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Monday, 7 August 2017

FRANK ZAPPA NEWS


In the pantheon of rock idols, there's no one quite like Frank Zappa: His compositions were complex, his social commentary and sense of humor ...



Zappa, son of the late avante-garde rocker Frank Zappa, shared fretboard techniques and practice tips–including “playing your phone number”–and ...


... her schoolmates from L.A.'s San Fernando Valley suburbs was so funny that her father -- noted rock weirdo Frank Zappa -- asked the 14-year-old to ...


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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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