New recording scares up Frank Zappa Halloween show from 40 years ago
So asked Frank Zappa of a New York crowd gathered 40 years ago at the long since demolished Palladium, just before launching into a bit of ...
Totally Free a 50th Anniversary Remaster Actually Worth Listening To
2017 marks the 50th Anniversary of the release of Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention's iconic, off-the-beaten-path album TOTALLY FREE.
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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..
In 1965, Ray Collins asked Zappa to take over as guitarist in local R&B band the Soul Giants, following a fight between Collins and the group's original guitarist. Zappa accepted, and soon assumed..
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..
Thursday, 26 October 2017
FRANK ZAPPA IN THE NEWS
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