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Really Early Zappa: Any Way The Wind Blows

From the Freak Out album, where most of us heard Zappa for the first time. A satire on pop music of the 50s.

And one more from the same album (wow, was he ahead of his time! This was before the Beatles did Sergeant Pepper):

Who are the Brain Police

Zappa on the Music Business… a lecture:

On the 23rd of April 1975, Frank Zappa Lectured at the Gifford Auditorium, Syracuse University, along with George Duke and Captain Beefhart, about the Music Business and Music in general.

Fortunately it was recorded:

And here’s a song for the morning…

Can’t Afford No Shoes also from 1975 (from the last album made as the Mothers of Invention: One Size Fits All):