Albums The Best Frank Zappa Albums List  

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Frank Zappa is widely considered one of the best frontmen in rock. List of the best Frank Zappa albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Frank Zappa discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Frank Zappa albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Frank Zappa singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Frank Zappa album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Frank Zappa album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Frank Zappa album of all time?" or "What are the top Frank Zappa albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Examples include Apostrophe and Hot Rats.

This list of popular Frank Zappa CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this fact-based list to build your own just like it that fits your opinions of where everything should be ranked.

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Hot Rats is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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138 46
One Size Fits All is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention

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116 42
Over-Nite Sensation is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
Frank Zappa, The Mothers of Invention

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124 48
Wer'e Only in It for the Money is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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128 51
Apostrophe (’) [The Old Master... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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122 48
Joe's Garage Acts 1, 2 & 3 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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116 45
Freak Out! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
The Mothers of Invention

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98 41
The Grand Wazoo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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91 38
Burnt Weeny Sandwich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
The Mothers of Invention

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87 36
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84 35
Zoot Allures is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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84 36
Waka/Jawaka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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83 36
You Are What You Is is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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90 42
Uncle Meat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
The Mothers of Invention

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81 36
Weasels Ripped My Flesh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
The Mothers of Invention

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64 25
Chunga’s Revenge is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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82 41
Absolutely Free is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
The Mothers of Invention

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63 27
Sheik Yerbouti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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59 29
Joe’s Garage: Acts II & III is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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46 25
Shut Up N' Play Yer Guitar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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48 28
Sleep Dirt is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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53 34
Lumpy Gravy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
Frank Zappa, Abnuceals Emuukha Electric Symphony Orchestra

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28 16
Guitar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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39 28
The Yellow Shark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List

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Studio Tan is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Frank Zappa Albums List
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