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Trouble Every Day

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  To Album Refs
To Global Refs
Well, I'm about to get sick
From watchin' my TV
From: ZappaLVR wrote:
  Actually, on FO, this line is "...about to get UPSET from watching my TV..."
From: Biffyshrew <>
  No, FZ definitely is singing "sick." What sounds like an extra syllable before the word "sick" is actually one of the double-tracked vocals going out of sync with the other, so you hear the word "get" twice.
From: Vladimir Sovetov
  SICK. Confirmed by Plastic People Songbuch. By the way, in 1984 variation of this song Frank sung
From watchin' MTV
  To Album Refs
To Global Refs
And if another woman driver
Gets machine-gunned from her seat
They'll send some joker with a
And you'll see it all complete
From: Vladimir Sovetov
  Well, it's a famous trade name of the line of amateure cameras that Eastman Kodak Co, produced after inventing of a roll of film. The first was "Brownie Box" in 1900 and the last it seems "Brownie II" still on the market in 1986!
  BTW, cameras of a Freak Out year bear mauch more poetic names like "Brownie Vecta", "Brownie Holiday" and even pachuco special:-)) "Brownie Chiquita".
Hey, you know something people?
I'm not black
But there's a whole lots of times
I wish I could say I'm not white!
Each time you hear some nitwit say
He wants to go and do you in
'Cause the color of your skin
Just don't appeal to him
(No matter if it's black or white)
Because he's out for blood tonight
  Well, the song is a Zappa reaction to the pictures of Watts black riots.
  To Album Refs
To Global Refs
Don't watch the rats go across the floor
And make up songs about being poor
Blow your harmonica, son!
  Famous Lightnin' Slim order to a harmonica player.
  Check out
  Smell, your harmonica, son
  Play the harmonica, boy

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