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Frank Zappa FAQ : all that's left to know about the father of invention / John Corcelli.

Author:
Corcelli, John [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Milwaukee, WI : Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, [2016]
Description:
xiv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series:
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references, discography, and index.
Contents:
"Who I am not" : Frank Zappa's origins -- All good music : Zappa's musical influences -- A day that will live in infamy : Mother's Day 1965 -- Unemployable : the Mothers of Invention -- Noodling : Zappa and the jazz influence -- Beefheart vs. Zappa : a clash of icons -- Mr. Dad, Frank Zappa : the artist as parent -- No dope-heads : Zappa's drug-free zone -- Welcome to the machine : Zappa and the record business -- Liking the sound of his own voice : choice quotations -- Zappa and his fans : cultivated audience -- Send-ups : Zappa lampoons the Beatles, Bob Dylan, and Michael Jackson -- Today's lesson : does humor belong in music? -- The recordings : a curated look at the Zappa collection -- Bootlegs : Zappa and the power of ownership -- The gift that keeps on giving : Zappa's archives and the UMRK -- Modern sounds : Zappa goes digital -- A man's man : what women think about Zappa's music -- A guitarist's guitar player : Zappa as instrumentalist -- We'll fix it in post : overdubs galore -- On the road : opening acts get a shot -- The Woodstock Festival without Zappa : the Mothers make other plans -- Best to prepare : auditioning for Frank Zappa -- Playing Zappa's music : insights from his musicians -- Annus horribillis : 1988 -- Music theories : Zappa's "conceptual continuity" -- Not a place to stay : 200 motels -- Steal this video : Frank Zappa's visual productions -- A medium with his message : selected TV appearances -- User discretion advised : Zappa and the politics of censorship -- Yearbook signing : Zappa alumni -- Father and son : Zappa's legacy, part 1 -- Cover bands : Zappa's legacy, part 2.
Subject(s):
Zappa, FrankMiscellanea [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Miscellanea.
Other title(s):
Frank Zappa frequently asked questions
ISBN:
  • 9781617136030 (paperback)
  • 1617136034 (paperback)
Publisher no.:
HL00130917
LCCN:
2015043396
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