Sheik Yerbouti

by Frank Zappa

(1989) UMRK

Personnel This album was originally released on Zappa Records in 1979. It was digitally remastered for CD in 1989 for UMRK by Bob Stone. FZ approved master, 1993.
Description 18 tracks (approx. 71 min.) of live material.
Posted By Ian Allen (821)
Directory Recordings: Rock/Pop
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Overall Rating: 5.0 (of 5)
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On 3/14/2003, Ian Allen (821) posted:
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This is an excellent recording. All but 2 songs include lyrics. This is a recording that is easy to listen to the whole way thru. Terry Bozzio's drumming is superb and the guitar couldn't get any better. The track "Rubber Shirt" takes a bass part that is extracted from a live performance in Sweden played in 4/4 time and transferred to the bass track of a slow song writen in 11/4. "All the sensitive, interesting interplay between the bass and drums never actually happened. The guitar solo section of the song "Yo' Mama" (also included on the disk) was done in the same way. All in all an excellent recording.