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Friday, 22 December 2017

FRANK ZAPPA IN THE NEWS

77 years ago today, Frank Zappa was born in Baltimore, MD and would have been 77 today. Zappa died on 12/4/93 but had an unparalleled career as a musician, songwriter, composer, record producer, actor and filmmaker. Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the ..
In addition to his 50th anniversary Frank Zappa shows, Dweezil Zappa will be delivering a series of guitar masterclasses while on tour next year, allowing aspiring guitarists to get a first hand glimpse of Zappa's inimitable two-string technique. “The way I learnt guitar was based around moving up and ...

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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..


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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