“It was a pretty good bet that I would fuck up the lyrics about 30% of the time. The songs that were most in danger of getting fucked up were Tryin’ To Grow A Chin and City Of Tiny Lites. Whenever you hear Frank start singing, “...Maddie told Hattie”, that was the signal that I had just fucked up the lyrics. I would scramble for some new never before heard lyrics of my own design to try and fill the void. The results were mixed.” – Denny Walley, 31 July 2008
The complete interview with Denny can be found in Andrew's book Frank Talk: The Inside Stories Of Zappa's Other People (Wymer UK, 2017).
Photo of Denny taken by the Idiot at Zappanale #19, August 2008.