False acknowledgments of pop icons who "contributed materially" to the album--Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, and Brian Epstein, among others--appear alongside names of twentieth-century composers whom Zappa
considered truly important influences: Stravinsky, Anton Webern, Arnold Schoenberg, and Karlheinz Stockhausen.
As the political season heated up, the mass media delightedly revived a favorite clash-of the-titans saga from the mid-1980s: the supposed battle between outspoken rock star Frank Zappa
and Tipper Gore over nasty lyrics peddled by the music industry.
The screen siren was particularly outraged that Dweezil Zappa
- son of legendary rocker Frank Zappa
- had disclosed one detail that even eagle-eyed fans of her hit film Basic Instinct couldn't detect.
Keeping alive a forbidden language of disorder inspired by smuggled-in Western music (the Velvets, Captain Beefheart, Frank Zappa
, the Doors), hounded by the authorities (denied instruments and venues, their clandestine concerts raided by the police, their members eventually imprisoned for "disturbing the peace"), they were a resistance movement unto themselves.
will oversee all aspects of contract pharmacy program implementation and service delivery to Wellpartner's growing roster of safety net hospital clients.
Speaking of groundbreaking musicians, Zappa
, in which young Dweezil recreates the music of his late great dad Frank, returns to the UK in November with a performance at Warwick Arts Centre on Tuesday 19.
Salonen briefly met Zappa
not long before he died in 1993 and conducted a number of his works in Europe before then.
Instead, the Cap Zappa
grabs those pesky little bottle tops from atop your fave beverage and shoots them into the air for a distance of more than 5m.
was the man who pushed the boundaries of rock 'n' roll innovation to create some of the most genrebending music ever produced.
@ St David's Hall, Cardiff (November 13)[bar] ONE of the most prolific, iconoclastic and virtuoso rock musicians of the 20th century (and that still really isn't doing him sufficient justice), Frank Zappa
would be a hard act for any one to follow.
The head of room service asked me if I had the time to take up an order to one Frank Zappa
, who was in town for a concert.
I would have heard both theirs as well as Springsteen's new ones had I not chanced upon a nearly 14-minute version of a Frank Zappa
song, Advance Romance.