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The Persuasions - Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa album download
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The Persuasions - Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa album download

Performer:
The Persuasions
Album:
Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa
Style:
Acappella,Soul
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Duration:
43:03
Recording location:
Buck Dancer Studio, Redway, CA
MP3 archive size:
1764 mb
FLAC archive size:
1240 mb
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DTS AIFF DXD VOC XM WMA
Rating:
4.3
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477

Frankly A Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa is a 2000 album by the singing group The Persuasions. Frank Zappa heard them over the phone while they were singing in a record shop on the East Coast and flew them out to . to record their first LP, in 1969, for Zappa's label. The album was the brainchild of Rip Rense, a friend of Zappa, as a tribute to the late composer.

Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa Tracklist. 11. Harder Than Your Husband Lyrics. About Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa. Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa Q&A. More The Persuasions albums.

Frank Zappa gave the vocal group the Persuasions their first chance by signing them to his record label, Straight, in 1969. In 2000, the six-piece a cappella formation recorded a heartfelt tribute to the composer by recording doo wop renditions of a cross section of his songs. Some choices were inevitable, like "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing," which the group had already performed on the project Zappa's Universe, and the already doo woppy "Any Way the Wind Blows" and "Love of My Life.

Artist: The Persuasions Title: Frankly a Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa Year Of Release: 2000 Label: EarthBeat! ‎ – R2 79832 Genre: Soul, Acapella, Zappa-related Quality: APE (image+. Tracklist: 01. Duodenum 02. Any Way the Wind Blows 03. Electric Aunt Jemima 04. Meek Shall Inherit Nothing 05. Interlude 06. Cheap Thrills 07. Hot Plate Heaven at the Green Hotel 08. Love of My Life 09. You Are What You Is 10.

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Discover all of this album's music connections, watch videos, listen to music, discuss and download. Album by The Persuasions. You Are What You Is. is a cover of. You Are What You Is by Frank Zappa (1981).

The Persuasions - Lumpy Gravy. The Persuasions - Frankly A Cappella - The Persuasions Sing Zappa (2000)/02. The Persuasions - Any Way the Wind Blows. The Persuasions - Frankly A Cappella - The Persuasions Sing Zappa (2000)/03. The Persuasions - Electric Aunt Jemima. The Persuasions - Frankly A Cappella - The Persuasions Sing Zappa (2000)/04. The Persuasions - The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing. The Persuasions - Frankly A Cappella - The Persuasions Sing Zappa (2000)/05. The Persuasions - Interlude.

Frankly A Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa is a 2000 album by the singing group The Persuasions. Rense executive produced and worked with lead singer/arranger Jerry Lawson on selecting the tracks and guest artists, who included Zappa alums Bruce Fowler, Robert Martin, Mike Keneally. All arrangements by Jerry Lawson. The album is the first of several in which The Persuasions paid tribute to the songs of a specific group or artist. Rense also conceived of and produced "Persuasions of the Dead" (2011) a two-disc Grateful Dead tribute album by the great a cappella quintet for Zoho Roots.

The Persuasions, the classic doo-wop a cappella group that Frank Zappa signed to his Bizarre label in the 1960s, covered "Duodenum" as their album opener on their 2000 Zappa tribute, "Frankly A Cappella: The Persuasions Sing Zappa. Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, composer, activist and filmmaker. His work is characterized by nonconformity, free-form improvisation, sound experiments, musical virtuosity, and satire of American culture

Track List

Title/Composer Performer Time
1 Duodenum The Persuasions 2:35
2 Any Way the Wind Blows Frank Zappa The Persuasions 3:55
3 Electric Aunt Jemima The Persuasions 3:06
4 The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing The Persuasions 2:45
5 Interlude The Persuasions 0:10
6 Cheap Thrills The Persuasions 2:47
7 Hot Plate Heaven at the Green Hotel The Persuasions 2:54
8 Love of My Life Ray Collins / Frank Zappa The Persuasions 3:11
9 You Are What You Is Frank Zappa The Persuasions 4:13
10 Interlude 2 The Persuasions 0:29
11 Harder Than Your Husband The Persuasions 3:35
12 Find Her Finer The Persuasions 3:15
13 Interlude 3 The Persuasions 0:25
14 My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama The Persuasions 4:26
15 Tears Began to Fall/Mystery Track The Persuasions 5:17
  • Zappa's songs are so essentially his own that is unusual to find any interpretations that approach the originals. The Persuasions sing Zappa is the rare exception. In the street cornera capella voices of the Persuasions, this wide ranging collection remains true to the original vision , bringing new clarity to Zappa's lyrics and emphasizing the subtle and ever-present humor underpinning all his work. Ignore at your own peril.