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Zappa

Frank. 1940--93, US rock musician, songwriter, and experimental composer: founder and only permanent member of the Mothers of Invention. His recordings include Freak Out (1966), Hot Rats (1969), and Sheik Yerbouti (1979)
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A look into the background of a song on the album, "Status Back Baby," suggests how fervently Zappa sought to introduce listeners not just to his brand of satire, but to twentieth-century concert music.
Today, Gail Zappa is a fervent Gore supporter and a top Democratic Party donor; she was a California delegate to the Democratic national convention in August.
Asked about Stone's prowess in bed, Zappa said: "She is a very talented woman and, yes, she is a real blonde.
The extravagantly named guitarist and his band Zappa Plays Zappa, are to return to the UK this November to perform a selection of tracks celebrating the seminal decades of his father's back catalogue.
Nearly all the tracks there are 23- from Philly 76 are previously unreleased and even though the concert goes back 36 years, the recording shows how much fun a Zappa concert used to be.
Finalmente, el disco se grabo en solo cuatro horas y media, ante el asombro del productor Zappa.
Has Zappa Albany never heard of redundancy or retirement?
Norma Winstone is a national treasure, Frank Zappa remains one of the most important and influential composers of the last 50 years, and Towns creates some wonderful music with both of them.
The tribute was put together by Lou Allred and Peter ``Pete'' Lovio, who performed with Zappa while he was a student at Antelope Valley High School, from which Zappa graduated in 1958.
Clubbers in Tinseltown are rushing to buy the Radio Clyde shirts - designed more than 30 years ago - thanks to rock legend Frank Zappa.
Was Frank Zappa, the memorably mustachioed musician who died in 1993 of prostate cancer, rock and roll's answer to Herman Melville?