The Freak: ZOOT

Australian singles chart:
The Freak entered the Kent charts on 3 May 1971 and peaked at #27.

The song is on the album Zoot Out.

Rick Springfield

Howard Gable

Record label of Australian release:

By 1970, Zoot’s band members had tired of the garish pink outfits and associated harassment and physical abuse of their ‘think pink’ phase. To rid themselves of the bubblegum/teen idol image, they burnt their outfits on TV music show Happening ’70.
They released a hard rock cover of The Beatles’ song, Eleanor Rigby which became their most popular single. That was followed in 1971 by another hard rock song , The Freak, which was their last single before breaking up.
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Eleanor Rigby
Monty and Me
One Times, Two Times, Three Times, Four

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