Frank Zappa would have been 73 years old today

 A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. ~Frank Zappa   My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can. ~Frank Zappa

Today: The late Frank Zappa was born in 1940 – 72 years ago

A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open. ~Frank Zappa My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can. ~Frank Zappa ….although he led groups that could be called rock & roll bands for much …

Great Quotes by Frank Zappa

Definition of rock journalism: People who can’t write, doing interviews with people who can’t think, in order to prepare articles for people who can’t read. Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. Interviewer: ‘So Frank, you have long hair. Does that make you a woman?’ …

Video of the day: The Illinois Enema Bandit – Frank Zappa

Love this bluesy song, and what a soulful performance on  vocal from Ray White! It’s around 9 and a half minute, but worth every second. And Frank let it rip in a fantastic solo: The band: Frank Zappa – lead guitar, lead vocals, band leader Ray White – rhythm guitar, vocals Steve Vai – guitar, sitar Tommy Mars – keyboards …

The late Frank Zappa is born in 1940

From Wikipedia: Frank Vincent Zappa (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, singer-songwriter, electric guitarist, record producer and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa wrote rock, jazz, 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 …