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I Like Frank Zappa

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    One Of The Greatest Artists Of The 20th Century

    I generally tend to be long-winded in my stories here, but in regards to this I don't really need to be long winded...quite frankly Frank Zappa was the first (not the last, though possibly the best) musician who made me realize that one doesn't have to be a brooding dark poet...
    Charos Charos 31-35, M Nov 7, 2011

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    The Lyrics Are Strange......?

    Or arrr theydaydayday huh? yaaaa!!!! day izzz!!!?   [The Duke Of Prunes]: A moon beam through the prune In June Reveals your chest I see your lovely beans And in that magic go-kart I bite your neck The cheese I have for you, my dear Is real and very new A moon beam...
    darwinsconfusion darwinsconfusion 56-60, M Aug 5, 2009

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    ZAPPA!!!

    frank and the mothers have changed my life, the boldness of avant-garde is what makes music so powerful. his compositions have helped me realise the importance of not just messin round with some lick or riff from a book, but actually MAKING MUSIC. through media, music...
    mentaltossflycoon mentaltossflycoon 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 14, 2009

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    Used to Date His Exwife

     While they were separated.  Used to give he and his wife a ride home when she worked for me.  Quite a brain.  Great musician.  Sad that he's dead.
    dorobo dorobo 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 19, 2009

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