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ZappaCast Episode #4: Part Three

November 9, 2011

And now the thrilling conclusion! In this final part of our three-part look at the 1971 Vaudeville band, we hear some great music from the Fall 1971 European “disaster tour”. We also get a golden opportunity to chat with Pauline Butcher about her new book FREAK OUT! MY LIFE WITH FRANK ZAPPA and the legendary […]

ZappaCast Episode #4: Part Two

September 26, 2011

The Vaudeville mayhem continues! We have more for ya…more music, more roundtable discussion, more more more! The ZappaCast…just for you, Mr./Ms. Snazzy Listener Person!

ZappaCast Episode #4: Part One

August 14, 2011

Here comes our bullet! The ZappaCast is back, and this time we’re serving up a heaping helping of Vaudeville Band (or the Flo & Eddie era of The Mothers) for you over the course of three episodes. In this episode we chronicle the formation of the Flo & Eddie-era band with lots of rare music […]

ZappaCast Episode #3

May 31, 2011

Go all the way (back) with the ZappaCast! In this episode, we take a look at the earliest (musical) workings of FZ with the help of Zappa scholar extraordinaire Greg Russo. Lots of rare music abounds in this one, folks. And we get the first installment of Mick Ekers’ new segment ZAPPA’S GEAR–looking at the […]

ZappaCast Episode #2: Part Two

March 31, 2011

More hard stuff! There is so much 1988 Zappa goodness here that it’s impossible to know where to begin. Tons of rare audio goodness abounds as we complete what wound up being a four-hour look at the 1988 FZ Broadway The Hard Way tour. We also hear guest spots from Mats & Morgan and the […]

ZappaCast Episode #2: Part One

March 23, 2011

It’s ZappaCast The Hard Way!!! In the second episode of ZappaCast, we take a look a the 1988 Broadway The Hard Way tour, the final concert tour Frank Zappa would undertake. This episode is designed to call your attention to a book written by our very own Andrew Greenaway, ZAPPA THE HARD WAY, which is […]

ZappaCast Episode #1: Premiere

March 4, 2011

In the premiere edition of ZappaCast–a Frank Zappa podcast–Scott Parker (author of several books about the work of FZ) examines the new “Alternate Freak Out!” bootleg, featuring an unreleased mix of the Freak Out! album. In addition, Andrew Greenaway provides the news and FZ gives a history lesson.

Frank Zappa – Over-Nite Sensation

January 1, 2011

This folio features note-for-note transcriptions with tab for all seven tracks from Zappa's watershed 1973 release:  Camarillo Brillo Dinah-Moe Humm Dirty Love Fifty-Fifty I'm the Slime Montana Zomby Woof Includes a foreword by Zappa guitarist Warren Cuccurullo, also of Missing Persons and Duran Duran fame.  Transcriptions by Paul Pappas. Publisher: Hal LeonardPublication Date: January 1, […]

Frank Zappa – Apostrophe (‘)

August 1, 2003

Complete, note-for-note tab transcriptions for Frank Zappa's epic 1974 tour de force, featuring over-the-top zany lyrics and subject matter, searing guitar virtuosity, and tight arrangements veering between rock and jazz fusion. Includes all 9 songs that have become classics of the Zappa legacy:  Apostrophe' Cosmik Debris Don't Eat the Yellow Snow Excentrifugal Forz Father O'Blivion […]

Frank Zappa – Hot Rats

February 1, 2001

This folio features note-for-note transcriptions of Frank Zappa's influential 1969 jazz-rock fusion masterpiece, which also featured guest appearances by Captain Beefheart and Jean-Luc Ponty.  Music transcriptions by Andy Aledort. Includes:  The Gumbo Variations It Must Be a Camel Little Umbrellas Peaches in Regalia Son of Mr. Green Genes Willie the Pimp   Includes lots of […]