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Does Humor Belong in Music? (1985)

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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Ray White ...
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Ike Willis ...
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Bobby Martin ...
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Interview: WNEW, New York City
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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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The Dangerous Kitchen
Written and Performed by Frank Zappa
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Fantastic concert footage!
7 February 1999 | by See all my reviews

Whether or not you're a fan of Zappa's music, philosophy, or looks, you'll like this live performance of his 1984 band captured live in NYC. The video quality is superb, since Zappa got his hands on some of the first digital video recording equipment available at that time.

Performance-wise, this was arguably the best ensemble of artists he'd ever assembled, and both the performance and the music are superb. Really great concert footage from a band that knows how to give it their all. If you've listened to some of Zappa's live recordings before (such as the 'You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore' series), this video allows you to really see the band in action. For Zappa fans, this is a must. For fans of rock concert videos, you can't go wrong here.


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