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Monday, 4 January 2016

Frank Zappa’s legacy lives on in the Pojama People with Ike Willis

These Pojama People will definitely not bore you to pieces, and you will not feel like you’re wasting your time.

Eugene band Pojama People with Ike Willis play the music of Frank Zappa. Willis called Zappa his boss and was the voice of Thing Fish and Joe from Zappa’s “Joe’s Garage.”

Willis joins the band comprised of, according to their web page, Alli Bach on percussion, winds and vocals, Glenn Leonard on drums and vocals, Ted Clifford on keys and vocals, “B-Bo” on guitar and vocals and “Tanglehead” on bass and vocals.

Catch the Pojama People at 9 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at Sam Bond’s Garage, 407 Blair Blvd. It’s $12 at the door.


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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