Tuesday, July 29, 2008

The Songs That Inspired The Man

Where would you find a single CD that brings together 50's rhythm & blues heroes as Howlin' Wolf and Guitar Slim with "serious music" composers as Anton Webern and Igor Stravinsky?
Well, it can't be nothing else but a collection of the music that inspired rock musician Frank Zappa.

http://www.idiotbastard.supanet.com reports that this is a release by Chrome Dreams, entitled Frank Zappa’s Jukebox – The Songs That Inspired The Man.

The tracklist:
The Robins - Riot In Cell Block No. 9
Richard Berry - Louie Louie
Hank Ballard and the Midnighters - Work With Me Annie
Edgard Varse - Ionisation
Lightnin Slim - My Starter Wont Work
Clarence Gatemouth Brown - Okie Dokie Stomp
Don & Dewey - Leavin It All Up To You
Howlin Wolf - I Asked For Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)
The Channels - The Closer You Are
The Clovers - Your Cash Aint Nothing But Trash
Muddy Waters - Louisiana Blues
Cecil Taylor - Song
Andre Williams - Bacon Fat
The Chips - Rubber Biscuit: Epps / Fulton / Johnson / Lincoln / Strain
Anton Webern - Bagatelle (opus 9) conducted by Robert Craft
Anton Webern - Symphony (opus 21) conducted by Robert Craft
Four Deuces - W-P-L-J: McDaniel / Dobard
The Turbans - No No Cherry: Caesar / Gray
Eric Dolphy - Out There
Guitar Slim - The Story Of My Life
Johnny Guitar Watson - Three Hours Past Midnight
Little Richard - Directly From My Heart
The Cadets - Stranded In The Jungle
Igor Stravinsky - Rite Of Spring (extract) conducted by Pierre Monteux
Igor Stravinsky - Rite Of Spring (extract) conducted by Pierre Monteux
Tony Allen - Nite Owl

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