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Author Corcelli, John, author.

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

Publication Info. Milwaukee, WI : Backbeat Books, an imprint of Hal Leonard Corporation, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Zappa,F COR    Available
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Description xiv, 306 pages ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series The FAQ series
FAQ series (Applause Theatre & Cinema Books (Firm))
Bibliography 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 Zappa, Frank -- Miscellanea.
Added Title Frank Zappa frequently asked questions
ISBN 9781617136030 paperback
1617136034 paperback
Music No. HL00130917 Hal Leonard

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