King Kong (1970 - Paris)
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For other versions of this song, see: King Kong.
Players On This Song
- Frank Zappa - guitar
- Jean-Luc Ponty - violin
- Mark Volman - vocal
- Howard Kaylan - vocal
- Jeff Simmons - bass
- George Duke - keyboards
- Ian Underwood - keyboards, alto sax
- Aynsley Dunbar - drums
Records On Which This Song Has Appeared
FZ Albums & Side Projects
Tribute & Cover Albums
- Jean-Luc Ponty: King Kong
- Various Artists: Sonora
- The Muffin Men: God Shave The Queen as track 2 I Want You Kong and track 7 Kashmir Kong, starting with Kashmir
- Zappatistas: Live In Leeds
- The Wrong Object: Play Zappa as King Kong (George W. Bush version)
- Colin Towns + NDR Bigband: Frank Zappa's Hot Licks (And Funny Smells)
- Meridian Arts Ensemble: Ear Mind I
- LeBocal: Oh No ! ... Just Another Frank Zappa Memorial Barbecue
- Nasal Retentive Orchestra: Fric Out!
Notes About This Song
- Recorded live at Palais Gaumont, Paris, France on 15 December 1970.
- This is the first documented version of "King Kong" in which the main theme is followed by a second theme--as would be the case in most subsequent versions (here: 0:47-1:10).