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Frank Zappa - Sheik Yerbouti


$25.88 Released March, 1979

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Great example of Frank Zappa's lyrical talent. Pokes fun at a wide variety of people and habits. Ideal album for those unfamiliar with Zappa, will get people hooked.

The Cons:Controversy over the potentially racist Jewish references in Jewish Princess. Too much solo work, gets a little tired and drawn-out.

Track Listings

1. I Have Been in You [live] (3:33)
2. Flakes [live] (6:41)
3. Broken Hearts Are for Assholes [live] (3:42)
4. I'm So Cute (3:09)
5. Jones Crusher (2:49)
6. What Ever Happened to All the Fun in the.

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7. Rat Tomago [live] (5:15)
8. Wait a Minute (0:33)
9. Bobby Brown Goes Down [live] (2:49)
10. Rubber Shirt (2:45)
11. The Sheik Yerbouti Tango [live] (3:56)
12. Baby Snakes [live] (1:50)
13. Tryin' to Grow a Chin [live] (3:31)
14. City of Tiny Lites [live] (5:32)
15. Dancin' Fool [live] (3:43)
16. Jewish Princess [live] (3:16)
17. Wild Love [live] (4:09)
18. Yo' Mama [live] (12:36)

Total Time: 70:22

Line-up/Musicians

- Frank Zappa / lead guitar, vocals
- Adrian Belew / rhythm guitar, vocals
- Tommy Mars / keyboards, vocals
- Peter Wolf / keyboards
- Patrick O’Hearn / bass, vocals
- Terry Bozzio / drums, vocals
- Ed Mann & David Ocker / clarinets on “Wild Love”
- Napoleon Murphy Brock, Andre Lewis, Randy Thornton & Davey Moire / background vocals

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  • 2

    great example of Frank Zappa's lyrical talent

  • 2

    pokes fun at a wide variety of people and habits

  • 2

    ideal album for those unfamiliar with Zappa, will get people hooked

  • 2

    fun songs to sing along to, especially if you're in the mood for something rude

  • 1

    some songs that keep you guessing about what they're about

Cons
  • 1

    controversy over the potentially racist Jewish references in Jewish Princess

  • 1

    too much solo work, gets a little tired and drawn-out

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