Friday, January 23, 2015


Umbassa And The Dragon - The Turtles

Proclaimed by many as one of the worst recordings ever made,the Turtles preceded to release this little ditty as the  B-side  on the "Sound Asleep" 45 rpm. this  tells the story of Umbassa and his plight to slay a dragon. Mostly made of jungle noises and relentless chanting it may well be the reason Frank Zappa recruited most of the band into his reformed Mothers of Invention  hence giving birth to Flo and Eddie.


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