Frank Zappa Plays a Bicycle in 1962

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Here is a set of videos featuring a very young Frank Zappa as he is trying to explain how to play noises on a bicycle on the Steve Allen Show. I guess it reminds me a little bit of what any experimental musician goes through when confronted with a very traditional crowd. Via Oddmusic Group.

6 thoughts on “Frank Zappa Plays a Bicycle in 1962”

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  2. Haha. loved watching these vids!! Reminded me of the Circuit Bending expose on that local wisconsin news station from awhile back.

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