Zappa Universe Show 53 Aired 1-1-06
Mothers Of Invention - Uncle Bernie¹s Farm - Absolutely Free
Mothers Of Invention - Transylvania Boogie - Ahead of their Time
Frank Zappa - I'm Dumb All  Over - Is It Something I Said
Jack 0' Fire - Trouble Every Day
Ensemble Modern - Jolly Good Fellow - EIHN
Don & Dewey - Mammer Jammer
Frank Zappa - I'm Lonesome Cowboy Nando - YCDTOSA 6
Frank Zappa - I'm Charlie¹s Enormous Mouth - You Are What You Is
Factory - Lightning Rod Man - The Factory w/Lowell George
Ed Palermo - Waka Jawala - Plays The Music Of FZ
Lady Bianca - Back in Love Again - Let Love Have Its Way
Le Bocal - Oh No! (Instrumental) - FZ Memorial BBQ
Rhinoceros - I Will Serenade You.
Mothers Of Invention - What Will This Evening Bring Me This Morning - 200 Motels
Zappa Universe Show 54 Aired 1-8-06
Frank Zappa - Why don¹t you do me right - Joe¹s Xmasage
Frank Zappa - Don¹t Eat Yellow Snow/Nanook Rubs it /St. Alphonso /Father
Frank Zappa - Orrin Hatch On Skis - Guitar
Frank Zappa - Chunga Basement - Quadiophiliac
Frank Zappa - Ancient Armaments - Halloween
Mothers: What Kind of Girl /Bwana Dik /Latex Solar Beef - Fillmore East
Frank Zappa - Joe¹s Garage - Joe¹s Garage
Frank Zappa - Meek Shall Inherit Nothing -Thingfish
Zappa Universe Show 55 Aired 1-15-06
Frank Zappa - Tryin to Grow a Chin - Sheik Yerbouti
Frank Zappa & The MothersZomby Woof - Over-nite Sensation
Frank Zappa - Big Swifty - Waka/Jawaka
Mothers Of Invention - Mothers on KPFK - Mystery Disc
Frank Zappa - Illinois Enema Bandit  - Zappa in New York
Captain Beefheart - Veteran¹s Day Poppy - Trout Mask Replica
Frank & Moon Zappa - Valley Girl - Ship Arriving Too Late
Frank Zappa - G-spot Tornado - Jazz From Hell
Frank Zappa & The Mothers - Can¹t Afford No Shoes - One Size Fits All
Zappa Universe Show 56 Aired 1-22-06
Frank Zappa & The Mothers - Penguin in Bondage (Swaggart Version) - BBYNHIYL
Frank Zappa - Dinah Moe Humm - Baby Snakes
The Mothers of Invention - Call Any Vegetable - JABFLA
The Mothers of Invention - King Kong/It Can’t Happen Here - ‘Tis the Season
Frank Zappa - A Pound For A Brown - UCDTOSA5
Frank Zappa - Hot Plate Heaven - Broadway the Hard Way
Frank Zappa - One Man One Vote - Mothers of Prevention
Zappa Universe Show 58 Aired 2-5-06
Frank Zappa - Would You Go All The Way? - Chunga’s Revenge
Frank Zappa - Keep It Greasey - Joe’s Garage
Frank Zappa - Move It or Park It - Guitar
Russian and German Composers Quartet - Watermelon in Easter Hay
Farrell and Black Road Ladies - Chunga’s Revenge
Frank Zappa - Opus 1 - Francesco
Frank Zappa - Groupie Routine - YCDTOSA #1
Neonfire If You Gotta Go, Go Now
Frank Zappa - Uncle Frankie Show - Joe’s Xmasage
The Mothers of Invention - Toads of the Short Forest - Weasels
Zappa Universe Show 59 Aired 2-12-06
Frank Zappa - The Closer You Are  - Them or Us
Frank Zappa - It Must Be A Camel - Hot Rats
Vinnie Colaiuta - I’m Tweeked
Hans Annelson - King Kong
Scofflaws  - Any Way The Wind Blows Blue
Frank Zappa - Farther O’Blivion - Imaginary Diseases
Aigui and Bonnen - Sofa Black Water
Frank Zappa - Buffalo Voice
Zappa Universe Show 60 Aired 2-26-06
Frank Zappa & The Mothers -Evelyn, A Modified Dog - One Size Fits All
The Mothers of Invention - Black Beauty - Mystery Disc
The Mothers Of Invention - You didn’t Try to Call Me - Freak Out
Zappa Massagio - Galore - Jazz From Hell
Ensemble Modern - Ruth is Sleeping -Yellow Shark
The Mothers Of Invention - Wonderful Wino - Playground Psychotics
Frank Zappa - The Radio is Broken - Man from Utopia
Hollywood Persuaders - Grunion Run - Cucamonga
Frank Zappa - The Torture Never Stops - Zappa in NY
The Mothers of Invention - Brown Shoes Don’t Make It - Absolutely Free
The Mothers of Invention - Blessed Relief - Grand Wazoo
Zappa Universe Show 61 Aired 3-5-06
The Mothers of Invention - Let’s Make The Water Turn Black - WOIIFTM
Frank Zappa - Been to Kansas City in A Minor - Imaginary Diseases
Captain Beefheart - Too Much Time - Clear Spot
Shuggie Otis - Strawberry Letter
Fran Zappa -  Zoot Allures - FZ plays FZ
Ensemble Modern - Pig with Wings - EM plays FZ
Persuasions - My Guitar - Persuasions sing Zappa
The Mothers of Invention - Holiday in Berlin Full Blown - Burnt Weenie Sandwich
The Mothers of Invention - Muffin Man - Bongo Fury
Zappa Universe Show 62 Aired 3-11-06
Astrograss - Doreen
Frank Zappa - We’re Turning Again - Mothers of Prevention
Mothers Florentine Pogen - Anyway the Wind Blows
Richie Arndt - My Guitar
The Mothers of Invention - Billy the Mountain - Playground Psychotics
Ed Palermo - Peaches En Regalia - Palermo Plays Zappa
Isabelle Antena - Village of the Sun
Frank Zappa - Advance Romance - Make a Jazz Noise Here
Zappa Universe Show 63 Aired 3-26-06
Frank Zappa - Systems of Edges - Guitar
Frank Zappa - Fine Girl - Tinseltown Rebellion
The Mothers of Invention - This Town is a Sealed Tuna Sandwich)/Tuna Fish Bolero - 200  Motels
Brain Police - Black Page
Alice Stuart - Leavin’ Home
Alice Stuart - Big Boss Man
Frank Zappa - Dumb All Over - Have I Offended Someone?
Patrick O’Hearn I Could Live Here
Frank Zappa - Trouble Every Day - Does Humor Belong…
The Foolz - Bamboozled By Love
The Mothers of Invention - King Kong- Uncle Meat
Zappa  Universe Show 64  Aired 4-2-06
Frank Zappa - Titties and Beer
Mothers  Of Invention -   You Didn’t Try To Call Me
Frank Zappa - MomDad11 PSA
Captain Beefheart - Vampire Suite
Bohuslan Big Band - Sofa/RDNZL
Peter Eotvos - Psalm 151 In Memoriam Frank Zappa
Mothers  Of Invention -   Behind the Sun
Frank Zappa - Hi Wanna Die PSA
Abnuceals Emuukah - Duke of Prunes
Karaoke - Dinah-Moe Humm
Zappa  Universe Show 65  Aired 4-23-06
George Duk - Dukey Stick
Frank Zappa & The Mothers - Brillo
Frank Zappa - D.C. Boogie
Colin Towns - Pound for a Brown
Colin Towns - Little Umbrellas
Foolz - Zoot Allures
Mike Keneally - Panda
Frank Zappa - Rudy Wants to Buy Yez a Drink
Adrian Belew - Beat Box Guitar
Zappa  Universe Show 66  Aired 4-30-06
L Shankar - Dead Girls of London
Frank Zappa - Hot Plate Heaven
Mothers  Of Invention - Live Jam
Ozzy Dweezil - Stayin’ Alive
Muffin Men - Find Her Finer
Le Bocal - Oh No
Frank Zappa - Sheik Yerbouti Tango
Ensemble Modern - Revised Music FLBO
Frank Zappa - Illinois Enema Bandit
JL Ponty - King Kong
Zappa  Universe Show 67  Aired 5-21-06
The Mothers - San Ber’Dino
Mothers  Of Invention - Anyway the Wind Blows
Damiano Puliti - Alien Orifice
Frank Zappa - Black Napkins
Dweezil/Ozzy - Stayin’ Alive
Colin Towns - Peaches En Regalia
Frank Zappa - Cut from Francesco
Little Feat - Dixie Chicken
Frank Zappa - Duke of Prunes
Mothers  Of Invention - Stuff up the Cracks
Zappa  Universe Show 69  Aired 6-4-06
Frank Zappa - One Shot Deal
Frank Zappa - Beltway Bandits
Frank Zappa - Marque-son’s Chicken
Frank Zappa - Fiddle and Banjo Crap
Frank Zappa - Lonesome Cowboy Burt
Turtles - Too Much Heartsick Feeling
Ensemble Ambrosius - Inca Roads
J Davey - Dirty Love
Isabelle Antena - Village of the Sun
Frank Zappa - Porn Wars
Zappa Universe Show 71  Aired 6-18-06
Mothers  Of Invention - Let’s Make the Water Turn Black
Wrong Object - Filthy Habits
Jean-Luc Ponty - How Would You Like…
Bob DeBruyn - Song for Zappa
Don and Dewey - Koko Joe
Zappa/Boulez - Naval Aviation in Art?
Ed Palermo Big Band - Mom and Dad/Oh No
PIT Band - King Kong
Mothers  Of Invention - King Kong
Zappa/Beefheart - Orange Claw Hammer
Zappa Universe Show 72  Aired 6-25-06
Terry Ware - Peaches En Regalia
Mothers  Of Invention - Anything
Ruben and the Jets - If I could only be your love again
Dweezil Zappa - Purple Guitar
Chad Wackerman - My Two Worlds
Frank Zappa - Drafted Again
Turtles - Chicken Little Was Right
Frank Zappa - Lil Clanton Shuffle
Yahozna - Black Page
Frank Zappa - Strictly Genteel
Frank Zappa - Dinah-Moe Humm
Zappa Universe Show 73  Aired 7-16-06
Mothers Cletus Awreetus Awrightus
Frank Zappa - Friendly Little Finger
Guitar Slim Story Of My Life
Colin Towns + NDR Bigband A Pound For A Brown (On The Bus)
Frank Zappa - Whippin' Post
George Duke - Trust
Mothers  Of Invention - Our Bizarre Relationship
Mothers  Of Invention - The Uncle Meat Variations
Adrian Belew  Dinosaur
Mike Keneally Band Frozen Beef
Deviants Trouble Coming Every Day
Frank Zappa - Pedro's Dowry
Frank Zappa - Mother People
Zappa Universe Show 74   Aired 7-23-06
Muffin Men - Little Umbrellas
Frank Zappa - Don’t Eat Yellow Snow
L. Shankar/Zappa - Dead Girls of London
Terry Bozzio - Opus One : Self Portrait
Muffin Men - Find Her Finer
L Shankar - Knee-Deep in Heaters
Mothers - Magdalena
Zappa Universe Show 75   Aired 8-6-06
Mothers Of Invention - Hel[p I'm A Rock
Frank Zappa - Luigi & The Wise Guys
Ed Palermo - Take Your Clothes Off
Meridian Arts Ensemble - Little House I Used To Live In
Jim Yourmans - This Old House
Frank Zappa - Sleep Dirt
Astrograss - Doreen
Frank Zappa - Think It Over/Think It Over Some More
Captain Beefheart - Pachuco Cadaver
Frank Zappa - Torchum Never Stops
Mothers Of Invention - Willie The Pimp
Zappa Universe Show 76  Aired 8-13-06
Mothers Of Invention - No No No
Jean Luc Ponty - Music For Electric Violin And Low Budget Orchestra
Separation Suicide - Frank Zappa Was Sure Right About One Thing
Bruce Fowler - A BAsh Fit For A King
Woody Herman - America Drinks And Goes Home
Niggy Lennon - Any way The Wind Blows
Frank Zappa - Black Napkins
Frank Zappa - Jonestown
FoolZ - Zoot Allures
Zappa Universe Show  77 Aired 8-20-06
Mothers  Of Invention - Holiday in Berlin Medley Live
Reuben and the Jets - Dedicated to the one I love
Bogus Pomp Orchestra - Absolutely Free Medley
Nobs - Magic Fingers
Thom Teresi - Son of Mr. Green Genes
Don & Dewey - Hey Thelma
Frank Zappa - Outside Now
Frank Zappa - Approximate/Purple Lagoon
Zappa Universe Show 78   Aired 8-27-06
Mothers  Of Invention - You Didn’t Try To Call Me
Frank Zappa - He Used To Cut  the Grass
Little Richard - Directly From My Heart To You
Jean-Luc Ponty - Renaissance
Ringo Starr - Coochy Coochy
Frank Zappa - A Fool’s Medley  (concert recording)
Petulant Frenzy - Carolina Hard Core Ecstasy
Muffin Men - Dupree’s Paradise
Monks of Doom - Who Are the Brain Police?
Frank Zappa - Drowning Witch
Zappa Universe Show  79  Aired 9-3-06
Frank Zappa - Inca Roads
Mothers  Of Invention - Hungry Freaks, Daddy
Frank Zappa - In France
Johnny Guitar Watson - If I Had the Power
Foolz - Tell Me You Love Me
Bogus Pomp - 20 Small Cigars
Muffin Men - Big Swifty
Alternative TV - Why Don’t You Do Me Right?
Ike Willis - Yo Kats
Little Feat - Cold Cold Cold
Turtles - Happy Together
Mothers Of Invention - Brown Shoes Don’t Make It
Zappa Universe Show  80  Aired 9-17-06
The Mothers - Cheap Thrills
Zappa-Boulez - Prelude
P.I.T. Group - King Kong
Terry Lemanis - Cosmic Debris
Frank Zappa - City Of Tiny Lights
Frank Zappa - Wisdom
Alan Jenkins - Lumpy Gravy
Steve Vai - Little Green Men
Warren Cucurullo - Machine Language
Fran Zappa - San Berdino
Tom Tuerff
Celebrating the music and influence of Frank Zappa on Zappa Universe. Join Zappa aficionado, Tom Tuerff, every Sunday at 6:00 p.m. & 11:00 p.m. MST for an hour of great Zappa music. Tom explores Zappa solo, Zappa with The Mothers Of Invention, Zappa with Captain Beefheart, those that have worked with Frank Zappa over the years and bands that have covered his tunes. An outstanding program and a great primer for those that have always wanted to know more about the man and his music.
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