Cruising with Ruben & the Jets - Frank Zappa & the Mothers of Invention
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  1. Cheap Thrills
  2. Love of My Life
  3. How Could I Be Such a Fool
  4. Deseri
  5. I'm Not Satisfied
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  1. Cheap Thrills
  2. Love of My Life
  3. How Could I Be Such a Fool
  4. Deseri
  5. I'm Not Satisfied
  6. Jelly Roll Gum Drop
  7. Anything
  8. Later That Night
  9. You Did'nt Try to Call Me
  10. Fountain of Love
  11. No. No. No.
  12. Anyway the Wind Blows
  13. Stuff Up the Cracks
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Frank Zappa loved '50s doo wop music. He grew up with it, collected it, and it was the first kind of pop music he wrote ("Memories of El Monte," recorded by the Penguins in 1962). Cruising with Ruben & the Jets, the Mothers of Invention's fourth LP, is a collection of such music, all Zappa originals (some co-written with MOI singer Ray Collins). To the unexperienced, songs like "Cheap Thrills," "Deseri," and "Jelly Roll Gum Drop" may sound like an average doo wop song. A closer look reveals unusual chord sequences, ...

Cruising with Ruben & the Jets 2016, Zappa Records

UPC: 824302383810

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