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Frank Zappa
(1940-1993) born on
Dec 21
US singer, guitarist, philosopher, actor. He was the lead guitarist of "Frank Zappa & Mothers of Invention;" now has a planet in the galaxy, Zappafrank, named in his memory.
         
   
F
Most rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.

R
A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians.
A
Some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. I dispute that. I say that there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe.
N
No change in musical style will survive unless it is accompanied by a change in clothing style. Rock is to dress up to.
K
I never set out to be weird. It was always other people who called me weird.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Chicago Tribune (18 Jan. 1978).
R: The Real Frank Zappa Book, ch. 8 (1989; written with Peter Occhiogrosso).
A:
N: The Real Frank Zappa Book, ch. 9 (1989; written with Peter Occhiogrosso).
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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