Frank Zappa T-Shirt - B'wana Dik Tee worn by Frank Zappa
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Frank Zappa T-Shirt, vintage tee worn by FZ.
Frank Zappa was an American musician, record and film producer, songwriter and composer.
B'wana Dik’ is a song on the 1971 Frank Zappa & The Mothers album, Fillmore East. The name referred to the title that each member hoped to claim depending on his success with the ladies, real or imagined, later that night. B'wana being a Swahili word for boss, dik being not a Swahili word for boss. The song explains in graphic, er, comic detail the potential for success by these members with the groupies, after the show.
Zappa’s irony was typically sharp here: ‘The song deals with the fact that each in his own way, each member of the group, secretly believes that he is ”B'wana Dik.” And the song attempts to show how foolish this concept is.’ The song originated in 200 Motels, Zappa’s surreal documentary on the insanity of touring and what it does to the minds of those subjected to life on the road.
Worn Free Tees are custom made from super soft washed cotton and poly cotton blends, giving them a great vintage feel, so comfy this tee will be an instant favorite in your T-Shirt rotation. (Black & White tees are 100% cotton the Heather tee is a Polyester / Cotton blend).
Worn Free reproduces classic vintage style 'fully licensed' tees, in this case as worn by Frank Zappa.
Each tee comes with a special backstage pass style hang tag showing a picture of Frank wearing this B'wana Dik tee design.