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9 thoughts on “ Watermelon In Easter Hay - Frank Zappa - Joes Garage Acts II & III (Vinyl, LP, Album)

  1. "Watermelon in Easter Hay", full name "Playing a Guitar Solo With This Band is Like Trying To Grow a Watermelon in Easter Hay", by Frank Zappa, is the penultimate song on the concept album Joe's Garage Acts II & Instrumental rock, hard rock, progressive rock.
  2. Apr 17,  · On the album Joe’s Garage, Watermelon in Easter Hay is played towards the end of the record, and it opens side six on the triple LP. The Central Scrutinizer, the narrating voice that comes whispering though a megaphone and glues the album songs with his tale of Joe and his entanglements in a dystopian society while trying to form a garage.
  3. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Auto-coupled Vinyl release of Joe's Garage Acts II & III on Discogs. Label: Zappa Records - MIPD • Format: 2x, Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue Auto-coupled • Country: Canada • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock/5(10).
  4. Joe's Garage is a three-part rock opera recorded by American musician Frank Zappa in September and November Originally released as two separate studio albums on Zappa Records, the project was later remastered and reissued as a triple album box set, Joe's Garage, Acts I, II & III, in The story is told by a character identified as the "Central Scrutinizer" narrating the story of Joe.
  5. Even if the lyrics offend - there is always the music. Zappa was a perfectionist and Garage does not disappoint. While the score is challenging, if you stay with FZ through all three parts - the reward is some of the finest solo guitar work produced before or since. Watermelon in Easter Hay is stunning and worth the considerable cost all by itself/5().
  6. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Joe's Garage Acts I, II & III on Discogs. Label: Zappa Records - ZAPPA 20 • Format: 3x, Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue Box Set • Country: UK • Genre: Rock • Style: Alternative Rock.
  7. Joe's Garage is Zappa's sprawling magnum opus on censorship, a rock opera filled with oral sex, venereal disease, and corruption of minors (Act I), sex with electronics and religious fallacies (Act II), jail and anal rape (Act III), a window into the rock star lifestyle that is even more ballistic and insane than was on display in Motels, a warts and not much else look into Zappa's world.
  8. Act I was released on its own as a single LP, while Acts II & III were released three months later as a double LP (it's all together now as a 2-CD release, thankfully). As you might guess, Frank didn't have a triple-album's worth of solid tunes lying around in wait for use on this album, and the inevitable result is that large portions of the /5(17).
  9. Joe's Garage Acts I, II & III. Frank Zappa September 17, Watermelon In Easter Hay: Thing-Fish is an album by Frank Zappa, originally released as a triple album box set on Barking Pumpkin Records in It was billed as a cast recording for a proposed musical of the same name, which was ultimately not produced by Zappa, but later /5().

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