Gail Zappa daughter of a rocket scientist, wife of composer Frank Zappa, mother of Moon, Dweezil, Ahmet and Diva Zappa. Writer, Art Director, Provocateur. Has changed a million diapers and a few minds — including her own. [Grammy winner: Gail and Frank Zappa, Art Directors, Best Recording Package - Boxed - 1995, CIVILIZATION, Phase III]

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Re: Any plan for future multi-CD releases related to titles in the already existing catalog

Added: April 15th, 2013 in Questions

On Mar 18, 2013, at 9:40 AM, mark jancosek wrote:


Thanks again for the wonderful set of re-releases of the whole catalog. I haven’t stopped listening. I don’t expect to ever stop listening to Frank’s work. In my entire life I have never known the work of one man that literally stands up to countless listenings, each one a whole new expe

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Re: re-releases

Added: February 13th, 2013 in Questions

On Oct 28, 2012, at 6:32 AM, frank balmaekers wrote:


We are planning to buy all the 60 albums from Frank, but want to do it with CD WOW HD.
Can we trust them as we asked them what pressings they have: they said Canadian.
Now we received the first 3 but we can’t see nowhere on the cd or package Made in Canada or Made in USA.
There’s only: under exclusive license to

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Re: Läther Album Cover

Added: February 11th, 2013 in Questions

On Feb 6, 2013, at 12:42 PM, Kirk Gauthier  wrote:

I was just perusing and noticed, under FZ’s official discography, there’s a new cover for Läther that’s not the photo of a cow. Was this the original album cover, or was it an unused cover photo to coincide with the catalog relaunch? And is/was it an homage to the cover of Fugazi

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Re: Long time fan salutes Zappa family, send them fond regards.

Added: February 4th, 2013 in Questions

On Feb 3, 2013, at 12:48 PM, Christopher Slitor wrote:

Dear Gail and Zappa Family and helpers,

This is really not a question, just a message, to be put up in your FAQs or in a comments category. Consider it a SALUTE to the legacy of Frank Zappa and good wishes to all of you

The first time I heard the Mothers of Invention was in 1968, on a hot July afternoon, in an un-air-

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Re: WHY?!!!

Added: January 27th, 2013 in Questions

On Jan 25, 2013, at 2:03 PM, Joseph D’Alessandris wrote:

Why do you and your kids continue to perform and market new versions of Frank’s homophobic songs like “Bobby Brown” and “Punky’s Whips”? Frank had some gay fans, and these songs are very hurtful! Please consider putting them away. This is 2013 Gail!

Joseph D’Alessandris


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Re: First Batch (Freak Out to Just Another Band From LA)

Added: January 10th, 2013 in Questions

On Jan 8, 2013, at 4:18 AM, john cina wrote:

Hello there

I was wondering if the first batch (Freak Out to JABFLA) will be available to buy in a bundle again. Just curious.

Thank you!

~ john

There is no reason for you not to be able to buy each bundle as advertised. Let me know if there is a problem. Thanks!


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Re: A question about you!

Added: January 10th, 2013 in Questions

On Jan 7, 2013, at 8:51 AM, VINCENT CANNATA wrote:

There’s a ‘tale’ deep in the heart of the internet that you once ‘gonked’ Jim Morrison the head with a hammer when you both were in kindergarden in Florida! I know,I know; “Too weird to be true”. But, perhaps, you can shed some truth to this weird and (IMO) funny rum

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Re: Fillmore East 1971

Added: January 3rd, 2013 in Questions

On Jan 2, 2013, at 1:22 PM, Lloyd Zufelt wrote:

Will you release fillmore east on dvd?????

Maybe you think you know something I don’t?

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Re: Roxy by Proxy/Roxy Performances DVD

Added: December 20th, 2012 in Questions

On Dec 18, 2012, at 4:31 PM, Jim, the Mailman wrote:

Hi Gail;
Firstly, thank you for all the efforts to keep Uncle Frank’s music coming. Many wonderful hours of listening have come our way!

My question concerns the Roxy by Proxy deal and the Roxy Performances DVD.
Will the DVD not be brought to fruition if you don’t get 1,000 people to sign on as licen

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Re: Roxy soundtrack

Added: December 18th, 2012 in Questions

On Dec 17, 2012, at 4:52 PM, gouldson wrote:

can i buy this record from you?


Yes – it will be available at Barfko-Swill!…

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