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Frank Zappa



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M. B. Zapelini
5 stars The second Mothers album shows how Zappa progressed from the relative "easy listening" (please, consider this as an irony) of "Freak Out" to the more complex and subtle music of "Absolutely Free". Here the music is very rich and the lyrics are more developed, and The Mothers show more instrumental prowess (Zappa begun to acquire status as a guitar genius with "Why Don'tcha Do Me Right, with his manic, bluesy solo). Highlights includes: "Plastic People", "The Duke of Prunes", "Call Any Vegetable", "Invocation and Ritual Dance of the Young Pumpkin" (with a great, uncredited flute solo), the bluesy "Big Leg Emma", "Why Don'tcha...", "Brown Shoes Don't Make it" - well, almost all this album! If you are a Zappa fan you probably have this album - and if you're not, do yourself a favor and start buying Zappa records.
M. B. Zapelini | 5/5 |


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