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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Added: December 18th, 2012 in Questions

On Dec 17, 2012, at 10:19 AM, Phypers, William wrote:

Hi Gail!

As I’m sure you know, Friday, 21 December is FZ”s birthday. Will there be an AAAFNRAA birthday bundle offered this year and most importantly, will it be released before or after the end of the world?


Bill Phypers
Brewster, NY

Yes. During.


“Music is the Best!”~fz…

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Added: December 9th, 2012 in Questions

On Dec 2, 2012, at 12:39 PM, Dan Cullinan wrote:

Hi Gail,

I was reading that Frank worked with Bob Dylan in 1982 and Frank’s engineer Mark Pinske recorded the session. Would there be any possible release of this session?

From Dan

Do tell:  Source of this information?…

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Re: #7

Added: November 3rd, 2012 in Questions

On Nov 2, 2012, at 9:04 AM, Don Firth wrote:

On the remastered cd on the spines which album is number 7 it goes from 6 to 8 thanks

Yes. We know. And that album is coming out shortly. My first obligation was to rerelease the Original Masters in distribution with Warners. But that does not change the Original Official Discography that has always been up at …

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Added: November 1st, 2012 in Posts/Articles

Re: Videos

Added: October 29th, 2012 in Questions

On Oct 28, 2012, at 5:18 PM, Darren Marshment wrote:


Is there a plan to release FZs video catalogue?

Darren Marshment

In the overall scheme of things, yes – it would be fair to say that somewhere in the many-pocketed overalls of destiny there are lurking videos, audio recordings, movies, objets d’art, and all sorts. A mere rip in the fabric of t…

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Re: Distortion

Added: October 17th, 2012 in Questions

On Oct 10, 2012, at 8:16 AM, IAN ENTWISTLE wrote:

Hi Zappa People,

Just wondering if the new 2012 overnite sensation is to be re-mastered again with the correct stereo image,i.e.left and right channels the right way round like the last cd from 1995,Discreet Vinyl and Barfkin Old Masters Vinyl versions,in order to complete my growing collection.

The new one I

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Added: October 13th, 2012 in A Musing or Not



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Added: October 12th, 2012 in Posts/Articles

Re: Joe’s Garage half-speed mastering?

Added: September 27th, 2012 in Questions

On Sep 25, 2012, at 10:32 PM, Paul wrote:

Hi Gail, were the new 2012 Joe’s Garage CD’s done at normal speed mastering? I read an old interview where Frank wasn’t happy with the sound of the half-speed mastering done for Joe’s Garage and it could be assumed that the previous CD releases were the half-speed versions.

I’m off to buy some more 2012 release

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Re: New Releases

Added: September 24th, 2012 in Questions

On Sep 24, 2012, at 2:36 AM, Tom Coles wrote:

Morning All.

Great to see Franks albums being re-released. I have been a fan for forty years … since I was 13 years old. I have all of his albums, many on Vinyl as well as CD, Books, Guitar Magazines, I saw him live a few times here in the UK, I have most of Dweeziil’s albums, I have seen ZPZ numerous times etc 

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