Henry Rollins

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Henry Rollins (born Henry Lawrence Garfield; February 13, 1961) is an American rock singer, actor, DJ, activist and stand up comedian. He is most famous as the lead singer of Black Flag and for his politically left wing comedy routines and activities.

Rollins & Zappa

Rollins is both a fan of Zappa's music and quotes in interviews. He grew up with a few of his records (Apostrophe ('), Bongo Fury) and as a professional musician on the road he received other records (Burnt Weeny Sandwich, Hot Rats, Weasels Ripped My Flesh,...) from bandmembers and other rock artists. Rollins admitted that he respects Jazz From Hell as an interesting album, but never wants to hear it again. On December 4, 2010 Rollins devoted an entire radio show on KRCW to Zappa to commemorate his death date. Rollins opened his show with the quote "Information is not knowledge (...) Music is the best." (from Packard Goose) and played the following tracks:

1. Hungry Freaks, Daddy

2. We Can Shoot You

3. Apostrophe'

4. My Guitar Wants To Kill Your Mama


6. Zomby Woof

7. Absolutely Free (The Track)

8. 200 Years Old [Live '75]

9. Brown Shoes Don't Make It

10. The Idiot Bastard Son

11. Metal Man Has Won His Wings

12. Pygmy Twylyte

13. Rudy Wants To Buy Yez A Drink

14. Duck Duck Goose

15. Big Swifty (from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 1)

16. Inca Roads (from You Can't Do That On Stage Anymore Vol. 2)

17. Any Way The Wind Blows (from Cruising With Ruben & The Jets)

18. Lumpy Gravy Pt. 2: Very Distraughtening/White Ugliness/Amen/Just One More Time/A Vicious Circle/King Kong/Drums Are Too Noisy/Kangaroos/Envelops The Bath Tub/Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance.

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