Diseases Of The Band

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Lyrics

Hi, folks! Hey, here's the deal: This is our last show here in London. Gee, it's gonna be tough. And a few ... few of the boys are sick tonight but they're still gonna – give you their all. I wanna introduce you to the members of the rocking teenage combo and tell you which ones are sick and what they've got.
Denny Walley on slide and vocals, he has ... he has an illuminate finger ... and we're gonna have that removed a little bit later in the show. This is Ike Willis, Ike has a ... now Ike ... Ike is our ... ah ... lead vocalist, our dynamic male vocalist, he's got a sore throat and all sorts of other things wrong and – he'll never be able to get through the show. The only thing he's got to take care of him is his knitted hat. And of course, Tommy Mars, who also has stomic flu, on keyboards, eh, you have any other diseases, Tommy? No? He's available. Ok. Ed Mann on percussion – Ed is still healthy ... except – and he told me this backstage – except for his mental health ... mumble ... but you have to expect these things in this kind of a group – and, Peter Wolf on keyboards – there's – apparently there's nothing wrong with Peter yet.
You got stomic flu too ...
Do you have stomic flu too? Uhh, my goodness, it's clo... the circle is closing in, ok. Vince Colaiuta on drums. Now, as you can see from looking at Vince there's absolutely nothing wrong with him.
Malnutrition.
Arthur Barrow, our bass player, he's got a – he's having a lot of trouble, he's been very sick all day, missed the sound check, and everything, but he's gonna try, he's gonna try really hard. And of course Sophia Loren on guitar.

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Records On Which This Song Has Appeared

Singles

Zappa Albums & Side Projects

You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 1

Tribute & Cover Albums

Notes About This Song

This is a spoken track where Frank is telling the audience all the illnesses that the band members had at the time. Most of the band members were sick.

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