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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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Frank Zappa

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Frank Zappa
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Cast

Credited cast:
Frank Zappa ... Guitar, Vocal
Ray White Ray White ... Guitar, Vocal
Ike Willis Ike Willis ... Guitar, Vocal
Bobby Martin Bobby Martin ... Keys, Vocal
Allan Zavod Allan Zavod ... Keys
Scott Thunes Scott Thunes ... Bass
Chad Wackerman Chad Wackerman ... Drums
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Pablo Guzmán Pablo Guzmán ... 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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 September 1992 (Portugal) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

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4:3 full frame
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Quotes

[first lines]
Frank Zappa: Hello. There's a lot of people out there! How ya doin'? One moment, please.
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References Video from Hell (1985) See more »

Soundtracks

Hot-Plate Heaven At The Green Hotel
Written and Performed by Frank Zappa
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oh dear
1 May 2004 | by rentachimpSee 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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