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Combining soulful singing, piano playing , and a screeching guitar solo in under 3 minutes has made this song a favorite of many Zappa fans. The seemingly funny and pointless lyrics propel the song and give it a sing-along atmosphere, but the lyrics are actually Zappa's comments on racial disharmony. The song was co-written by Zappa and pianist George Duke, and features the Ike-ettes (including Tina Turner) on backing vocals.

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Wo, are we movin' too slow?
Have you seen us,
Uncle Remus . . .
We look pretty sharp in these clothes (yes, we do)
Unless we get sprayed with a…

Frank Zappa - Uncle Remus Lyrics


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