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Music Review: 'Strictly Commercial'

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Strictly Commercial

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Frank Zappa
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A

Zappa was never ”strictly commercial,” but this hits set corrals into one package many of his concise ”hooks,” comical axioms, and tunes that transcended his cult following. He struck pay dirt with ”Valley Girl,” but the real meat comes with such catchy numbers as ”Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow” and the instrumental ”Peaches en Regalia.” Choice cuts from America’s late prank ster genius. A

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