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  • The BBYNHIYL version of "Lonesome Cowboy Burt" is one of the funniest things Zappa ever recorded. One of the reasons is Zappa's audible glee at savaging Jimmy Swaggart, who'd been caught in a sex scandal, but another is the tension within the band as Zappa makes the "ha-ha-ha-ha" section go on for an absurdly prolonged time while he sings as Swaggart about his "sins".

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