? and the Mysterians
From Zappa Wiki Jawaka
? and the Mysterians (pronounced "Question Mark and the Mysterians") were an American rock band famous for the song "96 Tears" Zappa told an interviewer
I like 'Nighnty-six (sic) tears." ... I mean, I thought, listen! 'Ninety-six tears'! Wow! That's an art statement.
- Pop Chronicles interview, transcript p. 9.