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Here's Frank with a "big band" style remake of one of his own tunes from one of his early recordings. Oddly enough, there is a cover of the original version by George Thorogood that is also excellent.

According to the Trouble Every Day Songfacts, Zappa wrote this song while watching the 1965 Watts riots live on television. The riots lasted for six days and left 34 dead, more than a thousand wounded, and two hundred million dollars in damage. More… read more

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Frank zappa (lead guitar, vocals)
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Roy estrada (bass)
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Frank Zappa - Trouble Every Day Lyrics


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  • Terrific stuff
  • Meanwhile, right in FZ's birthplace...
  • "So take your TV tube and eat it!"
  • Trouble
  • großartige , geniale Musik, Danke Frank Zappa
  • Discovered this one through Michael Herr's book Dispatches - even worth the read if it was just for the song
  • True! <3333333333333333333333333333333333
  • purrfectly appropriate...04/15/2013 I miss Frank Zappa..
  • luv
  • Mega

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