Album: Hot
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Released: 1996
Length: 3:04
Plays (last 30 days): 1
People listen attentively
I mean about future calamity
I used to think the idea was obsolete
Until I heard the old man stamping his feet
This is a place where eternally
Fire is applied to the body
Teeth are extruded and bones are ground
And baked into cakes which are passed around
In the afterlife
You could be headed for the serious strife
Now you make the scene all day
But tomorrow there'll be Hell to pay
Beauty, talent, fame, money, refinement , job skill and brain
And all the things you try to hide
Will be revealed on the other side.
Now the D and A and the M and the N and the A
And the T and the I-O-N
Loose your face
Loose your name
And get fitted for a suit of flames.
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Makes me want to dance like a marionette.
Corrections to lyrics:
Lose your face
Lose your name
These guys are best in a small venue, like an old timey theatre
Jake goes bonkers when he hears them! Then his barking causes them to scurry up the vines and dash across our roof
Terrific show! 
 nagsheadlocal wrote:

Ever see them at The Station? Now, that was a fun show!

 
I've seen them there, and a few other spots around town.  They were a lot of fun.
E - tern ally wicked tune 
These guys were and still are great. AND they're back on tour!
The “United Together” Tour Begins March 28th In Tucson, AZ
http://snzippers.com/

great stuff....sort in the Oingo Boingo crazy school of fun music 
Best band named after a candy, ever!
Welp...now I know where I'm headin'...{#Fire}  D:
Surely Squirrel Nut Zipper was runner up choice for some Zappa album name.
Never heard of these guys before.  Fun!
wicked hot  (super lyrics, that guy's excellent)
 NCEyeballKid wrote:
Moved to Chapel Hill, NC the same year this was released.  Love the Zippers!

 
Ever see them at The Station? Now, that was a fun show!
King Louie: Bu-ba-do-do-do-be-do. Now I'm the king of the swingers?
{#Crown} 
 ThePoose wrote:
I keep hearing an uptempo Jockey Full of Bourbon by Tom Waits.

 
Both songs are pretty much IV - I progressions in minor keys.  
Moved to Chapel Hill, NC the same year this was released.  Love the Zippers!
 Hannio wrote:


I used to frequent an auto parts store that had a sign saying that any complaints should be directed to the customer service manager, Helen Waite.  If you have a complaint, go to Helen Waite.
 
Poor Helen, to be saddled with a name like that. Note to unmarried women: if you do tie the knot, make sure to check out any name you might have to take on, and if it's embarrassing/awkward/naff you can always keep your current name.

This song is just unadularated kitsch fun :o)

Chair dancing!

{#Dancingbanana}


Nice segue ;)