Edit Lyrics. The Duke Of Prunes song meanings. Add your thoughts 4 Comments. General Comment prunes! An odd song No Replies Log in to reply.
There was an error. My Interpretation I'm pretty sure this song is completely full of innuendos, and that sounds like something Zappa would do for sure. Several keywords seem like they could be metaphors for body parts. Discussion in ' Music Corner ' started by Galeans , Jun 27, Log in or Sign up. Steve Hoffman Music Forums. Location: Italy. I wasn't expecting this! Includes a page booklet featuring liner notes by Terry Bozzio and photos from the performances.
Galeans , Jun 27, Tree-bot , mark winstanley , steviebee and 24 others like this. Location: Germany. One of my favorite FZ albums receives the anniversary treatment? Hell yeah. Location: Boston. Jim Duckworth , rufus t firefly , sleepjar and 4 others like this. Location: UK. I haven't owned this one since my vinyl days and I remember Joe talking about the Royce Hall show about a year or so ago so it's been on the cards.
Location: Central PA. Wow, that's a Dillydipper , Jun 27, Pines Brook likes this. And then there is the epic orchestral version of "The Adventures of Greggery Peccary" which was released in very different form on the Studio Tan album.
You even get to hear the absolutely fascinating wonderful train wreck of a performance that is captured in t his live recording of "Black Napkins.
Granted, it is just two chords but it is amazing to hear how Zappa instructs the various musicians on which notes and keys they should play in It is utterly gobsmacking at least to me to hear his musical mind working so precise and like clockwork live on stage in front of an audience!
Much of that version of the song works but of course things inevitably get a little wobbly as they all start to jam. It is a "wooly" sort of cacophony The whole concert recording sounds real good on CD, made from brand new mixes by Craig Parker Adams created off of the original 2-inch track master tapes.
You can also hear the album streaming in CD quality on Tidal click here and on Qobuz click here. And of course you can hear the newly remastered VINYL version of the album replete with new mastering by Bernie Grundman Mastering and gram vinyl pressed at Furnace. From Joe Travers' liner notes: "The album masters were completed in and are filled with a multitude of edits, some sections literally beats long. Its amazing to watch them going by during playback. This is one more reason you need the 40th Anniversary edition of Frank Zappa's Orchestral Favorites : to hear the performances as they went down that fine day in September as well as the studio-enhanced creations he made.
The restored album sounds terrific with an ultimately more satisfying presentation of the music than the original. Evening At The Hermitage 9.
Duke Of Prunes The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary Strictly Genteel. SIDE A 1. Mother People 3. Duke Of Prunes 4. Call Any Vegetable 5. The Idiot Bastard Son. SIDE B 1.With this CD he partly returned to earlier compositions from " Motels" as he would do again later on with the "L.S.O. Vol. II" album of "Orchestral favorites" never has received much attention, partly because the compositions all returned on later albums with a higher sound quality (except for "Duke of prunes").