Frank Zappa The Freak-Out List

July 1, 2010

gp0710_rif_topfreakoutZappa included a list of 179 influences on his 1966 debut—from Schoenberg and Varèse to doo-woppers and Johnny “Guitar” Watson to Eric Dolphy and Miles—many of which are here linked to his aesthetic via various Zappa biographers, former Mothers, and music historians, with copious quantities of photos, audio, and video bolstering their perspectives. MVD.

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