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Thursday, 26 October 2017

FRANK ZAPPA IN THE NEWS

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 ...
He quotes musician Frank Zappa's negative statement about musical journalists and applies it to all journalists. Then he says musicians, actors, ...
I know we're not the only ones looking at this,” he said, pointing to recent reports of Frank Zappa and, indeed, Abba returning to the stage in ...
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..

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