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"Frankenstein" is a hit recorded by rock group The Edgar Winter Group released on the album "They Only Come Out At Night" in 1972 and as a single in 1973. The song is an instrumental that has become (somewhat of a rare thing for an instrumental) a staple of classic rock radio. The song is stitched together from many different musical motifs, which is probably the source of its name.

The song is simultaneously a driving rock song that was an early example of heavy metal, and full of jazzy riffs and sonic experimentation. It is fun to listen to. It also makes the perfect setting for any type of early 1970s montage sequence.