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Friday, 20 February 2015

Lisa Simpson Plays Zappa

Matt Groening is a real zappa enthusiast, this is more or less recognized.Matt was a guest at zappa's home during the recent years of his life (zappa would have gettogethers on free evening and invite all kinds of music artists  writers and what have you to hang out, drink, jam, whatever).

While mr.G was thinking about the theme music for the show he gave danny elfman a tape of a burma shave commercial that Zappa had created in the late 50's early 60's and stated i need something which sounds like this!!!! Also there are suposedly certain zappa album covers in the backgrounds of groenings old comic strip "life in hell"


Frank Zappa is considered to be one of the most influential rock musicians of the late twentieth century. Between the start of his career in the late fifties and his death in 1993 he recorded and rele..

On September 19, 1985, Frank Zappa testified before the United States Senate Commerce, Technology, and Transportation committee, attacking the Parents Music Resource Center or PMRC, a music organizati..

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