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Hot Rats

[Cover Art]

October, 1969

FZ--guitar, blah, blah, blah...

Ian Underwood -- piano, organus maximus, all clarinets, all saxes

Captain Beefheart -- vocals on Hot Rats

Don Sugarcane Harris, Jean-Luc Ponty -- violin

John Guerin, Paul Humphrey, Ron Selico -- drums

Max Bennett, Shuggy Otis -- bass

Peaches En Regalia..................................................03:39

Willie The Pimp.....................................................09:17

Son Of Mr. Green Genes..............................................09:00

Little Umbrellas....................................................03:04

The Gumbo Variations................................................16:57

It Must Be A Camel..................................................05:17

What can I say about this album? Magnificent. Guitar fans beware, this may cause you to burn your instruments. This album would be worth buying for any one of the songs on it. "Hot Rats" featuring Don Van Vliet(aka Captain Beefheart) on lyrics takes the listener into one of the greatest guitar solos ever recorded. I also think (and I'm not alone) "Peaches En Regalia" is probably the best song ever. People need this one. I have one for home and one for on the road. I give 9 craps about Hot Rats.

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