Don't Eat the Yellow Snow (2:05)

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“Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow” is a song by Frank Zappa which appears on his 1974 record “Apostrophe”. The single edit - one of Zappa’s best known compositions - includes elements from “Don’t Eat the Yellow Snow”, “Nanook Rubs It” and “St. Alphonso’s Pancake Breakfast” - all of which appear “Apostrophe” and with “Father O’Blivion” create a “mini-epic” which takes up the most of the first side of the album (the lone non-connected song being “Cosmik Debris”). The single peaked at #86 on the Billboard Hot 100 and is only one of three Zappa singles to chart in the US - the others being 1979’s “Dancin’ Fool” (#45) and 1982’s “Valley Girl” (#32).

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  • Otokichi

    This video has been blocked from view by folks who EAT yellow snow. But what's that in the distance? It's Frank Zappa, pursued by the Seal clubber: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QBpJgL8Aa5o

    19 Dec 2014 Reply
  • appidydafoo

    #dead

    1 Apr 2014 Reply
  • rockopa53

    piss die Wand an. Geiler geht es wirklich nicht!!

    14 Mar 2014 Reply
  • Tiger1962

    rub it!

    28 Oct 2013 Reply
  • funkadidgerous

    Another hacked down for time Zappa song. Still great tho...

    25 May 2013 Reply
  • robertwneal

    Saw Zappa play this back at N.I.U. in De Kalb. He was recording this and also new tunes that were going to put on a new record. At the end of the concert, it was discovered that some Mother F'er stole the tape track. It was being recorded on special equipment, so it would have been of no use --- to no one except Zappa. What a Waste! Well he, or she, will have to answer to Saint Peter and/or Zappa someday for that indiscretion & travesty. I hope his or her punishment is being forced to eat a lot of 'Yellow Snow'.

    2 Feb 2013 Reply
  • TOMHINKLE57

    20 MINUTE VERSION! THANKS LASTFM AND THE ZAPPA ESTATE!!!

    11 Dec 2012 Reply
  • Ferdokki

    "Lead-filled snow shoe..."

    2 Oct 2012 Reply
  • funkadidgerous

    hate album tracks hacked for time... "Intelligently question authority." FZ

    15 Aug 2012 Reply
  • dartschm

    Love Zappa <3

    13 Aug 2012 Reply
  • appidydafoo

    :)

    13 Jul 2012 Reply
  • grandfunk49

    Whap!!!

    4 Jul 2012 Reply
  • TOMHINKLE57

    ZAPPA MUSIC IS BEING BUTCHERED FOR STREAMING! AT LEAST YOU CAN HEAR SOME ON LASTFM WHRERAS SPOTIFY AND MYSPACE ARE DEVOID OF ZAPPA.

    3 May 2012 Reply
  • jbordoe

    Great googly moogly, that thang is juicy.

    20 Apr 2012 Reply
  • gweedomurray

    Why bother playing this chopped up version when the full piece exists ?

    10 Apr 2012 Reply
  • RobyMetrodora

    grande, come grande è l'album Apostrophe da cui è tratto il brano...

    22 Feb 2012 Reply
  • wildtony40

    make you sick eating yellow snow.

    20 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Tanzmitlaibach

    Watch out where the huskies go and don't you eat that yellow snooow.

    14 Feb 2012 Reply
  • aguntum

    Eclettico, istrionico e geniale.

    10 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Distron

    Deadly Yellow Snow Crystals

    9 Feb 2012 Reply
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