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Burnt Weeny Sandwich [Original recording remastered, Original recording reissued]

Frank Zappa Audio CD
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
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  • Audio CD (30 July 2012)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Original recording remastered, Original recording reissued
  • Label: Zappa Records
  • ASIN: B008BDZOZ4
  • Other Editions: MP3 Download
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 6,500 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Song TitleArtist Time Price
Listen  1. WPLJFrank Zappa 2:54£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  2. Igor's Boogie, Phase OneFrank Zappa0:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  3. Overture To A Holiday In BerlinFrank Zappa 1:27£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  4. Theme From Burnt Weeny SandwichFrank Zappa 4:33£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  5. Igor's Boogie, Phase TwoFrank Zappa0:36£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  6. Holiday In Berlin, Full-BlownFrank Zappa 6:25£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  7. Aybe SeaFrank Zappa 2:47£0.99  Buy MP3 
Listen  8. The Little House I Used To Live In (Live)Frank Zappa18:46Album Only
Listen  9. ValarieFrank Zappa 3:16£0.99  Buy MP3 


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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
Format:Audio CD
Originally issued on a Reprise LP in 1970 this is without any doubt one of the most rewarding records ever released by Frank Zappa's Mothers Of Invention - from sound quality to musical content this is a superb album.

The disc opens and closes with two lovely vocal harmony styled songs (WPLJ & Valarie).

In between (the Burnt Weeny Sandwich?) we are served up an astonishing variety of musical genres, some recorded live in concert, some in the studio. Check the well titled tracks for an indicator of what's on offer here.

The title track "Theme From Burnt Weeny Sandwich" features some gorgeous guitar playing from Frank Zappa and is worth the price of admission alone. Although there is stunning musicianship throughout, it's extra refreshing to hear Sugar Cane Harris (Violin) on the 21 minute plus "The Litte House I Used To Live In".

This CD was issued on ZAPPA records in 2012 and was mastered by Bob Ludwig from the original 1969 analogue master tapes. This process has resulted in a CD that sounds as close to the original vinyl as you could possibly hope for and purchase is thoroughly recommended.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Album that Keeps on Giving 25 Jan 2013
Format:MP3 Download
Anyone that hasn't heard this album, let me bring it to your attention. It has been near the top of my playlist since I bought it. And I mean the whole thing, not just one or two tracks. There is not a single dud on there.

It's all good: the way the Zappa guitar solo fades in on "Theme from Burnt Weeny Sandwich", the homage to Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto in "Igor's Boogie", the symphonic arrangement of the multicoloured "Holiday in Berlin", the delicate ending to "Aybe Sea" leading in the rip-roaring "The Little House I Used to Live In" with an end that couldn't be more different. (This same track features the brilliant electric fiddle of one Don Sugarcane Harris whose blues contribution on the "Weasels Ripped My Flesh" album is also required listening.)

Make no mistake, this is not a well-harmonised concept album but a collection of the most varied, inventive and clever popular music ideas you could ever wish to hear and in the 2012 remix it has never sounded better. So my advice is to buy "Burnt Weeny Sandwich" immediately then play it and nothing else for a week. It should then give you very great pleasure for the rest of your life.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars AT LAST! 15 Aug 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
The 2012 reissue of this album sounds just the way it should, transferred from the original master. Without the digital reverb added by Zappa for the previous CD releases, this album sounds better than ever, clear and warm.
Tha artwork is almost exactly the same to that of the Ryko release, except for the back cover, which prevously featured a picture of Zappa and now features the original back cover with Ian Underwood.
Really great sound, great remastering job.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Buy this, you won't regret it 28 April 2014
Format:Audio CD
I have loved this album since it first came out and it is by far my favourite Zappa release
Sensational mix of musical genre and every track is a gem
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5.0 out of 5 stars One for Jazz fans 28 Dec 2013
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I bought the LP in period, especially the track Little House etc is Frank Zappa at his best in terms of rock meets jazz.
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