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See also: Frank Zappa And The Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, The Mothers Of Invention, Zappa / Mothers.

The best album by Frank Zappa is Hot Rats which is ranked number 241 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,577.

Frank Zappa is ranked number 79 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 42,152.

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Frank Zappa official website: http://www.zappa.com

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Frank Zappa best albums

The following albums by Frank Zappa are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Hot RatsUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1969Appears in:615 charts
Rank in 1969:12Rank Score:11,577
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  83/100 (735 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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Freak Out!United States The Mothers Of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:426 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:5,579
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:474
Average Rating:  81/100 (554 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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We're Only In It For The MoneyUnited States The Mothers Of Invention
Year of Release:1968Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 1968:11Rank Score:5,300
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:501
Average Rating:  80/100 (514 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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Apostrophe (')United States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1974Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1974:19Rank Score:2,589
Rank in 1970s224Overall Rank:959
Average Rating:  82/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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One Size Fits AllUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1975Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1975:23Rank Score:1,664
Rank in 1970s300Overall Rank:1,402
Average Rating:  80/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Joe's Garage Act lUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1979Appears in:109 charts
Rank in 1979:27Rank Score:1,549
Rank in 1970s323Overall Rank:1,499
Average Rating:  78/100 (232 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Absolutely FreeUnited States The Mothers Of Invention
Year of Release:1967Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1967:27Rank Score:1,501
Rank in 1960s143Overall Rank:1,532
Average Rating:  80/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Uncle MeatUnited States The Mothers Of Invention
Year of Release:1969Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1969:45Rank Score:1,498
Rank in 1960s144Overall Rank:1,537
Average Rating:  78/100 (178 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Sheik YerboutiUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1979Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1979:31Rank Score:1,423
Rank in 1970s344Overall Rank:1,608
Average Rating:  79/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Joe's Garage Act I, II & III
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United States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1987Appears in:43 charts
Rank in 1987:32Rank Score:1,334
Rank in 1980s273Overall Rank:1,702
Average Rating:  81/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 79

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Frank Zappa best tracks

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1.Peaches En Regalia
(from the album Hot Rats)
 89/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.Willie The Pimp
(from the album Hot Rats)
 89/100 (187 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Inca Roads
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 87/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.Cosmik Debris
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 87/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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5.Apostrophe'
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 87/100 (66 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.Trouble Every Day
(from the album Freak Out!)
 87/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.Son Of Mr. Green Genes
(from the album Hot Rats)
 86/100 (139 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 86/100 (72 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Plastic People
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 86/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.Po-Jama People
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 86/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Nanook Rubs It
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 86/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Bobby Brown Goes Down
(from the album Sheik Yerbouti)
 86/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.San Ber'dino
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 86/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Hungry Freaks, Daddy
(from the album Freak Out!)
 86/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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15.Sofa No. 2
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 86/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Uncle Remus
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 85/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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17.Watermelon In Eastern Hay
(from the album Joe's Garage Acts ll & lll)
 85/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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18.Flakes
(from the album Sheik Yerbouti)
 85/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Orange County Lumber Truck [Live]
(from the album Weasels Ripped My Flesh)
 85/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.The Gumbo Variations
(from the album Hot Rats)
 85/100 (129 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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If there is one artist that truly defines the word "unique", it would be Frank Zappa. From upbeat comedy rock classics such as "Freak Out!", "Apostrophe (')", “Over-Nite Sensation” and "One Size Fits All", to complex jazz fusion records such as "Hot Rats" and "The Grand Wazoo", he and his backing band's legacy lives on in the hearts of many. This man went on to release 62 studio albums over the years, though his creativity started to fade after the disbandment of The Mothers of Invention in 1975. Still, most of the stuff released from 1966 up until the mid-70s were strong enough to earn him a place among the greatest.
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a brilliant spirit in music history !!
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Very unique. I am just getting into him. a total breath of fresh air
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The ultimate genius in the history of modern music!
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Zappa is a FREAK!!!
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"It isn't necessary to imagine the world ending in fire or ice. There are two other possibilities: one is paperwork, and the other is nostalgia."

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There is no appropriate rating for Frank Zappa. "Outstanding" is maybe a word that describes him. Outstanding as musician, as guitar player, as artist, as visonary, as person.
Totally underrated for his guitar works. His guitar solos are technically astonishing and suprising. He could play all different kinds of styles and tones. My personal favorite guitar player.
And the duo George Duke/Frank Zappa (together with Chester Thompson on drums) is unbeatable. What they did live on stage... You can't do that anymore. Impossible
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We need a million plastic people to rate him, to kick the beatless haha
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I love Frank Zappa so much! Not only as a musician, but as a person and philosopher. The size of his catalogue is intimidating. He wrote rock, jazz, guitar-oriented music, classical, blues, you name it! A very strange person but a very smart one too.
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