FRANK ZAPPA — Burnt Weeny Sandwich (The Mothers Of Invention) (review)

FRANK ZAPPA — Burnt Weeny Sandwich (The Mothers Of Invention) album cover Album · 1970 · Jazz Related Rock Buy this album from MMA partners
3/5 ·
seyo
Mixing the 1950s Doo Wop R'n'R with lengthy jazz improvisations, this album is an interesting insight into the late 1960s Zappa's transformation period, still looking for a right direction. Still, the ending result appears not so strong as some later albums. Of course, there are several stunning guitar solos, orchestral imaginative arrangements and quite awesome percussion/vibraphone moments, but overall I don't find this album really essential. Perhaps, this is another of those albums which require repeated listens after certain breaks, so I will surely check this oddity again. In the meantime the best I can give to this LP is 3 stars.
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