9 thoughts on “ Frank Zappa - Hot Rats (CD, Album)

  1. Hot Rats is the second solo album by Frank Zappa, released in October It was Zappa's first recording project after the dissolution of the original version of the Mothers of Invention. It features the work of several artists in addition to Zappa, including one former member of the Mothers of Invention, Captain Beefheart, and Don "Sugarcane" crusacingolecvia.vawarcedigirelounutmolesata.co: Instrumental rock, jazz fusion, progressive rock.
  2. Frank Zappa released no fewer than 62 albums in his 52 years, but Hot Rats marked the beginning of a new era of his career, following the dissolution of his band The Mothers Of Invention. Pairing Author: Laura Stavropoulos.
  3. Frank Zappa's first solo album, Hot Rats is a far-cry from the da-da adventures and audio collages of the original Mothers of Invention. Mostly instrumental and filled with long jams between Zappa, Jean-Luc Ponty and Ian Underwood, this slickly-produced album--one of the first 16 track recordings made--is filled with hummable tunes/5().
  4. Mar 06,  · For the most part Hot Rats is an instrumental album, laced with vocal performances by Captain Beefheart, most notably on the song “Willie The Pimp.” Add to that, that this is the first time we hear Zappa featured as a guitarist extraordinaire, not that his playing was absent on The Mother’s previous albums, it’s just that here he resounds and exudes a /5(K).
  5. About “Hot Rats” 1 contributor Frank Zappa’s second solo album and first album following the breakup of The Mothers Of Invention is a swirling showcase of complete mastery over psychedelic music.
  6. Dec 13,  · Technically, Hot Rats was Zappa’s second solo album, though his first, Lumpy Gravy, was an orchestral work which he conducted rather than played on. “Frank always considered Hot Rats his real solo.
  7. AllMusic Review by Steve Huey [+] Aside from the experimental side project Lumpy Gravy, Hot Rats was the first album Frank Zappa recorded as a solo artist sans the Mothers, though he continued to employ previous musical collaborators, most notably multi-instrumentalist Ian Underwood.9/
  8. Los Angeles – October 10, – Fifty years ago today, Frank Zappa’s inimitable, groundbreaking first solo album, Hot Rats, was released, putting the songwriter and musician on the map as a virtuosic guitarist and changing the course of music forever with its conceptual, compositional and technological innovations. Self-described as a “movie for your ears,” the .
  9. Hot Rats is the second solo album by Frank Zappa. It was released in October Five of the six songs are instrumental; the other, "Willie the Pimp", feat.

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