included R&B and blues in your psychological rock and roll, Zappa worked with more respected forms of music such as jazz, classical and performance-based collage. The music he created is not so easy to define or categorize: almost always it was complex ... Nevertheless, Zappa music found a wide audience among traditional rockers, fans of classical and jazz music, connoisseurs of non-standard music and, of course, hippies! His career includes almost 30 years, until his death in 1993. Over this time Zappa has released over 60 albums! It wasn't easy, but we managed to List of major hits by Frank Zappa. Let's get to know...

"Disco Boy"

1976 single from the album Zoot Allures...

"King Kong"

This track was originally released on the album. Lumpy Gravy in 1967, however, the real success came to him as part of the album Uncle Meatreleased two years later...

Black Page

Originally recorded as a drum solo, arrangement Black Page was redesigned by Zappa and became The Black Page part 1. Zappa then went back to work to create a second part for those people "who might like Black Page's tune, but can't really get close to its statistical density in its basic form..." explained at length. Frank. Well, this is one hell of an impressive example of musical ingenuity!

"Camarillo Brillo"

Song Frank Zappa and The Mothers, which was first included on his LP Over Nite Sensation 1973. There are a lot of colloquial and made-up words in the text. The name itself is a play on words! Zappa mispronounces Camarillo, the name of a city in California, rhyming with Brillo - the trade name of sponges for washing dishes!

Give me your dirty love

This composition goes back to the period when Zappa was fascinated by obscene humor...

"I'm the Slime"

"I'm the Slime" is one of Zappa's most popular as well as most subversive hits! The song deals with the subject of brainwashing and conditioning through the "tool of government" known as television. This song Zappa and his band even performed in "Saturday Night Live"broadcasting a message to the homes of thousands of unsuspecting American citizens...

"Cosmic Debris"

“This song has always lifted my spirits and that’s what it will do until the damn day I die. It reminds me of everything I did when I was little…” — said the musician.

"Dancin' Fool"

In the end 1970's this song became Zappa's biggest hit!

"Dumb All Over"

Song 1981 years from the album You Are What You Are. By the way: within the framework of this disc Zappa vehemently criticizes televangelists and other prominent religious figures of the time...

"Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk"

This track comes from the brilliantly satirical Broadway the Hard Way"Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk" is a musically blinding, sharp political attack! All in all, Jesus Thinks You're A Jerk features some of the most interesting and provocative pieces of a musician's career...

"Lonesome Cowboy Burt"

Yes, you read that right: we are really talking about Lonely Cowboy Burt! This is a massive track from the psychedelic work of 200 Motels…

"Tell Me You Love Me"

Frequently played track "Tell Me You Love Me" is a direct demonstration of the edgy hard rock know-how with the added classic intelligence that could only come from Frank Zappa

"Titties & Beers"

"Titties & Beers" is a masterful work of musicianship, humor and stage performance... Drummer Terry Bozzio wearing a rubber mask of Satan, playing the part of the devil, while Zappa took on the role of the protagonist...

"Strictly Gentle"

It's kind of a sentimental song...

"Dinah-Moe Humm"

One of Frank Zappa's most popular songs! Frivolous and sexy "Dinah-Moe Humm" A favorite of most Zappa fans. Some hardcore Zappa fans might disagree, but the fact is that if you were a teenager listening to rock and roll in the 1970syou would definitely know about "Dinah-Moe Humm"

Muffin Man

This famous standard and frequent favorite Frank Zappa at the final shows, first appears on a predominantly live album Bongo Fury. This track, recorded both live and in the studio, closes the record, which also features the avant-garde legend Captain Beefheart.

"Trouble Every Day"

"It's impossible to put off these daily troubles" - isn't that true? This melody by Zappa, full of outstanding musicality and sharp political and social comments, is undoubtedly one of his most important and inspiring compositions...

An alternate version of the track appears in the live Roxy & Elsewhere 1974.

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