Zappa

21 Dec 1940, born on this day, Frank Zappa multi instrumentalist, producer and composer. Recorded with The Mothers Of Invention and solo, 1969 album ‘Hot Rats’, 1974 album ‘Apostrophe’, featuring ‘Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow’. First band was The Blackouts, recorded one of the first concept albums ‘Freak Out’. Zappa died of prostate cancer on […]

4 Dec 1993, Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, Frank Zappa died of prostate cancer. Zappa recorded many albums with The Mothers Of Invention as well a solo recordings including the 1969 album ‘HotSee More Rats’ and 1974 album ‘Apostrophe’. Zappa recorded one of the first concept albums, ‘Freak Out’ released in 1966, it was also one […]

DWEEZIL ZAPPA On EDDIE VAN HALEN: ‘For Many, He Will Always Be The King’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/dweezil-zappa-on-eddie-van-halen-for-many-he-will-always-be-the-king/ DWEEZIL ZAPPA On EDDIE VAN HALEN: ‘For Many, He Will Always Be The King’ Dweezil Zappa has paid tribute to Eddie Van Halen, who passed away on Tuesday (October 6) at the age of 65. Earlier today (Thursday, October 8), […]

21st Dec 1940, Born o this day, Frank Zappa multi instrumentalist, producer and composer. Recorded with The Mothers Of Invention and solo, 1969 album 'Hot Rats', 1974 album 'Apostrophe', featuring 'Don't Eat The Yellow Snow'. First band was The Blackouts, recorded one of the first concept albums 'Freak Out'. Zappa died of prostate cancer on […]

4th Dec 1993, Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, Frank Zappa died of prostate cancer. Zappa recorded many albums with The Mothers Of Invention as well a solo recordings including the 1969 album 'Hot Rats' and 1974 album 'Apostrophe'. Zappa recorded one of the first concept albums, 'Freak Out' released in 1966, it was also one of […]

9th August 2007 , Baltimore’s mayor Sheila Dixon proclaimed today as the city’s official Frank Zappa Day, citing Zappa’s musical accomplishments as well as his defence of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. FRANK ZAPPA COSMIK DEBRIS FRANK ZAPPA COSMIK DEBRIS MOTHERS OF INVENTION JEAN LUC PONTY GEORGE DUKE TOM FOWLER BRUCE FOWLER […]

27th June 1966, The Mothers of Invention released their debut studio album Freak Out! on Verve Records. Often cited as one of rock music's first concept albums, the album is a satirical expression of frontman Frank Zappa's perception of American pop culture and the nascent freak scene of Los Angeles. It was also one of […]

“You go on the road, you strap on a bunch of girls. My wife grumbles every now and then but hey, she’s my wife!” – Frank Zappa The true story of Frank Zappa In The 70s Link to original article here

4th December 1993, Multi-instrumentalist, producer and composer, Frank Zappa died of prostate cancer. Zappa recorded many albums with The Mothers Of Invention as well a solo recordings including the 1969 album 'Hot Rats' and 1974 album 'Apostrophe'. Zappa recorded one of the first concept albums, 'Freak Out' released in 1966, it was also one of […]

On Aug. 7, 1971, Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention played a concert at the Pauley Pavilion at UCLA in Los Angeles. The concert was recorded and released in 1972 as the LP “Just Another Band from L.A.” Included on this album is “Billy the Mountain”, Zappa’s long, narrative parody of rock operas, which […]


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