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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 2:16 pm 
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For me it's WOIIFTM, hands down. Every song is perfectly singable. The lyrics are beautifully, brutally sarcastic. Even the instrumental interludes are great to sing with. I love it.

What's your favorite album to sing from start to finish?

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 3:19 pm 
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Ruben & the Jets.
(close second....Just Another Band From L.A.)

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2013 4:09 pm 
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Agreed, WOIIFTM and Ruben & the jets are both alot of fun. I think Zappa's first 4 albums are the most sing-allongable. I cant help but sing along to Absolutely Free every time i listen.


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Sheik Yerbouti
Joe’s Garage Acts I, II & III
Broadway The Hard Way
You Can’t Do That On Stage Anymore, Vol. 2 - The Helsinki Concert


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I love the way I have to sing Teenage Prostitute in my best falsetto.
I enjoy using Valley-speak also. I'm not sure I understand all the slang though eg '? Groady to the Max.
When I do No Not Now I do the high falsetto bits and the wife sings Frank's part. This normally ends in giggling and then, tender lovemaking.


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Quilt wrote:
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I love the way I have to sing Teenage Prostitute in my best falsetto.
I enjoy using Valley-speak also. I'm not sure I understand all the slang though eg '? Groady to the Max.
When I do No Not Now I do the high falsetto bits and the wife sings Frank's part. This normally ends in giggling and then, tender lovemaking.


This is my pick also. When there's nobody around of course.

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You Are What You Is


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Groady to the Max.
She's talking about toe nails, so by context I've always assumed it meant something disgusting. I don't know the origins of how that word came to be used in that way though.

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I believe grody is a permutation of Gross.

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polydigm wrote:
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Groady to the Max.
She's talking about toe nails, so by context I've always assumed it meant something disgusting. I don't know the origins of how that word came to be used in that way though.



Valley Speak was very prevelent in LA in the 80's...I am fluent in it and you are correct poly loosely defined it would be the worst kind of disgusting... :smoke:


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Jazz From Hell...

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I sing in the car only. Someone might hear me at home.

True story: Last week I was at work and someone said to me that I must know the Chicago song 25 or 6 to 4. I said, oh yeah, and sang a line from the chorus. There were 3 people in the room, and 2 of them got up and left IMMEDIATELY. Never again. :mrgreen:

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My second choice is Roxy. Cheepnis is a challenge, and Penguin is a blast too.

3rd choice: You Are What You Is. I'm a beautiful guyyyyyy.

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I don't rate it as one of my top 10 favorites or even top 30 FZ albums but if I'm cruisin' down the road in a car, the whole You Are What You Is album can be a fun and irresistible workout for the pipes. And it IS a workout.


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FZ possibly Zoot Allures, but the only album I've ever had an irresistible urge to sing along with (while driving alone) is The Ghost Trade by Camberwell Now - "all we ever wanted was sanitary plumbing, straight roads and a sense of belonging" - gets me going every time.

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polydigm wrote:
Quilt wrote:
Groady to the Max.
She's talking about toe nails, so by context I've always assumed it meant something disgusting. I don't know the origins of how that word came to be used in that way though.

You have spelt it incorrect Grody is correct spelling which is a rip off of the UK word Groty which is a mix of words Gross and dirty 8)

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In terms of songs rather than albums, I love singing along with Brown Shoes Don't Make It. The most singable may well be Goblin Girl, just can't not sing along with that one, or stop my toe from tapping. Another good song to sing along with is Teenage Wind.

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Apostrophe(') is my favorite FZ album to sing along with.


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Ronny's Noomies wrote:
In terms of songs rather than albums, I love singing along with Brown Shoes Don't Make It. The most singable may well be Goblin Girl, just can't not sing along with that one, or stop my toe from tapping. Another good song to sing along with is Teenage Wind.

"You-ou-ou-ouou can't make me say I won't burblblblblblble all over you!"


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1 You Are What You Is
(fav songs to sing along Teen Age Wind and Beauty Knows no Pain
If I feel in good shape I try Dumb All Over)

2 Sheik Yerbouti
(City of Tiny Lites, very difficoult for me)

3 Cruising with Ruben & the Jets
(Every song)


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I was actually singing along with I'm A Beautiful Guy once while at a stop light and the women in the car next to me were laughing very heartily.

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Sometimes I just can't help but to sing along with "Oh No" from WRMF... It just grabs me by the collar and shakes me like a helpless doll until it has my complete attention. Usually this spills over into "The Orange County Lumber Truck" with my singing replaced by freakishly foolish dancing, if I can even refer to my goofy gyrations as dancing :roll:

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I was actually singing along with I'm A Beautiful Guy once while at a stop light and the women in the car next to me were laughing very heartily.

So you got laid?

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Ronny's Noomies wrote:
calvin2hikers wrote:
I was actually singing along with I'm A Beautiful Guy once while at a stop light and the women in the car next to me were laughing very heartily.

So you got laid?


Haha. Young, dorky, and not a beautiful guy. But other than that, really close!

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