Frank Zappa

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Name: Frank Zappa
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Favorite Rock Guitar Solos

Like many rock fans from yesteryear after I heard Jimi Hendrix I fell in love with guitar solos. Whether it was Frank Zappa, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmore, Carlos Santana, Angus Young, Joe Walsh, Johnny Winter, Keith Richards, Gary ... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

CHRIS SCHILLIG: Farewell to feline Frank Zappa, one very cool cat

Frank Zappa came home with us after a wedding reception 16 years ago.That's not exactly true. He actually came to our house a few days after the reception, transported in a cage. Frank, a lovable orange tabby cat who thought he was a dog, belonged to ... [Published Record Publishing Online - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Happy Together

Singer Howard Kaylan and guitarist/singer Mark Volman were part of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention. They added their distinctive harmonies to T. Rex’s “Get It On (Bang a Gong)” and Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart.” And they sued De La Soul over the use ... [Published Stereophile - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

John Lofton, conservative and passionate political writer [Obituary]

John Lofton Jr., a conservative writer and pundit and 41-year resident of Laurel, died Sept. 17 at the age of 73, from a heart condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.Lofton, a self-proclaimed "Recovering Republican," was an active writer and ... [Published Explore Howard - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Metal symphony

Scale the Summit’s music is like a metal symphony. It’s as if the band members had written this music for an opera and then suddenly decided to cut a metal album with that same music.Scale the Summit is, no doubt, one of the flag bearers of the progressive ... [Published Financial Chronicle - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Johnny Cougar Lays it all Down

Well, there’s a few things wrong with that story. (Quite apart from the fact that the video makes it clear that the song is intended as a reflection on Mellencamp’s own life.)  First, the claim concerning his youth and callowness – in 1982, Mellencamp ... [Published American Thinker - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

You name it

With the name of the second royal child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge turning into one of the most widely debated topics of the year, we can’t help but remember other baby names that stood out from the crowd‘What’s in a name?’ you may ask. Well, ... [Published Khaleej Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

JENNINGS: Emmylou Harris, Johnny Mathis in town this week

It is beginning to feel like fall outside and this weekend is the first one in many months that there are no outdoor concerts in Western New York.On Friday, Asia, the band that had the biggest-selling album of 1982, will be at the Rapids Theatre with ... [Published Niagara Gazette - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Terry Bozzio, drummer for Frank Zappa and Jeff Beck, hits Nighttown for a solo show with his 'big kit'

Terry Bozzio, drummer for Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention band, plays a solo gig at Nighttown on Monday, Sept. 22. But don't expect a '70s-style arena-rock drum solo. His massive kit is chromatically and diatonically tuned to produced melodies as well ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Carman is playing for keeps

Paul Carman on a sax solo performing at Idyll Awhile.Photo by Jenny KirchnerPaul Carman first picked up the saxophone when he was in seventh grade, but his family had begun planting the seeds for what would become a lifetime filled with music early on. ... [Published Idyllwild Town Crier - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Oyster Playlist: Spoon

Spoon have got a new album coming out. These boys hold a special place in our heart and their new single ' Do You ' has got all the good feels that they're known and loved for. Their new album They Want My Soul is out now via Spunk Records and to celebrate ... [Published Oyster Magazine - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

David Anderle, A&R for Frank Zappa, Beach Boys & More, Dies at 77

David Anderle , the A&R executive who worked with Frank Zappa , the Beach Boys , Sheryl Crow and Aaron Neville during a 35-year career, died Monday of cancer at his Los Angeles home. He was 77.A classmate of Herb Alpert and Lou Adler at Fairfax High School, ... [Published Billboard - Sep 03 2014]

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Boomers: Nostalgic For a Lack of Nostalgia That... [Published Chicago Magazine - Sep 26 2014]
John Lofton, conservative and passionate politi... [Published Explore Howard - Sep 25 2014]
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Johnny Cougar Lays it all Down [Published American Thinker - Sep 25 2014]
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McQuarry, Kleinman & Smith Trio at the Cadillac [Published BeyondChron.org - Sep 19 2014]
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Serzen’s influence continues with Jazz on the Hill [Published Durango Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Johnny Rotella, Songwriter for Frank Sinatra, D... [Published Hollywood Reporter - Sep 18 2014]
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C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Favorite Rock G... [Published Crooks and Liars - Sep 29 2014]
Like many rock fans from yesteryear after I heard Jimi Hendrix I fell in love with guitar solos. Whether it was Frank Zappa, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, David Gilmore, Carlos Santana, Angus Young, Joe Walsh, Johnny Winter, Keith Richards, Gary ...
Terry Bozzio, drummer for Frank Zappa and Jeff ... [Published Real-Time News: Latest Northeast Ohio News - cl ... - Sep 16 2014]
Terry Bozzio, drummer for Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention band, plays a solo gig at Nighttown on Monday, Sept. 22. But don't expect a '70s-style arena-rock drum solo. His massive kit is chromatically and diatonically tuned to produced melodies as well ...
Rediscovering Junkie John, Tim Dawe and Penrod ... [Published Doc Searls Weblog - Aug 27 2014]
I used to have an open reel tape of song I recorded off some New York FM station in 1970 or so. It’s long lost now. I didn’t know the artist or the title. It was was half talked, half sung, about a loser in Greenwich Village, “Junkie John,” coming down ...
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Between YouTube, Spotify, Beats and the blogosphere, there’s a lot of music out there — and it’s hard to sort the good from the bad from the just-buzzy. To help, we’ve assembled a list of pop, rock and R&B acts who are still under the radar, but are ...
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p> After a long day of anti-comedy at work I sat down determined to be info-tained by watching the comedy news. The Daily Show had ended but I consoled myself that I was not too late for the Colbert Report (better show, anyhow). I turned on the TV ...
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