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Frank Zappa - "Dinah-Moe Humm"


Frank Zappa Dinah-Moe Humm

Release Type: User
Audio Type: Single-track
Reductions: Yes (Authored)
Pitched Vocals: Yes
Vocals Gender: Male (3)

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Author Notes

GUITAR/BASS: ejthedj
VOCALS: EchoOfMystery
 
"Dinah-Moe Humm" is a song with the most explicit sexual references on a Zappa album to date. The title is a play on the female name Dinah and the humming (like a dynamo) and moaning she does while having sex. Written a few years before the cynical disco attempt "Dancing Fool," this song is Frank Zappa's answer to Isaac Hayes' "Theme From Shaft." The middle section is packed with horn-like female chorus lines, wah-wah rhythm guitar, slurry bass, and dancing drums. Dinah-Moe Humm offers the singer/narrator (Zappa himself, as on most of the album's tracks) 40 dollars if he can get her to orgasm. He gets to work, to no result, until he notices Dinah's sister watching them. He makes love to her and that gets Dinah's motor going. He'll finally push her to cloud nine by using "a pair of zircon-encrusted tweezers." The same tweezers appear in the next song on the album, "Montana."



4 Comments

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mrcoupdetat
July 13, 2018

Ooh doctor! I've been waiting for this one!

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Didja Get Any Onya?
July 16, 2018

:D

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BigBananaDealer
July 20, 2018

this completes the over nite sensation album right? pretty sweet! 

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AJFOne23
July 20, 2018

this completes the over nite sensation album right? pretty sweet! 

 

yes sir!