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Does Humor Belong in Music? (1985)

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Frank Zappa and his band in a digitally recorded live performance at "The Pier" in New York, NY on August 26, 1984.

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Frank Zappa and his band in a digitally recorded live performance at "The Pier" in New York, NY on August 26, 1984.

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The Group That Does Everything Wrong.


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Frank Zappa: Hello. There's a lot of people out there! How ya doin'? One moment, please.
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oh dear
1 May 2004 | by (Swansea, Wales) – See all my reviews

this is criminal.i love zappa, but i just don't get this.is it some kinda big joke.if so,who's in on it?the whole band? Just him(i think this'd make the most sense)?. Whatever. Does humor belong in music? Yes. Is there humor on this film past 30somethin guys acting like school boys?No. Trust me. it's terrible. im a fan of the mothers stuff, and i thought there'd be at least 1 mother on this disk, but i was disappointed. i guarantee that by the end of this DVD you will hate every single member of this band bar frank and one of the afro-whateverspoliticallycorrect guys.if u don't, i suggest you set up camp between Chick korea and roy chubby brown, and then hit an A-bomb with a sledgehammer a couplea times. you'll be doin us all a favor.


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