Zappadan, Day Four. December 7, 2012Posted by littlebangtheory in Love and Death, music.
Tags: Frank Zappa, Guitar Gods, speed metal, Watermellon in Easter hay
So it’s Friday the 7th, a few days into the bitter-sweet celebration of Zappadan.
There’s a ways to go ’till the end, but so many worthy stops along the way that it’s hard to imagine doing justice to His genius.
Today’s exposition will be a rendering of “Watermellon in Easter Hay,” caught here in a live performance. It might be the first and only speed-metal lullaby in 9/4 time ever recorded.
If you got that, you don’t need further explanation, and if you didn’t, no amount of explanation will help.
Frank Zappa and Orchestra performing Watermellon in Easter Hay, displaying His guitar mastery in a world replete with guitar masters: