Frank Zappa: The clean-living hellraiser

Records on wheels, Toronto, sept. 24 1977

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From BBC News, a review of a new Zappa memoir:

But by and large her new memoir of the Zappa years will disappoint anyone who thinks it must have been non-stop hedonism and exotic substances. She says Zappa’s true character was not as outsiders expected. “Frank Zappa was so serious about his work: it was his whole life. He did nothing but get up in the morning, compose all day at the piano and then go to bed. Between times he was chain-smoking and drinking endless cups of coffee. The melee went on around him but he ignored it.

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One Response to Frank Zappa: The clean-living hellraiser

  1. Rebecca says:

    Dweezil Zappa talks to Stuart Maconie on BBC 6music this Friday about his current tour performing the music of his father Frank Zappa. Here is a clip from the interview, which you can hear in full on Stuart Maconie’s Freakier Zone, Friday 16 December at midnight on BBC Radio 6music, also available as a podcast and worldwide on the iPlayer for seven days after broadcast.

    Interview clip is here:

    Freakier Zone homepage:

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