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Frank Zappa
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Birth Name: Frank Vincent Zappa

Born: 21 December 1940 Died: 4 December 1993

Country of origin: United States

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Adelaide Gail Sloatman


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Listal's Hall of Fame (100 items)
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The crazy names celebrities give their kids... (23 items)
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Listal's 100 best Music Artists(The Results) (100 items)
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Poor Celebrity Kids... (39 items)
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Frank Zappa Videos

FRANK ZAPPA - WILLIE THE PIMP

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Frank Zappa - Willie the Pimp

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About: Frank Zappa was an American composer, electric guitarist, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, electronic, orchestral, and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers. Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist.

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4. Apostrophe (1995)
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TV

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3. Miami Vice (1984)
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290 Watched
4. The Monkees (1966)
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5. Today (1952)
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Movies

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1. Fuck (2005)
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63 Watched
2. Head (1968)
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46 Watched
3. 200 Motels (1971)
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6.2
24 want to see
4. Baby Snakes (1979)
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9 Watched
5. Mondo Hollywood (1967)
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8 want to see



Movies written by

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5. Uncle Meat (1987)
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Movies directed by

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1. 200 Motels (1971)
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5. Uncle Meat (1987)
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Books


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3 own
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quotes: bleak/off beat (53 person items)

""you can't be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer." "if you want to get laid, go to college. if you want an education, go to the library." "some scientists claim that hydrogen, because it is so plentiful, is the basic building block of the universe. i dispute that. i say there is more stupidity than hydrogen, and that is the basic building block of the universe." "


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Top 10 True Rock Music Stories (10 person items)

"Frank Zappa AttackedFrank Zappa was an American musician that had a large impact on musical freedom. His father was Francesco Vincente Zappa who was an extremely intelligent chemist and mathematician who worked with the United States defense program. Zappa grew up near the Aberdeen Proving Ground and was regularly sick as child. He suffered from extreme asthma, earaches, and sinus problems caused by mustard gas exposure. Zappa’s upbringing gave him a negative stance on the use of chemical weap"


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you inspire me (music) (50 music items)

"not for the style, but the approach "


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Rock Stars wears dresses (16 person items)
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Poor Celebrity Kids... (39 person items)

"Frank called his kids Diva Thin Muffin Pigeen, Dweezil & Moon Unit"


Happy Vader added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
500 Greatest Album Sleeves! (307 person items)

"Hot Rats Waka/Zawaka "


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The Finger (and how to use it) (41 person items)

"Zappa expresses his feelings for his fans at a concert. And his fans show him they feel the same toward him. "


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My Top 10s (54 person items)
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Photos by Norman Seeff (27 person items)
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Listal's A to Z library of favourite bands (241 person items)

"Nominated by the giraffe Genre-hopping, expectations-defying, intelligent, humorous, sincere, and challenging all describe Zappa's musical output. Zappa's work is both widely respected and influential, yet he never achieved any level of mainstream success...nor did he want to. Between his time with the Mothers of Invention and his solo career Zappa incorporated many genres into his music, and carved out his own sound that listeners either love or hate. Those of us who have taken the time to tru"


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Listal's Hall of Fame (100 person items)

" the giraffe Rank: 82 (↓6) Points: 415098 Member since: 2009 Age: 34 Country: United States Gender: Male Miscellaneous: - Why Frank Zappa: Zappa's music doesn't fit nicely into any boxes, is intelligent, and displays a great sense of humor...the same could be said of him. Favorite list: Either Kris's 'Facts about my movie-watching', because it's everything a good list should be (perfect mix of images with content that gives you insight about the person who created it), or The Flagship's 'Li"


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Photos by Baron Wolman (8 person items)
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Photos by Jerry Schatzberg (10 person items)
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Rest in peace, Legend. (68 person items)

" Frank Vincent Zappa was an American songwriter, electric guitarist, and record producer. He played with the band the Mothers of Invention before going on to a solo career that earned him cult status. He eventually got into filmmaking as well."


the giraffe added this to a list 4 years ago
30 days - 30 people from the giraffe (30 person items)

"Day 16 - An artist that sums up what great music should be Genre-hopping, expectations-defying, intelligent, humorous, sincere, and challenging all describe Zappa's musical output. Zappa's work is both widely respected and influential, yet he never achieved any level of mainstream success...nor did he want to. Between his time with the Mothers of Invention and his solo career Zappa incorporated many genres into his music, and carved out his own sound that listeners either love or hate. Those o"


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Arabic Descents (42 person items)

"Frank Zappa Descent: his father had Lebanese ancestry Occupation: Composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, record producer and film director"


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Listal's 100 best Music Artists(The Results) (100 person items)

"Total points:18 RJ4(2) Mihail(9) the giraffe(7)"


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Trent Reznor - The Man, His Bands, Influences & Co (257 person items)

"Frank Zappa's "Broken Hearts are for Assholes" can be heard in a backstage scene of Closure."


RJ4 added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
My Favorite Music Artists-70s (20 person items)

"1970 Burnt Weeny Sandwich Weasels Ripped My Flesh Chunga's Revenge 1971 Fillmore East 200 Motels 1972 Waka/Jawaka The Grand Wazoo 1973 Over-nite Sansation 1974 Apostrophe Roxy and Elsewhere 1975 One Size Fits All Bongo Fury 1976 Zoot Allures 1978 Zappa IN New York Studio Tan 1979 Sleep Dirt Sheik Yerbouti Orchestral Favorites Joe's Garage "


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Favorite Composers (14 person items)
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Dream Band-Rock (5 person items)

"lead guitar, and rythm "


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WHats On The I-Pod *7/26/11 (264 person items)
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I love his voice (54 person items)

"His compositions were always amazing, but I prefer the ones he (and those he surrounded himself with) sang on. His lyrics are as brilliant as his compositions. I could put anything here: St. Alphonzo's"


RJ4 added this to a list 4 years, 8 months ago
Music (88 person items)
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The crazy names of celebrity babies (23 person items)

"Dweezil, Moon Unit & Diva Thin Muffin"


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