Electric Don Quixote: The Definitive Story of Frank Zappa

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Music Sales Group, 2003 - Music - 438 pages
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Music historian Neil Slaven has brilliantly chronicled the complex strands of Zappa's life and work in a book that will please anyone interested in the history of rock music.
 

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Review: Electric Don Quixote: The Definitive Story of Frank Zappa

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Slaven does a decent job providing insight into one of the most misunderstood and inaccessible geniuses of the 20th Century. Not short of references, this book is well-researched, but tends to run adrift at times. recommended for FZ fans. Read full review

Review: Electric Don Quixote: The Definitive Story of Frank Zappa

User Review  - Goodreads

Slaven does a decent job providing insight into one of the most misunderstood and inaccessible geniuses of the 20th Century. Not short of references, this book is well-researched, but tends to run adrift at times. recommended for FZ fans. Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD Page
1
INTRODUCTION
3
WHATS NEW IN BALTIMORE?
11
CRUISIN FOR BURGERS
29
PROJECTOBJECT
46
FREAK OUT
65
LUMPY GRAVY
84
DEAD GIRLS IN LONDON
103
LATHER
248
SHEIK YERBOUTI
266
UTILITY MUFFIN RESEARCH KITCHEN
284
DROWNING WITCH
301
SYSTEMS OF EDGES
318
THINGFISH
336
ONCE AGAIN WITHOUT THE NET
355
THE TORTURE NEVER STOPS
373

OUR BIZARRE RELATIONSHIP
122
SHUT UP N PLAY YER GUITAR
140
WEASELS RIPPED MY FLESH
158
SMOKE ON THE WATER
176
OVERNITE SENSATION
192
ONE SIZE FITS ALL
211
ZOOT ALLURES
229
OUTRO
391
NOTES
401
DISCOGRAPHY
423
BIBLIOGRAPHY
427
INDEX
429
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Neil Slaven is a successful record producer and one of Britain's leading authorities on the blues. He is the major contributor to the Encyclopedia of Popular Music and writes for magazines including Mojo and Billboard.

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