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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 243 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 11,098.

Frank Zappa is ranked number 81 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 40,103.

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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:578 charts
Rank in 1969:12Rank Score:11,098
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  83/100 (704 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:392 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:5,195
Rank in 1960s58Overall Rank:494
Average Rating:  81/100 (531 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:298 charts
Rank in 1968:11Rank Score:5,176
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  80/100 (499 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Apostrophe (')United States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1974Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1974:21Rank Score:2,352
Rank in 1970s234Overall Rank:1,020
Average Rating:  82/100 (289 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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One Size Fits AllUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1975Appears in:97 charts
Rank in 1975:21Rank Score:1,660
Rank in 1970s293Overall Rank:1,360
Average Rating:  80/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Joe's Garage Act lUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1979Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1979:27Rank Score:1,525
Rank in 1970s320Overall Rank:1,469
Average Rating:  79/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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Absolutely FreeUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1967Appears in:126 charts
Rank in 1967:27Rank Score:1,497
Rank in 1960s141Overall Rank:1,492
Average Rating:  80/100 (219 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Uncle MeatUnited States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1969Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1969:45Rank Score:1,415
Rank in 1960s146Overall Rank:1,577
Average Rating:  78/100 (162 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Sheik YerboutiUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1979Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1979:32Rank Score:1,393
Rank in 1970s347Overall Rank:1,595
Average Rating:  78/100 (180 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:39 charts
Rank in 1987:34Rank Score:1,175
Rank in 1980s295Overall Rank:1,821
Average Rating:  81/100 (79 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Overall band rank: 81

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Frank Zappa best tracks

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1.Peaches En Regalia
(from the album Hot Rats)
 89/100 (181 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.Willie The Pimp
(from the album Hot Rats)
 89/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.Cosmik Debris
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 87/100 (66 votes)
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4.Apostrophe'
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 87/100 (62 votes)
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5.Trouble Every Day
(from the album Freak Out!)
 87/100 (97 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Don't Eat The Yellow Snow
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 86/100 (68 votes)
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7.Inca Roads
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 86/100 (37 votes)
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8.Son Of Mr. Green Genes
(from the album Hot Rats)
 86/100 (128 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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9.Nanook Rubs It
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 86/100 (55 votes)
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10.Plastic People
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 86/100 (42 votes)
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11.Hungry Freaks, Daddy
(from the album Freak Out!)
 85/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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12.Bobby Brown Goes Down
(from the album Sheik Yerbouti)
 85/100 (35 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Uncle Remus
(from the album Apostrophe ('))
 85/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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14.San Ber'dino
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 85/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Po-Jama People
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 85/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Watermelon In Eastern Hay
(from the album Joe's Garage Acts ll & lll)
 85/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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17.Sofa No. 2
(from the album One Size Fits All)
 85/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.Go Cry On Somebody Else's Shoulder
(from the album Freak Out!)
 85/100 (82 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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19.Brown Shoes Don't Make It
(from the album Absolutely Free)
 84/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.The Gumbo Variations
(from the album Hot Rats)
 84/100 (118 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Frank Zappa ratings

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85/100 (from 150 votes)
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From DaVGManiac 07/05/2018 15:51
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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From panapsal 04/11/2018 12:27
a brilliant spirit in music history !!
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From Stover75 02/28/2018 07:54
Very unique. I am just getting into him. a total breath of fresh air
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From MW19704U 10/05/2017 15:52
The ultimate genius in the history of modern music!
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From suprisedkyou 08/29/2017 20:33
Zappa is a FREAK!!!
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From facu-janssen 03/27/2017 03:51
"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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From pantoffeljoscha 01/15/2017 11:01
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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From Musyahid 02/06/2016 05:14
We need a million plastic people to rate him, to kick the beatless haha
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From Jasonconfused 11/17/2012 20:24
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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