Frankly a Cappella

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Frankly A Cappella
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Studio album by The Persuasions
Released 2000
Genre Doo-wop
Length 43:04
Label EarthBeat!, distributed by Rhino Records
Producer Rip Rense

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 L.A. to record their first LP, in 1969, for Zappa's label. This recording serves both as a thanks and a tribute to the late composer. The album is the first of several in which The Persuasions pay tribute to the songs of a specific group or artist (the other two to date 2009 feature The Grateful Dead and The Beatles. All arrangements by Jerry Lawson.

Track listing[edit]

Songs composed by Frank Zappa.

  1. "Lumpy Gravy"
  2. "Any Way the Wind Blows"
  3. "Electric Aunt Jemima"
  4. "The Meek Shall Inherit Nothing"
  5. "Interlude"
  6. "Cheap Thrills"
  7. "Hotplate Heaven at the Green Hotel"
  8. "Love of My Life"
  9. "You Are What You Is"
  10. "Interlude 2"
  11. "Harder Than Your Husband"
  12. "Find Her Finer"
  13. "Interlude 3"
  14. "My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Momma"
  15. "Tears Began to Fall"
  16. "Mystery Track"