Eric Clapton always wanted to come out onstage with a stuffed parrot on his shoulder.
But I mean, again, Zappa's far more musical than the Bonzos ever were.
I see my role in the Bonzos as being the straight man, in many ways.
So we used to look for funny songs, and learn them and play them. And we used to play them in pubs.
It was just us lampooning our own peer group, saying, well hey, where did this stuff come from? And where does British guys get to be so good at it suddenly?
We weren't by any means like the Grateful Dead or something, who could just roll on and on and on.