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PostPosted: Tue Sep 03, 2002 10:06 pm 
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FZ THAT DOESN'T SOUND LIKE FZ???<br><br>I'd have to say that the most immediate song that comes to mind is SHARLEENA on Chunga's Revenge. Next is LUCILLE HAS MESSED MY MIND UP as on Joe's Garage. Had these songs been released by a popular radio friendly band, I'll bet these could have charted. <br><br>On the other side of the coin....Something that's NOT Frank that sounds like FZ:<br><br>The most recent YES album is MAGNIFICATION. It's performed by Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Steve Howe & Alan White augmented by an orchestra, conducted by Larry Groupe. It has a track called DREAMTIME. Near the end of the track Jon, Chris, Steve and Alan stop playing and the orchestra goes off on its own. It's at this point the orchestra plays a piece of music that sounds reminiscent of the orchestral music from 200 MOTELS.  

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 04, 2002 1:09 am 
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Obviously Ruben and the Jets springs to mind but how about "Harder Than Your Husband" if it weren't for Jimmy Carl Black you'd never think that it was Zappa. Same goes for the slide section in "...One Shot Deal". I also love the mellowness of "Blessed Releif"<br>Check out "Tupelo Chain Sex" for some Zappaesque Madness featuring Sugar Cane Harris & Stumuk!


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 06, 2002 2:12 pm 
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Lemme take you to the beach!  :DThat song is so annoying, it's funny. :)


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 23, 2002 3:20 pm 
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 11, 2002 11:52 am 
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I don't know if DISCO BOY sounds or doesn't sounds like Zappa,but I don't like it. It's flat.REALLY FLAT.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2002 6:26 am 
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what about the first bars of Joe's garage ?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2002 4:55 am 
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Village of the Sun is the song that I find most un-zappa even though it has autobiographic traits.<br><br>Back in those days I used to get Zappa albums copied on a cassette not because I didn't want to pay but because it was the only way to listen to that stuff :(. So one day this guy said he'll copy amazing zappa stuff for me. Later I bought the cassette, put it in the deck and started listening. I said to myself "Hey, the guy riped me off, this isn't Zappa! :o". In a couple of minutes, that exclamation part of Inca Roads flowed out of the speakers which was a big relief for me. Now I think it is one of the hallmarks of FZ's music but when I was listening to the more "funny" part of the catalogue, OSFA -especially the beginning of it- sounded much too serious for Zappa

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 28, 2002 4:09 am 
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i think "Promiscuous" from Broadway the hard way doesn't really sound like Zappa any more. ok the lyrics, but the music ?

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2002 2:41 pm 
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Planet of my Dreams, I think that REALLY sounds unFZ-like.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2002 3:44 am 
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I would have to vote maybe on Planet of my Dreams and Some material on Thing-Fish, and not considering the lyrics: You Just got Draft...<br>ARF

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2003 10:34 pm 
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the music to uncle remus would qualify i.m.o, but the lyrics are zappa all the way<br><br><br>tough to pick a fz song that's un-zappa-like for both lyrics & music  

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 4:52 am 
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Evelyn, a modified dog...(seems Velvet Underground's "If you close the door" or Lou Reed's "N.Y. Telephone conversation" 's style...) <br><br>but also (maybe) is best song (imo) I'm talkin' about DIO FA... it's so dark...!!! <br> 8)<br><br>ciao

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 2:24 pm 
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It Just Might Be a One Shot Deal?


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 2:58 pm 
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[quote author=dju21 link=board=albums;num=1031118037;start=15#18 date=09/18/03 at 07:17:38]Filthy Habits<br>The Ocean Is The Ultimate Solution<br>Sleep Dirt<br>Because it's strange to hear Zappa with such a minimalist band and there are also some progressive stuffs in these songs.[/quote]<br>Those are some of my favs...i love the Sleep Dirt album. But what do you mean by progressive stuffs?? Sleep Dirt is unique cuz it's all acoustic but the playing is very much Zappa-like.

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 18, 2003 2:58 pm 
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[quote author=radley link=board=albums;num=1031118037;start=15#20 date=09/18/03 at 17:24:09]It Just Might Be a One Shot Deal?[/quote]<br> Thats exactly what I was going to say ;D ;D ;D

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PostPosted: Wed Nov 26, 2003 6:10 pm 
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the first half of doreen shocked my dad when i told him it was zappa.


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