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In 1969, Frank Zappa disbanded the Mothers of Invention. He said he was tired of performing for people who clapped for the “wrong reasons.” In 1989 ...
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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..
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
FRANK ZAPPA: It was fifty years ago today
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