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The words and music of Frank Zappa

Author: Kelly Fisher Lowe
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006.
Series: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Begins with a discussion of Zappa's role as a satirist and a discussion of his musical style, and then proceeds to an examination of his albums. This book deals with his treatment of topics, such as  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lowe, Kelly Fisher.
Words and music of Frank Zappa.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2006
(DLC) 2005034613
(OCoLC)62393159
Named Person: Frank Zappa; Frank Zappa; Frank Zappa; Frank Zappa; Frank Zappa
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Fisher Lowe
ISBN: 9780313054570 0313054576
OCLC Number: 231671209
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of 2007 ARSC Awards for Excellence BEST RESEARCH in RECORDED ROCK MUSIC Certificate 0 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 259 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: You call that music? --
Satire and the art of Frank Zappa --
--
The Mothers of Invention --
Hot rats, the last two Mothers albums, Flo & Eddie, and the jazz-rock albums --
The Duke-Brock/progressive rock bands, Läther, and the Terry Bozzio albums --
Politics: 1979-88.
Series Title: Praeger singer-songwriter collection.
Responsibility: Kelly Fisher Lowe.

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"[T]he first book to move beyond the details of Zappa's biography toward a focused treatment of his rock and pop songs. Author Kelly Lowe has left no aspect of Zappa's work unexamined, from his role Read more...

 
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