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Hot Rats

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Our matching folio to Frank Zappa's influential first solo album features note-for-note transcriptions with tab for all six songs, lots of photos, and an intro by and album cover courtesy of Matt Groening. Includes: The Gumbo Variations
* It Must Be a Camel
* Little Umbrellas
* Peaches in Regalia
* Son of Mr. Green Genes
* and Willie the Pimp. This 1969 jazz-rock fusion ma
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Paperback, 72 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by Hal Leonard Corporation
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Thomas
I only bought this a couple months ago. So far, the transcriptions seem pretty accurate. I do questions some of the guitar solo transcriptions, but there is A LOT of guitar happening on this albu. Also, due to the diverse instrumentation: Many instrumental parts are "transcribed for guitar". I suppose this works well if you're planning on covering any of these tunes and your band doesn't have the appropriate players on hand. This album has such a rich sound that a band would need all the help th ...more
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Frank Vincent Zappa was an American composer, musician, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa established himself as a prolific and highly distinctive composer, electric guitar player and band leader. He worked in almost every musical genre and wrote music for rock bands, jazz ensembles, synthesizers and symphony orchestra, as well as musique concrète works constructed ...more
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