'Roxy Performances' Box Set Captures Frank Zappa & The Mothers In Their Prime
The Roxy Performances, a definitive, 7CD box set of all of the famous concerts by Frank Zappa And The Mothers at the Roxy Theatre in Hollywood in 1973, will be released by Zappa Records/UMe on 2 February 2018. It will include not only the four public concerts on 9 and 10 December, but the film ...
'King of Pop Culture' values toys and collectibles
His appraisal that day of a painting by musician Frank Zappa did air and was captured by a USA Today photographer. After coverage was published, he was allowed to continue wearing Hawaiian shirts on the program from 1997 to 2011. Sohmers appraised Zappa's painting at $15,000 to $25,000.
Punched in the Face by a Dear Reader…
And as a helpful Dear Reader reminded us, quoting Frank Zappa, “politics is basically the entertainment arm of the military/industrial complex.” We would add that it serves the social welfare/Wall Street complex, too. Trump – veteran reality TV star and professional wraslin' fan – distracts the voters while ...
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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..
Wednesday, 10 January 2018
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