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 Post subject: Dragon Master?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2004 6:23 am 
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Frank says in a dutch  interview 1988 that 'yesterday I wrote a song called Dragon Master' which he says is a trash metal type of a song that Dweezil may play on.<br><br>Do we know anything else about this song?


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 04, 2004 9:39 am 
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"Dragon Master,<br>Dragon Masturbate<br>Dragon Masturbated<br>Dragon Masturbated on<br>Dragon Masturbated on my face."<br><br> ???<br><br> :P<br><br> ;D


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 Post subject: Re: Dragon Master?
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Dragon Master

(lyrics by FZ/music by Dweezil Zappa)

Performances | Comments | Conceptual Continuity
FZ album(s) in which song has appeared:

* unreleased

Tour(s) in which song is known to have been performed (main source: FZShows, v. 7.1):

* April-June, 1988 (Europe) <soundcheck>

Comments:

From: Dirk Laforce

Dragonmaster: was performed at a soundcheck before the May 1, 1988
concert in Stockholm, Sweden (Mike Keneally's notes about 1988
soundcheck confirms this).

And here's Mike Keneally on 1988 Was A Million Years Ago (May 8, 1988):

I woke up the next day in Stockholm, and I'm about to run out of tape here I think. Just in case I'm not, I'll tell you that Vivian showed up the following morning in Stockholm, and at the soundcheck in Stockholm, we played another new chart with six series of chord changes [click!]

Continued, and a bunch of scales to accompany the chord changes. And a brand new heavy metal song called Dragonmaster, and Sofa, as usual, and Dupree's Paradise.

From Mike Keneally on Mike Keneally With Dweezil Zappa and Z:

None of the leftover "Shampoohorn" tracks were used for "MFP", and there were some really good leftovers, particularly the infamous "Dragonmaster" which has lyrics by Frank Zappa and music by Dweezil, and a great jam with Bozzio called "Therapy".

Dweezil Zappa interviewed in T'Mershi Duween #22 (May 8, 1991):

Can you tell me about 'Dragonmaster'?
The infamous 'Dragonmaster'. Yeah, Frank wrote the lyrics to it, I guess, in Stockholm. I heard it in various bits and pieces, but never in an arrangement that I thought was quite appropriate for it. Frank's not up on his thrash metal, so he suggested to me one night "Why don't we do 'Dragonmaster'?" So I wrote basically the ugliest music that I could possibly write. It's meant to be done as a bit of a joke, really. It's a send up of speed metal and all that stuff. It's pretty good though.

Is it going to be released in the future?
Maybe on the next record, but it's got such satanic lyrics I could get myself into trouble.

The lyrics:
From Zonx (p. 634)

The dragon spreads
His leather wings!
His rancid breath
Sets fire to things!
The pox-ed peasants
Fear the sound--
Destruction follows
All around!
They cry in fear:
The end is near!
The King of Dragons'
Burnin' here!

Screaming in his
Metal Tower,
Voice commanding
Evil Power--
Causing flame
To rise and dance--
(There goes England;
Now it's France!
Now it's time for Germany,
With flames as far as we can see!)

Satan is the
Dragon Master:
Bringer of
Untold disaster!
Leather children
Bound in chains;
Fever burning
In their brains--
Hate the day;
Hate the light--
Dragon Master
Rules the night

He lifts his head
We hear him roar:
Bring to me
The Dragon Whore!
Now behold:
His Dragon Prong--
It weighs a ton;
It's ten feet long!
Dragon Whore! Expose your vent!
Your Master's vengeance must be Spent!
Hear your Master call to you--
Now gargle down His steaming spoo!
From Gary Cox:

The missing lyrics are:

Dragon Master,
Dragon Masturbate
Dragon Masturbated
Dragon Masturbated on
Dragon Masturbated on my face.




http://globalia.net/donlope/fz

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 Post subject: Re: Dragon Master?
PostPosted: Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:09 pm 
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Trip wrote:
Dragon Master

(lyrics by FZ/music by Dweezil Zappa)

Performances | Comments | Conceptual Continuity
FZ album(s) in which song has appeared:

* unreleased

Tour(s) in which song is known to have been performed (main source: FZShows, v. 7.1):

* April-June, 1988 (Europe) <soundcheck>

Comments:

From: Dirk Laforce

Dragonmaster: was performed at a soundcheck before the May 1, 1988
concert in Stockholm, Sweden (Mike Keneally's notes about 1988
soundcheck confirms this).

And here's Mike Keneally on 1988 Was A Million Years Ago (May 8, 1988):

I woke up the next day in Stockholm, and I'm about to run out of tape here I think. Just in case I'm not, I'll tell you that Vivian showed up the following morning in Stockholm, and at the soundcheck in Stockholm, we played another new chart with six series of chord changes [click!]

Continued, and a bunch of scales to accompany the chord changes. And a brand new heavy metal song called Dragonmaster, and Sofa, as usual, and Dupree's Paradise.

From Mike Keneally on Mike Keneally With Dweezil Zappa and Z:

None of the leftover "Shampoohorn" tracks were used for "MFP", and there were some really good leftovers, particularly the infamous "Dragonmaster" which has lyrics by Frank Zappa and music by Dweezil, and a great jam with Bozzio called "Therapy".

Dweezil Zappa interviewed in T'Mershi Duween #22 (May 8, 1991):

Can you tell me about 'Dragonmaster'?
The infamous 'Dragonmaster'. Yeah, Frank wrote the lyrics to it, I guess, in Stockholm. I heard it in various bits and pieces, but never in an arrangement that I thought was quite appropriate for it. Frank's not up on his thrash metal, so he suggested to me one night "Why don't we do 'Dragonmaster'?" So I wrote basically the ugliest music that I could possibly write. It's meant to be done as a bit of a joke, really. It's a send up of speed metal and all that stuff. It's pretty good though.

Is it going to be released in the future?
Maybe on the next record, but it's got such satanic lyrics I could get myself into trouble.

The lyrics:
From Zonx (p. 634)

The dragon spreads
His leather wings!
His rancid breath
Sets fire to things!
The pox-ed peasants
Fear the sound--
Destruction follows
All around!
They cry in fear:
The end is near!
The King of Dragons'
Burnin' here!

Screaming in his
Metal Tower,
Voice commanding
Evil Power--
Causing flame
To rise and dance--
(There goes England;
Now it's France!
Now it's time for Germany,
With flames as far as we can see!)

Satan is the
Dragon Master:
Bringer of
Untold disaster!
Leather children
Bound in chains;
Fever burning
In their brains--
Hate the day;
Hate the light--
Dragon Master
Rules the night

He lifts his head
We hear him roar:
Bring to me
The Dragon Whore!
Now behold:
His Dragon Prong--
It weighs a ton;
It's ten feet long!
Dragon Whore! Expose your vent!
Your Master's vengeance must be Spent!
Hear your Master call to you--
Now gargle down His steaming spoo!
From Gary Cox:

The missing lyrics are:

Dragon Master,
Dragon Masturbate
Dragon Masturbated
Dragon Masturbated on
Dragon Masturbated on my face.




http://globalia.net/donlope/fz

Here's an old goodie! Trip posted that on my B-day back in '09! Happy Zappadan! 8) :D

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 Post subject: Re: Dragon Master?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 12:28 am 
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Glad you liked that Kirk.

Can't wait to hear Dweezil playing it on his upcoming C.D. !

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If you can't wait, try this version: http://open.spotify.com/track/7DBrKpXh5lRsG3i4xhXzFU

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The bootleg LP jacket illustrated above is, not surprisingly, from that May 1, 1988 show in Stockholm, Sweden, in which the secret word was of course - DRAGONMASTER (no, the soundcheck referred to is not on this recording).


I too, really look forward to hearing this "heavy metal" Zappa song!

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