From Zappa Wiki Jawaka
Paint is very prominent in Zappa's oeuvre.
References to paint in Zappa's lyrics
- Status Back Baby: "The other night we painted posters..."
- A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes
- Village Of The Sun: "I'll take the paint of your car and your windshield too..."
- Cheepnis: "The jelly & the paint on the 40 watt bulb"
- The Torture Never Stops: "Are they zeros someone painted?"
- The Adventures Of Greggery Peccary: "They zoom after him in all manner of cars, trucks, garishly painted buses..." (...) "Is this the old loft with the paint peeling off it...?"
- Dong Work For Yuda: "It's a horrible place, painted all green on the inside"
References to painted faces
- You're Probably Wondering Why I'm Here: "You paint your face and then you chase..."
- Harry You're A Beast: "You paint your head..."
- Half A Dozen Provocative Squats (The Track): "She painted up her face..."
- She Painted Up Her Face
- On the cover of Joe's Garage Zappa's face has been painted black