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Playboy is a U.S. adult magazine, founded in 1953 by Hugh Hefner (1926-2017, who was its chief editor until 2016. Zappa referenced the magazine a few times in his music and was interviewed by them too.

References to Playboy in Zappa's music

  • Tiny Sick Tears: "And your father, your tiny sick father / is beating his meat to a playboy magazine / he's got it rolled into a tube / and he's got his tiny sick pud stuffed in the middle of it / right flat up against the centerfold"
  • Honey Don't You Want A Man Like Me: "He was the playboy type (he smoked a pipe)".
  • Drop Dead: "While you became lawyers and accountants, and read Playboy and bought a pipe, we planned and dreamed and fucked our briefcases while you weren't looking!"

Playboy Interviews with Zappa


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