Flashback | Frank Zappa Makes TV Debut On Steve Allen Show

Before Frank Zappa rose to fame as the leader of The Mothers Of Invention, he made his television debut on a 1963 episode of The Steve Allen Show. The clean-shaven Zappa, who was 22 at the time, played bicycle - yes, bicycle - on his visit to Allen's program.

Watch Steve introduce Frank, who shows off his trademark wit, followed by Zappa's performance of "Concerto For Two Bicycles":

As a bonus, watch Zappa's 1971 visit to What's My Line?:

[Published on: 7/14/14]

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